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Out now: von Bar/Mankowski, Internationales Privatrecht, 2nd edition 2019

For those of you who read German it is great news that volume 2 of the leading German textbook on Private International Law, ‘Internationales Privatrecht’ by Christian von Bar has just been published in a second edition, now authored by Peter Mankowski. The impressive book offers a comprehensive analysis of the current framework of Private […]

Launching of the Private International and Comparative Law Master Program’s Yearbook (Venezuela)

On the occasion of the XVIII National Meeting of Private International Law Professors, the Private International and Comparative Law Master’s Degree Program of the Central University of Venezuela will launch its new website and the first issue of its yearbook in Caracas. The event, organized jointly with the “Tatiana de Maekelt” Institute of Law, will […]

Job Vacancy: PhD Position/Fellow at EBS Law School Wiesbaden, Germany

Professor Dr Robert Magnus is looking for a highly skilled and motivated PhD candidate and fellow (Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in) to work at the Chair for Civil Law, Private International Law and Civil Procedural Law, EBS Law School Wiesbaden, Germany, on a part-time basis (50%). The successful candidate holds the First German State Examination in Law. A […]

Conference on the “Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment”, Montreal, 30 April 2019

On April 30, 2019, the Université de Montréal, in collaboration with the Department of Justice Canada, organises a conference on the topic of the “Unidroit Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment”. The conference will cover the Aircraft Protocol, which is in force with respect to Canada, as well as the draft MAC Protocol dealing […]

The Aftermath of the CJEU’s Kuhn Judgment – Hellas triumphans in Vienna. Really.

Written by Stephan Walter, Research Fellow at the Institute for German and International Civil Procedure Law, University of Bonn, Germany Claims brought by creditors of Greek state bonds against Greece in connection with the 2012 haircut do not fall under the substantive scope of the Brussels Ibis Regulation because they stem from the exercise of […]