Call for abstracts on the challenges for EU cross-border litigation

The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg invites young researchers to actively participate in a colloquium on the “Current Challenges for EU Cross-Border Litigation in a Changing Procedural Environment”. The colloquium will precede a larger...

Conference on "Open Justice"

Organised in cooperation with Saarland University, the Open Justice conference intended to contribute to the ongoing discussion about open justice in a constructive manner, by re-examining the traditional ideas of the principle of the...

EU Procedural Law Study: Consumer Protection General Report published by the European Commission

On 26 January 2018, the European Commission published the second General Report of the study on procedural law undertaken by the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg. This strand of the study concerned the effect of divergences in national...

From Common Rules to Best practices in European Civil Procedure (new book)

The present book is inspired by the shift in focus from the establishment of new legislation with common rules to the actual implementation, application, and operationalisation of the rules on cooperation in civil justice. With...


16 February 2018
17 February 2018

IAPL Presidium

(closed meeting)

26 February 2018

Setting Up a Case Law Database

Held in the framework of the IC2BE research project "Informed Choices in Cross-Border Enforcement", the international workshop will explore the organisation of databases on European civil procedural...

16:00 /  7 March 2018
Max Planck Lecture Series

Women at Nuremberg

Lecturer: Prof. Diane Marie Amann (University of Georgia)

16 March 2018
17 March 2018

ILA Committee on the Rules of Procedure of International Courts and Tribunals

The third meeting of the ILA Committee on the Rules of Procedure of International Courts and Tribunals will take place at the MPI Luxembourg for Procedural Law. (closed event)