Barancová, Helena
Problems of Slovak Labour Law in Relation to Community Law Requirements

Prof. JUDr. Helena Barancová, DrSc., Dean of the Law Faculty of Trnava University, Head of the Department of Labour Law and Social Security Law. She has penned 24 academic monographs, and over 360 academic and expert studies and articles. Of these, approximately one third have been published abroad. She is known in the broader academic and professional community for her numerous books and expert articles on international and European labour law. She was awarded the Order of the Deputy Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic in November 2008 for her scholarship on European and international labour law.


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Bělohlávek, Alexander J.
Law Applicable to the Merits of International Arbitration and Current Developments in European Private International Law: Conflict-of-laws Rules and the Applicability of the Rome Convention, Rome I Regulation and Other EU Law Standards in International Ar

Univ. Professor, Dr.iur., Mgr., Dipl. Ing. oec/MB, Dr.h.c. Lawyer admitted and practising in Prague/CZE (Branch N.J./US), Senior Partner of the Law Offices Bělohlávek, Dept. of Law, Faculty of Economics, Ostrava, CZE, Dept. of Int. and European Law, Faculty of Law, Masaryk University, Brno, CZE (visiting), Chairman of the Commission on Arbitration ICC National Committee CZE, Arbitrator in Prague, Vienna, Kiev etc. Member of ASA, DIS, Austrian Arb. Association. The President of the WJA – the World Jurist Association, Washington D.C./USA.

e-mail: office@ablegal.cz

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Brodec, Jan
Surmounting the Wall of Legal Entity and Some Aspects of International Private Law in International Insolvency Proceedings

JUDr. Jan Brodec, LL.M PhD. is a lecturer of the Law Faculty of the Charles University. He lectures on international private law and international trade law. He is also an attorney. In his practice he mostly deals with international private law cases.

e-mail: hbrodec@seznam.cz

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Czepelak, Marcin
The Law Applicable to the Contract of Carriage under the Rome I Regulation

Dr. Marcin Czepelak is a lecturer at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków and an expert for the European Commission – member of PRM III Group.

e-mail: marcin.czepelak@interia.pl

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Dobiáš, Petr
Principles of European Insurance Contract Law in Comparison with Czech Law on Insurance Contracts

Senior fellow at Charles University in Prague, Law Faculty, Chair of Commercial Law. His research and teaching activities are mainly focused on European  Private International Law (Rome I, Rome II and Brussels I), International Commercial Law (International Insurance Law) and International Arbitration (Investment and Commodity Arbitration). The author is a corresponding member of the Project Group "Restatement of Europena Insurance Contract Law."

e-mail: dobias@prf.cuni.cz

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Fenyk, Jaroslav
European Public Prosecutor – A Step towards Mutual Recognition, or Establishment of European Criminal Justice?

Prof. JUDr. Jaroslav Fenyk, Ph.D., DSc. (*1961) is a full time professor of criminal law, criminal procedure, criminology and criminalistics at the Law Faculty of Masaryk University in Brno, a part-time professor at the Law Faculty of Charles University in Prague, a private university professor at the Law Faculty of Miskolc University in Hungary, and he regularly lectures in foreign universities (Vienna, Chicago, Bratislava, etc.). He has published approximately 20 scientific books and more than 100 articles and scientific studies. He is a lawyer, and served as First Deputy Supreme Public Prosecutor of the Czech Republic, a member of the Legislative Board of Government of the Czech Republic, and President of the Czech Association for the Protection of Financial Interests of EC. He is a member of the International Association for Criminal Law (AIDP), and a replacement member of the Supervisory Committee over the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF).  

e-mail: jaroslav.fenyk@law.muni.cz

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Klíma, Karel
European Constitutional Law – Anticipated Model or RealityEuropean Constitutional Law – Anticipated Model or Reality

Prof. et Doc. JUDr. Karel Klíma, CSc., dr. hab. is a university professor specializing in constitutional law. He is the head of the Legal Specialisations and Public Administration at the Metropolitan University in Prague.

Long time member of the Council of the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL), member of the Academy of Comparative Law, member of the World Jurist Association and its President of the Section of the Law Professors.

