30 March 2017
Conferences

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
Lectures

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)


16:00 / 30 November 2016
Max Planck Lecture Series

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

Lecturer: Philip Wood CBE (Allen & Overy)
Discussant: Prof. Christoph G. Paulus (Humboldt University of Berlin)


24 November 2016
25 November 2016
Conferences

“DEBACLES – Illusions and Failures in the History of International Adjudication”

Encouraged by the post-Cold War rise of international adjudication, most international lawyers — with some notable recent exceptions — have focused their attention on judicial 'success stories.' They have thereby revitalized a liberal-modernist narrative that views the constant expansion and improvement of international adjudication as...