Training Seminar - 07/10/16, Salamanca

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Training Seminar - 07/10/16, Salamanca

Implementation of the European Regulation on Succession Mortis Causa


09.00-14.30 First Part


Representative of the Ministry of Justice
Representative of the CNUE
José Manuel García Collantes, President of the Spanish Notary Council
João Maia Rodrigues, President of the Ordem dos Notários de Portugal
María Jesús Moro Almaráz, Civil Law Professor-Salamanca University, Member of Parliament (GPP)

Module 1: Applicable law and some issues regarding its scope

Moderator: Isidoro Antonio Calvo Vidal, Notary of La Coruña
1. Special successions: Martín Garrido Melero, Notary of Tarragona
2. Exclusions from the scope of the Regulation: François Tremosa, Notary of Toulouse
3. Succession and settlement of matrimonial property upon death and registered partnerships: Markus Buschbaum

Module 2: Jurisdiction: Bridges in non-contentious successions

Moderator: Juan Gómez-Riesco Tabernero de Paz, Notary of Salvatierra (Álava)
1. Covenants on jurisdiction and professio iuris: Cyril Nourissat, Professor-University Jean Moulin Lyon III
2. Forums on the liability for the succession (Benefit of inventory. Waiver. The contesting of the succession): Ignacio Martínez-Gil Vich, Notary of Madrid

Debate & Coffee Break
Module 3: Acceptance and execution of public documents. Effectiveness in the State of receipt

Moderator: Ana Fernández-Tresguerres García, Notary of Madrid, Legal adviser of the Spanish Ministry of Justice
1. Types of public documents and their effectiveness under the Regulation. The Aberdeen Report:
Paul Beaumont, Professor at the University of Aberdeen (Chair in EU & Private International Law)
Karen Vandekerckhove, Head of the Civil Justice Unit of the DG Justice and Consumers, Civil Justice Policy of the European Commission
2. Pleading and evidence in Foreign Law: Francisco Garcíamartín Alférez, Professor of Private International Law at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

Module 4: European Certificate of Succession. Its issuance and validity.

Moderator: José María Gómez-Riesco Tabernero de Paz, Notary of Moraleja (Cáceres)
1. Competence to issue: Afonso Figueiredo Patrão, Professor (Docente) at the Law Faculty of the University of Coimbra
2. Validity of the certificate. In particular, land registers: Alfonso Rentería Arocena, Land Registrar of Bilbao, Notary

Debate & Lunch

16.30 - 19.00 Second Part

Module 5: Good Practices. Case Studies

Coordination: Ana Fernández-Tresguerres García
Montserrat Pereña García
François Tremosa
Markus Buschbaum
Afonso Figueiredo Patrão



Simultaneous interpretation will be made in Spanish, Portuguese, English and French


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This event is limited to 110 attendees

Registration is closed

Registration started on: 27 July 2016 Registration ended on: 7 October 2016

Contact details: International Section of the General Council of Notaries - Ms Carla Rodríguez-Spiteri
Tel: +34 91 308 72 32


Universidad de Salamanca, C/ Fonseca, 4, 37002 Salamanca, Spain