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.

6th CPLJ Webinar – 2 July 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

Conflict of Laws

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.

The fourth 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.

4th CPLJ webinar – 7 May 2021

Conflict of Laws

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 third 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.

EFFORTS French and Luxembourgish Exchange Seminar, 24 September 2021 (online)

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On Friday, 24 September 2021, the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law will host the EFFORTS National Exchange Seminar for France and Luxembourg (online).

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.

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.

EFFORTS German Exchange Seminar, Friday 17 September 2021, 9.30 – 13.00 h

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On Friday 17 September 2021, the Institute for Comparative Law, Conflict of Laws and International Business Law of Heidelberg University (Prof.

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?

Are Paralegals Meant to Survive This Decade?

TheEstrinReport

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.

India dispatches: CJI calls for ‘Indianisation’ of ‘colonial’ justice system

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He further emphasized that procedural barriers often undermine access to justice. While the CJI’s clarion call for “Indianisation” may not result in overhauling the substantive and procedural law of a country which is still governed by enactments made by the British (albeit grounded in common law), the need of the hour, as rightly suggested, is in making structural changes to India’s dispensation of justice.

EPO and EAPO Regulations: A new reform of the Luxembourgish Code of Civil Procedure

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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 EPO and the EAPO Regulations embody, respectively, the first and third European uniform civil procedures.

Judge Orders Biden Administration to Reinstate Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” Policy

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Kacsmaryk said in his ruling on Friday that the Biden administration had violated procedural laws and failed to see “several of the main benefits” of the Remain in Mexico policy, also known as the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP).

The Latest Development on Anti-suit Injunction Wielded by Chinese Courts to Restrain Foreign Parallel Proceedings

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(This post is provided by Zeyu Huang, who is an associate attorney of Hui Zhong Law Firm based in Shenzhen. Mr. Huang obtained his LLB degree from the Remin University of China Law School. He is also a PhD candidate & LLM at the Faculty of Law in University of Macau.

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. .

Truth, Lies and Plea Bargaining

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Often it’s to ensure fairer and more responsive treatment at the hands of a justice system that otherwise offers them few other options, says a Rutgers University law professor. It depends on deception to “sidestep the law without changing the law.”.

The EAPO Regulation: An unexpected interpretative tool of the French civil procedural system

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Carlos Santaló Goris , Researcher at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law and Ph.D. According to Article 5 of the EAPO Regulation, creditors can apply for an EAPO ante demandam , during the procedure on the substance of the matter; or when they have already a title (a judgment, a court settlement, or an authentic document). The influence of the national civil procedures system on the European procedure is well known.

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.

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?

Avoidance of the debtor’s transactions within the framework of a foreign insolvency before a Russian court

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Kostin, Senior Research Fellow at the Private Law Research Centre (Moscow, Russia) and counsel atAvangard law firm. and Valeria Rzyanina, junior associate, Avangard Law Firm. This is a synopsis of an article published in the Herald of Civil Procedure Law Journal N 1/2021 in Russian). Issues concerning cross-border insolvency rarely arise in Russian case law. 343 of the German Bankruptcy Ordinance and the Russian case Law (docket number No.

Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax) 4/2021: Abstracts

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Choice of law by the testator is particularly important and a notary should point not only at the present situation, but also at possible developments in the future. 102 TFEU and/or national competition law rules. The decision also deals with questions of German procedural law.

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.

Rivista di diritto internazionale privato e processuale (RDIPP) No 2/2021: Abstracts

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It features: Christian Kohler , Honorary Professor at the University of Saarland, Limiting European Integration through Constitutional Law? Recent Decisions of the German Bundesverfassungsgericht and their Impact on Private International Law (in English).

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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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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.

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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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.

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.

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.