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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 […]

Kuipers on Cross-Border Infringement of Personality Rights

Jan-Jaap Kuipers, an Assistant Professor of European Law at the Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, has written an interesting article on cross-broder infringement of personality rights. It has just been published in the German Law Journal and can be downloaded here. The abstract reads as follows:  Read more…

Fornasier on European Contract Law and Choice of Law

Matteo Fornasier, a senior research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg, has written an interesting article on the optional instrument of European contract law and choice of law. The article is forthcoming in Rabels Zeitschrift für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht and can be downloaded here. The English […]