Fall 2015 Issue Published Online

The Fall Issue is now published and is available under the Issues tab. 

Direct purchases or purchases of individual articles can be made by emailing us at gmusljicl@gmail.com. The Issue will also be available for purchase on Amazon in 2016.

Congratulations once again to the accomplished authors listed below!

ARTICLES

CHINA’S SHADOW BANKING INDUSTRY AND IMPACT ON CAPITAL MARKETS:
IGNORING THE LESSONS OF THE PAST
Dr. Avnita Lakhani

ANTITRUST AGENCIES: WATCHDOGS OR REGULATORS?
Dr. Giovanna Massorotto

STUDENT NOTE

THE PRIVATIZATION OF ANTARCTICA:
THE PATH TO PEACE AND WEALTH
Taylor Hoverman

JICL Social Event

The Editorial Board and Candidate Members of JICL had a great time getting to know one another at their first social event of the school year on Friday, October 2nd!

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Welcome Professor Jeremy Rabkin!

In the Fall of 2015, the Journal of International Commercial Law welcomed Professor Jeremy A. Rabkin as the journal’s new Faculty Advisor!

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Jeremy A. Rabkin is a Professor of Law at George Mason University School of Law. Before joining the faculty in June 2007, he was, for over two decades, a professor in the Department of Government at Cornell University. Professor Rabkin serves on the Board of Directors of the U.S. Institute of Peace (originally appointed by President George W. Bush in 2007, then appointed for a second term by President Barack Obama and reconfirmed by the Senate in 2011). He also serves on the Board of Academic Advisers of the American Enterprise Institute and on the Board of Directors of the Center for Individual Rights, a public interest law firm based in Washington, D.C.

Professor Rabkin’s books include Law Without Nations? (Princeton University Press, 2005). He authored “If You Need a Friend, Don’t Call a Cosmopolitan,” a chapter in Varieties of Sovereignty and Citizenship (Sigal R. Ben-Porath & Rogers M. Smith eds., University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012). His articles have appeared in major law reviews and political science journals and his journalistic contributions in a range of magazines and newspapers, including the Washington Post and Wall Street Journal.

Biography and photo of Professor Jeremy Rabkin courtesy of George Mason University School of Law.

Congratulations to the 2015-2016 Candidate Member Class

The Journal of International Commercial Law is proud to announce the selection of candidate members for the 2015-16 academic year. The Board extends its warmest welcome to:

Nick Smith
Tyler Del Rosario
Samarth Barot
Brian Jeffries
Anna Gleysteen
Carlos Teran
Sarah Marks
Abdul Khan-Tareen
Tanya Secor
Rachel Kim
Ethan Meredith
Andrew Strobo
Stephen Veit

Spring 2015 Issue Published Online

The Spring Issue is now published and is available under the Issue tab. Direct purchases or purchases of individual articles can be made by emailing the Journal at gmusljicl@gmail.com.

Congratulations once again to the accomplished authors listed below!

ARTICLES
IS A HUNGARIAN TRUST A CLONE OF THE ANGLO-AMERICAN TRUST, OR JUST A TYPE OF CONTRACT?: PARSING THE ASSET-MANAGEMENT PROVISIONS OF THE NEW HUNGARIAN CIVIL CODE
Prof. Charles E. Rounds, Jr. & István Illés, Esq.

CONTENTIOUS MODES OF UNDERSTANDING
CHINESE COMMERCIAL LAW
Tianshu Zhou & Mathias Siems

NOTES
BEYOND PRE-RECONSTRUCTION SLAVERY:
AMERICA’S MODERN DAY TRADE PRACTICES AND CONFRONTING FORCED LABOR
Alyssa B. Coffey

THE ROAD TO NOWHERE: HOW BLOCKING STATUTES HAVE EXACERBATED BOOMERANG LITIGATION AND RENDERED FORUM NON CONVENIENS A MISNOMER FOR DBCP TORT LITIGANTS
Alena Thomas

Fall 2014 Article Published Online

The Fall Issue is now published and is available under the Issue tab. Purchases can be made on Amazon. Direct purchases or purchases of individual articles can be made by emailing the Journal at gmusljicl@gmail.com.

Congratulations once again to the accomplished authors!

Summer 2014 Article Published Online

The Summer Issue is now published and is available under the Issue tab.  A link to purchase print copies will soon be available on this website. Advance purchases can be made by emailing Managing and Publications Editor Bryan Mulcahey at bmulcahe@gmu.edu.

Congratulations once again to the accomplished authors!