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6th Luxembourg Workshop on Space and Satellite Communication Law
Event date: Thursday, 01 June 2017
Hour:  9:00 18:30
Place:  SES Betzdorf Château de Betzdorf L-6815 Betzdorf
New Media, New Jobs in the Digital Economy
Event date: Friday, 02 June 2017
Hour:  12:00 14:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg Weicker Building Conference room B 001 (Ground floor) 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Valerio De Stefano, International Labour Organization
U.S. International Tax Reforms under the Trump Administration
Event date: Wednesday, 07 June 2017
Hour:  12:15 14:15
Place:  University of Luxembourg Conference room B.001 (Ground floor) Weicker Building 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Prof. Omri Marian, Academic Director of the International Tax Program at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) School of Law
“Das Kaninchen bin ich” – Screening and lecture
Event date: Monday, 12 June 2017
Hour:  19:00 22:00
Place:  Ciné Utopia – Salle 5 16, avenue de la Faïencerie L-1510 Luxembourg
Speaker: film historian Dr. Katrin Sell (Berlin)
Towards global FinTech research
Dirk Zetzsche, professor at the University of Luxembourg
Published on Wednesday, 23 August 2017
Three law professors from the University of Luxembourg, the University of Hong Kong (China) and UNSW Sydney (Australia) have joined forces to cooperate in researching the law and regulation of fina...
“Nearly there!?” – Challenges and Chances of the GDPR with 8 months to go until applicability
Event date: Wednesday, 13 September 2017
Hour:  9:30 14:30
Place:  Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance Weicker Building, Room B001 (ground floor) 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
EU Defence Rights in Criminal Proceedings: What Remedies?
Event date: Thursday, 28 September 2017
Hour:  12:30 29-09 | 17:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg Weicker Building Room B001
Conference discusses EU defence rights
Published on Friday, 20 October 2017
The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance hosted an international conference on the topic of “EU Defence Rights in Criminal Proceedings: What Remedies?” at the end of September, with a large panel...
Providing expertise for the European Parliament
Published on Thursday, 26 October 2017
Prof. Mark D. Cole and PhD candidate Teresa Quintel have delivered a study doubting the necessity and lawfulness of certain provisions envisaged under the proposed EU Entry/Exit System (EES), which...
Book Presentation and Discussion : International cooperation in financial markets regulation. How does it work ?
Event date: Monday, 06 November 2017
Hour:  12:00 13:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg 4, rue Alphonse Weicker Weicker Building Room B001 – Ground floor L-2721 Luxembourg
EU CITIZENSHIP, FEDERALISM AND RIGHTS
Event date: Friday, 17 November 2017
Hour:  14:00 18-11 | 18:00
Place:  DAY ONE: Friday 17 November Court of Justice of the European Union Rue du Fort Niedergrünewald, Luxembourg Entrée Erasmus Grande salle d’audiences du Tribunal DAY TWO: Saturday 18 November University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, Kirchberg, Luxembourg – Room B001 (Ground floor)
Lunchtime Seminar in Law organised by Croix Rouge Luxembourgeoise : Urban Warfare: challenges with respect to IHL application and humanitarian consequences
Event date: Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Hour:  12:00 14:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg Bâtiment Weicker Room B 001 (ground floor) 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Kirchberg
Speaker: Vaios Koutroulis ¦ Professor of International Public Law, ULB - Martin Lagneau ¦ Executive Director, Handicap International Luxembourg
Competitive Europe and the transformation of the welfare state
Event date: Friday, 24 November 2017
Hour:  14:00 19:00
Place:  Arendt House 41A avenue J. F. Kennedy L-2082 Luxembourg
MIFID II A NOTRE PORTE Coup de Projecteur sur quelques aspects d’importance majeure pour la Place de Luxembourg
Event date: Tuesday, 28 November 2017
Hour:  18:00 20:00
Place:  Amphi BSC-E.03 Campus Limpertsberg
Ratification and provisional application of EU mixed agreements
Event date: Wednesday, 29 November 2017
Hour:  17:30 19:30
Place:  University of Luxembourg Weicker Building Conference room B 001 (Ground floor) 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Dr Joni Heliskoski, Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
