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The International Hellenic University of Thessaloniki awarded an honorary doctorate to Professor Burkhard Hess

Professor Burkhard Hess (Executive Director of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law, and professor at the Faculties of Law of the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany, as well as of the University of Luxembourg) has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the International Hellenic University of Thessaloniki on 14 May 2016.
With this distinction, the International Hellenic University of Thessaloniki honors Professor Hess' scient...


Post Brexit: The Fate of Commercial Dispute Resolution in London and on the Continent - Video of the Conference

On May 26th a joint conference of the Max Planck Institute for Procedural Law (Luxembourg) and the British Institute for International and Comparative Law on the Brexit was held in London at the BIICL premises. The conference focused on the potential impact of a Brexit on cross-border commercial dispute resolution and on the role of London as a center for international litigation and arbitration. Speakers addressed selected questions such as the legal framework for the transitional period; the v...


Prof. Ruiz Fabri appointed Co-Chair of the ILA’s International Committee “Procedure of International Courts and Tribunals”

On 7 May 2016, the Executive Council of the International Law Association (ILA) has established a new International Committee entitled "Procedure of International Courts and Tribunals" upon the proposal of Prof. Hélène Ruiz Fabri, who will co-chair it together with Professor Philippe Sands (University College London, UK) and Professor Shotaro Hamamoto (University of Tokyo, Japan). The Co-Rapporteurs within this new Committee are Dr Arman Savarian (University of Surrey, UK) and Dr. Fill...


New book published: Féminisme(s) et droit international. Etudes du réseau Olympe.

New book published: Féminisme(s) et droit international. Etudes du réseau Olympe, under the direction of Emmanuelle Tourme Jouannet, Laurence Burgorgue-Larsen, Horatia Muir Watt & Hélène Ruiz Fabri.


Donation of Prof. Catherine Kessedjian to the MPI Library

Prof. Catherine Kessedjian, Professor at Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II and President of the International Law Association-French Branch, has donated part of her personal library to Max Planck Institute Luxembourg.
This donation holds 466 books and 25 journals (1784 issues and 89 bound volumes, including “La Gazette du Palais” since 1943 until 1999) and it represents a great added value to our general collection.