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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...


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.