The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law is recruiting!

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The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law is currently recruiting new members for its team.

European and International Civil Procedural Law: Some views on new editions of two leading German textbooks

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For German-speaking conflict of law friends, especially those with a strong interest in its procedural perspective (and this seems to apply to almost all of them by now, I guess), the year 2021 has begun beautifully, as far as academic publications are concerned.

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Virtual Workshop on April 6: Burkhard Hess on Comparative Procedural Law and Justice (in German)

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On Tuesday, April 6, 2021, the Hamburg Max Planck Institute will host its ninth monthly virtual workshop in private international law at 11:00-12:30. Burkhard Hess (Max Planck Institute Luxemburg for Procedural Law) will speak, in German, about the topic. Since January of this year, we are alternating between English and German language.

Call for Papers: I International Congress on Civil Procedural Law, Universidade Portucalense (Porto), 20 and 21 May 2021

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One of the Thematic Lines will be of interest to readers of this blog, namely “Transnational and European Civil Procedure.

5th CPLJ webinar – 4 June 2021

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Comparative Procedural Law and Justice (CPLJ) is a global project of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law, with the support of the Luxembourg National Research Fund (019/13946847), involving more than one hundred scholars from all over the world.

MPI Luxembourg – 3rd CPLJ Webinar: 16 April 2021

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Comparative Procedural Law and Justice (CPLJ) is a global project of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law, with the support of the Luxembourg National Research Fund (O19/13946847), involving more than one hundred scholars from all over the world.

The second EFFORTS Newsletter is here!

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the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law, the University of Heidelberg, the Free University of Brussels, the University of Zagreb, and the University of Vilnius.

The first edition of the EFFORTS Newsletter is here!

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the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law, the University of Heidelberg, the Free University of Brussels, the University of Zagreb, and the University of Vilnius.

University of Bologna Summer School on Transnational Jurisdiction

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The Faculty of the Summer School is composed of experts from different jurisdictions, focusing on several aspects of private international and procedural law. Michele Angelo Lupoi, who teaches Civil Procedural Law and European Judicial Cooperation at the University of Bologna.

International Max Planck Research School for Successful Dispute Resolution in International Law – Call for Applications 2021

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at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law.

China formally arrests Australian journalist after 6 months of heavily-criticized detention

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” The formal arrest comes six months after Lei was first taken into custody under controversial Chinese detention laws. The Chinese judicial authorities handle the case in accordance with law and fully protect her rights.

Are Paralegals Meant to Survive This Decade?

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o Limited ceiling – you very likely never will be the boss of a law firm if you do not have a law degree. Aline Martin-O’Brien has a Masters in Theory and Practice of Procedural Law from the University of Paris: Panthéon–Sorbonne. Is there a bright future for Paralegals?

New edition: Hess’ Europäisches Zivilprozessrecht

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Just over ten years after the first edition of Europäisches Zivilprozessrecht (European Civil Procedure) by Burkhard Hess (director Max Planck Institute for Procedural Law, Luxembourg) a second – even more voluminous and impressive – edition was published early 2021.

Alternative Dispatch Programs for Mental Health 911 Calls Piloted in 13 Cities

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While efforts to create groundbreaking social services for communities have taken months and years to develop, one thing many can agree on is that there’s no one-size-fits-all approach as every city has different needs, procedures, laws, and money to pay for change, CNN explains. .

One Year of Pandemic-Driven Video Hearings at the German Federal Court of Justice in International Patent Matters: Interview with Federal Judge Harmut Rensen, Member of the Tenth Panel in Civil Matters

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German civil procedural law allows for video hearings under section 128a (1) German Code of Civil Procedure.

Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax) 3/2021: Abstracts

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Dickinson: Realignment of the Planets – Brexit and European Private International Law. The principal focus will be on questions of jurisdiction, the recognition and enforcement of judgments and choice of law for contract and tort.

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ABLI’s “Where in Asia” series

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Written by Catherine Shen, Project Manager, Asian Business Law Institute. Under Chinese law currently, de facto reciprocity is required ie it has to be established that the foreign court whose judgment is before the Chinese court had previously enforced a Chinese judgment.

One Year of Pandemic-Driven Video Hearings at the German Federal Court of Justice in International Patent Matters: Interview with Federal Judge Hartmut Rensen, Member of the Tenth Panel in Civil Matters

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Benedikt Windau, the editor of a fabulous German blog on civil procedural law, www.zpoblog.de , recently interviewed Federal Judge Dr Hartmut Rensen, Member of the Tenth Panel of the division for civil and commercial matters at the German Federal Court of Justice ( Bundesgerichtshof ) on the experiences with video hearings in national an international patent matters in the pandemic.

