admin

hammer, books, law

Global disputes, local courts?

Conference report “The Netherlands: a forum conveniens for collective redress?”, 5 February 2021 By: Tim Draband, research intern at the Maastricht European Private Law Institute (M-EPLI) Why would environmental damage in Nigeria be litigated in The Hague, The Netherlands? Or a worldwide Volkswagen “Dieselgate” in Amsterdam? Are Dutch courts better equipped to deal with complex …

Global disputes, local courts? Read More »

Butterfly

Meat the law series: kick-off event with prof Randall S. Abate

The lecture will take place via zoom on 18 January 2021, 15:30-17 h. All information registration available here. Meat the law is a seminar series organized by the Amsterdam Centre for Transformative private law and Sustainable Global Economic Law. Meat consumption and production have been at the centre of growing critical scrutiny over the past …

Meat the law series: kick-off event with prof Randall S. Abate Read More »

Africa’s lawyers: between imperial legacies and transformations in global capitalism

VSR Keynote Lecture 2021 – Hosted by Tilburg Law School 13:30-15:00 h, Friday 15 January Keynote Speaker: Dr Sara Dezalay (Cardiff) Politico-ideological projections on the prominence taken by Africa as the “world economy’s last frontier” raise particularly acute challenges for the researcher interested in the relationship between law, politics and globalization on the continent. Combining …

Africa’s lawyers: between imperial legacies and transformations in global capitalism Read More »

counting, euro banknotes, business

Lecture: Inside the diplomatic EU Code of Conduct Group: 20 Years of Tackling Harmful Tax Competition

Hosted by University of Amsterdam. 14.12.2020 Martijn Nouwen is an Assistant Professor in Tax Law at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Director of the Institute for Tax Transparency. His presentation discusses the functioning and effectiveness of the political EU Code of Conduct in the fight against tax avoidance by multinational companies and against the …

Lecture: Inside the diplomatic EU Code of Conduct Group: 20 Years of Tackling Harmful Tax Competition Read More »

chicago, usa, america

Workshop: Constitutionalizing in the Anthropocene

Hosted by Tilburg Law SchoolWednesday 2 December through Friday 4, from 17:00 to 21:00 CET.   Wednesday 2 December – Technologies and modalities of regulation: Professor Alejandro Camacho (Chancellor’s Professor of Law at UC Irvine School of Law, US): ‘The Future of Conservation? Law and Ethics in the Anthropocene’ Professor Liz Fisher(Professor of Environmental Law, Oxford University, UK): ‘Imagining the …

Workshop: Constitutionalizing in the Anthropocene Read More »

gavel, auction, hammer

Conference: Netherlands as forum conveniens for collective claims?

On 5 February 2021 a group of renowned experts will discuss the (comparative) position of Dutch courts in the settlement of complex private transnational disputes in light of recent Dutch and European legislation.     The starting point for this event is the observation that a number of complex multijurisdictional cases find their way to the Dutch courts. …

Conference: Netherlands as forum conveniens for collective claims? Read More »

chainlink, fence, metal

Effective legal protection: from transparency to remedy and back again

Nicky Touw (Open Universiteit NL)Monday, 6 July 2020, 15.30 – 17.00 hrs AbstractHow to understand and handle human rights abuses in cases of transnationally operating businesses is a highly debated topic. The aim of the current paper is first and foremost to introduce the author’s current research into the right to (corporate) information for victims …

Effective legal protection: from transparency to remedy and back again Read More »

ball, environment, grass

Inside and Outside Global Law

Hans Lindahl (University of Tilburg & Queen Mary University of London)Monday, 18 May 2020, 15.30 – 17.00 hrs The paper ‘Inside and Outside Global Law’ is available online from Sydney Law Review. This seminar with Hans Lindahl will be the first in a series of inter-faculty events organised within the framework of the sector plan …

Inside and Outside Global Law Read More »

Ingo Venzke

Ingo Venzke is Professor of International Law and Social Justice at the Department of International and European Law and Director of the Amsterdam Center for International Law (ACIL). His teaching includes LL.M. courses on International Trade Law, International Dispute Settlement, and Research Methods. Ingo has held visiting appointments at the National University of Singapore (NUS) …

Ingo Venzke Read More »

Christina Eckes

Christina Eckes

Christina Eckes is professor of European law at the University of Amsterdam and director of the Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance (ACELG). She is also a member of the Governing Board of Amsterdam Centre of European Studies (ACES) and one of the leaders of the theme ‘Europe in the World’. Her current research …

Christina Eckes Read More »