Ron Brand Around the World
On October 11-15, 2008, Professor Ronald A. Brand traveled to Muscat, Oman, with Kate Drabecki (JD ‘08) and Katerina Ossenova (JD ‘08) to help the Sultan Qaboos University School of Law develop a Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot team as part of an effort to develop that school’s commercial law and arbitration curriculum. The work is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Commerce as part of its Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) under the Middle East Partnership Initiative. This project represents the second CLDP contract awarded to the Center for International Legal Education to assist law faculties in the Persian Gulf Region. On October 18, 2008, Professor Ronald A. Brand provided a review of ten significant developments as part of a panel on Recent Developments in Private International Law at the International Law Weekend sponsored by the American Branch of the International Law Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. Professor Brand has been elected an associate member of the International Academy of Comparative Law. The Academy is the premier international organization for the study of comparative law.