Entries by Giesela Ruehl

Max Planck Encyclopedia on European Private Law released

The Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg has released the English-language working of its Encyclopedia on European Private International Law. Published by Oxford University Press and featuring more than 120 authors the publication  follows the 2009 release of the German-language version. The information on the institute’s website reads as follows: […]

Spanish Forum on Private International Law

Leading Spanish private international law scholars have recently founded the Spanish Forum on Private International Law (Foro español de Derecho internacional privado – FEDIP). The Foro is meant to  promote the awareness on private international law issues in the Spanish society and to foster discussion on those issues among academics and other specialists in the […]

Bayreuth Conference on a “Rome 0-Regulation”

On 29 and 30 June 2012 Stefan Leible and Hannes Unberath from the University of Bayreuth will host a conference on the  question whether we need a “Rome 0-Regulation” dealing with general issues of European Private International Law. Registration is

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 […]