News

Max Planck Institute Luxembourg receives another EU research grant

The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law will receive a research grant from the EU Commission together with other partners for a research project on the effectiveness of the functioning of certain specific European and international legal instruments in family matters.


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.


Events

16 - 18 September 2015
Conferences

25th Meeting of the “European Group for Private International Law”

Participation: on invitation only.


29 - 30 September 2015
Workshops

Kickoff Meeting of the International Max Planck Research School for Successful Dispute Resolution (IMPRS-SDR)

Participation: on invitation only.


16:00 / 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.