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Publication by Max Planck Fellow Pierre-Henri Conac in the Revue européenne du droit

02 September 2022: In this article, Professor Conac examines the transition from the traditional, non-intrusive posture adopted by the EU in sustainable corporate governance, towards a more responsive, active role. Globally, the european commission is taking the lead by launching green finance and sustainable corporate governance initiatives at an incredible pace. The Commission has adopted an ‘Action Plan: Financing Sustainable Growth’, an ‘European Green Deal’, and a communication on ‘Strategy...


Dominik Jordi Ornig awarded the Pierre Werner Scholarship

On the 13th of July 2022, the Foundation Pierre Werner management committee awarded Dominik Jordi Ornig, Research Fellow in the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution, one of its four scholarships* for his doctoral research entitled ‘Financial Digitalisation and International Investment Disputes’.
Dominik Jordi Ornig’s research shows how financial digitisation will fundamentally alter the dynamics of many international dispute resolution mechanisms and their enforcement. Continu...


‘Lisbon Guidelines’ on the Protection of Privacy in Private International and Procedural Law

On 23 June 2022, the Lisbon Guidelines on Privacy, drawn up by the ILA Committee on the Protection of Privacy in Private International and Procedural Law (‘the Committee’), were formally endorsed by the International Law Association at the 80th ILA Biennial Conference, hosted in Lisbon (Portugal).
The Committee was established in 2013 further to the proposal of Prof. Burkhard Hess, Director at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg, to create a forum on the protection of privacy in the context of...


Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law Hosts Ukrainian President's Office Working Group on Compensations and Reparations

22 June 2022: In the context of the on-going war in Ukraine, on 22 June 2022, the Max Planck Institute (MPI) Luxembourg for Procedural Law welcomed a delegation representing the Working Group on Compensations and Reparations established by the decrees of the President of Ukraine on 18 and 24 May 2022. The Group is tasked with the exploration and elaboration of mechanism of compensation for damages and reparations by the Russian Federation.


Article in Science.lu: How to better supervise the financial sector

Discover the latest article in science.lu by Tim Haarmann and edited by Michele Weber (Fonds National de la Recherche (FNR), Luxembourg) on the research work of Dr Jacek Dybinski from the Max Planck Fellowship Research Group led by Prof. Pierre-Henri Conac, Max Planck Fellow on "How to better supervise the financial sector". The research project explores the following questions: "What instruments could improve supervision and lead to better enfor...