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HCCH a|Bridged – Edition 2020: 50th Anniversary of the 1970 Evidence Convention

The HCCH and the German Presidency of the Council of the European Union have the pleasure of announcing that registration is now open for HCCH a|Bridged – Edition 2020, which will mark the golden anniversary of the HCCH Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters (HCCH Evidence Convention). This year’s edition builds upon the success of HCCH a|Bridged – Edition 2019, which revolved around the theme ‘The HCCH Service Convention in the Era of Electronic and Information Technology. 

The event will be hosted entirely online on Wednesday 2 December from 2:15 p.m. CET. It will feature a keynote speech by Professor Dr Michael Stürner entitled “50 years of the HCCH Evidence Convention – Facilitating cross-border proceedings” as well as two panels that will discuss the very latest in the cross-border taking of evidence under Chapter I and II of the HCCH Evidence Convention.

Out now: RabelsZ 4/2020

Issue 4 of RabelsZ is now available online and in print. It contains the following articles:

MAX-PLANCK-INSTITUT FÜR AUSLÄNDISCHES UND INTERNATIONALES PRIVATRECHT, Die Frühehe im Rechtsvergleich: Praxis, Sachrecht, Kollisionsrecht (Early Marriage in Comparative Law: Practice, Substantive Law, Choice of Law), pp. 705–785

Online: Videos of the Annual Conference of the German-Colombian Lawyers Association (DKJV/ACAJ)

On Youtube you can find the videos of the Annual Conference of the German-Colombian Lawyers Association (DKJV/ACAJ). The conference took place digitally from 29 to 30 October 2020. It dealt with current legal developments in Germany and Colombia with a special focus on Covid-19.

The presentations are in Spanish. They are not only interesting from a comparative point of view. They also they deal with private international law and international procedural law matters.

The program was the following:

  • Saludos y bienvenida a los participantes

del Embajador de Colombia en Alemania Hans-Peter Knudsen Quevedo

  • Ponencia 1:

Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Martin Ibler, Universität Konstanz (Alemania): Últimos límites constitucionales que protegen los Derechos Fundamentales en la lucha contra Covid19

  • Ponencia 2:

Prof. Dr. Christian Wolffhügel, Ministerio de Justicia (Colombia): Valoración de las medidas de la Administración Colombiana durante la pandemia Covid19

  • Ponencia 3:

Prof. Dr. Bernd Marquardt, Universidad Nacional (Bogotá, Colombia): Corona y el derecho constitucional: Colombia en el contexto latinoamericano