Email: advokatikhklima@gmail.com

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Kněžínek, Jan
State Responsibility for Ensuring the Availability of International Treaties at the National Level

JUDr. Jan Kněžínek, Ph.D. (* 1979) is a graduate of the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague, where he also completed his postgraduate studies. He currently serves as Vice Director of the Government Legislative Department of the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic. He is the co-author of several specialised publications and the author of numerous articles and essays in the area of public law, which were mainly published in specialised journals and magazines.

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Krejčí, Oskar
Geopolitics and International Law

Prof. Dr. Oskar Krejčí, CSc. (*1948) is the Vice-Chancellor of the University College of International and Public Relations Prague, a scientific worker at the Institute of Political Science of the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava and he teaches at the Faculty of Political Sciences and International Relations of the Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrice. He has published appoximately twenty scientific books and more than one thousand varied studies and articles. He was an advisor to two Prime Ministers of the Czechoslovak federal government.

e-mail: oskar.krejci@umb.sk

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Mlsna, Petr
International Treaties in European Law: Dualism versus Monism

JUDr. PhDr. Petr Mlsna, Ph.D. – Education: Faculty of Law at Charles University in Prague – Doctor of Laws; Ph.D. in Constitutional, European and International Laws; Faculty of Social Sciences at Charles University in Prague - Doctor of Philosophy. He works as Director of the Department of Legislation of the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic. Petr Mlsna teaches at the Faculty of Law at Charles University in Prague (constitutional law) and at the Faculty of Social Sciences at Charles University in Prague (economic history of Germanspeaking countries). He has published more than 50 articles and essays and co-authored the monograph, International Treaties in Czech Law.

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Pauknerová, Monika
Overriding Mandatory Rules and Czech Law

Prof. JUDr. Monika Pauknerová, CSc., DSc., is professor of Private International Law and International Commercial Law at the Faculty of Law, Charles University in Prague, and at the Faculty of Law, University of West Bohemia, Pilsen, and researcher at the Institute of State and Law, v.v.vi., Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. She is a member of the European Group for Private International Law and of the International Academy of Comparative Law (IACL); president of the Czech National Committee of the IACL, etc.; an arbitrator since 1985 and author of more than 140 publications.

e-mail: pauknero@prf.cuni.cz

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Rozehnalová, Naděžda
A Few Observations on Choice of Law

Prof. JUDr. Naděžda Rozehnalová, CSc. - professor of International and European Law at the Faculty of Law of Masaryk University. Areas of specialization: private international law, commercial international law, arbitration. Author of a host of scholarly monographs and articles in professional periodicals both in the Czech Republic and abroad. Since 2007, Dean of the Faculty of Law of Masaryk University. 

e-mail: nadezda.rozehnalova@law.muni.cz

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Scherer, Matthias

Matthias Scherer, Partner, LALIVE (Geneva). The author wishes to thank Mr Guillaume Aréou and Mr George Walker, Legal Interns at LALIVE for their assistance with the preparation of the paper.

e-mail: mscherer@lalive.ch

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Tomášek, Michal
Human Rights as Means of Europeanization of Criminal Law

Prof. JUDr. PhDr. mult. Michal Tomášek, DrSc. - Professor of European Law, head of Department of European Law. Graduated from the Charles University in Prague, Sorbonne University in Paris, Beijing University in China and University of Virginia. Author or co-author of several books on European and Chinese law, including Toward Constitutionalism and Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe (1992), Barriéres insoupconnées de l´Europe sans frontiéres (Bruxelles, 1995), Unternehmensgruppen in mittel- und osteuropäischen Ländern (Tübingen, 2003), Grundfragen des europäischen Strafrecht (Würzburg, 2005) and La realización del mercado único europeo: experiencias hispanochecas (Santiago de Compostela, 2006).

e-mail: tomasekm@prf.cuni.cz

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Valdhans, Jiří
A Few Observations on Choice of Law

JUDr. Jiří Valdhans, Ph.D. - research associate at the Department for international and European law at the Faculty of Law of Masaryk University. Areas of specialization: private international law, commercial international law, arbitration. His recent research focuses in particular on noncontractual obligations with a foreign element. He publishes in the Czech Republic and abroad.

e-mail: jiri.valdhans@law.muni.cz

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