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Max Planck Lecture Series: Lee Buchheit delivered a lecture on “Proposals for Reform of Sovereign Debt Restructuring: The Statutory Approach”

Mr. Lee Buchheit and Prof. Luis Martinez Hinojosa participated in the sixth and final lecture of the Max Planck Lecture Series on Sovereign Debt.


Max Planck Lecture Series: Mr. Philip Wood delivered a lecture on “Proposals for Reform of Sovereign Debt Restructuring: The Contractual Approach”

On 30 November 2016, Mr. Philip Wood (Allen & Overy) and Prof. Christoph Paulus (Humboldt University of Berlin) discussed the contractual approach to sovereign debt restructuring within the framework of the Max Planck Lecture Series on Sovereign Debt.


Max Planck Lecture Series: Prof. Michael Waibel delivered a lecture on “Investment Arbitration as a Means of Resolving Sovereign Debt Disputes”

Prof. Michael Waibel and Prof. Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal participated in the fourth lecture of the Max Planck Lecture Series on Sovereign Debt. The lecture dealt with a key legal issue: the question of whether investment arbitration is the appropriate forum to resolve sovereign debt disputes.


Prof. Hélène Ruiz Fabri welcomed Ms Simone Beissel (DP) at the MPI Luxembourg as part of the “Pairing Scheme”

Politics meets Research: Prof. Hélène Ruiz Fabri, director of the MPI Luxembourg, introduced Ms Simone Beissel (DP) to the work of the MPI Luxembourg and the pair attended one of the Institute’s lectures.


Conference: “The Implementation of the New Insolvency Regulation – Improving Cooperation and Mutual Trust”

On 7 October 2016, the final conference of the research project “The Implementation of the New Insolvency Regulation – Improving Cooperation and Mutual Trust” was held at the premises of the MPI Luxembourg. The project, which is co-funded by the European Commission, is a collaboration between the MPI Luxembourg and the Universities of Milan and Vienna. It aims to analyse the imminent changes to the European Insolvency Regulation and to provide guidelines for practitioners and national lawmakers ...