3 October 2013

SHARES Lecture: ‘Joint and several liability in tort law: lessons for international law’, by Michael Faure

On Thursday 3 October 2013, Professor Michael Faure will give a lecture entitled: ‘Joint and several liability in tort law: lessons for international law’.

Professor Faure is Professor of Comparative and International Environmental Law at Maastricht University, academic director at the Maastricht European institute for transnational legal research (METRO), and Academic Director of the Ius Commune Research School. He is also Professor of Comparative Private Law and Economics at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. At the Erasmus University, he is managing director of the European Doctorate in Law and Economics (EDLE) and general director of the Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics (RILE). He is academic director of the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law (ECTIL), attorney at the Antwerp Bar, where he specialises in environmental criminal law. Furthermore, he is chairman of the Flemish High Council of Environmental Enforcement, where he is responsible for the Environmental Enforcement Reports.

Professor Faure is distinguished foreign professor at the Chinese University of Political Science and Law (CUPL), and is fellow of the humanities and social sciences at the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has also been visiting professor at numerous universities.

He has published extensively on environmental law, tort and insurance law, and law and economics, e.g. on climate change liability, disaster law and tort law and economics.

As part of its Lecture Series, SHARES regularly invites scholars to give presentations on issues of shared responsibility. See here the overview of the SHARES Lecture Series.

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