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The Hague Academy of International Law Centre for studies and research 2020 programme “Applicable law issues in international arbitration”

Prof. Jean-Marc Thouvenin, Secretary-General of The Hague Academy of International Law, kindly informs us about the Academy’s Centre for studies and research 2020 programme – highly recommended! The Centre for studies and research of The Hague Academy of International Law welcomes applications for its 2020 programme on “Applicable law issues in international arbitration”.  Read more…

Job Vacancy: Researcher in Private International Law and International Civil Procedure

The Institute for German and International Civil Procedure at the Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms University of Bonn, Germany, is looking for a highly skilled and motivated PhD candidate and fellow (Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in) to work in the fields of Private International Law and International Civil Procedure on a part-time basis (50%) as of 1 April 2020. The […]

An Empirical Study on European Family and Succession Law (EUFams II)

by Thomas Pfeiffer, University of Heidelberg EUFams II is a study funded by the European Commission with the objective of assessing the functioning and the effectiveness of European family and succession law. The project is coordinated by the Institute for Comparative Law, Conflict of Laws and International Business Law of Heidelberg University (Prof. Dr. Dr. […]

Views and News from the 8th Journal of Private International Law Conference 2019 in Munich

From 12 to 14 September 2019, the Journal of Private International Law held its 8th Conference at the University of Munich, perfectly hosted and organized by our Munich-based colleague Anatol Dutta. Nearly 150 colleagues gathered from all over the world, amongst them many of the Conflictoflaws.net editors. This was the perfect occasion to meet for […]

Out now: Hannah L. Buxbaum, Public Regulation and Private Enforcement in a Global Economy: Strategies for Managing Conflict

The publication of Hannah L. Buxbaum‘s (Professor of Law and John E. Schiller Chair at Indiana University) lecture at The Hague Academy of International Law on “Public Regulation and Private Enforcement in a Global Economy: Strategies for Managing Conflict“ has come out as part of Volume 399 of the Collected Courses of the Academy (Recueil […]

Two new resolutions by the Institut de Droit International

In its session in The Hague on 31 August 2019, the Institut de Droit International/Institute of International Law passed two highly relevant resolutions: Firstly, the resolution on “Internet and the Infringement of Privacy” adopted by the 8th Commission (Rapporteurs: Erik Jayme and Symeon Symeonides) focuses on numerous yet unresolved issues of jurisdiction, applicable law and […]

New Article on International Sanctions and Human Rights

Profesor Dr. Francisco Javier Zamora Cabot and Dr. Maria Chiara Marullo (Chair of Private International Law at the Universitat Jaume I de Castellón) have recently published an article on International Sanctions and Human Rights. Professor Zamora Cabot has kindly provided us with a short introduction to this topic:  Read more…

Conference on the ‘Application of the Succession Regulation in the EU Member States’ in Katowice

On 12 September 2019, the University of Silesia in Katowice (Poland) will host an international conference on the Regulation (EU) No 650/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council – the Succession Regulation and on the various issues relating to the succession matters within the European area of freedom, security and justice. The conference […]

Job Vacancy: Researcher in Foreign and/or Private International Law

Professor Matthias Lehmann, Director of the Institute for Private International and Comparative Law, University of Bonn, University of Bonn, Germany, is looking for one highly skilled and motivated PhD candidate and fellow (Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in) on a part-time basis (50%). The earliest starting date is 1 October 2019. The successful candidate holds a first law degree, […]