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Current Issues in Private International Law – MENA & EU: Call for papers

The Faculty of Law at Ozyegin University is organizing its first online Private International Law Symposium on the theme of “Current Issues in Private International Law – MENA & EU”. The symposium aims to bring together MENA and EU scholars working in the field of private international law field. The symposium is to be held […]

Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax) 5/2021: Abstracts

The latest issue of the „Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax)“ features the following articles: B. Heiderhoff: International Product Liability 4.0 While the discussion on how liability for damages caused by autonomous systems, or “artificial intelligence”, should be integrated into the substantive law is well advanced, the private international law aspect has, so far, […]

Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax) 2/2021: Abstracts

The latest issue of the „Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax)“ features the following articles:   H.-P. Mansel/K. Thorn/R. Wagner: European Conflict of Law 2020: EU in crisis mode! This article provides an overview of developments in Brussels in the field of judicial cooperation in civil and commercial matters from December 2019 until December […]

Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax) 1/2021: Abstracts

The latest issue of the „Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax)“ features the following articles:   R. Wagner: Judicial cooperation in civil and commercial matters after Brexit Brexit has become a reality. When the UK left the EU on 31 January 2020 at midnight, it entered the transition period stipulated in the UK-EU Withdrawal […]

Álvarez-Armas on potential human-rights-related amendments to the Rome II Regulation (II): The proposed Art. 6a; Art. 7 is dead, long live Article 7?

Eduardo Álvarez-Armas is Lecturer in Law at Brunel University London and Affiliated Researcher at the Université Catholique de Louvain. He has kindly provided us with his thoughts on recent proposals for amending the Rome II Regulation. This is the second part of his contribution; a first one on the law applicable to strategic lawsuits against public […]

Álvarez-Armas on potential human-rights-related amendments to the Rome II Regulation (I): The law applicable to SLAPPs

Eduardo Álvarez-Armas is Lecturer in Law at Brunel University London and Affiliated Researcher at the Université Catholique de Louvain. He has kindly provided us with his thoughts on recent proposals for amending the Rome II Regulation. This is the first part of his contribution; a second one on corporate social responsibility will follow in the next […]

The CJEU Shrems cases – Personal Data Protection and International Trade Regulation

Carmen Otero García-Castrillón, Complutense University of Madrid, has kindly provided us with her thoughts on personal data protection and international trade regulation. An extended version of this post will appear as a contribution to the results of the Spanish Research Project lead by E. Rodríguez Pineau and E. Torralba Mendiola “Protección transfronteriza de la transmisión […]

Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax) 6/2020: Abstracts

The latest issue of the „Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax)“ features the following articles:   C. Wendehorst: Digital Assets in Private International Law Rights with third party effect (erga omnes rights, rights in rem) in digital assets may exist at four levels: (a) the level of physical manifestation of data on a medium; […]