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! IMG_1029

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! rabkin_jeremy_large 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

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!

Spring 2014 Publication Announcement

The Journal of International Commercial Law is pleased to announce the publication of Volume 5, Issue 2. This issue includes articles by Chi Chung on the bilateral investment treaty between China and Taiwan, Luana F. Joppert Swensson on the single member limited liability enterprise in the Brazilian legal system, and Dr. Jens Nielsen and Nicolai Nielsen on the Gernman Bank guarantee and lessons drawn from china. Additionally, student notes by Kishore Khan on striking a balance in compulsory license legislation and Damien Smith on sanctions disclaimers in letters of credit. The full issue and individual articles are available under the Issues tab.