“Politique d’emploi contre Droits sociaux à l’ère du Socle européen”
Event date: Friday, 08 December 2017
Hour:  12:00 14:30
Place:  University of Luxembourg JFK Building Conference room Nancy & Metz 29, rue JF Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg
Speaker: Prof. Filip DORSSEMONT, Université Catholique de Louvain
The MLI and the OECD Update 2017: BEPS in Tax Treaties
Event date: Thursday, 14 December 2017
Hour:  17:00 19:30
Place:  Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance Weicker Building, Room B001 (ground floor) 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
EU International Responsibility: From the Inside Looking Out
Event date: Tuesday, 09 January 2018
Hour:  17:30 19:30
Place:  University of Luxembourg Weicker Building Conference room B 001 (Ground floor) 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Prof. Pieter Jan Kuijper, University of Amsterdam
Algorithmic Trading: An Introduction and Preliminary Experimental Results
Event date: Wednesday, 14 March 2018
Hour:  18:00 20:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg Weicker Building, B 001, ground floor 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Prof. Tibor NEUGEBAUER, University of Luxembourg
Uni.lu goes Columbia Law
Published on Tuesday, 10 April 2018
Professor of European law Herwig Hofmann has taken up a visiting professorship at Columbia Law School in New York where he will teach during the spring of 2018. 
Uni.lu professor among top 30 legal scholars in the world
Published on Monday, 16 April 2018
Prof. Dirk Zetzsche, ADA Chair in Financial Law (Inclusive Finance), has emerged among the top 30 legal scholars worldwide, according to the Social Science Research Network (SSRN).
Tax and the Digital Economy
Event date: Friday, 20 April 2018
Hour:  8:15 18:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg Conference room B.001 (Ground floor) Weicker Building 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
La primauté du droit de l’Union européenne et l’identité constitutionnelle des Etats membres : Vers une nouvelle coexistence
Event date: Wednesday, 25 April 2018
Hour:  18:00 20:00
Place:  Université du Luxembourg Bâtiment Weicker Salle de conférence B 001 (rez de chaussée) 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Michail Vilaras, Juge à la Cour de Justice de l’Union européenne
The principle of effectiveness in the judicial dialogue between the CJEU and domestic courts
Event date: Thursday, 26 April 2018
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  UNIVERSITE DU LUXEMBOURG Bâtiment des Sciences, Salle 015 - Limpertsberg Campus 162a, avenue de la Faïencerie L-1511 Luxembourg
Speaker: Prof. Ass. Orsola RAZZOLINI, University of Genova
Book analyses principles on life time contracts
Published on Wednesday, 02 May 2018
A new publication edited by Luca Ratti, associate professor of European and comparative labour law at the Research Unit in Law, serves as a new academic reflection on the so-called Life Time Contra...
Slash and Burn? In the U.S. Congress and the Trump Administration: Permanent Damage or Short-Term Setback?
Event date: Tuesday, 08 May 2018
Hour:  12:30 14:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg Weicker Building Conference room B 001 (Ground floor) 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Professor Susan Rose-Ackerman, Yale University
Le projet de Code des sociétés et associations : La Belgique, futur Delaware de l’Union européenne ?
Event date: Wednesday, 09 May 2018
Hour:  12:15 13:45
Place:  Université du Luxembourg Salle de conférence B.001 (rez-de-chaussée) Bâtiment Weicker 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Roman Aydogdu, Professeur à l’Université de Liège
Lunchtime Seminar en droit : Faire confiance à la confiance mutuelle ?
Event date: Tuesday, 15 May 2018
Hour:  12:00 14:00
Place:  Université de Luxembourg Bâtiment Weicker Salle B001 (Rez de Chaussée) 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Prof. Henri LABAYLE ¦ Professeur à l’Université de Pau et au Collège d’Europe de Bruges
New Tax Challenges – US and EU Perspectives
Event date: Friday, 18 May 2018
Hour:  16:00 19:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg Conference room B.001 (Ground floor) Weicker Building 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Judgments Convention study presented to EU Parliament
Published on Tuesday, 29 May 2018
A study analysing the ongoing work of the Hague Conference on the worldwide Judgments Convention was presented to the European Parliament’s Committee of Legal Affairs by University of Luxembourg pr...
