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AIDA EUROPE

Academic/Student Sub-Committee

Co–Chairs:

Professor Robert Koch, Germany - robert.koch@jura.uni-hamburg.de; and
Dr Kyriaki Noussia, Greece – k.noussia@exeter.ac.uk

 
AIDA Europe Academic/Students Sub-Committee
Results of the Call for Papers
(VIth AIDA Europe Conference, Vienna, 3-4 November 2016)
 

The AIDA Europe Student/Academic Sub-Committee, comprising of Prof. Dr. Robert Koch and of Dr. Kyriaki Noussia, invited students and young academics / practitioners to participate at the VIth AIDA Europe Conference, to be held in Vienna on 3-4 November 2016.

In this respect, a call for papers was issued in early 2016 inviting potential candidates to submit their abstracts of prospective papers for potential selection for presentation at one of the Working Parties’ sessions in terms of the AIDA Europe conference in Vienna in Nov. 2016.

There were topics set by most WPs and by national chapters but also any current topic in insurance was welcomed.

From the abstracts submitted, two students, as prize winners, were selected and approved:

a) Mr Bob Kao, PhD candidate Queen Mary University of London, Law School, who will present at the Marine Insurance Working Party on the topic of “Cyber Risks and Marine Insurance: Seaworthiness, Causation and Lessons from Maritime Piracy”.
&
b) Mr Matthew Channon, PhD candidate, University of Exeter, Law School, who will present at the Motor Insurance Working Party on the topic of “Does the EU and UK Correctly Balance the Interests of the Consumer and Third Party Victim in Motor Insurance?”

Congratulations to these prize winners

Prof. Dr. Robert Koch & Dr. Kyriaki Noussia

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REPORT AFTER THE Vth AIDA EUROPE CONFERENCE IN COPENHAGEN ON 11-12 JUNE 2015

The AIDA Europe Student Academic Subcommittee invited students and young practitioners to participate at the Vth AIDA Europe Conference which was held in Copenhagen on 11-12/6/2015 and in this respect issued a call for papers in July 2014. Following the assessment of the submitted abstracts, in January 2015, the following papers were selected and subsequently presented:

a) A paper titled “Solvency II and its impact on discontinued business in non-life insurance” presented by Mr Oleksandr Khomenko, a PhD student (Finland/Hanken School of Economics) at the session of the WP on State Supervision.
 
b) A paper titled “Impacts of Economic Sanctions on Shipping Industry with a Special Focus on Marine Insurance” presented by Ms Mozhgan Momeni , a PhD student, at the Int'l Max Planck Research School for Maritime Affairs (Hamburg, Germany).
 
c) A paper titled “Damages for late payment under English law - an opportunity missed by the Law Commissions” presented by Ms Harriet Stokes , Solicitor (Michelmores LLP) at the WP Distribution of Insurance Products.
 
The paper corresponding to the presentation at the State Supervision Working Party by Oleksandr Khomenko is attached here. The paper corresponding to the presentation at the Marine insurance Working Party by Mozhgan Momeni is attached here. The paper corresponding to the presentation at the Distribution of Insurance Products Working Party by Harriet Stokes is attached here.
 
Congratulations to these prize winners
 
Prof. Dr. Robert Koch & Dr. Kyriaki Noussia
Hamburg - Athens, June 29th 2015
 
 

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Final Progress Report  following the Call for Papers of 10th Nov. 2011 for the IV AIDA Europe Conference in London (Sept. 13-14, 2012)

The AIDA Europe Student/Academic Sub-Committee - via its call for papers of 10.11.2011 - invited students and young practitioners to participate at the IV AIDA Europe Conference (London 13-14/09/2012).

Prior to the issuing of the call, we contacted the Chairmen of the AIDA Working Parties asking whether the Working Parties would be meeting in London as well as for suggested topics to be considered for the relevant call for papers.

Thanks to funding secured we selected and approved to fund the following persons:

a) thanks to funds provided by the University Hamburg Institute of Insurance Law, Ms Susie Marsden, of Swansea University, Wales presented a paper titled - "Putting a Premium on Reform: The Impact of the Rotterdam  Rules on Shippers and Insurers of Cargo" at the Marine Insurance Working Party,

b) thanks to funds provided by BNP Paribas Cardif, Mr Ralph Fearnhead, of Addleshaw Goddard LLP, London presented a paper titled "Follow the Fortunes Clauses in Reinsurance Law - Practical Problems in Ensuring their Effectiveness", at the Reinsurance Working Party,

c) thanks to funds provided by the British Insurance Law Association Charitable Trust, Mr Angelo Borselli, of the Universitŕ Bocconi, Milan presented a paper titled "Keeping watch on giants: the supervision of insurance groups and of insurance undertakings within financial conglomerates in European law" at the State Supervision Working Party

Attached is the European Insurance Law Review containing the papers - http://www.erevija.org/eng/journals.php?id=8 

Prof. Dr. Robert Koch & Dr. Kyriaki Noussia
Athens 23/10/2012

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AIDA Europe Conference, Amsterdam 26/27 May 2011 

REPORT AFTER THE AIDA EUROPE CONFERENCE IN AMSTERDAM ON 26-27 MAY 2011

The AIDA Europe Student Academic Subcommittee invited students and young practitioners to participate at the AIDA Europe Conference which was held in Amsterdam on 26-27 May 2011 and in this respect issued a call for papers in October 2010.

Following the assessment of the submitted abstracts, at the end of January 2011, the following papers were selected and subsequently presented:

a) a paper titled "Establishment of EIOPA - Risks and challenges for state insurance supervision in the EU" [presented by Ms Bozena Hagen (a Swiss PhD Law Student of the University of Basel)  at the session of the WP State Supervision], and

b) a paper titled "Pre-contractual information duties in insurance contract law - European Regulation, Comparison of Laws and Challenges for Croatia" [presented by Ms Ana Keglevic, (a Croatian PhD student and assistant at the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, Croatia)   at the session of the WP Consumer Protection]

The slides corresponding to the paper presented to the State Supervision Working Party by Bozena Hagen are attached here.  The paper presented to the Consumer Protection Working Party by Ana Keglevic is attached here.

Congratulations to these prize winners

Prof. Dr. Robert Koch & Dr. Kyriaki Noussia
Hamburg - Athens, July 7th 2011
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Report on the Call for Papers for the II AIDA Europe Conference, Zurich 22/23 October 2009

This committee under the co-chairmanship of Professor Robert Koch (member of the AIDA Europe Committee) and Kyriaki Noussia had as its first project put in motion an invitation to students to participate in a competition for the writing of papers for acceptance for presentation at working party meetings at the AIDA Europe Conference in Zurich in 2009.  Two students, Ozlem Gurses and Stella Sakellaridou, were selected to make such a presentation and to attend, expenses paid, the AIDA Europe Conference in Zurich.  The report of the Sub-Committee is attached here.

The paper presented to the Marine Insurance Working Party by Stella Sakellaridou is attached here with a copy of her handout.  The paper presented to the Reinsurance Working Party by Ozlem Gurses is attached here.

Congratulations to these prize winners