Colloquium Collective Redress

Programme


Friday, 3 October 2014

10:00 Welcome and introduction
10:30 Session 1

Chair: Tanja Domej (University of Zurich)
Deborah Hensler
(Stanford University)
Dealing with Mass Claims: Class Actions and their Alternatives
Ianika Tzankova
(Tilburg University)
Standing in Collective Proceedings
12:00 Lunch break
13:30 Session 2

Chair: Beate Gsell (University of Munich)
Rachael Mulheron
(Queen Mary University of London)
Participation in Collective Proceedings: Opt-in vs. Opt-out Mechanisms
Rolf H. Weber
(University of Zurich)
Collective Redress and Regulatory Enforcement
S.I. (Stacie) Strong
(University of Missouri)
Class Arbitration
Discussion
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 Session 3: National experiences (part 1)

Chair: Alexander R. Markus (University of Bern)
Anne Keirse
(University of Utrecht)
Netherlands
Paulien van der Grinten
(Ministry of Security and Justice, The Netherlands)
Current Legislative Developments in the Netherlands
Stefaan Voet
(University of Ghent)
France and Belgium
Discussion
17:30: Panel discussion: Collective Redress in Switzerland - Which Way Forward?
Chair: Paul Oberhammer (University of Vienna)
Panelists: Martin Bernet (Schellenberg Wittmer); Wynand Brants (Ministry of Security and Justice, The Netherlands); Caroline Meller-Hannich (University of Halle-Wittenberg); Philipp Weber (Swiss Federal Office of Justice)


Saturday, 4 October 2014

10:00 Session 3: National experiences (part 2)

Chair: Ulrich Haas (University of Zurich)
Astrid Stadler
(University of Konstanz)
Germany
Petra Leupold
(Verein für Konsumenteninformation, Vienna)
Austria
Torbjörn Andersson
(University of Uppsala)
Scandinavia
Aleš Galič
(University of Ljubljana)
South-eastern Europe
Discussion