Preventing and Resolving Conflicts of Jurisdiction in EU Criminal Law
Event date: Thursday, 31 May 2018
Hour:  9:00 17:30
Place:  Bâtiment Weicker Room B001, ground floor
Lecture series : European Constitutionalisms, the Social Market Economy, and the Principle of Accommodation
Event date: Thursday, 31 May 2018
Hour:  12:00 14:00
Place:  Université du Luxembourg Limpertsberg Campus Bâtiment des Sciences, room BSC 304 162a, Avenue de la Faïencerie L-1511 Luxembourg
Speaker: Professor Nicola COUNTOURIS, University College London
Comprehensive analysis of investment fund taxation
Published on Wednesday, 06 June 2018
A new book edited by Prof. Werner Haslehner, holder of the ATOZ Chair in European and International Taxation, offers the first comprehensive analysis of changes in investment fund tax law at domest...
Roundtable - Recent Developments in EU External Relations Law
Event date: Friday, 22 June 2018
Hour:  14:00 18:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg Weicker Building Conference room B 001 (Ground floor) 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Research for European Parliament Intergroup Report presented
Published on Tuesday, 11 September 2018
Research coordinated by Dr Mauro Gatti (University of Luxembourg) on the state of freedom of religion in the world was published by the European Parliament’s Intergroup on Freedom of Religion or Be...
Prof. Elise Poillot appointed Head of Research Unit in Law
Published on Thursday, 20 September 2018
The Research Unit in Law (RUL) started the academic year 2018-2019 under new leadership, with Prof. Elise Poillot elected to the office by her colleagues.
Call for Abstracts from Junior Scholars / Appel à communication de jeunes chercheurs
Event date: Friday, 21 September 2018
Hour:  9:00 17:00
The Judicial Power of Africa’s Supranational Courts / Le pouvoir judiciaire des cours supranationales d’Afrique
Event date: Friday, 21 September 2018
Hour:  9:30 17:30
Place:  University of Luxembourg Batiment Weicker – Salle B001 4, Rue Alphonse Weicker l-2721 Luxembourg
CONCLUDING LECTURE SOLIDARITY AND CONFLICT EUROPEAN SOCIAL LAW IN CRISIS
Event date: Friday, 28 September 2018
Hour:  12:30 14:30
Place:  Université du Luxembourg Faculté de droit, d'économie et de finance Weicker Building Room B.001 (ground floor) 4, rue Alphonse Weicker – L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Emeritus Professor Silvana SCIARRA, University of Florence and Italian Constitutional Court
The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) and the new international financial architecture: what role for IOSCO in the development and implementation of cross-border regulation and equivalence?
Event date: Friday, 05 October 2018
Hour:  8:30 18:00
Place:  Chambre De Commerce Conference room C1 7 r. Alcide de Gasperi - Kirchberg L- 2981 Luxembourg
Les principes directeurs du procès en droit comparé, ou les racines européennes de la pensée d’Henri Motulsky
Event date: Friday, 05 October 2018
Hour:  11:00 06-10 | 12:15
Place:  Université du Luxembourg Bâtiment Weicker Salle de conference B001 (rez de chaussée) 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
4th Luxembourg FinTech Conference
Event date: Wednesday, 10 October 2018
Hour:  8:30 17:30
Place:  Banque Internationale à Luxembourg BIL Headquarters 69, route d’Esch L-2953 Luxembourg
FORCED RETURNS OF FAILED ASYLUM SEEKERS - MONITORING HUMAN RIGHTS
Event date: Wednesday, 17 October 2018
Hour:  17:00 19:00
Place:  Université du Luxembourg Faculté de droit, d'économie et de finance Weicker Building Room B.001 (ground floor) 4, rue Alphonse Weicker – L-2721 Luxembourg
La réforme du droit du divorce et de l'autorité parentale
Event date: Thursday, 18 October 2018
Hour:  9:00 17:30
