Welcome to the July edition of Focus on Fellows. We invite all Fellows to submit information about awards, news, job changes, and/or recent publications. Member highlights will be published on a bi-monthly basis to all Fellows through email and social media. Please firstname.lastname@example.org include a brief description of the items you would like considered for inclusion in our announcements. Thank you.
Reinhard Dammann, together with Marc Sénéchal, recently published a book that provides an overview for practitioners on all aspects of international insolvency law, including issues relating to the competence of courts to open main or secondary insolvency proceedings. Special chapters are devoted to conflict of laws questions, the effectiveness of security interests, the insolvency of financial institutions and the regime of the guarantee fund for employees. The book also integrates the lessons to be learned from pleading the Nortel case before the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg and addresses the potential consequences of Brexit. Please click here for more information (Note: this publication is in French).
The Hon. Joan N. Feeney received the Boston Bar Association's Charles P. Normandin Award for Lifetime Achievement on May 24, 2018. The award was presented by College Fellow Hon. Christopher J. Panos. The award is named for the late Charles P. Normandin (Class I) who died in December 2005.
The Hon. Robert E. Nugent III (U.S. Bankrupcty Court, District of Kansas) became Chief Judge of the 10th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel on July 1, 2018.
Prof. Ignacio Tirado has been appointed as Secretary General of UNIDROIT, a 92-year old multilateral legal institution based in Rome devoted to harmonization of law, particularly commercial law, across borders. Tirado will take up his post at the end of this summer.
Senior Moments - Recent Items of Interest
Members of the Senior Fellows Committee have provided several articles of interest to those Fellows who are retired or considering retirement and a fruitful transition from a current career. Please click the links to view recent items of interest or for further information visit the ACB
Senior Moments web page.