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Le droit à l’épreuve des siècles et des frontières. Mélanges Bertrand Ancel

It is my pleasure to announce the release of the Mélanges en l’honneur du Professeur Bertrand Ancel – Le droit à l’épreuve des siècles et des frontières. Bertrand Ancel has devoted his academic career to private international law and civil law, enriched with comparative law and history. Professor emeritus of the University Paris II Panthéon-Assas, editor-in-chief […]

Extraterritoriality: Outstanding Aspects (Contribution to a Collective Book)

Prof. Zamora Cabot has just made available on SSRN his contribution to the collective book Implementing the UN Principles on Business and Human Rights. Private International Law Perspectives (F. Zamora, L. Heckendorn, S. de Dycker, eds.), Shulthess Verlag, Zurich, 2017. The abstract reads as follows: “For some time, the changing concept of extraterritoriality has been associated in […]

Case C-191/18 and Us

Open your eyes, we may be next. Or maybe we are already there? Case C- 191/18, KN v Minister for Justice and Equality, is not about PIL. The questions referred to the CJ on March 16, actually relate to the European Arrest warrant (and Brexit). However, PIL decisions are mirroring the same concerns. It has been reported, […]

Workshop on the Protection of Human Rights in Transnational Situations, Strasbourg 5th June

Edited by Delphine Porcheron, Mélanie Schmitt and Juliette Lelieur The University of Strasbourg is organizing workshop series on the protection of Human Rights in transnational situations. The research is conducted in criminal law, labour law, and private international law. After the first meeting which took place last January with the presence of Horatia Muir Watt, […]

International Seminar on Private International Law 2018 (Programme)

The programme of the 2018 edition of the International Seminar on Private International Law organized by Prof. Fernández Rozas and Prof. De Miguel Asensio, has been released and is available here. In this occasion, the Seminar is jointly organized with Prof. Moura Vicente and is to be held at the Law Faculty of the University of […]


The 60th Seminar of Comparative and European Law in Urbino (Italy) has already been announced. It will take place from August 20, to September 1. The program includes presentations on many different topics, some of them of direct interest for private international lawyers and scholars.  The whole program is available here, together with information on  enrollment, […]

Cross-Border Debt Recovery in the EU. Workshop on the application of the EU “second generation” regulations in France and Luxembourg

The workshop Cross-Border Debt Recovery in the EU. Application of the “second generation” regulations in France and Luxembourg, taking place at the MPI Luxembourg on June 8th, is organised in the framework of the IC2BE research project “Informed Choices in Cross-Border Enforcement” (JUST-AG-2016-02). Funded by the Justice Programme (2014-2020) of the European Commission, this project aims […]