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  • 1. Seminar - The European Economic Community and the Cape Town Convention (Rome, 26 November 2009), Summary Report prepared by the UNIDROIT Secretariat, to be found on the website of the Aviation Working Group:
  • 2. Crans, B. 2010. The implications of the EU accession to the Cape Town Convention. Air and Space Law 1 ff.
  • 3. van Erp, S. 2004. The Cape Town Convention: A model for a European system of security interests registration? European Review of Private Law, 91ff.
  • 4. van Erp, S. 2002. A comparative analysis of mortgage law: Searching for principles. In Land law in comparative perspective, ed. M.E. Sanchez Jordan and A. Gambaro, 69ff. The Hague: Kluwer Law International.
  • 5. Honnebier, B.P. 2004. The Dutch real rights can be the basis of international interests under the Convention of Cape Town, just like their equivalent American security interests. European Review of Private Law, 46ff.
  • 6. Honnebier, B.P. 2006. The Cape Town Convention and international registry for mortgages

and other secured interests in aircraft/La Convention du Cap et le Registre International pour hypotheques et autres garanties constituees sur les aeronefs/Die Kapstadt-Konvention und das international Register uber Pfandrechte und andere Sicherungsrechte an

Luftfahrzeugausrustungen/La Convenzione del Capo e il Registro Internazionale per ipoteche e altre garanzie su aeromobili/La Convention de Ciudad del Cabo y el Registro International de Hipotecas y otras Garantias Reales en la Aviation. Notarius International, 21ff.

  • 7. Honnebier, B.P. 2007. Clarifying the alleged issues concerning the financing of aircraft engines. Some comments to the alleged pitfalls arising under Dutch, German and international law as proposed in the ZLW 1/2007, 33-44. Zeitschriftfur Luft- und Weltraumrecht, 383ff.
  • 8. Honnebier, P.B. 2007. The European air transport sector requires an international solid regime facilitating aircraft financing: The Cape Town Convention. Tijdschrift Vervoer & Recht, p. 151ff.
  • 9. Honnebier, B.P. and A.P. Berkhout. 2012. The new legal and fiscal regimes that facilitate the financing and easing of aircraft in the Netherlands and Dutch Caribbean. Tax Planning International Review, p. 1ff.
  • 10. Salomons, A.F. 2004. Should we ratify the convention on international interests in mobile equipment and the air equipment protocol? Some remarks from a Dutch point of view. European Review of Private Law, 67ff.
  • 11. Wool, J. and A. Littlejohns. Cape Town Treaty in the European context: The case for Alternative A, Article XI of the Aircraft Protocol, also to be found on the website of the Aviation Working Group:

Sjef van Erp holds a law degree from Tilburg University (1977) and also studied at the Faculte Internationale pour l’Enseignement du Droit Compare and the The Hague Academy of International Law. After working as a research assistant and adviser at the Netherlands Royal Society of Notaries, he started working as an assistant professor at the Faculty of Law of Tilburg University. As a visiting scholar, he did comparative legal research at the Max-Planck-Institut fur auslan- disches und internationales Privatrecht (Germany), Wolfson College Cambridge (UK) and Berkeley (US). In 1990, he completed his doctorate thesis and continued his work at Tilburg University as an associate professor. He continued his research abroad and was visiting professor at Universite Laval (Quebec, Canada) and Cornell University (US), and Socrates visiting professor at Trento University (Italy). In 1997, Sjef van Erp was appointed Professor of Civil Law and European Private Law at Maastricht University. From October 2004 until October 2006 he was Marie Curie Fellow and visiting professor at the Institute for Law and Politics at Bremen University (Germany). In 2009 he was elected fellow at the South African Research Chair in Property law at the University of Stellenbosch and in 2011 he was elected titular member of the International

Academy of Comparative Law and Member of the American Law Institute. He is Deputy Justice at the Court of Appeals of ‘s-Hertogenbosch (the Netherlands), past President of the Netherlands Comparative Law Association, Vice-President of the World Society of Mixed Jurisdiction Jurists, member of the Executive Committee of the International Association of Legal Science, co-founder and Advisory Editor (until 2014: Editor-in-Chief) of the European Journal of Comparative Law and Governance (continuation of the Electronic Journal of Comparative Law), co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of the European Property law Journal (published by DeGruyter in Berlin), Editor- in-Chief of the Ius Commune casebook “Property Law”, member of the Advisory Board of the Edinburgh Law Review, coordinating programme leader “property law” of the Ius Coummune research school, co-founding Council Member and Member of the Executive Committee of the European Law Institute, foreign expert member of the Collegio dei docenti del Dottorato in Studi giuridici comparati ed europei of Trento University (Italy), he is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Law, Property and Society and a member of the Board of Directors of the International Institute for Justice Excellence. Other professional activities include: lecturing comparative and European property law at the China-EU School of Law in Beijing, the University of Stellenbosch (South Africa), the Universities of Bremen and Oldenburg (Germany) and the Russian School for Private Law (connected with the Institute for State and Law) in Moscow. He was also involved as expert advisor in several law reform projects.

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