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SSRN Max Planck Research Paper Series, Vol. 1, No. 4 (2011)

The latest issue of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative & International Private Law Research Paper Series was  released on December 20, 2011. The papers are available on SSRN. The table of contents reads as follows: Shoot-Out Clauses in Partnerships and Close Corporations – An Approach from Comparative Law and Economic Theory Holger Fleischer, Max […]

Symposium on the Proposed Common European Sales Law

On Friday, 20 January 2012, the German Notary Institute, the University of Würzburg and the Notary Institute at the University of Würzburg will host an academic Symposium on the Proposed Common European Sales Law.  More information is available on the German Notary Institute’s website.  Registration is online. The programme reads as follows: 09.00 Uhr Kaffee und Gebäck (Coffee and Pastries) 09.20 Uhr […]

Roundtable on the Proposal for a Common European Sales Law

On Friday, 9 December 2011 the Maastricht European Private Law Institute (M-EPLI) will host a roundtable on the Proposal for a Common European Sales Law. The conference will take place on the Brussels Campus of Maastricht University. Here is the programme: 12.30   Reception 12.45   Welcome Address by Prof. Jan Smits Panel 1 13.00 […]

Dickinson on Territory in Rome I and II

On Monday, November 28, Andrew Dickinson will give a presentation on “Territory in the Rome I and II Regulations” at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and Private International Law in Hamburg. More information is available on the institute’s website.

Workshop on the Proposal for a Common European Sales Law

On 17 and 18 November 2011, following the official opening of the secretariat of the European Law Institute (ELI), the ELI will host its first project workshop. Dedicated to the Proposal for a Common European Sales Law (CESL) the workshop will bring together leading European scholars and discuss the context, the structure and the content […]

Official Opening of the Secretariat of the European Law Institute

On 1 November 2011 the Secretariat of the recently founded European Law Institute (ELI) has moved to its new premises in Vienna. To mark the occasion a public presentation of the ELI, and of the work of the Secretariat, will be made on 17 November 2011 at 10 am in the presence and with the support of […]

Bilingual Collection of Sources on Private International Law

Davor Babic, a professor of law at the University of Zagreb, and Christa Jessel-Holst, a former research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg, have published a bilingual collection of sources on Private International Law. The  volume assembles the most important international, European, and national legal sources on […]

International Workshop on “Private International Law in the Context of Globalization”

On October 22 and 23 the China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) will host an international workshop on “Private International Law in the Context of Globalization: Opportunities and Challenges“ in Beijing.  The workshop will bring together leading conflict of laws scholars  from Belgium, China, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland and the United States. Here […]

Weber on Creditor Protection in International Civil Procedure

Johannes Weber, a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Law in Hamburg, has written a book on “Gesellschaftsrecht und Gläubigerschutz im Internationalen Zivilverfahrensrecht. Die Internationale Zuständigkeit bei Klagen gegen Gesellschafter und Gesellschaftsorgane vor und in der Insolvenz” [Corporate Law and Creditor Protection in International Civil Procedure. The International Jurisdiction for Actions against […]

4th Max Planck PostDoc-Conference on European Private Law

The Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg calls for applications for the  4th Max Planck PostDoc-Conference on European Private Law. The conference will take place on 7 and 8 May 2012. Applicants are expected to be working on their senior thesis or second book in the wide field of European private law, including private […]