Place:  Université du Luxembourg Maison du Savoir Salle 3.520 2, Avenue de l'Université L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
Constitutional Issues of EU External Relations Law
Event date: Monday, 22 October 2018
Hour:  9:00 18:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg Weicker Building Room B001 – Ground floor
ATAD Implementation in Luxembourg – A Critical Assessment
Event date: Thursday, 25 October 2018
Hour:  16:00 19:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg Conference room B.001 (Ground floor) Weicker Building 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Dialogue between experts and practitioners relating to the mobility aspects of the EU Commission’s “Company Law Package” (from 25 April 2018)
Event date: Tuesday, 30 October 2018
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg Conference room B.001 (Ground floor) Weicker Building 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
A hermeneutics for EU law: J.B. White meets Ricoeur
Event date: Wednesday, 07 November 2018
Hour:  12:00 14:00
Place:  Location University of Luxembourg Conference room B.001 (Ground floor) Weicker Building 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Pauline Phoa, PhD candidate and junior lecturer, Utrecht University
The EU-China Investment Law Relationship
Event date: Monday, 19 November 2018
Hour:  17:30 19:30
Place:  University of Luxembourg Weicker Building Conference room B 001 (Ground floor) 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Prof. Marc Bungenberg, Director of the Europa-Institut, Saarland University
Lunchtime Seminar in Law: IHL and counterterrorism: the impact of legislation and policies on humanitarian action
Event date: Wednesday, 21 November 2018
Hour:  12:00 14:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg Bâtiment Weicker Room B 001 (ground floor) 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Kirchberg
Toward an integrated enforcement of banking regulation: the case of the Single Supervisory Mechanism
Event date: Thursday, 29 November 2018
Hour:  12:00 30-11 | 16:30
Place:  Banque Centrale du Luxembourg and Cité judiciaire
Think Tank pour le développement de l'arbitrage à Luxembourg
Event date: Tuesday, 04 December 2018
Hour:  16:00 19:00
Place:  Chambre de commerce 7 rue Alcide de Gasperi Kirchberg, 2981 Luxembourg
Lunchtime Seminar Legal Design for Human-centered Legal Innovation
Event date: Wednesday, 05 December 2018
Hour:  12:15 13:45
Place:  University of Luxembourg Bâtiment Weicker Room B001 (Ground floor) 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Judicialization of Investor-State Dispute Resolution: Competing Models of Legal Globalization
Event date: Thursday, 13 December 2018
Hour:  17:30 19:30
Place:  University of Luxembourg Weicker Building Conference room B 001 (Ground floor) 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Professor Joanna Jemielniak, University of Copenhagen
Discussing fundamental rights at annual EU colloquium
Published on Thursday, 20 December 2018
Prof. Joana Mendes participated in the European Commission’s 2018 Colloquium on Fundamental Rights, discussing democracy in the European Union alongside Commissioners Vera Jourova, Frans Timmersman...
One of Europe’s oldest media law journals reborn
Published on Friday, 21 December 2018
Prof. Mark D. Cole from the University of Luxembourg together with a colleague from Munich recreated UFITA, Germany’s oldest media law journal, and gave it a second life.
Glowing reviews for doctoral thesis in law
Published on Friday, 21 December 2018
Bernd Justin Jütte, a PhD graduate in law from the University of Luxembourg, has received glowing reviews of his dissertation by German law professor Thomas Hoeren as well as Paul L.C. Torremans (U...
