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The overview and analysis of the case law of the ECJ is particularly useful in the interpretation of provisions of Union law. This is particularly true in the field of retail financial services, especially in the financial services sector where the provisions are often highly technical thus their interpretation becomes even more important.
Over the years, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has delivered judgments which have reinforced European integration while granting citizens, and in particular consumers, even more extensive rights. Thus, the protection of consumer rights in the case law of the ECJ is being given an increasingly important role.
The objective of this seminar is to examine the effective control that the ECJ exercises on national law in relation to consumer and investor protection in the field of financial services.
During the seminar an overview of recent case law of the ECJ shall be presented in relation to the following issues:
Who Should Attend
Industry Expert | Christina Livada
Christina Livada is Assistant Professor of Commercial Law at the Faculty of Law of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Christina has obtained her PhD from the Faculty of Law of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in 2004. In 1996 she obtained her D.E.A. in International Law (International Private Law and Commercial Law) from the University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II). In 1995 she completed her studies at the Faculty of Law of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. In 2000 she was awarded a research scholarship from the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law. Her main fields of specialization are consumer protection law, company law, corporate governance, banking law and capital markets law. In this capacity she is the author of several books and articles in the abovementioned fields.
The course shall include the presentation and analysis of the ECJ Jurisprudence.
The programme is designed to deliver knowledge and enhance participants’ skills via case-studies.
Participants will benefit from feedback at the end of the programme and take away the knowledge gained to be transferred at their workplace.
This programme may be approved for up to 5 CPD units in Law. Eligibility criteria and CPD Units are verified directly by your association, regulator or other bodies which you hold membership.
The Cyprus Bar Association (CyBAR) has confirmed that this programme is accredited for 5 CPD units.
€200.00The above fee is subject to 19% VAT
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Day 1: November 22, 2021 | 09:00-11:45
Day 2: November 25, 2021 | 09:00-11:45
Start time: 09:00 EEST
End time: 11:45 EEST
Venue: Live Online
Coordinates: 5 | Duration: 5 hrs
Directions: Christina Livada (view the trainer's bio below)