Presentations


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Abendroth, Matthias

University of Göttingen,
Faculty of Law

Germany

CV

EU Maintenance Regulation:
The Devil's in the Details:
Choice of court in matters relating to maintenance obligations

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Addison, Barbara

Office of Child Support Enforcement
USA

CV

Central Authorities: How to cooperate effectively:
Working international cases effectively with the United States now and under the new Hague Convention

Abstract

Amos, Tim

Queen Elizabeth Building BARRISTERS
UK

CV

EU Maintenance Regulation: The Devil's in the Details:
Catching-up with the EU Maintenance Regulation: are England et al "Little Englanders"?

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Beaumont, Prof. Paul R.

School of Law, University of Aberdeen
UK

Research (EU-Regulation)

Chair Person Workshop:
Cross-Fertilization HC 2007 – EU Regulation: Best Practices in Implementing the Hague Convention

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Bekkali, Floor de Jongh

NAV National Office for Social Insurance Abroad (CSS)
Norway

CV

Central Authorities: How to cooperate effectively I:
Child Support Procedures in Norway

Abstract

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Beresford, Christopher

B. C. Government Directory – Maintenance Enforcement and Locate Services
Canada

Chair Person Workshop:
Research on International Cases:
International Child Support Cases – a preliminary survey of data from several jurisdictions

Chair Person Workshop:
The Transparent Maintenance Debtor? Privacy Issues and Data Protection:

Privacy and Security in an interconnected world

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Bißmaier, Volker

Director Local Court Besigheim
Germany

Hague Protocol: Applicability and Application of Foreign Law:
Practical problems of the 2007 Hague Protocol

Abstract

 

Bonomi, Prof. Andrea

Université de Lausanne, Centre de droit comparé, européen et international
Switzerland

Chair Person Workshop:
Hague Protocol: Applicability and Application of Foreign Law

 

Brunn, Connie

San Bernardino County Department of Child Support Services
USA

Enforcement and Access to Justice:
A Decade of Progress: Best Practices in Support Recovery


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Bügel, Jens

Ministry of Justice, Berlin
Germany

International maintenance law: Applicability and delimitation

 


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Burduf, Iona

Ministry of Justice
Romania

Diversity in a United World of Child Support: Country Reports:
Child Support in Romania

 

Campbell Haynes, Margaret

Center for the Support of Families
USA

Interstate Recovery of Child Support in the United States: A Blueprint for International Change

Hague Convention: First Steps towards Implementation Overseas:
UIFSA: The Implementing Legislation in the US for the Hague Convention


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Caswell, Gary

Attorney at Law, Texas
USA

CV

Good Practice for Caseworkers: The Rocky Pathways to the Recovery of Maintenance

"Rocks in the Road" (Representing Creditors)

Abstract

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Chapman, Sue

Australian Government, Department of Human Services
Australia

CV

High Functional Administrative Systems:
Australian Child Support Administrative Assessments

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Cherif, Nejiba

Cour de Cassation
Tunisia

Diversity in a United World of Child Support: Country Reports:
Child Support in Tunisia

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Coomer, Rachel

Legal Assistance Center, Gender Research and Advocacy Project
Namibia

CV

The Big Picture: Children in Focus – Poverty and Maintenance:
Making the difference: the rocky road to child support

Country Report: African Perspective:
Does Namibia’s post-independence law on maintenance fulfill expectations?

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Corso, Cécile

France

Enforcement and Access to Justice:
"Enforcement and access to justice in France since the application of the new legal framework"
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Dahlberg, Mary

USA

The Big Picture: Children in Focus – Poverty and Maintenance:
Child Support – where we came from and what the future is

Good Practice for Caseworkers: The Rocky Pathways to the Recovery of Maintenance:
Processing an International Child Support Case


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de Araújo, Prof. Nadia

State of Rio de Janeiro
Brazil

CV

Recovery of Maintenance in the EU and Worldwide – The Latin-American Perspective

Chair Person Workshop:
Diversity in a United World of Child Support: Country Reports

Abstract

 

De Bakker, Leo

LBIO (National Office for the Collection of Maintenance Payments)
The Netherlands

High Functional Administrative Systems: The Netherlands
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Ding, Dr. James

Department Of Justice, International Law Division
China

CV

The 2007 Hague Convention from an Asian perspective and enforcing maintenance decisions in Hong Kong

