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Boston Fellows Brunch

  • When: March 28, 2020, 11 am–2 pm
  • Where: University Club of Boston, 426 Stuart St, Boston, MA 02116

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Due to the cancellation of the ABA BLS meeting, as of March 10th this event has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience, and encourage you to reach out to Katy Traxler at 312-988-6560 with any questions or concerns.


ABF Fellows Brunch

Saturday, March 28, 2020

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM - Coffee & Networking
12:00 PM - Brunch Buffet and Keynote

University Club of Boston
426 Stuart St
Boston, MA 02116

Featuring keynote:
"Lawmakers for Global Markets: How the US Shapes Global Commerce through the United Nations"
Professor Susan Block-Lieb
Cooper Family Professor in Urban Legal Issues, Fordham Law School;
Collaborating Scholar, American Bar Foundation
For 50 years, the UN Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) has been creating hard and soft law to govern domestic and international commerce. The US has been a major player in this global enterprise. Professor Susan Block-Lieb will report on key findings from 15 years of research into UNCITRAL’s lawmaking. Her recent book, co-authored with ABF Research Professor Terry Halliday, Global Lawmakers, reveals how the US mobilizes and influences global law in dynamic negotiations with other states, UNCITRAL’s Secretariat, and non-state bodies, including industry associations, international financial institutions, and other global lawmaking bodies such as UNIDROIT.

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