Eurojuris International Virtual Meetings 2021

Wednesday 5th May 2021

  • Corporate Group | 15:00 – 17:00 CET
  • Insolvency, Banking and Restructuring (“IBR”) | 16:00 – 18:00 CET – EU Directive on Preventive Restructuring Frameworks

Thursday 6th May 2021

  • Renewable Energy, Environment and Regulated Markets | 11:30 – 14:00 CET – Energy outlook Europe and New Green Deal
  • International Litigation, ADR And Contracts Group | 14:00 – 17:00 CET – Enforcement of judgements and arbitral rulings in the UK after BREXIT
  • International Trade, Transport and Insurance law | 12:00 – 13:15 CET – What Incoterms Do Not Do
  • International Business Group (IBG) | 15:00 – 18:00 CET

Friday 7th May 2021

  • Private Wealth Group | 16:30 – 18:30 CET – Validity of Wills and top tips
  • Intellectual Property | 15:00 – 18:00 CET – Digital Services Act (DSA) and Digital Market Act (DMA) & Social Media Censorship


  • Employment & Immigration Law Group
  • Real Estate Law Group

Thomas Brand

Barbara Egger Russe

Corporate Group

Wednesday 5th May 2021, 15:00 - 17:00 CET​

Sjoerd Tilman

Insolvency, Banking and Restructuring (“IBR”) 

Wednesday 5th May 2021, 16:00 - 18:00 CET

  • opening & welcome (Sjoerd Tilman)
  • who is around the table
  • introduction (Covid 19 and debt restructuring) (Sjoerd Tilman)
  • EU Directive on Preventive Restructuring Frameworks (“PRF”) (Sjoerd Tilman)
  • update implementation PRF in various countries (each participant will be asked to present the status of implementation in his country)
  • “implementation” of PRF in The Netherlands (“WHOA”) (Sjoerd Tilman) and/or Belgium
  • exchange of experience in debt restructuring in various countries by participants
  • PG meeting Paris
  • other items

Pia V. Kohrs

Renewable energy, environment and regulated markets

Thursday 6th May 2021, 11:30 – 14:00 CET

Welcome by the chair
Introduction to the new practice group; Who is around the table; Program of the day

Kick-off round
Short presentation by each of the members (introduction, field of practice and area of expertise) General organizational aspects of the new practice group

– External presentation:
Energy outlook Europe and New Green Deal, by Giles Dickson (president Wind Europe)
– Internal presentations:
Short presentations on the main aspects of renewable energies in Germany (Dr. Axel Röpke), Spain (Pia V. Kohrs), Norway (Sven Farbrot) and Belgium (Chris Shijns).

Questions about the above presentations

Open Discussion

Next Steps
Brainstorming and open discussion regarding next meetings and future initiatives

Thierry Clerc

Christian Schlemmer

International Litigation, ADR and Contracts Group

Thursday 6 May 2021, 14:00 - 17:00

Welcome by the chairs
Introduction to the practice group, who is around the table,

Programme of the day
Enforcement of judgements and arbitral rulings in the UK after BREXIT, UK-speaker

New German supply chain law (Ch.Schlemmer)
The supply chain law shall hold companies liable for tracing intermediate goods or finished products procured abroad at all stages of their supply chain for any production processes that are harmful to the environment or violate labor conditions.

Open discussion on similar legislation in other states

next topics for Paris (October 2021) and other meetings

Vahit Kaya

Cristina von Holzen

International Trade, Transport and Insurance law

Thursday 6th May 2021, 12:00 - 13:15 pM CET

12:00 (CET): Welcome

12:00 – 12:30 :
Presentation by Tim Hiscock from Strong & Herd, Manchester:  “What Incoterms Do Not Do”

12:30 to approx. 13:15 p.m.
Discussion by participants; brief country update or information on important legal developments or recent court decisions by each participant (approx. 5 minutes per participant).

Susan Glenholme

Anneloes Van Tuijn

Private Wealth Group

Friday 7th May 2021, 16:30 - 18:30 CET

16:30 – 17:00 Welcome by the chairs
Introduction to the practice group, who is around the table

17:00 – 18:00 Presentations
by Matthew Cameron from Ashtons Legal and Dennis Phillips from Buckles Solicitors on:
Validity of Wills and top tips to be aware of when drafting Wills across jurisdictions – in particular where there are assets in France, Spain and Italy

18:00 – 18:30 Questions/discussion
on above presentation and implications in other jurisdictions

François Herpe

Intellectual Property

Friday 7 May 2021, 15h00 - 18h00 CET

Opening session

Digital Services Act (DSA) and Digital Market Act (DMA) : Overview and perspectives


Social Media Censorship: Copyrights and Freedom of Speech
By Hans Jonkhout

Standard Essential Patents & Frand Licensing : What’s new in the EU ?
By François Herpe

Practice group open Discussions (next events, Member firms key projects or files in IP, KM, etc.)

Closing Session

Richard Phillips

International Business Group (IBG)

May 2021

IBG members only.

Niels Eriksen

Real Estate Law

May 2021

Richard Deval

Employment & Immigration law group

May 2021


You can contact me anytime:
Diane Tries
Secretary General