Professor Dr. Hélène Ruiz Fabri (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne) appointed as new Director of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg
The French professor will be the Director of the department for dispute resolution under public international law
Symposium in honour of Professor Giuseppe Tarzia
On 9 May 2014, the Max Planck Institute hosted a symposium in honour and memory of Professor Giuseppe Tarzia, on the occasion of which his personal library as an extention of the Institute’s library was inaugurated.
Lecture of Vice-President Viviane Reding
Viviane Reding, Vice-President of the European Commission, visited the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg on 25 March 2013 in order to give a lecture entitled "Strengthening mutual trust: Towards a true European Area of civil justice".
Procedural Justice. XIV IAPL World Congress Reports Issued
The general reports of the XIV IAPL World Congress, held in Heidelberg in July 2011, will be published this week. Essays are collected under the supervision of Prof. Peter Gottwald and Prof. Burkhard Hess
The impact of World War I on private law
At the centenary of the outbreak of WWI, the "Referentenrunde" will discuss the impacts of the war on the civil law systems of the belligerents in a comparative perspective.
12 September 2014
The Rule of Law and Its Application to the United Nations
Conference on the meaning and the consequences of the rule of law for the UN and its specialized agencies concerning their own actions and activities
30 September 2014
The Protection of Privacy in the Aftermath of the Recent Judgments of the CJEU - eDate Advertising, Digital Rights Ireland and Google Spain
Conference on the impact of the CJEU’s judgments on the protection of privacy. The following day, the Institute will host the first meeting of the ILA Committee on the Protection of Privacy in Private International and Procedural Law (this latter event is by invitation only).
Globalization, Europeanization, Digitization: Adapting the Civil Justice System to Changed Legal Needs
Professor Gralf-Peter Calliess (Bremen University, Germany)