Cross-Border Families under Covid-19: Call for Papers

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We hope to explore the ways Covid-19 restrictions affect cross-border families, and the role of the law, in different countries, in shaping this impact and in challenging it. What can be learned about the interrelations between globalization, borders, families, and the law, from this crisis?

The Chinese villages win a lawsuit in China to repatriate a Mummified Buddha Statue hold by a Dutch Collector —What Role has Private International Law Played?

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—What Role has Private International Law Played? By Zhengxin Huo, Professor of Law, China University of Polit’l Science and Law; Associate Member of International Academy of Comparative Law; Observer of the UNESCO 1970 Convention.

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Book published: The Development and Perfection of Chinese Inter-Regional Conflict of Laws: From the Perspective of the Achievements of Hague Conference on Private International Law

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Readers of this blog may be interested in the book (in Chinese) entitled, The Development and Perfection of Chinese Inter-Regional Conflict of Laws: From the Perspective of the Achievements of Hague Conference on Private International Law. Interregional choice of law rules, and 4.

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A centralized court for the EAPO Regulation in the Czech Republic?

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Carlos Santaló Goris , Researcher at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law and Ph.D. The first legislative implementation of the EAPO Regulation in the Czech national law.

New York Court Denies Enforcement of Chinese Judgment on Systemic Due Process Grounds

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Dodge (Professor, University of California, Davis, School of Law). & & Wenliang Zhang (Associate Professor, Renmin University of China Law School). The agreement was governed by Chinese law and provided that suits could be resolved by courts in Beijing.

Territorial Jurisdiction for Breach of Contract in Nigeria or whatever

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Jurisdiction is a fundamental aspect of Nigerian procedural law. 1] The concept of jurisdiction in Nigerian conflict of laws (often called “territorial jurisdiction” by many Nigerian judges) is the most confusing aspect of Nigerian conflict of laws.

Shell litigation in the Dutch courts – milestones for private international law and the fight against climate change

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Though decided almost four months ago, the case merits discussion of several private international law aspects that will perhaps become one of the milestones in the broader context of liability of parent companies for the actions of their foreign-based subsidiaries. Substantive law.

Álvarez-Armas on potential human-rights-related amendments to the Rome II Regulation (I): The law applicable to SLAPPs

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Eduardo Álvarez-Armas is Lecturer in Law at Brunel University London and Affiliated Researcher at the Université Catholique de Louvain. As their core objective is to silence critical voices, SLAPPs are frequently grounded on defamation claims, but they may be articulated through other legal bases (as “ data protection, blasphemy, tax laws, copyright, trade secret breaches ”, etc) (p. Amongst core private-international-law issues to be considered is the law applicable to SLAPPs.

A call for the wider study of Private International Law in Africa: A Review of Private International Law In Nigeria

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Written by Orji Agwu Uka, Senior Associate at Africa Law Practice (ALP)*. This is the fifth and final online symposium on Private International Law in Nigeria initially announced on this blog. Orji Agwu Uka is a Senior Associate at a top Commercial Law Firm in Lagos, Nigeria.

Report on Annual Conference on Consumer Law organized by ERA with specific highlights of the recent Representative Actions Directive

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This report has been prepared by Priyanka Jain , a researcher at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law, and Ph.D. Day 1: The New Consumer Law Updates, digital transition, and green transition.

Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax) 2/2021: Abstracts

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Wagner: European Conflict of Law 2020: EU in crisis mode! It also refers to the laws enacted at the national level in Germany as a result of new European instruments. Furthermore, the authors look at areas of law where the EU has made use of its external competence.

HCCH 2019 Judgments Convention Repository Update

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Judgments Convention: Application to Governments”, Netherlands International Law Review (NILR) 67 (2020), pp 121-137. The Court Jurisdiction and Proceedings Transfer Act and the Hague Judgments and Jurisdictions Projects”, Osgoode Hall Law Journal 55 (2018), pp 257-304.

Insights into ERA Seminar on Privacy and Data Protection with a Specific Focus on “Balance between Data Retention for Law Enforcement Purposes and Right to Privacy” (Conference Report)

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This report has been prepared by Priyanka Jain , a researcher at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law, and Ph.D. Day 2: “Retention of personal data for law enforcement purposes.”