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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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) …

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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 …

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Hans Lindahl, Tilburg University

Hans Lindahl

Hans Lindahl holds the chair of legal philosophy at Tilburg University, the Netherlands, and a chair of global law at the Law Department of Queen Mary University of London. He obtained law and philosophy degrees at the Universidad Javeriana, in Bogotá, Colombia, before taking a doctorate at the Higher Institute of Philosophy of the University …

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Marija Bartl, Amsterdam Centre for Transformative Law

Marija Bartl

Marija is a Professor of Transnational Private Law at the Amsterdam Law School and the Director of the Amsterdam Centre for Transformative Private Law. She teaches several courses, including ‘Private law in European and International Perspective’ and ‘Making Markets beyond the State: Between Private Law and International Economic Law’. Marija has acquired her PhD from …

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Candida Leone

Candida (Rome, 1986) is assistant professor at the Amsterdam Centre for Transformative Private Law. Before joining the UvA, she studied law at the University of Pisa and at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, also in Pisa, including an Erasmus period at Université Paul Cezanne- Aix-Marseille III (France). Her PhD research investigated the evolution and justification of unfair …

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