Abstract

 

Drew, Vernon

President, Center for the Support of Families
USA

Interstate Recovery of Child Support in the United States: A Blueprint for International Change

 

Duncan, William

former Deputy Secretary General of the Hague Conference on Private International Law

Consultant to the Permanent Bureau
The Netherlands

Promoting the simplicity of the Hague Convention 2007:
From complexity to simplicity, from chaos to Hague Convention 2007

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Estin, Prof. Ann Laquer

University of Iowa College of Law/ISFL
USA

The Big Picture: Children in Focus – Poverty and Maintenance:
Child Support and (Global) Poverty
Abstract

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Faetan, Natalie

Head of Section, DIJuF Heidelberg
Germany

Chair Person Workshop:
Good Practice for Caseworkers: The Rocky Pathways to the Recovery of Maintenance

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Ferrand, Prof. Dr. Frédérique

Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3
France

Family Law Dimension of Maintenance
Abstract (german)
Abstract (english)

Chair Person Workshop:
Defining and Establishing Parentage: National Approaches and New Challenges

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Friehe, Heinz-Josef

President of the Federal Office of Justice
Germany

CV

Central Authorities: How to cooperate effectively II:
Establishing an international cooperation network for matters relating to maintenance – experience report by the Federal Office of Justice as the German Central Authority
Abstract

 

Fucik, Dr. Robert

Federal Ministry of Justice
Austria

Good Practice for Caseworkers: The Rocky Pathways to the Recovery of Maintenance
 

Grabow, Michael

County Court Berlin
Germany

Diversity in a United World of Child Support: Country Reports:
Germany: First experiences with the new legal instruments viewed from the perspective of a German Judge
Abstract (german)
Abstract (english)

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Griffin, Alisha C.

USA

CV

Child Support: How much is appropriate? Principles in Practice around the World:
Towards a Global/Universal Formula for Child Support Calculation

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Groff, Maja

Senior Legal Officer HCCH
The Netherlands

Chair Person Workshop:
Enforcement and Access to Justice

The Big Picture: Children in Focus – Poverty and Maintenance:
Global poverty and economic rights: the potential of the 2007 Hague Convention


 

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Hatapka, Milos

Ministry of Justice
Slovakia

CV

Cross-Fertilization HC 2007 – EU Regulation: Best practices in Implementing the Hague Convention:
How the EU influenced the negotiation of the Hague Convention and Protocol and in turn how the Convention and Protocol influenced the EU Regulation

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Heger, Dr. Matthias

Bundesministerium der Justiz, Berlin
Germany

Enforcement and Access to Justice

Abstract

Chair Person Workshop:
Hague Convention: First Steps of Implementation Overseas

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Heller, Martina

Team Leader US Division,
DIJuF Heidelberg
Germany

Good Practice for Caseworkers: The Rocky Pathways to the Recovery of Maintenance
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Hellner, Prof. Michael

Stockholm University, Faculty of Law
Sweden

Chair Person Workshop:
Successful Alternative Dispute Resolution in International Cases

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Hess, Prof. Dr. Burkhard

Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law, Luxembourg
Luxembourg/Germany

Research (EU-Regulation)

Chair Person Workshop:
Central Authorites: How to cooperate effectively

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Hilbig-Lugani, Dr. Katharina

Georg-August-Universität, Juristische Fakultät
Germany

CV

EU Maintenance Regulation: The Devil's in the Details:
Aspirations and reality: The right to apply for a review under Art. 19 of the EU Maintenance Regulation

Abstract

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Hincapié Gomez, Mary Luz

Universidad de Medellin
Colombia

CV

Country Report: Diversity in a united world of child support
Child Support in Colombia

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Holliday, Jayne

University of Aberdeen, School of Law
UK

International Maintenance Law – Issues of Applicability and Delimitation:
Characterisation within Private International Law: Maintenance or Succession?

