Past Annual Meetings

March 22 - 23, 2019
Professor Andreas Schulz, Gewandhausdirektor, Gewandhaus zu Leipzig, presented "Transatlantische strategische Allianzen im Kulturbereich am Beispiel von Boston Symphony Orchestra und dem Gewandhausorchester Leipzig".

Professor Dr. Lars Klöhn LL.M. '04, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, presented "Im Inneren des juristischen Verstands - Was psychologische Experimente über Richter und Anwälte verraten".


 

March 23 - 24, 2018
D. James Greiner, Honorable S. William Green Professor of Public Law, Harvard Law School, presented "Evidence-Based Access to Justice".


 

March 17 - 18, 2017
Dr. Lutz Raettig, Chairman of the Supervisory Board der Morgan Stanley Bank AG, & Vice President AmCham Germany, presented "Deutschland, Europa, USA mit Betrachtungen zum Finanzsektor".

Frank Riemensperger, Accenture Germany, Executive Vice President, AmCham Germany, presented "Deutschland, Europa, USA - zwischen Renationalisierung und Digitalisierung".


March 20 - 21, 2015
Professor Stephen Shay, Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School, presented "The Evolving Tax Climate for International Business: Inversions, State Aid, BEPS and More".

Professor Dr. Christoph Alexander Kern LL.M. '06, Professor at Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, presented "Deutsche Jurastudenten im Ausland: Tradition und Wandel von den Lehrstühlen in Genf und Lausanne zum LL.M. in den U.S.A.".


March 21 - 22, 2014
Professor Holger Spamann, Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, presented "Empirical Legal Studies".

Henrik Rossing Lønberg LL.M. '01, President Harvard Law School Association of Europe (HLSAE) and partner at Plesner law firm, Copenhagen, presented "The Harvard Law Association of Europe - its relationship with regional Harvard Law School Associations Modern Trends".


March 23 - 24, 2012
Professor Henry E. Smith, Fessenden Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and Director of the Project on the Foundations of Private Law, presented "The New Private Law".

Professor Dr. Felix Dasser LL.M. '90, President of the Harvard Law School Association of Europe, presented "Die Harvard Law School Alumni aus Sicht der Schweiz und der HLSA of Europe".


March 25 - 26, 2011
Professor David W. Kennedy JD '80, Director, Institute for Global Law and Policy, presented "Regulation and Governance – and what Harvard Law School is doing in the area".

Professor Dr. Norbert Horn, Professor (em.) University of Cologne, presented "The Euro Crisis and its Consequences".


March 19 - 20, 2010
Urs Gasser LL.M. '03, Executive Director, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, presented "Cloud Computing - Legal and Regulatory Challanges".

Dr. Hermann H. Hollmann LL.M. '75, Managing Director, Ford-Werke GmbH, presented "Automobilindustrie im Wandel".


March 20 - 21, 2009

Professor John Palfrey JD '01, Harvard Law School, presented "Generation Internet".

Dr. Maximilian Schiessl, LL.M. '86, Partner, Hengeler Mueller (Düsseldorf), presented "M&A im jetzigen wirtschaftlichen Umfeld".


March 7 - 8, 2008
Professor Harry S. Martin, Harvard Law School, presented "From Spoils of War to Cultural Heritage: The Evolution of Cultural Property Protection in International Law".

Professor Thomas W. Wälde, LL.M. '73, University of Dundee, presented "Strategie und Taktik in der internationalen Investitions-Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit – mit einigen Bemerkungen zur Entscheidung Fraport v. The Philippines des ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes)".


March 16 - 17, 2007
Professor Howell Jackson JD '82, Harvard Law School, presented "Variations in Regulatory Intensity: The Implications for EU - US Regulatory Cooperation".

Professor Dr. Dr. hc. Jürgen Basedow , LL.M. '81, Director of the Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Hamburg; Chairman of the German Monopoly Commission, presented "Funktionswandel des Internationalen Privatrechts in Europa".


March 17 - 18, 2006
Professor Dr. Reinier H. Kraakman, Harvard Law School, presented "Is Corporate Governance Converging? Corporate Governance and the Globalization of Markets in Products, Capital and Managerial Talents".

