Miguel GARDEÑES SANTIAGO

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At present, Profesor Titular of private international law at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Autonomous University of Barcelona, hereafter UAB), Spain. Graduated in Law (Licenciado en Derecho) at the University of Barcelona (1989), Diplôme d’Études Approfondies (D.E.A.) in European Community Law at the University of Social Sciences of Toulouse, France ( 1991), Magister in European Studies at the UAB (1993), Doctor in Law (Ph. D) by the UAB (1997). Head of the Department of Private Law at the UAB between 2009 and 2012.

Main fields of specialisation: private international law, law of the EU internal market. Has participated in several research projects funded by the following public or private entities: Spanish Ministry for Education, Spanish Ministry for Science and Technology, Fundación BBVA (Foundation of the Bilbao-Vizcaya Bank) and Mission de recherche Droit et Justice (French groupement d’intérêt public created in 1994 by the French Ministry of Justice and the Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique).

Member of the Asociación Española de Profesores de Derecho Internacional y Relaciones Internacionales (AEPDIRI, Spanish Association of Professors of International Law and International Relations), member of the Associació d’Estudis Jurídics Internacionals (Association for International Legal Studies) and founding member of the Foro Español de Derecho Internacional Privado (Spanish Forum for Private International Law).

Author of numerous publications; among others:

  • La aplicación de la regla de reconocimiento mutuo y su incidencia en el comercio de mercancías y servicios en el ámbito comunitario e internacional, Madrid, Eurolex, 1999 (book based on the author’s PhD; accesit in the field of research works awarded by the Institut Català del Consum (Catalan Institute for Consumers) in the 1999 session; Extraordinary Doctorate Prize awarded by the UAB in 2006.
  • Las fundaciones en Derecho internacional privado español, Madrid, Eurolex, 2003.
  • "Technical Standards in a Context of Regional Integration Agreements" (together with G. García Jiménez), in P. Demaret; J.-F. Bellis and G. García Jiménez (eds.) Regional Trade Agreements and Multilateral Rules after the Uruguay Round: Convergence, Divergence and Interaction, Brussels, Institut d'Etudes Juridiques Européennes "Fernand Dehouse" and European Interunivesity Press (EIP), 1997, pages 631-658.
  • “El desarrollo del Derecho internacional privado tras el Tratado de Amsterdam: los artículos 61 c y 65 TCE como base jurídica”, Revista de Derecho Comunitario Europeo, number 11, 2002, pages 231-249.
  • “Reconocimiento mutuo y principio del Estado de origen: su incidencia en el ámbito del Derecho aplicable”, in El Tratado de Lisboa. La salida de la crisis constitucional, Madrid, Iustel, 2008, pages 521-537.
  • “Reconocimiento y actuación en España de las fundaciones extranjeras de interés particular o familiar”, in R. Arenas García, C. Górriz López and J. Miquel Rodríguez (coord.), La internacionalización del Derecho de sociedades, Barcelona, Atelier, 2010, pages 251-286.
  • “Les exigences du marché intérieur dans la construction d’un code européen de droit international privé, en particulier la place de la confiance et de la reconnaissance mutuelle”, in M.. Fallon, P. Lagarde and S. Poillot-Peruzzetto, Quelle architecture pour un code européen de droit international privé?, Bruxelles, P.I.E. Peter Lang, 2011, pages 89-106.
  • “Le détachement transnational de travailleurs dans le cadre des prestations de services: un sujet spéciualement difficile pour le marché intérieur”, in Mélanges en l’honneur du Professeur Joël Molinier, Paris, L.G.D.J. 2012, pages 255-278.
  • “L’application en Espagne du droit des États de tradition islamique en ce qui concerne le marriage et les crises matrimoniales. Règles de conflit de lois et ordre public”, in B. Dupret and N. Bernard-Maugiron, Ordre public et droit musulman de la famille en Europe et en Afrique du Nord, Bruxelles, Bruylant, 2012, pages 279-306.
  • “Quelques remarques sur la proposition de règlement relative au statut de la fondation européenne”, in I. Govaere and D. Hanf (eds.), Scrutinizing Internal and external Dimensions of European Law. Liber Amicorum Paul Demaret, P.I.E. Peter Lang, Bruxelles, 2013, pages 297-312.