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United Nations Issues International Commercial Law Documents Prepared by Pitt Law Professors Harry Flechtner and Ronald Brand

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April 8, 2012

The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) has issued two international commercial law documents prepared by Pitt Law Professors Harry Flechtner and Ronald Brand.  The 2012 Edition of the UNCITRAL Digest of Case Law on the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) was released on Thursday, March 28.  Pitt Law Professor Harry Flechtner served as the lead commentator and coordinator of this third edition of the Digest, a role he also played in the creation of the second Digest, published in 2008.  Professor Flechtner is one of the world’s leading scholars on the CISG. The 2012 Edition of the Digest is available online here.  On March 12 UNCITRAL released an official Working Paper entitled “Analysis and Proposal for Incorporation of Substantive Principles for ODR Claims and Relief into Article 4 of the Draft Procedural Rules.”  The paper was prepared by Professor Ronald Brand as Director of Pitt Law’s Center for International Legal Education (CILE). The Working Paper is available online here .  


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