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Max Planck Lecture Series: Prof. Mathias Audit delivered a lecture on the “Implications of Recent Sovereign Debt Litigation: Lessons from Argentina and Greece”

Prof. Mathias Audit gave the third lecture of the Max Planck Lecture Series on Sovereign Debt. His lecture builds on the first two lectures in the series and adds practical insights drawn from the sovereign debt restructuring experiences of Argentina and Greece.


Max Planck Lecture Series: Prof. Robert Howse delivered a lecture on “Sovereign Debt Restructuring and International Law”

Prof. Robert Howse's lecture marked the second event of the Max Planck Lecture Series on Sovereign Debt. His presentation completed the first set of lectures on the legal and economic foundations of sovereign debt.


Max Planck Lecture Series: Prof. Ugo Panizza delivered the first lecture of the Max Planck Lecture Series on Sovereign Debt

Prof. Ugo Panizza opened the Max Planck Lecture Series on Sovereign Debt. His lecture raised a stimulating discussion on the law and economics of sovereign debt and default.


Prof. Brunnée gave a lecture titled “International Environmental Law and Community Interests: The Role of Procedure”

On September 14th, 2016, the MPI Luxembourg welcomed Professor Jutta Brunnée of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, who presented on “International Environmental Law and Community Interests: The Role of Procedure”. Prof. Brunnée’s lecture was based on a recent paper in which she discusses the procedural dimensions of international environmental law’s evolution towards the protection of ‘community interests’. These were described by Prof. Brunnée as environment-related interests, such as cl...


New book published:
The International Responsibility of the EU: From competence to normative control by Andrés Delgado Casteleiro

When is the EU responsible under international law? Is the EU a 'special case' international organisation? The UN General Assembly's adoption of the ILC articles on the International Responsibility of International Organisations was only the catalyst for debate on this topic. In this book, the author examines the legal personality of the EU, how - if at all - its responsibility under international agreements is shared between Member States, and how the international responsibility of the EU rela...