Written by Pedro Lacasa, Legal Consultant, Universidad Nacional de Asunción There is no doubt that the use of emerging technologies has impacted the international arbitration arena. This tech revolution was unprecedently accelerated by the 2020 pandemic whilst national States’ borders were closed, and travel activity diminished (if not directly forbidden by some States). The increase […]
About Thalia Kruger
Thalia Kruger obtained her BA and LLB degrees from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. Thereafter she completed her PHD at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium on “Civil jurisdiction rules in the EU and their impact on third States” (subsequently published by Oxford University Press under the same title). While working on her PHD, she was a teaching and research assistant at the Law Faculty’s Institute for Private International Law where she tutored and lectured on various aspects of private international law and international business law. She has also participated in a research project funded by the European Commission on “International Civil litigation in Europe and relations with third States”.
Thalia subsequently worked at the Flemish Centre for Minorities where she give legal advice on Private International Law in family matters and then conducted EU funded research on international child abduction for Child Focus, an NGO working with sexually exploited and disappeared children.
Thalia is currently senior lecturer in Private International Law at the University of Antwerp (Belgium) and honorary research associate at the University of Cape Town (South Africa).
The INSOL Europe Academic Forum (IEAF) is inviting submission for its 18th annual conference, taking place from 5-6 October 2022 in Dubrovnik (Croatia). Expressions of interest are invited for the delivery of research papers within the overall theme of the academic conference: “Insolvency Law in Times of Crisis” The conference is intended to focus on, […]
The Pax Moot Borrás Round of 2022 took place in Paris on 4 to 6 May. The preliminary rounds and semi-finals were held at the Universities of Sciences-Pio and Paris-Dauphine; the finals took place at the Commercial Court on the Quai de la Corse. The University of Ljubljana won the oral rounds, with the University […]
Invitation by Pietro Franzina On 29 April 2022, Germany filed an
This book presents a new explanation as to the conflict-of-law rule in the field of intellectual property. In addition, it also provides new insights into the history of the conflict-of-laws, aliens law and their relationship. The book focusses on the difficult question whether the Berne Convention (on copyright) and the Paris Convention (on industrial property) […]
Milieu Consulting is conducting a study on the application of Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters (Brussels Ia Regulation) on behalf of the European Commission (DG JUST). As part of this study, Milieu developed a technical survey that targets legal practitioners (i.e. judges; lawyers; […]
At its conference of Thursday, 19 May 2022, the Association pour le droit des étranger (ADDE) and its partners (Agentschap Integratie en Inburgering and University of Liege) will address the reform of the civil status in Belgian law and its international issues. The Conference will be held in Brussels in French. Speakers will address, among […]
The Swiss Institute of Comparative Law is organising two video conferences on Family status, Identities and Private International Law. A Critical Assessment in the Light of Fundamental Rights on 5 and 12 May 2022. See the
The Aberdeen Centre for Private International Law invites you to a research seminar organised under the auspices of the Aberdeen Law School Research Seminar Series. The topic is International Tort Litigation in the Internet and Artificial Intelligence Era: An EU Approach. The seminar will be delivered by Professor Guillermo Palao from the Universitat de València, and will be held on Wednesday […]
The Ferenc Mádl Institute of Comparative Law, Justus Liebig University Giessen and Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) are organizing the conference Sustainable Finance in European Jurisdictions, with the aim of investigating from a comparative law perspective the regulation underpinning the capital flow into sustainable enterprises. The conference will take place at the Hungarian Academy […]