On 25 October 2017, a meeting to coordinate the Preparation of a guidance document on existing texts in the area of international sales law in cooperation with UNCITRAL and the Hague Conference on Private International Law was held in Frankfurt. The Group of Experts as well as representatives of the three Secretariats met with the aim to clarify scope, methodology and timeline of the project. The meeting, kindly hosted by Professor Stefan Vogenauer of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History, saw the participation of UNIDROIT Secretary-General a.i. Professor Anna Veneziano, Mr Luca Castellani (Legal Officer – UNCITRAL), Ms Ning Zhao (Senior Legal Officer – HCCH), as well as Professors Pilar Perales Viscasillas (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid), Hiroo Sono (Hokkaido University, School of Law), Lauro Gama (Binenbojm, Gama & Carvalho Britto Advogados), and the remote participation of Professor Neil Cohen (Brooklyn Law School).
From left to right: Ms Ning Zhao, Professor Lauro Gama, Mr Luca Castellani, Professor Pilar
Perales Viscasillas, Professor Anna Veneziano, Professor Stefan Vogenauer, Professor Hiroo Sono.