The workshop is designed to foster academic exchange between researchers in interdisciplinary and private law.
Presentation of work in progress is explicitly encouraged. If you would like to present, please contact us.

Philipp Hacker, LL.M. (Yale); Max Fabian Starke, LL.M. (Cambridge)

Please send comments or submissions for presentations to philipp.hacker[at] or to max.starke[at]


Upcoming Dates HPLW

Unless otherwise indicated, the talks take place in room 139a at “Kommode”, Bebelplatz 2, at 7 PM.


20.04.16, 7 p.m.
Unter den Linden 9, room 326, Bebelplatz 2

Klaas Hendrik Eller (Berlin/Köln): Private Governance of Global Value Chains
12.05.16, 7 p.m. Deni Mantzari (Lecturer, Reading School of Law): Economic Evidence in Utilities Regulation: Delineating the Boundaries of Administrative Discretion
02.06.16, 6 p.m. Lucia Reisch (Professor for Consumer Behavior and Consumer Policy), Copenhagen Business School):
Sustainable Consumption and Behavioral Economics
postponed to 2017 Matteo Gargantini (MPI Luxemburg): Fiduciary Duties in Financial Markets Law

11.07.16, 7 p. m.
room E 34, Bebelplatz 2

Robert Kilian (Number 26, Berlin): Regulatory Challenges of Fintechs
21.07.16, 7 p.m. Sara Dietz (MPI for Tax Law and Public Finance, Munich): The Independence of the ECB and Judicial Control