Wed, 18 Sep 2002 12:08:25 -0400
Saturday January 25th, 2003, the University of Western Ontario Faculty
of Law will be hosting a one-day symposium entitled "Understanding Unjust
symposium will provide an unique opportunity for those interested in unjust
enrichment to come together and discuss the many conceptual issues still
surrounding the topic.
Confirmed symposium participants (presenters, commentators and chairs)
Ernest Weinrib (Toronto)
Andrew Burrows (Oxford)
Andrew Kull (Boston)
John D. McCamus (Osgoode Hall)
Gerald Fridman (U.W.O.)
Kit Barker (Southampton)
Lionel Smith (McGill)
Jeffrey B. Berryman (Windsor)
Mitchell McInnes (U.W.O.)
Robert Chambers (Alberta)
Allan Beever (Auckland)
Stephen Smith (McGill)
David P. Stevens (Goodman and Carr LLP)
Dennis Klimchuk (U.W.O.)
The Honourable Mr. Justice Robert Sharpe (Ontario Court of Appeal)
papers likely to be presented include:
"What Makes an Unjust Enrichment Unjust?"
"A Critique of the Canadian Law of Unjust Enrichment"
"The Australian Understanding of Unjust Enrichment"
"Spousal Relationships and Unjust Enrichment: Quantum Meruit or Constructive
"Similar Evolutions?: Negligence and Unjust Enrichment"
"A Comparison of the Common Law and Jewish Law on Unrequested Benefits"
"Unjust Enrichment and Filial Responsibility"
"The Basis of Unjust Enrichment and the Conflict of Laws"
other papers whose titles are still to be announced will also be presented.
cost to attend the symposium is C$100 which includes a continental breakfast
and lunch. A dinner will be held after the symposium and the cost to attend
is a further C$50. Hotel accommodation is available at the Windermere
Manor which is conveniently located on the edge of the campus. The symposium
rate for the hotel is C$102 (plus applicable taxes) per night.
University of Western Ontario is located in London, Ontario, which is
approximately 200 kilometres south-west of Toronto. London is well-served
by frequent bus, rail and air connections from Toronto.
you are interested in attending the symposium or wish to discuss the possibility
of presenting a paper, please contact:
Assistant Professor of Law
Faculty of Law
University of Western Ontario
(519) 661-2111 x. 88435
feel free to pass on this message to all those who might be interested.
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