Professor Mazzoni was 76, but had unparalleled energy and enthusiasm. His love and dedication for our Institute will remain as an example, and his legacy shall be remembered through the decades.
As we mourn the loss of our President, our thoughts go out to his wife Mona, his daughters Ulrika and Teresa, his son Matteo, and his family and many close friends.
We have lost an extraordinary President; but, above all, we have lost a profoundly decent human being and an unforgettable friend.
The UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts 2016, translated by Mr Zhang Yuqing, Beijing Zhang Yuqing Law Firm (Beijing, P.R. China), former member of the UNIDROIT Governing Council, have just been published by China Commerce and Trade Press in a bilingual Chinese-English edition.
On 10 May 2019, as a conclusive event to the 98th session of the UNIDROIT Governing Council, members of the Working Group on the Principles of Reinsurance Contract Law Project presented on the finalised PRICL rules and comments.
On 9 May 2019, the Guide on the Law Applicable to International Commercial Contracts in the Americas was presented at the 98th session of the UNIDROIT Governing Council.
On 8 May 2019, the members of the UNIDROIT Governing Council were invited to take part in the launch of the 4th edition of the Official Commentary on the Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and its Aircraft Protocol.
On 6-7 May 2019, UNIDROIT hosted a Joint Workshop, co-organised by sister organisation UNCITRAL, on the legal issues arising from the use of Smart Contracts, Artificial Intelligence and Distributed Ledger Technology.