Entries by Thalia Kruger

Can Blockchain Arbitration become a proper ‘International Arbitration’? Jurors vs. arbitrators

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 […]

IEAF Call for Papers: Insolvency Law in Times of Crisis

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, […]

Pax Moot 2022 results

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 […]

Sierd J. Schaafsma, Intellectual Property in the Conflict of Laws; The Hidden Conflict-of-law Rule in the Principle of National Treatment

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) […]

Survey on the application of Brussels Ia

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; […]

 Research seminar (online) “International Tort Litigation in the Internet and Artificial Intelligence Era: An EU Approach” 27 April 2022

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 […]

Online conference on Sustainable Finance in European Jurisdictions, 29 and 30 April 2022

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 […]