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Thursday 10/06/2021 - 09:00-15:00
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:
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.
Who Should Attend
Dr. Christina Livada is currently working as a Special Legal Advisor at Alpha Bank in Greece, being responsible for regulatory issues and their implementation.
Before her appointment, Christina has worked for seventeen years at the Hellenic Bank Association as a Special Legal Advisor, also responsible for the regulatory issues pertaining to banking, capital markets and consumer protection law.
She has been member of the Corporate Governance working group of the Hellenic Corporate Governance Council for the review of the Greek Corporate Governance Code. She is also member of the Hellenic Association of Banking and Capital Markets Law. Her main fields of expertise are company law, corporate governance, banking and capital markets law, as well as consumer protection law.
Furthermore, Christina has obtained her PhD from the Faculty of Law of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in 2004. Also, Christina is an Assistant Professor of Commercial Law at the Faculty of Law of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She is the author of several known books and articles in the abovementioned fields.