UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts Issues

UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts
Issues relating to long-term contracts
Consultation meeting
University of Oslo, 3 and 4 March 2016
Thursday, 3 March 2016
9.00-9.20
9.20-10.30
Welcome – Brief introduction to the UNIDROIT Principles and to
the project on long-term contracts
Professor Giuditta Cordero-Moss
José Angelo Estrella Faria, Secretary General, UNIDROIT
Notion of long-term contracts
Chair: Professor Joachim Bonell
Panel: Are Brautaset, Esq (Statoil ASA), Professor Sverre Blandhol
(University of Oslo,)Professor Antonio Crivellaro (BonelliErede)
Plenum discussion
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-12.30 Termination for compelling reason
Chair: Professor Neil Cohen
Panel: David Echenberg, Esq (General Electric), Erlend Haassjold,
Esq (Arntzen de Besche), Annette Kavaleff, Esq (Kavaleff
Consulting), Dr. Johannes Koepp (Baker Botts), Lauren Mittenthal,
Esq (Siemens), Georgios Petrolchilos, Esq (Three Crowns), Erik
Thyness, Esq (Wiersholm)
Plenum discussion
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-15.00
Termination for compelling reason – continued
15.00-15.30 Coffee break
15.30-17.00 Restitution after ending contracts entered into for an indefinite
period; post-contractual obligations
Chair: Professor Christine Chappuis
Panel: Knut Boye, Esq (Simonsen Vogt Wiig), Charles Grey, Esq
(Yara ASA), Dr. Amund Tørum (Schjødt), Professor Cathrine
Rogers (Penn State School of Law)
Plenum discussion
Dinner
Friday, 4 March 2016
9.00-10.30
Agreements to negotiate in good faith; supervening events
Chair: Professor Neil Cohen
Panel: Professor Maria Beatrice Deli (ICC and AIA), Dr. Sondre
Dyrland (Wiersholm), Professor Kåre Lilleholt (University of Oslo),
Post doc. Eva Storskrubb (Uppsala University)
Plenum discussion
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-12.30
Contracts with evolving terms; co-operation between the parties
Chair: Professor Joachim Bonell
Panel: Borgar Høgetveit Berg, Esq (Thommessen), Justice Gustaf
Möller (Krogerus), Linn Hoel Ringvoll, Esq (Kluge), Professor Erik
Røsæg (University of Oslo)
Plenum discussion
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-15.00 Contract with open terms
Chair: Christopher Seppälä, Esq.
Panel: Harald Kobbe, Esq (Kluge), Thomas Svensen, Esq (BAHR),
Kai-Uwe Karl, Esq (General Electric Oil & Gas), Professor Patricia
Shaughnessy (SCC)
Plenum discussion
15.00-15.15 Conclusion
José Angelo Estrella Faria, Secretary General, UNIDROIT
Dinner