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The first edition of the EFFORTS Newsletter is here!

EFFORTS (Towards more EFfective enFORcemenT of claimS in civil and commercial matters within the EU) is an EU-funded Project conducted by the University of Milan (coord.), the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law, the University of Heidelberg, the Free University of Brussels, the University of Zagreb, and the University of Vilnius. The EFFORTS Project […]

MPI Luxembourg – 3rd CPLJ Webinar: 16 April 2021

Comparative Procedural Law and Justice (CPLJ) is a global project of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law, with the support of the Luxembourg National Research Fund (O19/13946847), involving more than one hundred scholars from all over the world. CPLJ is envisioned as a comprehensive study of comparative civil procedural law and civil dispute […]

Rivista di diritto internazionale privato e processuale (RDIPP) No 4/2020: Abstracts

The fourth issue of 2020 of the Rivista di diritto internazionale privato e processuale (RDIPP, published by CEDAM) has been released. It features: Cristina Campiglio, Professor at the University of Pavia, Il matrimonio in età precoce nel diritto internazionale privato (Child Marriage in Private International Law; in Italian)  Read more… In recent years, international instruments […]

International Max Planck Research School for Successful Dispute Resolution in International Law – Call for Applications 2021

The International Max Planck Research School for Successful Dispute Resolution in International Law (IMPRS-SDR) is accepting applications for PhD proposals within the research areas of the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution and the Department of European and Comparative Procedural Law to fill a total of 5 funded PhD positions at the Max Planck […]

The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law is recruiting!

The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law is currently recruiting new members for its team. Two fully-funded positions as Research Fellow (PhD candidate; m/f) for the Research Department of European and Comparative Procedural Law are currently open: Fixed-term contract for 2 years; contract extension is possible; 40 hrs/week; Luxembourg Your […]

A centralized court for the EAPO Regulation in the Czech Republic?

Carlos Santaló Goris, Researcher at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law and Ph.D. candidate at the University of Luxembourg, offers a summary and a compelling analysis of the Czech domestic legislation regarding the EAPO Regulation. Introduction On 22 January 2021, the Czech Chamber of Deputies approved “

Autonomous v. Nationalistic Interpretation of the 1958 New York Convention

The New York Convention of 1958 owes much of its success to being an international convention setting forth uniform rules. Its uniform enforcement regime not only lowers the parties’ transaction costs of identifying under which circumstances an award will be recognized and enforced across jurisdictions; it also ensures that States cannot justify the failure to […]

ERA Online Seminar: Digital Technology in Family Matters

On 27 January 2021 ERA (Academy of European Law) will host an online seminar to discuss practical implications of using digital technology in family law cases that often involve vulnerable parties and will therefore need special attention within the digitalisation of justice. Among the key topics addressed in this event are: Legal Tech in family […]

The Second Wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Force Majeure

Guest post by Franz Kaps, Attorney at law at DLA Piper, Frankfurt am Main The resurgence of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) cases has been observed in countries around the world after COVID-19 outbreaks were successfully curbed earlier this year. To flatten the curve of the second wave of the pandemic governments again closed “non-essential businesses”, restricted travel […]