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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 ...


International conference: “DEBACLES – Illusions and Failures in the History of International Adjudication”

On 24-25 November 2016, the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law hosted the Conference “DEBACLES – Illusions and Failures in the History of International Adjudication”, a milestone of the research project on failed international courts and tribunals currently pursued in the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution.


The Academy of Sciences of Bologna Institute nominated Professor Burkhard Hess as Corresponding Non-Resident Foreign Academician.

The Academy of Sciences of Bologna Institute nominated Professor Burkhard Hess as Corresponding Non-Resident Foreign Academician. On 21 November 2016, Professor Dr. Dres. h.c. Burkhard Hess (Executive Director of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law, and Professor at the Faculty of Law of the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany, as well as of the University of Luxembourg) has been accepted as corresponding Non-Resident Foreign A...