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New book published:
Peace Through Law: The Versailles Peace Treaty and Dispute Settlement After World War I
edited by Michel Erpelding, Burkhard Hess & Hélène Ruiz Fabri

The Editors are pleased to announce that Peace Through Law: The Versailles Peace Treaty and Dispute Settlement After World War I has now been published via online open access on the Nomos website.
The contents of the book, which can be downloaded by individual chapter or in its entirety, can be found at this link:https://www.nomos-elibrary.de/10.5771/9783845299167.pdf?download_full_pdf=1.

BOOK SUMMARY:
With the benefit of hindsight, presenting the Treaty of Versailles as an example of ‘peac...


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...