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Jayme, Prof. Dr. Erik

IPR Heidelberg
Germany

Opening Speech:
Cultural Dimension of Maintenance Law from an International Law Perspective

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John, Sandra

Bundesamt für Justiz
Switzerland

CV

Chair Person Workshop
Country Report – Diversity in a united world of child support

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Juryk, Anna

Pedagogical University in Krakow
Poland

CV

Country Report – Diversity in a united world of child support:
Child Support in Poland

Abstract

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Kapitán, JUDr. Ing. Zdenek

Director of the Office for International Legal Protection of Children

Czech Republic

CV

Cross-Fertilization HC 2007 –
EU Regulation,
Best Practices in Implementing the Hague Convention
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Karayanidi, Milana

Trinity College Dublin
Ireland

Diversity in a United World of Child Support: Country Reports:
Child Support in Kazakhstan

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Kaseva, Eva

PHD student in Private International law
University of Sofia
Bulgaria

Diversity in a United World of Child Support: Country Reports:
Child Support in Bulgaria

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Keith, Robert E.

Chief Counsel, US Dep. of Health & Human Services
USA

CV

The Modern History, Evolution, and Projected Future of Paternal Rights and Responsibilities and Child Support Enforcement in the United States: 1975–2025

Abstract

Chair Person Workshop:
Interstate Recovery of Child Support in the United States: A Blueprint for International Change

 

Khazova, Prof. Olga A.

Institute of State and Law, Russian Academy of Sciences
Russia

Diversity in a United World of Child Support: Country Reports:
Child Support in Russia

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Knaap, Paula

Collections Hamilton, Inland Revenue
New Zealand

CV

Child Support: How much is appropriate? Principles in Practice around the World
A fairer system to increase compliance – child support reform in New Zealand

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Lawrence, Devone

Office of the Official Solicitor and Public Trustee

UK

Good Practice for Caseworkers:
The Rocky Pathways to the Recovery of Maintenance

Presentation

 

Lenzing, Katja

EU Commission,Civil Justice, Security Unit C.1.
Belgium

Cross-Fertilization HC 2007 – EU Regulation:
How the EU influenced the negotiation of the Hague Convention and Protocol and in turn how the Convention and Protocol influenced the EU Regulation

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Lewenton, Dr. Ursula

Germany

CV

Diversity in a United World of Child Support: Country Reports:
Child Support in Indonesia

Abstract

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Lortie, Philippe

First Secretary HCCH, the Hague
The Netherlands

CV

High Functional Administrative Systems:
IT-Solutions

Chair Person Workshop on IT Support/E-Communication/Procedural Issues

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Lowe, Liza

Office of Child Support Enforcement
USA

CV

Central Authorities: How to cooperate effectively:
Working international cases effectively with the United States now and under the new Hague Convention

Abstract

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Loukidelis, QB, David

Lawyer

Canada

CV

The Transparent Maintenance Debtor?
Privacy Issues and Data Protection
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Mäesalu, Haldi

International Judicial Cooperation Unit
Estonia

CV

Central Authorities: How to cooperate effectively II:
Experience of the Estonian central authority

Abstract

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Martiny, Prof. (em.) Dr. Dieter

Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht
Germany

CV

Chair Person at the Workshop:
EU Maintenance Regulation: The Devil's in the Details

Cross-Fertilization HC 2007 – EU Regulation: Best Practices in Implementing the Hague Convention:
Jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement in cases of reimbursement claims by public bodies

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Abstract (german)
Abstract (english)

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Matos C. de Farias,
Inez Lopes

Ministry of Justice, Dep. Of Assets Recovery and International Legal Cooperation
Brazil

CV

Hague Convention:
First Steps towards Implementation Overseas:
Maintenance Obligation in the Brazilian Law System: Preparing for the implementation of the 2007 Child Support Convention and its Protocol on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations

Abstract

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Matsuno, Yuki

Lawyer and Mediator
Canada

Successful Alternative Dispute Resolution in International Cases:
Bridging Culture and Distance through Mediation: Innovative Projects and Approaches from Canada

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Mayer, Dr. Claudia

University of Passau
Germany

CV

Chair Person Workshop:
Diversity in a United World of Child Support: Country Reports

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Meier, Dr. Niklaus

Bundesamt für Justiz,
Fachbereich Internationales Privatrecht
Switzerland

CV

Central Authorities: How to cooperate effectively II:
Experience of the Swiss central authority

Abstract

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Meysen, Dr. Thomas

Director DIJuF Heidelberg
Germany

The Transparent Maintenance Debtor? Privacy Issues and Data Protection

Focussing on the European dimension, in particular obstacles of Art. 62 Maintenace Regulation

