University of Pittsburgh

Harry Flechtner and Two Pitt Law Alums Present Talks at University of Florida

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November 16, 2011

On November 12 and 13 Professor Harry Flechtner and two Pitt Law alums – Professor Milena Djordjevic, LL.M. 2002, a member of the University of Belgrade (Serbia) Faculty of Law, and Francesco Mazzotta, LL.M. 2000, J.D. 2005, currently a law clerk for Federal District Judge Joy Flowers Conti – participated in a conference entitled “Global Challenges of International Sales Law” at the University of Florida in Gainesville.  The conference attracted participants from around the world, including (in addition to the United States), many EU member counties, the Balkans, Argentina, South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria, Israel, New Zealand, Australia, Lithuania, Japan, the People’s Republic of China, and Canada, as well as representatives of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (“UNCITRAL”).  At the conference Professor Flechtner presented a paper on conformity of goods and notice of lack of conformity under the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sales of Goods (“CISG”).  He also delivered a keynote address honoring the recently-deceased Professor John O. Honnold of the University of Pennsylvania and former Secretary of UNCITRAL.  

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