Date Submitted: Wed, 11 Mar 2020 18:34:19 GMT

LAW 121 v08 : Corporations

Last edit: Thu, 05 Mar 2020 14:27:55 GMT

Druthers submitted by: dsd45
Fall 2020
LLM Adjunct
UserID Name Email
dsd45 De Amicis, Don
LAW 121 v08: Corporations
MW 9:35-11:00a
In-Class Exam


This section is for foreign-educated LL.M.s only. J.D. students and LL.M. students who received their law degrees in the U.S. MAY NOT register for this course.

This course does count towards the Securities and Financial Regulation specialization credits for foreign-educated attorneys.

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Personal Information


Professor De Amicis joined the faculty on a full-time basis in 2019 following a career as a partner at Ropes& Gray LLP, an international law firm, and as the Vice President and General Counsel of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the U.S. government’s bilateral development finance institution. He has taught courses on international business transactions and compliance at Georgetown Law since 2014, and on comparative law at the University of Arizona Law School, and has lectured at numerous foreign law schools, including Leiden University and the National Law University, Delhi, India.

In 2014, Professor DeAmicis was a Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences, and later served as the Executive Director of the National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade, a commercial law reform institute He presently serves on tribunals of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Inter-American Development Bank dealing with issues of fraud, corruption and collusion, sits as an arbitrator in international commercial disputes, and serves on the board of a corporation that supports impact investing internationally through financial products that hedge local currency risk.

Professor De Amicis has long been active in the American Bar Association, where he chaired the ABA Section of International Law. He is actively involved in international rule of law programs, currently serving on the ABA’s Middle East and North Africa Council and participating as an expert for the Commercial Law Development Program of the U.S. Commerce Department on commercial law reform projects in foreign countries.

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