Friday, March 2, 2018
S.I. Strong has shared the following call from the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg, for a colloquium on “Current Challenges for EU Cross-Border Litigation in a Changing Procedural Environment”:
The colloquium will precede a larger conference hosted together with the Court of Justice of the European Union on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Brussels Convention on jurisdiction and the enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters. The conference will look ahead to the current and future challenges for cross-border litigation in a changing European procedural environment.
Young professors, post-docs and advanced PhD students who are interested in contributing to the discussions, are invited to submit an abstract of max. 1,000 words, together with their CV, to BrusselsConvention50@mpi.lu by 15 April 2018. The selected candidates will be expected to write a paper and give a presentation during the colloquium; and to prepare and present a poster during the conference that follows. The candidates’ papers will then be included in the conference proceedings, along with the contributions of members of the CJEU and procedural law scholars. All travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the MPI Luxembourg.