Dr. Betsy Baker, Assistant Dean/Graduate Program, Harvard Law School, presented "Report on recent developments at Harvard Law School".

Professor Dr. Matthias Prinz LL.M. '83, Partner, Prinz, Neidhardt, Engelschall (Hamburg), presented "Defending corporations and their officers against libelous reports in the media".


March 11 - 12, 2005

Professor Peter L. Murray LL.B. '67, Harvard Law School, presented "The American Legal System in the Global Legal Order – The influence of American law and legal institutions in the modern legal world".

Professor Dr. R. Alexander Lorz, LL.M. '94, Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf, presented "American Security Policy after the Elections".


March 19 - 20, 2004
Professor Detlev Vagts LL.B. '51, Harvard Law School, presented "German-American Interaction in Litigation – The Recent Controversies (e.g. forced labour cases, product liability litigation)".

Professor Dr. Gregor Thüsing, LL.M. '98, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, presented "Amerikanisierung des europäischen Arbeitsrechts? Amerikanische Vorbilder und europäische Vorgaben zu Diskriminierungsverboten im Arbeitsrecht".


March 21 - 22, 2003
Judge Theodor Meron LL.M. '55, S.J.D. '57, New York University Law School, presented "The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia: The Evolution of an International Judicial Body".


March 23 - 24, 2001
Professor Charles Fried, Harvard Law School, presented "Legal Issues in the Supreme Courts’ December 2000 Decisions in the Election Cases, and the Political Implications of the Supreme Court’s Involvement in the Election".

Dr. Andreas Girsberger LL.M. '56, presented "Highlights aus dem Anwaltsleben eines Harvardianers in Zürich mit besonderem Bezug auf Deutschland".


March 25 - 26, 2000
Professor Paul C. Weiler LL.M. '65, Harvard Law School, presented "The Appropriate Treatment of Violence on the Screen and International Trade in Cultural Products".

Antonio La Pergola LL.M. '55, Judge of the European Court of Justice, presented "Equality between Men and Women in the Army:  The Tanja Kreil Case".


March 19 - 20, 1999
Professor Hal S. Scott, Harvard Law School, presented "When the Euro Falls Apart".

Chiara Zilioli-Fabritius LL.M. '90, European Central Bank, presented "Irrevocable Union: The Euro and the International Role of the European Central Bank".


March 20 - 21, 1998
Professor Peter L. Murray LL.B. '67, Harvard Law School, presented "Can we reform American civil procedure by adapting ideas from German civil procedure?".

Professor Dr. Scheuch, Harvard Faculty of Arts & Sciences, presented "Entwicklungstendenzen in den U. S. A.".


March 14 - 15, 1997
Professor Arthur T. von Mehren LL.B. '45, Harvard Law School, presented "Should Plaintiffs Seek Out Defendants: The Contemporary Standing of Actor Sequitur Forum Rei".

Dr. Günther Schulz LL.M. '61, presented "Reflections of a law school graduate on the German role in international financial organizations".


March 15 - 16, 1996 
Professor Anne-Marie Slaughter JD '85, Harvard Law School, presented "Lawyers without Borders". 

Dr. Helmut Drück LL.M. '63, presented "Die Deutsche Mediathek als nationales Programm-Museum für Radio und Fernsehen".


March 17 - 18, 1995
Professor Robert H. Mnookin LL.B. '68, Harvard Law School, presented "Why Negotiations Fail".

Professor Dr. Dr. hc. Deiter Grimm LL.M. '65, Judge of the German Federal Supreme Court (Bundesver-fas-sungs-gericht), presented "Verrechtlichung und Entrechtlichung – neue Entwicklungen des Rechtsstaats".


March 4 - 5, 1994
Dean Robert C. Clark JD '72, Harvard Law School, and Professor, Abram Chayes, Harvard Law School, presented "International Environmental Law Since Rio".

David J. Herman JD '71, Chairman of the Management Board (Vorstand) of Adam Opel AG presented at the luncheon.