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Visit of the Subcommittee for European Affairs of the Committee on Legal Affairs and Consumer Protection of the German Bundestag at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg

On the 13th of March 2017, a delegation of the Subcommittee for European Affairs of the Committee on Legal Affairs and Consumer Protection of the German Bundestag composed of Prof. Dr. Patrick Sensburg, Dr. Hendrik Hoppenstedt, Petra Rode-Bosse, Katja Keul and Harald Petzold visited the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg. Prof. Dr. Dres. h. c. Burkhard Hess introduced the delegation to the work of the Institute and discussed current developments in European Union law. Two Research Fellows of the In...


Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Internationales Verfahrensrecht e.V. – the 22nd volume of the Association’s book series has been published

Burkhard Hess (ed.), Der europäische Gerichtsverbund
This volume contains the papers of the 2015 annual conference of the International Association of Procedural Law on multilevel cooperation of courts in Europe, current issues of international arbitration and the international dimensions of the European law of civil procedure.


Conclusion of the ECJ project: The Implementation of the New Insolvency Regulation

The guidelines and recommendations which were penned by the MPI Luxembourg and the Universities of Milan and Vienna can be downloaded on the projects website http://insreg.mpi.lu.


Max Planck Lecture Series: Prof. Andrea Bianchi and Dr. Surabhi Ranganathan

“International Law Theories: An Inquiry Into Different Ways of Thinking”


Prof. Hélène Ruiz Fabri awarded “Knight of the Legion of Honour”

By Decree of the President of the French Republic*, Mr François Hollande, and on the proposal of the Ministry of National Education, Higher Education and Research, Prof. Hélène Ruiz Fabri has been selected for the highest French Civilian Order of Distinction, the “Légion d’Honneur” (Legion of Honour).
On January 27, 2017, she received her Medal as “Chevalier” (Knight) from his Excellency the Ambassador of France to Luxembourg, Mr Guy Yelda. The convivial ceremony was hosted ...