Entries by Tobias Lutzi

CfP: 5th German Conference for Young Researchers in Private International Law (14/15 Feb 2025 in Heidelberg)

On 14 and 15 February 2025, the 5th Conference for Young Researchers in PIL will take place at Heidelberg University. It will be dedicated to the topic of ‘Digital transformation and Private International Law. Local connections in boundless spaces’ and feature a keynote speech by Christiane Wendehorst (University of Vienna). After statute theory, Savignyan PIL […]

Conference on Informed Consent to Dispute Resolution Agreements, Bremen, 20–21 June 2024

On 20 and 21 June 2024, Gralf-Peter Calliess and Nicholas Mouttotos (Institute for Commercial Law, University of Bremen) will convene a conference on ‘Informed Consent to Dispute Resolution Dispute Agreements’ in Bremen. They have shared the following announcement with us: Dispute Resolution Agreements (DRA) are a very special kind of contract. They allow parties to […]

Hybrid conference in Vienna on 12 April 2024: Reforming Brussels Ibis

We are happy to share the following announcement from the organisers. On 12 April 2024, a hybrid conference will take place at the Skylounge of the University of Vienna to discuss the reform of the Brussels Ibis Regulation; the fundamental reference-instrument of cross-border judicial cooperation in civil matters within the European Union. The reform is […]

Open Online Conference on International Recovery of Maintenance by Public Bodies on May 15th, 2024

The following announcement has been shared with us by the Child Support Forum. The Child Support Forum is pleased to invite every interested stakeholder to an open conference deepening the topic of cross-border maintenance recovery by public bodies. Due to the increase in international mobility of families, the need for immediate child support in case […]

Austrian Supreme Court Rules on the Validity of a Jurisdiction Clause Based on a General Reference to Terms of Purchase on a Website

By Biset Sena Günes, Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Hamburg Recently, on 25 October 2023, the Austrian Supreme Court (‘OGH’) [2 Ob 179/23x, BeckRS 2023, 33709] ruled on whether a jurisdiction clause included in the terms of purchase (‘ToP’) was valid when a written contract made […]