7 August 2016
11 August 2016

77ᵗʰ ILA Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa

The 77ᵗʰ ILA Biennial Conference will take place from 7 to 11 August 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The Conference's theme will be 'International Law and State Practice: Is there a North/South Divide?'
In the framework of this Conference, the ILA Committee on the Protection of Privacy in Private International and Procedural Law, chaired by...

16:00 / 14 September 2016
Max Planck Lecture Series

International Environmental Law and Community Interests: The Role of Procedure

Speaker: Prof. Jutta Brunnée (University of Toronto)

7 October 2016

The Implementation of the New Insolvency Regulation – Improving Cooperation and Mutual Trust

The new Insolvency Regulation will enter into force in 2017. To facilitate the transition and to assess challenges and opportunities within the new instrument, the MPI Luxembourg, the University of Milan (UNIMI) and the University of Vienna have been tasked by the European Commission to conduct a study on "The Implementation of the New...

18 November 2016

EU Commission Study on the Impact of National Civil Procedure – Meeting of the Consortium and National Reporters

On the 18ᵗʰ of November, the Max Planck Institute will host the second meeting of the Advisory Board, Consortium and National Reporters working on the EU Commission Study on the impact of national civil procedure (JUST/2014/RCON/PR/CIVI/0082). This Study focuses on the influence of national civil procedure on the free circulation of judgments and...

24 November 2016
25 November 2016

Research workshop “DEBACLES – Illusions and Failures in the History of International Adjudication”

Encouraged by the post-Cold War rise of international adjudication, most international lawyers — with some notable recent exceptions — have focused their attention on judicial 'success stories.' They have thereby revitalized a liberal-modernist narrative that views the constant expansion and improvement of international adjudication as...