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New book published:

The 50th Anniversary of the European Law of Civil Procedure

Edited by Burkhard Hess, Koen Lenaerts

Co-edited by Vincent Richard

The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg is honoured to announce the publication of the book “The 50th Anniversary of the European Law of Civil Procedure”.
This book stems from an international conference to mark the 50th anniversary of the Brussels Convention on jurisdiction and the enforcement of judgments of 1968. The conference took place on 27–28 September 2018 and was organised by the Court of Justice of the European Union and the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg in the Grande Salle d’Audience ...


New book published:

International Judicial Legitimacy: New Voices and Approaches

Edited by Hélène Ruiz Fabri, André Nunes Chaib, Ingo Venzke, Armin von Bogdandy

The Editors are pleased to announce that International Judicial Legitimacy: New Voices and Approches has now been published via online open access on the Nomos website.
The contents of the book, wich can be downloaded by individual chapter or in its entirety, can be found at this link:
https://www.nomos-elibrary.de/10.5771/9783748908661/international-judicial-legitimacy


BOOK SUMMARY:
This book is the outcome of a joint collaboration between the Max Planck Institutes from Heidel...


Dr Edoardo Stoppioni has been awarded third place in the Concours national d’agrégation de droit public, the French National Competitive Examination in Public Law.

In France, the "concours national d'agrégation" regulates the appointment of fully tenured professors for the legal, political, economic and management disciplines. This examination, opened every two years to candidates with a PhD, is extremely competitive. The jury members of the 2020 edition in public law have selected only 18 candidates out of 169 applicants. Successful candidates (or "agrégés") choose the university where they are appointed based on their rank.
The MPI ...


Former Research Fellow Michael De Boeck awarded with Doctoral degree from Ghent University and the University of Luxembourg

We are extremely happy that another member of the International Max Planck Research School for Successful Dispute Resolution (IMPRS-SDR) Michael De Boeck has been awarded a Doctoral degree from Ghent University and University of Luxembourg (joint Ph.D).
Michael's thesis on "The compatibility of investor-state dispute settlement provisions in Bilateral Investment Treaties and the Energy Charter Treaty with EU Law" examines the relationship between ISDS provisions in bilateral...


Research Fellow Stavroula Angoura awarded with Doctoral degree from the University of Luxembourg

We are delighted to announce that our Research Fellow and member of International Max Planck Research School for Successful Dispute Resolution (IMPRS-SDR) Stavroula Angoura has been awarded a Doctoral degree by the Université du Luxembourg.
On 13 July 2020, Stavroula defended successfully her PhD dissertation on “The impartiality and independence of arbitrators in international commercial arbitration”.
Her thesis investigates whether a common international public policy core exists with regard...