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Max Planck Lecture Series: Prof. Hannah Buxbaum gave a lecture on “Foreign Governments as Plaintiffs in US Courts”

In her lecture at the MPI on 24 June 2015, Prof. Buxbaum addressed a subject that is rarely, if ever, addressed in the scholarly literature – the subject of foreign states acting as plaintiffs, and not defendants, before U.S. courts. She presented an overview of her thorough research which is extens


Juan Branco awarded for his PhD dissertation

Dr. Juan Branco, Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute of Luxembourg, has been awarded for the excellence of his PhD thesis by the Varenne University Institute and the International Criminal Court.
For 15 years, the Varenne University Institute organises an Annual Thesis Prize in law


Björn Laukemann nominated by the American Law Institute as International Advisor for a new Restatement of Property Law

Björn Laukemann, MPI Senior Research Fellow, was invited by the American Law Institute to serve as a member of the International Advisory Panel for its upcoming project addressing a Fourth Restatement of Property Law.


Max Planck Lecture Series: Professor em. Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel gave a lecture on “International Arbitration”

On 10 June 2015 Prof. Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel visited the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg and gave a Guest Lecture titled 'International Arbitration: Where do we come from? Where do we go?'.


Events

15:00 / 24 June 2015
Max Planck Lecture Series

Foreign Governments as Plaintiffs in U.S. Courts

Professor Hannah Buxbaum, John E. Schiller Chair in Legal Ethics, Maurer School of Law, Indiana University Bloomington


15:00 / 23 September 2015
Max Planck Lecture Series

International Procedural Law: Between Private International Law and Procedural Law

Prof. Dr. Peter Mankowski, University of Hamburg


09:30 / 16 October 2015
Conferences

International Law and Litigation

The Conference will be an opportunity to celebrate the launch of the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution directed by Professor Hélène Ruiz Fabri.