On 15 May 2017, the International Academy of Comparative Law organized a ceremony in honour of 5 great comparatists:
MARY ANN GLENDON (Laudator: MARTA CARTABIA)
HEIN KÖTZ (Laudator: BÉNÉDICTE FAUVARQUE-COSSON)
XAVIER BLANC-JOUVAN (Laudator: ATTILA HARMATHY)
JEAN-LOUIS BAUDOUIN (Laudator: MAREK SAFJAN)
RODOLFO SACCO (Laudator: ANTONIO GAMBARO)
On this occasion, the five laureates debated on «THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE OF COMPARATIVE LAW» in front of over 100 invited guests at the Institut de droit comparé in Paris.