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Series of Seminars – Transnational Litigation in Civil and Commercial Matters – Jean Monnet Module on European Civil Procedure – University of Milan – February – May 2018

Within the the third year of the Jean Monnet Module on European Civil Procedure in a Comparative and Transnational Perspective, a series of seminars in the field of transnational commercial litigation will be organized by Università degli Studi, Milan. The seminars are addressed to undergraduate, graduate, LL.M. and Ph.D students, as well as to judges […]

Inauguration, by the French Minister of Justice, of the International Commercial Chamber within the Paris Court of Appeals, to handle disputes arising from international commercial contracts – 7 February 2018

 From ‘Conflict of Laws.Net’: The domino effect of international commercial courts in Europe – Who’s next? by XANDRA KRAMER on FEBRUARY 20, 2018 By Georgia Antonopoulou and Erlis Themeli, Erasmus University Rotterdam (PhD candidate and postdoc researchers ERC project Building EU Civil Justice) On February 7, 2018 the French Minister of Justice inaugurated the International Commercial Chamber within the Paris Court of […]

Call for abstracts – Max Planck Institute Luxembourg – Participation in the Colloquium on the “Current Challenges for EU Cross-Border Litigation in a Changing Procedural Environment” – Deadline 15 April 2018

The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg has launched a call for abstracts, inviting young researchers to actively participate in a colloquium on the “Current Challenges for EU Cross-Border Litigation in a Changing Procedural Environment”. The colloquium will precede a larger conference hosted together with the CJEU on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Brussels Convention on jurisdiction and […]

Save the date: International Workshop on organizing a “Database on Cross-Border Enforcement of Claims” – 26 February 2018

On Monday 26 February, the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg will host a workshop about the organisation of databases on European civil procedural law, and more especially about the creation of a database on cross-border enforcement claims. The workshop will bring together experts from the European Commission and the Court of Justice of the European Union, […]

EU Procedural Law Study: Consumer Protection General Report published by the European Commission on 26 January 2018

On 26 January 2018, the European Commission published the second General Report of the study on procedural law undertaken by the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg. This strand of the study concerned the effect of divergences in national procedural laws on the equivalence and effectiveness of the procedural protection of consumers under EU consumer law. The evaluation study, commissioned […]

The CJEU and its interlocutors (original title: “La Corte di Giustizia dell’Unione Europea e i suoi interlocutori”) – 26 January 2018 – Conference hosted by the Università degli Studi di Milano, Sala Napoleonica

On 26 January 2018 at Sala Napoleonica of the Università degli Studi di Milano (via Sant’Antonio n. 5, 20122 Milan, Italy) will take place a conference on the relationships between the European Court of Justice and its interlocutors: national courts, representatives of the states and private individuals and entities. The conference will be held by […]

How European is European Private International Law? – Berlin, 2-3 March 2018

The conference “How European is European Private International Law?” , organized in Berlin on the 2nd and 3rd March 2018 by Prof. Dr. Jürgen Basedow (Max Planck Institute Hamburg), Prof. Dr. Jan von Hein (University of Freiburg), Prof. Dr. Eva-Maria Kieninger (University of Würzburg) and Prof. Dr. Giesela Rühl (University of Jena), aims to shed light on the present […]

European Court of Human Rights (First Section) – Judgment 11 January 2018 – Cipolletta v. Italy – Violation of Art. 6 (1) of the Convention – Excessive length (25 years) of “administrative liquidation” – Violation of Art. 13 – Lack of effective remedy under domestic law entailed breach of creditor’s rights

On 11 January 2018 the ECtHR issued a decision in the case Cipolletta v. Italy (application no. 38259/09), concluding that there had been a violation of Article 6 § 1 (right to a fair hearing within a reasonable time) of the European Convention on Human Rights, and a violation of Article 13 (right to an […]

“Litigation and Arbitration of IP Disputes” – Prof. Dr. Siegfried H. Elsing, LL.M. (Yale) – Max Planck Lecture Series – Luxembourg, 24 January 2018

On Wednesday 24 January 2018 at 16:00, at the premises of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg, Prof. Dr. Siegfried H. Elsing, LL.M. (Yale) – Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP; Honorary Consul of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg for North Rhine-Westphalia – will hold a Lecture within the Max Planck Lecture Series on the topic “Litigation and Arbitration of IP Disputes”. […]

Mauro Cappelletti Book Prize – 2nd edition – International Association of Procedural Law

The International Association of Procedural Law announces the second edition of the Mauro Cappelletti Book Prize for young proceduralists. The deadline for the submissions is open until 1 December 2018. The prize (3.000 euros) rewards the best monograph on procedural law published in the five years prior to the submission deadline. No candidate may have reached his […]

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