Under the direction of Governing Council member Professor Henry Deeb Gabriel, Elon University hosted the 14th Transnational Commercial Law Teachers Meeting in Greensboro, North Carolina. The conference gathered transnational law experts to discuss various topics including contemporary uses of international instruments (including the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts), developments in secured transactions laws, dispute resolution, recognition of judgements and choice of law in transnational commercial law, as well as newly adopted instruments such as the UNIDROIT Model Law on Factoring and the Principles on Digital Assets and Private Law (DAPL).
The conference, which was opened by the Dean of Elon University Law School Zak Kramer, and Professors Henry Gabriel and Herbert Kronke, featured Deputy Secretary General Anna Veneziano sharing a panel on Contemporary Uses of International Instruments moderated by Thomas Keijser (Radboud University). with Professors Ulrich Schroeter and Steven Girvin. Professor Veneziano presented the topic of Sustainability of Global Supply Chains and the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts. Other panels included Michel Deschamps, Tibor Taiti, Noriyuki Aoki, Marek Dubovec, Angie Raymonds, Orkun Akseli, Nicolás Lozada Pimiento, Diana Talero, Mike Coffee, María IgnaciaVial Undurraga, Isabel Zuloaga Ríos, Bill Henning, Enriques Armjio, John Linarelli, Sergio Cortés, John Coyle, Steven L. Schwarcz, as well as Elon Law School students presentations (Lauren Jones and Craig Almond).