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ERA Conference on Rome I and II

On 31 May and 1 June 2012, the European Academy of European Law (ERA) will host a conference on Rome I and Rome II in Trier  (Germany). The conference will concentrate on day-to-day situations in cross-border context, notably consumer contracts and traffic accidents, and is supposed to provide a forum for debate between legal practitioners on […]

Fleischer on Optional Instruments in European Private Law

Holger Fleischer, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg, has posted a (German) article on optional instruments in European Private Law on SSRN. It is forthcoming in Rabels Zeitschrift für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht and can be downloaded 

German Compendium on English Commercial and Business Law

As part of a series of compendia on foreign commercial and business law in German language, a fully revised edition on English commercial and business law has just been released. The book is edited and authored (with two additional co-authors) by Volker Triebel, a German Rechtsanwalt and English barrister, Martin Illmer from the Max Planck […]

Vacancy at the University of Trier

Professor Jan von Hein from the Faculty of Law at the University of Trier is seeking to fill the position of a Research Assistant at his Chair for Civil Law, Conflict of Laws and Comparative Law as of 1 May 2012. Candidates should be interested in the Chair’s main research areas and should have a […]

Latest Issue of ZEuP: No. 1, 2012

The latest issue of the “Zeitschrift für Europäisches Privatrecht (ZEuP)”, No. 1, 2012, has been released. The table of contents reads as follows (in brackets: pages in the issue): Leitartikel (Editorial) Towards a European Legal Culture (1-6) Vassilios Skouris Artikel (Articles) Freiheitliche Dispositionsmaxime und sowjetischer Paternalismus im russischen Zivilprozessrecht: Wechselwirkung verschiedener Bestandteile einer Transformationsrechtsordnung (7-22) Eugenia […]

Volume on “International Antitrust Litigation”

Jürgen Basedow, Director of the Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative and Private International Law in Hamburg, Stéphanie Francq, Professor of European Law at the Université catholique de Louvain, and Laurence Idot, Professor at the University of Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas have edited a volume on international antitrust ligitation. It has been published by Hart Publishing (Oxford) and covers a variety […]

Festschrift for Bernd von Hoffmann has been released

On the occasion of Bernd von Hoffmann’s 70th birthday Herbert Kronke and Karsten Thorn have edited a Festschrift entitled “Grenzen überwinden – Prinzipien bewahren” (Overcoming Borders – Preserving Principles). It has been published by Ernst und Werner Gieseking and contains contributions relating to Private International Law, International Civil Procedure, Comparative Law and International Commercial Arbitration. The table […]

Latest Issue of RabelsZ: Vol. 76, No. 1 (2012)

The latest issue of “Rabels Zeitschrift für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht – The Rabel Journal of Comparative and International Private Law (RabelsZ)” has just been released. It contains – among others – articles on the recent Chinese and Japanese Codifications on Private International Law. The table of contents reads as follows: Articles: Knut Benjamin Pissler, […]