Chair Person Workshop:
Child Support – how much is appropriate? Principles in Practice around the World

Abstract

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Miller, Anne

Administration for Children and Families, Federal office of Child Support Enforcement
USA

CV

Central Authorities: How to cooperate effectively:
Working international cases effectively with the United States now and under the new Hague Convention

 

Enforcement and Access to Justice:
Effective Access to Procedures & Enforcement – the point of view of the United States of America

 

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Morrow, Mary

Healthcare and Family Services Illinois
USA

CV

Enforcement and Access to Justice:
A Decade of Progress: Best Practices in Support Recovery


Abstract

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Nagy, Dr. Csongar Istvan

University of Szeged, Dep. Of Private International Law
Hungary

International Maintenance Law – Issues of Applicability and Delimitation:
Love and money: problems of characterization in matrimonial property and maintenance matters

Diversity in a United World of Child Support: Country Reports:
Child Support in Hungary

Abstract

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Neallani, Shelina

Family Lawyer and Mediator
Canada

Successful Alternative Dispute Resolution in International Cases:
Bridging Culture and Distance through Mediation: Innovative Projects and Approaches from Canada

 

Niethammer-Jürgens, Dr. Kerstin

Rechtsanwältin, Potsdam
Germany

Chair Person Workshops:
Diversity in a United World of Child Support: Country Reports

Successful Alternative Dispute Resolution in International Cases

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Nord, Dr. Nicolas

Université de Strasbourg
France

CV-(german)
CV-(francaise)

Central Authorities: How to cooperate effectively:
The difficulties of applying foreign maintenance law in France

Abstract

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Nováková, Markéta

Office for International Legal protection
Czech Republic

CV

Central Authorities: How to cooperate effectively II:
Legal aid and the role of the central authority in cross-border maintenace cases

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Odewale, Olanike

Lead City University
Nigeria

CV

Country Report: The African Perspective


Nigeria

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Özcelik, Dr. Gülüm

Bilkent University, Faculty of Law
Turkey

CV

Hague Protocol: Appicability and Application of Foreign Law:
Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations In Turkish Private International Law

Abstract

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Özcelik, Prof. Dr. Baris

Bilkent University, Faculty of Law
Turkey

CV

Diversity in a United World of Child Support: Country Reports:
Child Support in Turkey

Abstract

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Oppong, Dr. Richard Frimpong

Faculty of Law, Thompson Rivers University
Canada

CV

Recovery of Maintenance Awards in Commonwealth African Countries
Abstract

Country Report African Perspective

 

 

Paikin, Susan

Center for the Support of Families, Inc. (CSF)
USA

Defining Parentage and Child Support: All the new questions
Defining Parentage: Same-Sex Unions, Reproductive Technologies, Bio-identity, and the Law

Abstract

Hague Convention:
First Steps of Implementation Overseas:
UIFSA: The Implementing Legislation in the US for the Hague Convention

Abstract

 

Palos, Nicolas

Kings County Family Court
USA

Diversity in a United World of Child Support: Country Reports:
USA
Personal Jurisdiction and UIFSA: Make Your Order Enforceable in the United States

Abstract

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Paz Miranda Fuentes, Claudia

Chile

CV

 

Diversity in a United World of Child Support: Country Reports:
Child Support in Chile
 

Pérez Silveira, Dra Maelia E.

Cuba

Diversity in a United World of Child Support: Country Reports:
Child Support in Cuba

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Pesce, Dr. Francesco

University of Genova, Private International Law
Italy

CV

Diversity in a United World of Child Support: Country Reports:
Italy

Abstract

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Pfeiffer, Prof. Dr. Thomas

Universität Heidelberg, Institut für ausländisches und internationales Privat- und Wirtschaftsrecht
Germany

Chair Person Workshop:
International Maintenance Law: Issues of Applicability and Delimitation

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Potts, Diane

Illinois Attorney General's Office
USA

Enforcement and Access to Justice:
A Decade of Progress: Best Practices in Support Recovery

Diversity in a United World of Child Support: Country Reports:
USA
Personal Jurisdiction and UIFSA: Make Your Order Enforceable in the United States

Abstract

 

Ramser, Dr. Claudia

Ramser, Dr. Claudia
Federal Office of Justice
Head of the Central Authority Foreign Maintenance
Germany

Chair Person Workshop:
Diversity in a United World of Child Support: Country Reports
 

Reynolds, William L.

