Franco Ferrari voted Titular Member

Professor Franco Ferrari, Director of the Center for Transnational Litigation and Commercial Law, was voted Titular Member of the International Academy of Comparative Law (IACL). The IACL consists of scholars the principal aim of whom is, according to article 2 of its By-laws, “the comparative study of legal systems”. The Academy, which was founded at The Hague on September 13, 1924, is composed of eighty Titular Members, elected by a two-thirds vote of the Titular Members preceding them. The names of Roscoe Pound, Louis Milliot, Baron Frédericq, C.J. Hamson, Imre Szabo, John Hazard, Paul Crépeau, who have served as presidents of the organization, are indicative of the prestige that the Academy has always enjoyed. For more information of the history of the IACL, please click here:

The Center for Transnational Litigation and Commercial Law aims at the advancement of the study and practice of international business transactions and the way to solve related disputes either through litigation or arbitration. As commercial transactions become increasingly international, it is vital to the legal and business communities to understand and analyze the practices and legal principles that govern relationships between firms and between firms and consumers in the international arena