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Coyle International Law Research Paper Wins Federalist Society Award

October 3, 2015

Many business contracts are potentially thorny, but cross-border transactions inherently involve more possible complications and legal uncertainty. In a business disagreement between a United States citizen living in the U.S. and a French citizen residing in France, for example, which … Continued

Weidemaier Testifies Before UN Committee on Sovereign Debt

March 5, 2015

For two centuries, governments and the investors who buy sovereign bonds have struggled with the problem of how to help countries get debt relief without inviting excessive borrowing and undisciplined lending. Contract-based reform has been the most common attempt to … Continued

World Wise: Judges, High Finance and Sovereign Nations

December 24, 2014

In 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a ruling in a legal battle over payments to bondholders who owned debt issued by Argentina. The court’s ruling hinged on how to interpret a widely used “pari … Continued

World Wise: The LLM Program at UNC

December 10, 2014

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law’s fourth class of LL.M. students started this fall, and Beverly Sizemore, director of international and LL.M. programs at UNC, said the number of applications rose significantly this year. The one-year … Continued