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LAW 876 v10 : International Business Transactions

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dsd45 De Amicis, Don
LAW 876 v10: International Business Transactions
International Business Transactions
T 5:45-8:45p
Take-Home Exam


International Law I: Introduction to International Law (or the equivalent International Law I).

Students may not receive credit for both this course and International Business Transactions and Dispute Resolution or the J.D. courses, International Business Transactions or International Economic Law.

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Personal Information


Professor De Amicis teaches at Georgetown Law and the International Law Institute, and serves on international tribunals of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Inter-American Development Bank.He also is a senior advisor with Transnational Strategy Group, where he advises businesses on investment, finance and trade matters. Don has served as the Executive Director of the National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade, a commercial law reform institute, a Professor of Practice at the University of Arizona Law School, a Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, and a Senior Lecturer at Leiden University. From 2011 to 2014, he was General Counsel of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the U.S. government's international development finance institution that supports private sector investment through project finance and political risk insurance in over 100 foreign countries.Prior to OPIC, he had been a senior partner at Ropes &Gray LLP, an international law firm, with a practice that focused on four principal areas: corporate, finance, restructuring and international. He has long been active in the American Bar Association and its rule of law initiatives;he served as chair of the Section of International Law and is currently serving on the ABA's Rule of Law Initiative Board. Publications include Rule of Law and the 2015 UN SustainableDevelopment Goals,21(2) Sw. J. Int'l L. 335 (2015), a chapter in The International Lawyer's Deskbook on Creditors Rights' and Bankruptcy;an article on Bondholder Workouts In and Outside of Bankruptcy, 12 Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice 2003;and a co-authored article Forward: The Limits of Globalization, 36 The International Lawyer 2003. He has spoken at numerous conferences on project finance and political risk insurance, international arbitration, international rule of law issues, structured finance, and restructuring and bankruptcy matters.

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