The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice

The Hellenic Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights
and
the Hellenic Section of the European Judicial Network in Civil and Commercial Matters

COLLOQUIUM ON
THE EUROPEAN DAY OF CIVIL JUSTICE

Theme: “Recent developments in the single European Judicial area-Updated reflections”.

Piraeus Bar Association
Athens, 10 December 2009

PROGRAMME

17.00-17.30: welcome of the participants.
17.30-1800: opening.
Chair: Mr. Georgios KALAMIDAS, President, Court of Cassation.
18.10-18.30: “Regulation 593/2008 on the law applicable to contractual obligations (Rome I)”-Mr. Kyriakos OIKONOMOU, Appellate Judge, Appellate Court of Piraeus.

18.30-18.50: “Regulation 864/2007 on the law applicable to non-contractual obligations (Rome II)”-Ms. Chryssafo TSOUKA, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Athens.

18.50-19.30: “Regulation 2201/2003 concerning jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in matrimonial matters and the matters of parental responsibility (Brussels IIbis)”-Mr. Panagiotis KARAKONSTANTIS, Judge, First Instance Court of Athens.

Interventions by Ms. Anastasia PERISTERAKI, Appellate Judge, Appellate Court of Athens, and Ms. Aggeliki KAMPANARI, Presiding Judge, First Instance Court of Athens.

19.30-20.00: “Regulation 1393/2007 on the service in the Member States of judicial and extrajudicial documents in civil or commercial matters (service of documents)”-Mr. Ilias KANELLOPOULOS, Judge, First Instance Court of Athens.

Interventions by Mr. Antonios KOUTSOFIOS, Attorney-at-Law, Member of the Piraeus Bar Association, and Mr. Georgios PAPAGEORGIOU, Presiding Judge, First Instance Court of Athens.

20.00-20.30: discussion.
20.30: reception-dinner.