Thursday, August 14, 2014
Professor Emeritus Dale Furnish is currently serving as a consultant to USAID in Tanzania, working on a new secured transactions law for that country. Furnish will be consulting on the project until November 2014.
Previously Furnish served as a consultant to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission on a project to strengthen competition policy and counterpart agencies in El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. He visited those countries in April and June of 2014.
Furnish enjoys an international reputation for his work in comparative law and international commercial and trade law, as well as U.S. commercial law. Bilingual in Spanish, Furnish has been invited to teach and speak in every country in South and Central America. He most recently taught a short-course on Cross-Border Bankruptcy and Judicial Cooperation at the Universidad del Pais Vasco in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, in July 2014. The UPV's summer courses attracted more than 100 students from 19 different countries. He was also invited to present on a paper titled "La Insolvencia Internacional" in Madrid at the Universidad Complutense's XVII Annual Seminar on Private International Law.
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