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What are the consequences of Brexit for Private International Law and International Civil Procedure Law? In the very first monograph in German concerning the legal ramifications of Brexit, Michael Sonnentag discusses these questions (Die Konsequenzen des Brexits für das Internationale Privat- und Zivilverfahrensrecht, Mohr Siebeck, 2017).

On 25 June 2015, the Insolvency Regulation Recast entered into force, though it (mostly) became applicable as of 26 June 2017. The series Short Studies on Private International Law, published by Asser Press, will publish an issue focusing on the particular features of this Regulation. Therefore, it welcomes any paper concerning the private international law aspects of the Insolvency Regulation Recast. Topics that may be addressed are possibly, but not exclusively:

New Paper on the Hague Principles and Australia

Michael Douglas and Nicholas Loadsman, The Impact of the Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts, Melbourne Journal of International Law, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2018. Also available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3230515.

Dear all,
We would like to inform you that an international conference on ‘International Investment and Trade Agreements: Recent Developments and Problems’ is going to be held in Istanbul, Turkey on 25 October 2018. The conference will be jointly organized by Marmara University Faculty of Law and Economic Development Foundation (IKV).
The main goal of the conference is to discuss the recent developments in the field of international investment and trade law. In this regard, it is possible to submit papers regarding various issues such as international investment agreements, international trade agreements, current legal developments regarding the World Trade Organization (WTO), trade quotas and non-tariff barriers, new generation free trade agreements, the trade policy of the European Union and its effects on national laws.
We invite our colleagues wishing to present a paper in this conference to send their abstracts to our email address ikvinvestment2018@gmail.com. We kindly request that the abstracts include the name of the study as well as the name, title, workplace and contact information of the author and consist of 300 to 500 words.
Please note that the deadline for the submission of abstracts is 1 September 2018.
For further information, please see the conference website: http://etkinlik.marmara.edu.tr/en/uluslararasiyatirim
We are looking forward to hosting you in Istanbul.

Dear all,
We would like to inform you that an international conference on ‘Contractual Issues in Private International Law’ is going to be held in Istanbul, Turkey on 11 October 2018 by Marmara University Faculty of Law.
The main goal of the conference is to study and discuss contractual matters in international legal practice within the context of private international law discipline. In this regard, it is possible to submit papers regarding various issues such as applicable law to international commercial contracts, jurisdiction agreements, international commercial arbitration, contract-related matters in international family law, contracts of carriage in private international law and party autonomy in private international law.
We invite our colleagues wishing to present a paper in this conference to send their abstracts to our email address pilcontracts2018@yahoo.com. We kindly request that the abstracts include the name of the study as well as the name, title, workplace and contact information of the author and consist of 300 to 500 words.
Please note that the deadline for the submission of abstracts is 20 August 2018.
For further information, please see the conference website: http://etkinlik.marmara.edu.tr/en/contractsinpil
We are looking forward to hosting you in Istanbul.

The latest issue of the „Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax)“ features the following articles:

A. Dickinson: Tough Assignments: the European Commission’s Proposal on the Law Applicable to the Third-Party Effects of Assignments of Claims

The latest issue of the „Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax)“ features the following articles:

M. Andrae: The Scope of Application of the Regulation (EU) 2016/1103

PhD position at the University of Antwerp

The University of Antwerp is seeking a PhD candidate for their research group “Personal Rights and Property Rights”. Although you might not guess so at first sight, Private International Law is part of this research group, which focuses on private law and its international aspects.

Out now: ZEuP, Issue 3/2018

Issue 3 of the Journal of European Private Law (Zeitschrift für Europäisches Privatrecht) has just been released. It contains the following articles:

The aim of this two-day conference is to bring together representatives of Small States, government officials, academics and NGOs, as well as lawyers who are involved in dispute resolution in or for Small States (defined as those states with a population of 1.5 million or less). Conference participants will explore how (international) environmental dispute resolution can be used to combat climate change or environmental degradation and will discuss how Small States can obtain reparation for suffered environmental and/or climate change damage.