Short-list of the 2018 St. Petersburg International Legal Forum Private Law Prize (in order of date of acceptance):
Laureate of the 2018 St. Petersburg International Legal Forum Private Law is academic work ‘The Lex Mercatoria in Theory and Practice’ by Orsolya Toth.
The nomination for the St. Petersburg International Private Law Prize is open till June 15, 2018. The Prize is awarded to outstanding academic works in the field of Russian and/or foreign private law or private international law. Comparative law papers are also eligible. The nomination is open to monographs published since 1 January 2016 (Textbooks or commentaries may not be nominated)
How to apply*:
* All the rules are mentioned in the Guidelines of the St. Petersburg International Legal Forum Private Law Prize
**List of Nominating Institutions is published in Annex 2 of the Guidelines
This global academic award is tasked with recognizing the highest academic class of the winner, while its financial component is intended to help with the implementation of research ideas of international importance. The Expert Committee of the St Petersburg International Legal Forum Private Law Prize consists of the world’s most prominent jurists and academics who set the trends in today’s legal science.
The world’s top-ranking universities were given the right to propose candidates for the St Petersburg International Legal Forum Private Law Prize. Based on publicly available ranking information, a list of leading law schools and R&D centres was drawn up and 82 deans of legal faculties on five continents received invitations to nominate academic works.
We firmly believe that the St. Petersburg International Legal Forum Prize will become an internationally recognized benchmark of academic achievement in private law, while the implementation of the prize winners’ outstanding ideas will contribute to making this world a fairer and better place.
The financial award amounts to 10 million rubles.
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