International protection of adults. 13 May 2021

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This session forms part of the STEP Europe Virtual Panel Discussions; a series of six webinars that will run once a month from December 2020 through to May 2021.

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The European Law Institute's report, The Protection of Adults in International Situations, sets out the current legal framework on the protection of persons above 18-years-old that cannot protect their interests and encourages further ratifications of the Hague Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults

The lack of uniform rules of private international law will be addressed, analysing how this situation is likely to: 

  • undermine the effectiveness of the protection provided to adults in cross-border cases;
  • adversely affect the ability of the adults in question to move, and/or transfer their assets, from one state to another; and
  • threaten the security of the transactions entered into by the adults concerned, and/or their representatives, with third parties. 

The session will include a checklist intended for practitioners, to encourage the development of private mandates within the ambit of the substantive laws of the Member States. 

Speakers:

Will be announced shortly. 

Thank you to our sponsor

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Free to attend
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14.00-15.00 GMT
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