27 April 2017
28 April 2017

“The Expert in the International Adjudicative Process”

The symposium intends to provide a platform for the exchange of ideas on a topic of considerable debate and divergent views. It will highlight and confront, among other issues, the appointment of experts, their roles and obligations, the modes of using experts within the framework of the proceedings, and the means of assessing expert evidence...

30 March 2017
31 March 2017

“The Making of Decisions of the United Nations Human Rights Treaty Bodies”

This workshop aims at allowing a dialog between representatives of various UN Treaty Bodies and academics. It intends to be one step in our investigation about the making of decisions in a comparative perspective, with the leading ideas of identifying the various factors which play a role in this process and assess the effectiveness of the...

30 March 2017

Brexit: An opportunity for Frankfurt to become a new hub of litigation in Europe?

On March 30, 2017, the Minister of Justice of the Land Hessen (Federal State of Hesse), Eva Kühne-Hörmann, will organise a conference in Frankfurt to present the „Justizinitiative Frankfurt“ (Justice Initiative Frankfurt). This initiative was launched by Professor Hess, Professor Pfeiffer (Heidelberg University), Professor Duve (Freshfields...

16:00 / 22 March 2017
Max Planck Lecture Series

"The effect of the ECHR on the constitutional system of member states"

Lecturer: Professor Dr. Dres. h.c. Jochen Frowein (Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg)

16:00 /  8 February 2017
Max Planck Lecture Series

“International Law Theories - An Inquiry into Different Ways of Thinking”

Interview of Prof. Andrea Bianchi (Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva) by Dr Surabhi Ranganathan (University of Cambridge).

14:15 / 11 January 2017

Directors' Duties and Liabilities during insolvency or the period approaching insolvency

Lecturer: Professor Juana Pulgar Ezquerra, Professor in Commercial Law (University Complutense of Madrid, Spain)
Within the context of the “Referentenrunde” organised by the Department of European and Comparative Procedural Law, Professor Juana Pulgar Ezquerra will give a presentation on “Director's duties and liabilities in the period...

16:00 / 14 December 2016
Max Planck Lecture Series

Proposals for Reform of Sovereign Debt Restructuring: The Statutory Approach - Max Planck Lecture Series on Sovereign Debt

Lecturer: Mr. Lee C. Buchheit (Cleary Gottlieb)