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    Pension fund ABP follows ITEM recommendation


    Pensioners who emigrate within the EU and wish to continue to receive their Dutch pension must periodically submit a life certificate to various paying institutions. This is to prevent the pension from being paid out unduly after death.

  • GLaw-Net online seminars: success despite difficult times


    Summary of online research seminars held by the Globalisation & Law Network (GLaw-Net) in the academic year 2019 - 2020.

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    Two awards NWO/NWA Idea generator


    The NWO has awarded two grants to projects of the Maastricht Law and Tech Lab under its Idea Generator Programme.


  • Joint call for applications with Hasselt University


    In 2020 the Maastricht University Faculty of Law and the Hasselt University Faculty of Law provide funding for two fulltime PhD positions. The call for proposals provides more information. Please use the application form to apply.

  • Using AI for consumer protection: creating AI based persona for mystery shopping


    Caroline Cauffman obtained an NWO grant to carry out a feasibility study for a tool that automatically creates personas and automatises mystery shopping by consumer authorities. The project will be carried out in cooperation with the Dutch Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) and the Qatar Computing Research Institute led by dr. Jim Jansen. The project will start in the academic year 2020-2021 and it will run over a period of 1 year. 


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    2020 dissertation prize online award ceremony with Matteo Bonelli


    Last Wednesday, June 23, Matteo Bonelli received from the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation the 2020 Dissertation Prize for his PhD research ‘A Union of Values – Safeguarding Democracy, the Rule of Law, and Human Rights in the EU Member States’. The PhD was written in Maastricht under the supervision of Prof. Monica Claes and Bruno De Witte and defended in June 2019.

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    Cross-border access to electronic evidence


    PhD thesis written by Josua Sitompul.
    Cross-border access to electronic evidence: Improving Indonesian Law and Practice in Investigating Cybercrime. This book investigates aspects of international law, criminal procedure law, and data protection law as foundations in improving Indonesian law and practice to resolve the problems.

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    Maastricht wins Nuremberg Moot Court!


    Another significant victory for Maastricht law students in the Nuremberg Moot Court!

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    Semifinal place for UM Law team in PAX Moot Court International Competition


    After four solid pleading performances in the preliminary rounds, Charlotte, Marc, Anna and Laura secured a place in the semifinals, together with the Universities of Cologne, Erasmus Rotterdam and Singapore Management University. The team did not manage to reach the finals, that was eventually won by the University of Cologne but looks back at a very successful participation in this exciting international competition.

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