From August 15-21, 2010 the IGLP, along with The Interdisciplinary Association of Comparative and Private International Law, Vienna, and FOWI – Research Institute for Central and Eastern European Business Law at the Vienna University of Economics and Business hosted our first annual IGLP Austrian Workshop on “Law as a Regulatory Device”, at Schloss Seggau, in Styria, Austria.

The Workshop was an intensive six day residential program designed for doctoral and post-doctoral scholars. Over the course of the week participants discussed law as a regulatory device in the context of recent debates on the current economic and social crisis. The Workshop aimed at promoting alternative approaches and innovative ideas about global law, economic policy and social justice.of Workshop. He was joined by Dr. Susanne Augenhofer, LL.M. (Yale), Junior Professor Humboldt University Berlin; Prof. Dan Danielson, Northeastern’s School of Law; Justice Dennis Davis, Western Cape High Court, South Africa; Prof. Peter Doralt, Vienna University of Economics and Business; Prof. Gunnar Heinsohn, University of Bremen; Prof. David Kennedy, Harvard Law School; Dr. Leopold Specht, Attorney at Law , Vienna; Prof. Martin Winner, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Chairman Austrian Takeover Commission.

The IGLP Austrian Workshop was co-sponsored by Deloitte, STRABAG, Sullivan & Worcester LLP; JUFA Gästehaus Betriebe GmbH Graz and Ithuba Capital AG. IGLP Director David Kennedy served as the faculty director of the Workshop.