European Commission assigns a principal study on the future development of Civil Procedure in Europe to the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg

In 2016 an international consortium, under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute for Procedural Law (MPI) located in Luxembourg, will conduct a central study on the future of European procedural law for the EU Commission. The MPI prevailed in a tender open to competitors from all over Europe and

Max Planck Lecture Series: Prof. Pasquale De Sena gave a lecture titled “The ICJ as a Court of Cassation: Recent Developments”

On November 18, 2015, Prof. Pasquale De Sena (Catholic University of Milan) explained to a questioning audience the extent to which he considers that the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has recently acted as a Court of Cassation.

New book published in the MPI Luxembourg Book Series
Procedural Science at the Crossroads of Different Generations

Barely one month after the publication of the third volume of the MPI collection of Studies another volume has been released, edited by Prof. Loïc Cadiet (Université Paris I, IAPL), and Prof. Burkhard Hess and Marta Requejo Isidro (MPI).
The book is one of the outcomes of first Post-doctoral Summer

Max Planck Lecture Series: Prof. Peter Schlosser gave a lecture on “The Departure of the European Law of Civil Procedure”

On 11 November 2015 Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Peter Schlosser, Professor Emeritus at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich and author of the renowned Schlosser Report, came to the MPI Luxembourg to give a lecture on “The departure of the European law of civil procedure”. He presented an insightful reflect


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09:30 /  4 December 2015

TTIP – Framing the Adequate System for Investor-State Dispute Settlement

Event in the program of Luxembourg’s EU Council presidency where senior government and EU representatives will discuss challenges of the TTIP. Experts of international investment arbitration will address the EU Commission proposal to establish a permanent court on the protection of investments.

09:00 / 11 December 2015
In-house Events

The Making of Decisions of the European Court of Human Rights

In-House Workshop

10:00 / 15 December 2015

Training Seminar on Qualitative Methodologies “In-depths interviews”

Speaker: Professor Mark A. Pollack

16:00 / 16 December 2015
Max Planck Lecture Series

“International Judicial Dissent: Causes and Consequences”

Speakers: Prof. Mark A. Pollack, Prof. Jeffrey Dunoff (Temple University, Philadelphia)