Spring 2016 Issue Published Online

The Spring 2016 Issue is now published and 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.

Congratulations to the accomplished authors listed below!

ARTICLES

SOFTWARE TRANSACTIONS IN TRANSNATIONAL COMMERCIAL LAW
Akshay Shreedhar

FREEDOM OF CONTRACT UNDER STATE SUPERVISION
Dr. Hao Jiang

STUDENT NOTES

PUTTING ISIS OUT OF BUSINESS FULLY LEVERAGING THE INTERNATIONAL EMERGENCY ECONOMIC POWERS TO MORE EFFECTIVELY COUNTER COMMODITY-SELLING TERRORISTS
Bryan M. Burack

CRISIS IN THE PERSIAN GULF: THE PATH FOR REFORMING QATAR’S COUNTERTERRORISM FINANCING REGIME
Alex M. Jensen

Winter 2016 Issue Published Online

The Winter 2016 Issue is now published and 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.

Congratulations to the accomplished authors listed below!

ARTICLES

INDEPENDENT GUARANTEE CLAUSES IN CISG CONTRACTS
Dr. Edgardo Muñoz & Mr. David Obey Ament-Guemez

RALLS IMPLICATIONS FOR THE NATIONAL SECURITY REVIEW
Dr. Qingxiu Bu

STUDENT NOTES

GRUMPY CAT OR COPY CAT? MEMETIC MARKETING IN THE DIGITAL AGE
Terrica Carrington

HAZY JURISDICTION: CHALLENGES OF APPLYING THE STORED COMMUNICATIONS ACT TO INFORMATION STORED IN THE CLOUD
Rebecca Eubank

2016-17 Journal of International Commercial Law Editorial Board & Student Pieces Selected for Publication

Please join the Journal of International Commercial Law in congratulating the newly selected 2016-2017 Editorial Board, as well as the students whose pieces were selected for publication in the 2016-2017 JICL Issues. Congratulations to all on these well deserved accomplishments!

JICL 2016-2017 Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief: Tanya Secor
Executive Editor: Anna Gleysteen
Managing & Publications Editor: Stephen Veit
Symposium Editor: Tyler Del Rosario
Senior Articles Editor: Abdul Hameed Khan-Tareen
Articles Editor: Sarah Marks
Senior Research Editor: Rachel Kim
Research Editor: Samarth Barot
Notes Editor: Nick Smith
Notes Editor: Andrew Strobo
Associate Editor: Greg Caffas

JICL 2016-2017 Student Pieces Selected for Publication:

Anna Gleysteen – Pirates of the Southern Ocean: Sea Shepherd, Greenpeace, and the Implications of the Ninth Circuit Decision

Tanya Secor – The Implications of Applying Corning Gilbert: How to Protect Patent Holder Rights in ITC Exclusion Order Litigation

Ethan Meredith – Bilateral Insolvency Agreements: A Two-Sided Solution For Reciprocity In Cross-Border Insolvency

Nick Smith – Space Rocks!

Sarah Marks – Negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Is There Room for Compromise on the Issue of Food Regulatory Policy?

Tyler Del Rosario – IPRs, Pharmaceuticals, and Stock Shorting: Limiting Unintended “Innovation” of Post AIA Patent Law

Congratulations everyone!

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