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4th International Class Action Conference, Amsterdam, 30 June to 1 July 2022

For all those interested in the various aspects of collective redress, including cross border issues (in securities and competition cases), the 4th International Class Action Conference held as an on-site conference in Amsterdam provides an excellent opportunity to discuss current issues and share your own experiences. The international conference is co-organized, inter alia, by the […]

Munich Dispute Resolution Day on 6 May 2022: Human Rights Cases before Civil Courts and Arbitral Tribunals in Germany

by Wolfgang Hau, University of Munich This year’s Dispute Resolution Day of the Munich Center for Dispute Resolution on 6 May is dedicated to the above mentioned highly topical issue: Can companies in Germany be held responsible for human rights violations that have occurred somewhere in the global supply chain? Are civil lawsuits and commercial […]

Registration now open: The HCCH 2019 Judgments Convention – Bonn University / HCCH Conference (9 and 10 September 2022)

    Conference The HCCH 2019 Judgments Convention: Cornerstones – Prospects – Outlook   Registration now open!     Dates:                       Friday, 9 September 2022, and Saturday, 10 September 2022  Venue:                      Universitätsclub Bonn, Konviktstraße 9, D – 53113 Bonn  Registration:          sekretariat.weller@jura.uni-bonn.de    Registration fee: € 200.- Young Scholars rate (limited capacity): € 100.- Conference Dinner […]

“Victory or Defeat: Predictability vs. Confidentiality” – A Research Project of the German Arbitration Institute (DIS) – 3 March 2022, 12 to 2 pm (Bonn time)

Arbitral proceedings are confidential, and this confidentiality is one of the biggest assets of arbitration. Arbitral awards usually must not be published without prior consent of the parties. However, as we all know, this confidentiality makes it difficult for parties to predict outcomes in a concrete case and the public is kept from learning about […]