Colonialism and German PIL (1) – Colonial Structures in Traditional PIL

This post is the first of a series regarding Colonialism and the general structure of (German) Private International Law, based on a presentation I gave in spring 2023. See the introduction

French Cour de cassation rules (again) on duty of domestic courts to apply European rules of conflict on their own motion

Written by Hadrien Pauchard (assistant researcher at Sciences Po Law School) In the Airmeex case (Civ. 1re 27 septembre 2023, n°22-15.146, available


Call For Papers: Second Postgraduate Law Conference of the Centre for Private International Law

The Centre for Private International Law (CPIL) of the University of Aberdeen is announcing its 2nd Postgraduate Law Conference of the Centre for Private International Law, which will take place online on 6 May 2024. Researchers are invited to submit abstracts by 29 February. The Conference aims to provide young scholars with the opportunity to […]

Summer School “Consumer and Market Law in the European Circular Economy” in Udine, Italy

An invitation to participate in the Summer School on Consumer and Market Law in the European Circular Economy has been opened for all interested candidates. The following topics are particularly addressed: Consumer protection and empowerment; Private international law; Dispute resolution and redress issues; and Market regulation. The goals of the summer school are: • To […]

“Digital Assets and Private International Law” – Conference in Vienna on 11 and 12 April 2024

  On 11 and 12 April 2024, an international conference on the current topic of the appropriate approach to digital assets in PIL cases will take place at the University of Vienna in a hybrid format. For the impressive speakers list, including internationally renowned academics as well as representatives from UNIDROIT and the HCCH, please […]