University of Maryland School of Law
USA

CV

Defining Parentage and Child Support: All the new questions
Defining Parentage: Same-Sex Unions, Reproductive Technologies, Bio-identity, and the Law

Abstract

 

Ripke, Lis

Heidelberg Institute for Mediation
Germany

Successful Alternative Dispute Resolution in International Cases

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Riveros Ferrada, Carolina

Universidad de Talca
Chile

CV

Country Report: Diversity in a united world of child support
Child Support in Chile

Abstract

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Roots, Hannah

NCSEA
Canada

Research on International Cases:
International Child Support Cases – a preliminary survey of data from several jurisdictions

Abstract

Chair Person Workshop:
The Big Picture: Children in Focus – Poverty and Maintenance:
Child Support – where we came from and what the future is

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Rubaja, Nieve

Universidad de Buenos Aires, Derecho Internacional Privado
Argentina

CV

Diversity in a United World of Child Support: Country Reports:
Argentina's regulation in maintenance obligations. Possibilites and advantages of the legal figure of "Foro del Patrimonio"

Abstract

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Rustad, Britt

The Collection Agency of the Labour and Welfare Administration
Norway

Central Authorities: How to cooperate effectively I:
Child Support Procedures in Norway

Abstract

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Saettem, Elisabeth

Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion, The Pension Department
Norway

CV

High Functional Administrative Systems: Norway

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Saue, Jorid

Collection Agency of the Labour and Welfare Administration
Norway

CV

High Functional Administrative Systems: Norway
 

Segal, Peretz

Ministry of Justice
Israel

Child Support: How much is appropriate? Principles in Practice around the World:
Towards a Global/Universal Formula for Child Support Calculation

 

Sifuentes Pacheco de Medeiros,
Monica Jacqueline

Regional Federal Tribunal of First Instance, International Hague Network of Judges
Brazil

Central Authorities: How to cooperate effectively:
Direct judicial communications in recovery maintenance

 

Simchi, Yael

Ministry of Justice
Israel

Child Support: How much is appropriate?
Principles in Practice around the World :
Towards a Global/Universal Formula for Child Support Calculation

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Spancken, Stefanie

Universität Heidelberg, Institut für ausländisches und internationales Privat- und Wirtschaftsrecht,
Germany

Research (EU-Regulation)

Chair Person Workshop:
Central Authorities: How to cooperate effectively II

 

Spector, Prof. Robert G.

University of Oklahoma
USA

Hague Conventions: Influences on and of the USA:
Caveats due to the US Constitution that influenced the Hague Convention

Abstract

 

Stillman, David

State IV-D Director, Washington
USA

Plenary High Functional Administrative Systems:
USA
 

Storzuk, John 

British Columbia Family Maintenance Enforcement Program

Canada

Research on International cases:
International child support cases: a preliminary survey of data from several jurisdictions

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Takayesu, Mark

Dept. Of Child Support Services
USA

CV

Child Support: How much is appropriate? Principles in Practice around the World:
Setting Appropriate Orders to Increase Future Compliance and Payments

Abstract

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Torga, Maarja

University of Tartu
Estonia

CV

International Maintenance Law: Applicability and Delimitation
Characterization of spousal 'maintenance obligations' in the context of the European regulations

Handout

Abstract

 

Turetsky, Vicki

Administration for Children and Families
Commissioner
USA

USA as an engine for the Hague Convention 2007

Presentation

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Trimmings, Dr. Katarina

University of Aberdeen
UK

CV

Defining Parentage and Child Support: All the new questions

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Viarengo, Prof. Ilaria

University of Milan, Dep. Of International Studies
Italy

CV

EU Maintenance Regulation: The Devil's in the Details:
The Enforcement of Maintenance Decisions in the EU: Requiem for the Public Policy Exception?  An Italian Perspective

Abstract

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Walker, Lara

School of Law, University of Aberdeen
UK

Research (EU-Regulation)

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Wellenhofer, Prof. Dr. Marina

Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
Germany

Defining Parentage and Child Support: All the new questions

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Zupan, Dr. Mirela

J.J. Srossmayer University of Osijek, Faculty of Law
Croatia

CV

Hague Protocol: applicability and application of foreign law
Novelties of Hague Protocol on Maintenance - several selected issues