Leiden Air Law Workshop 2018

Leiden Air Law Workshop 2018

The International Institute of Air and Space Law (IIASL), Leiden University has joined forces with Clyde & Co, London, Gorrissen Federspiel, Copenhagen and Erkelens Law, Brussels to set up a two-day workshop on air law, 15-16 November 2018 in Leiden. The workshop is designed to enhance awareness of, and the interaction between, the various fields of air law – international and EU regulatory, financing and liability. Speakers will articulate the various questions from a multi-jurisdictional angle and illustrate them by examining case law. The organisers wish you a fruitful, interesting stay in Leiden.


Day 1 (November 15, 2018)

  • Open skies
  • Montreal Convention
  • Aviation insurance and reinsurance
  • Practical aspects of aviation claims handling
  • Aviation claims in France
  • Aircraft leasing and financing and the Cape Town Convention
  • Discussion session on aircraft leasing and financing

Day 2 (November 16, 2018)

  • EU aviation liberalisation
  • EU Regulation 261
  • Airports: regulation concerning ground handling, slots, airport charges
  • EU competition law
  • An introduction to space law
  • Brexit
  • Montreal/Warsaw claims – comparative approaches and jurisprudence


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