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Moser and McIlwrath: Negotiating International Commercial Contracts

Gustavo Moser and Michael McIlwrath  have just published “Negotating International Commercial Contracts” (with Eleven publishers). More information is available on the publisher’s website. The authors have kindly provided us with the follow summary: The choices of law and forum are seldom negotiated in great depth, despite presenting far reaching implications, often more than what negotiators […]

Digital teaching of Private International Law: Second EAPIL (Virtual) Seminar on January 27, 2021

The European Association of Private International (EAPIL) will host its Second Virtual Seminar on 27 January 2021, 5 to 7 pm (MET). Devoted to the digital teaching of Private International Law and its challenges in Corona times, the Seminar will present tools that may help to improve the digital teaching of our discipline and discuss pervasive problems […]

Out now: RabelsZ 1/2021

Issue 1/2021 of RabelsZ is now available online! It contains the following articles:   Reinhard Zimmermann (Hamburg): Zwingender Angehörigenschutz im Erbrecht ­- Entwicklungslinien jenseits der westeuropäischen Kodifikationen (Mandatory Family Protection in the Law of Succession), RabelsZ 85 (2021) 1–75 – DOI: 10.1628/rabelsz-2020-0092  Read more…

Cross-Border Families under Covid-19: Call for Papers

The Minerva Center for Human Rights at Tel Aviv University will host an  international socio-legal (zoom-) workshop on 22-23 June 2021 to explore the impact of the Covid-19 crisis and its regulation on cross-border families: Cross-border families (also known as transnational and globordered families) are a growing and diverse phenomenon. People around the globe create bi-national spousal […]

Brexit and Private International Law: Registration for the first EAPIL Virtual Seminar is now open

We are glad to announce that registration for the first (Virtual) Seminar of the European Association of Private International Law (EAPIL) is now open. If you wish to join, just fill out this form. The Seminar will take place on 11 Dezember 2020 from 11 am to 1 pm (MET).  Devoted to the impact of Brexit on Private International Law it will feature speakers from the United Kingdom and the European Continent: Alexander Layton (Twenty Essex Street Chambers, London) Eva Lein (University of Lausanne) Michiel Poesen (KU Leuven) Sir Andrew Moylan (Court of Appeal of England and Wales) Pietro Franzina (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan) Anatol Dutta (Ludwig Maximilian University Munich). […]

Out now: RabelsZ 4/2020

Issue 4 of RabelsZ is now available online and in print. It contains the following articles: MAX-PLANCK-INSTITUT FÜR AUSLÄNDISCHES UND INTERNATIONALES PRIVATRECHT, Die Frühehe im Rechtsvergleich: Praxis, Sachrecht, Kollisionsrecht (Early Marriage in Comparative Law: Practice, Substantive Law, Choice of Law), pp. 705–785  Read more…

Overriding Mandatory Rules in the Law of the EU Member States: Webinar of the EAPIL Young EU Private International Law Research Network

On Monday, 16 November 2020, starting at 9.15 am CET, the Young EU Private International Law Research Network of the European Association of Private International Law (EAPIL), organizes a webinar on “Overriding Mandatory Rules in the Law of the EU Member States”. In two sessions, Young PIL researchers from various EU Member States will discuss selected […]