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Harry Flechtner at the Max-Planck Institute in Hamburg

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May 13, 2012

On May 11 and 12 Professor Harry Flechtner participated in a conference entitled “The CISG vs. Regional Sales Law Unification” at the Max-Planck Institute for Foreign and International Private Law in Hamburg, Germany.  The conference was jointly sponsored by the Max-Planck Institute and the University of Hamburg.  On Friday May 11 Professor Flechtner presented a paper entitled “The U.S. Experience with the UCC and the CISG:  Positive Aspects and Some Insights for the Proposed CESL?”  On Saturday, May 12, Professor Flechtner chaired sessions which focused on regional sales law unification efforts in Africa (the “OHADA” Sales Law) and the European experience with the CISG. The conference papers will appear in a book to be released by the Max-Planck Institute.

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