The Global Challenge of International Sales Law slated for Nov. 11-12

Published: October 31st, 2011

Category: Events, News Briefs

The University of Florida Center for International Business Education & Research and the Warrington College of Business Administration will host a conference on the impact, problems and issues related to the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG).

Additional sponsors include the University of Florida Levin College of Law, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), University of Florida Center for European Studies and the Institute for International Commercial Law (Pace University).

The conference, which takes place Nov. 11-12, will be held at the Hilton-UF Conference Center on Southwest 34th Street. The conference will bring together 35 or so scholars, practitioners, and representatives of international organizations from 20 or so countries to present papers in their areas of expertise.

Claire M. Germain, UF Law associate dean for legal information and Clarence J. TeSelle Professor of Law, will present “Issues of Translation” at the conference. This conference will provide information on multiple levels — understanding the rules of the CISG, the application of the CISG by signatory countries, theoretical insights, and its use by international transactional attorneys.

It will also include a presentation by Luca Castellani, legal officer in the Secretariat of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, on the substance and status of complimentary conventions.

Total available CLE credits: 14.5 CLE credits. For more information, visit the webpage. To register, click here.