Bilateral Investment Treaties and the Autonomy and Values of the European Union - Threats or Opportunities
Event date: Monday, 21 January 2019
Hour:  17:30 19:30
Place:  University of Luxembourg Weicker Building Conference room B 001 (Ground floor) 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Anders Neergaard, Head of Unit in the Legal Service of the European Parliament
The contribution of the European Union to the international fight against tax evasion
Event date: Monday, 28 January 2019
Hour:  12:00 14:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg Weicker Building Conference room B 001 (Ground floor) 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Rebecca-Emmanuela Papadopoulou, Ass. Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Athens
A sketch of European politeia
Event date: Wednesday, 30 January 2019
Hour:  12:00 14:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg Room B.001 (Ground floor) Bâtiment Weicker 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Dimitris N. Chryssochoou, Professor of Theory and Institutions of European Integration, Panteion University, Greece
Sources du Droit Islamique
Event date: Wednesday, 06 February 2019
Hour:  12:30 14:00
Place:  Université du Luxembourg Salle de conférence B.001 (rez-de-chaussée) Bâtiment Weicker 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
The Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive
Event date: Friday, 15 February 2019
Hour:  8:45 18:00
Place:  Université du Luxembourg Salle de conférence B.001 (rez-de-chaussée) Bâtiment Weicker 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Lunchtime Seminar in Law: The application of the General Data Protection Regulation to blockchain technology
Event date: Wednesday, 27 February 2019
Hour:  12:30 14:00
Place:  Université du Luxembourg Salle de conférence B.001 (rez-de-chaussée) Bâtiment Weicker 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Michèle Finck, Senior Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition (Munich) and University College London (UK)
Lunchtime Seminar in Law : Collaborative Shareholders
Event date: Monday, 18 March 2019
Hour:  12:00 14:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg Room B.001 (Ground floor) Bâtiment Weicker 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Professor Jill E. Fisch, Penn Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Saul A. Fox Distinguished Professor of Business Law; Co-Director, Institute for Law and Economics
Opening Lecture Series - Juvenile justice and children's rights - 25 March 2019
Event date: Monday, 25 March 2019
Hour:  14:30 17:30
Place:  Salle de conference Palais de Justice Bâtiment commun Cité judiciaire Luxembourg
Speaker: Renate Winter, Chairperson of the Committee on the Rights of the Child at the United Nations (Geneva) 2017-2022
Règlementer les algorithmes? Pourquoi? Comment?
Event date: Wednesday, 27 March 2019
Hour:  12:30 14:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg Conference room B.001 (ground floor) Weicker Building 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Jean-Bernard AUBY, Emeritus Professor of Public Law, Sciences Po Paris
Lecture Series II - Juvenile justice and children's rights - 1 April 2019
Event date: Monday, 01 April 2019
Hour:  14:30 16:30
Place:  Salle de conférence BC 1.38 Palais de Justice Bâtiment central Cité judiciaire Luxembourg
Lunchtime Seminar : Hate Speech and Fake News: Democracy and its Freedoms at Risk?
Event date: Tuesday, 07 May 2019
Hour:  12:15 14:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg Conference room B.001 (ground floor) Weicker Building 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Giovanni PITRUZZELLA, Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union and Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Palermo and Oreste POLLICINO, Professor of Constitutional Law, Bocconi University
A LONG ROAD AHEAD: TRANSNATIONAL ROAD TRANSPORT AND SOCIAL RIGHTS
Event date: Tuesday, 14 May 2019
Hour:  9:30 15:30
Place:  Weicker Building Conference room B 001 (Ground floor) 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Enforcement challenges in multi-level regulatory systems
Event date: Tuesday, 21 May 2019
Hour:  9:00 22-05 | 14:30
Place:  Bâtiment Weicker Room B001 (Ground floor)
International Tax Developments: Cross-Atlantic Perspectives
Event date: Wednesday, 22 May 2019
Hour:  17:00 19:30
Place:  Chambre des Métiers Luxembourg 2, Circuit de La Foire Internationale L-1347 Luxembourg Luxembourg
Mesures restrictives adoptées dans le cadre de la PESC: certains aspects de la jurisprudence du Tribunal de l’Union Européenne
Event date: Monday, 17 June 2019
Hour:  17:30 19:30
Place:  Université du Luxembourg Bâtiment Weicker Salle de conférence B 001 (rez de chaussée) 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Juge Dimitrios Gratsias, Tribunal de l'Union Européenne
Opinion 1/17 of the Court of Justice of the European Union
Event date: Friday, 21 June 2019
Hour:  14:00 17:45
Place:  Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg Conference room, 4th floor
Opinion 1/17 of the Court of Justice of the European Union
Event date: Friday, 21 June 2019
Hour:  14:00 17:45
Place:  Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law 4, rue Alphonse Weicker 2721 Luxembourg Conference room, 4th floor