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Second Consecutive Award of the Otto Hahn Medal to a Researcher at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg

The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg is proud to announce that, on 23 June 2021, the Otto Hahn Medal was awarded to Dr Ana Harvey, a former research fellow of the MPI Luxembourg now a Lecturer in Law at the Department of Law and Finance of the University of Bedfordshire. For the second consecutive year, a research fellow at the MPI Luxembourg is the recipient of such prestigious and internationally renowned award.
Dr Ana Harvey has received the 2020 Otto Hahn Medal for her exceptional legal work...

Dr Olivier Baillet awarded the Special PhD Distinction Jaques-Mourgeon by the SFDI

On the 6th of May 2021, the Société française pour le droit international (SFDI) awarded Dr Olivier Baillet, Senior Research Fellow in the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution, the 2021 Jacques Mourgeon Special Distinction for his doctoral thesis.
The Jacques Mourgeon Prize was established in 1998 to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Initially known as ‘Prix des droits de l’homme’, it has been renamed in 2005 after its founder, Profess...

Call for Papers for the Journal of World Investment & Trade

Special issue co-edited by Hélène Ruiz Fabri, Stephan Schill and Sandrine Maljean-Dubois
Theme: International Investment Law and Climate Change
Deadline for submission: 15 June 2021
Climate change is one of the greatest social, political, and economic challenges of our times. Whatever the policy measures to face it – encouraging green investments and/or limiting CO2 emissions from traditional economic activity –, they will introduce significant changes in the regulatory environment of a...

Janek Tomasz Nowak successfully defended his doctoral dissertation

We are proud to announce that the doctoral dissertation of Janek Tomasz Nowak, Research Fellow of the Department of European and Comparative Procedural Law at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg, was defended successfully at KU Leuven.
In his PhD thesis entitled “Ex officio application of EU law by Belgian civil courts”, Janek investigates to which extent national procedural law of the Member States is capable of facilitating the application of EU law by analysing national case law and legisla...

Javier García Olmedo named ICLQ Early Career Prize winner for 2020

On 1 March 2021, the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) awarded its annual International and Comparative Law Quarterly (ICLQ) Early Career Prize to former Institute Research Fellow and current Visiting Research Fellow, Javier García Olmedo, in recognition of the article 'Recalibrating the International Investment Regime Through Narrowed Jurisdiction'
The BIICL is a leading independent research centre for international and comparative law, based in London, UK....