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Noemi Strotkemper has been awarded the Mitchell B. Carroll Prize

The International Fiscal Association has awarded the prestigious Mitchell B. Carroll Prize to Noemi Strotkemper, member of the International Max Planck Research School for Successful Dispute Resolution in International Law (IMPRS-SDR), for her dissertation.
The Prize was awarded during the 72nd Congress of the International Fiscal Association 2-6 September 2018 in Seoul, Korea. It recognizes original work making a theoretical or practical contribution to the study of the effects of taxation. Th...


The 50th Anniversary of the European Law of Civil Procedure

On 27-28 September 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union and the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg organised an international conference at the premises of the CJEU to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Brussels Convention on jurisdiction and the enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters. It brought together renowned experts in the field of private international law and cross-border litigation to discuss major developments in, achievements of, and chal...


Colloquium of Early Career Researchers on the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the European Law of Civil Procedure

On 26 September 2018, the MPI Luxembourg organised a colloquium on the future prospects and challenges for cross-border litigation in the European Union. It gave early career scholars in the field of private international law on opportunity to present their research and to discuss with established scholars and practitioners in the field. The colloquium was generously supported by a grant awarded by the FNR (Luxembourg National Research Fund). Four panels were organised, each of them taking up a ...


The European Parliament publishes Study on the impact of Brexit on family law coordinated by Professor Dr. Marta Requejo

Research coordinated by MPI Luxembourg Senior Research Fellow Professor Dr. Marta Requejo Isidro on the impact of Brexit on family law was published end of October by the European Parliament. The work was commissioned and funded by the European Parliament's Policy Department for Citizens' Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the Committee on Legal Affairs. The outcome is the study entitled "The Future Relationship between the UK and the EU following the UK's withdrawal from t...


New book published: Eu Law and International Investment Arbitration, co-edited by Hélène Ruiz Fabri and Emmanuel Gaillard

This book is based on the Roundtable organized by the International Arbitration Institute (IAI) and the Max Planck Institute (MPI) Luxembourg for Procedural Law in April 2018. It was the first gathering of members of the European Court of Justice, judges of the International Court of Justice, EU Member State judges, distinguished arbitrators, representatives of arbitral institutions and academics convened at the aftermath of the recent Achmea ruling of the European Court of Justice.
Part I foc...