Legal Subcommittee: 2012

Fifty-first session (19-30 March 2012)


IISL/ECSL Symposium "Transfer of ownership of space objects: Issues of responsibility, liability and registration"

The Space Law Symposium on "Transfer of ownership of space objects: issues of responsibility, liability and registration", sponsored by the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) and the European Centre for Space Law (ECSL), was held on 19 March 2012.


Chairpersons: Tanja Masson-Zwaan, President IISL, Sergio Marchisio, President ECSL
Legal aspects of transfer of ownership and transfer of activities
A. Kerrest,
University of Brest, France
Powerpoint Presentation
Practice of States and international organizations in registering the transfer of ownership of space objects
M. Trögeler,
ESPI, Austria
Powerpoint Presentation
Satellite ownership transfers and the liability of the launching States
S. Aoki,
Keio University, Japan
Powerpoint Presentation
UNIDROIT Registration of security interests and the Registration Convention: relevance for the transfer of ownership issue
M. Stanford,
Powerpoint Presentation
Towards "flags of convenience" in space?
F. von der Dunk,
University of Nebraska, USA
Powerpoint Presentation
Regulatory options for dealing with the transfer of ownership
O. de Bittencourt Neto,
University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Powerpoint Presentation
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