IICL Members

Eric Bergsten, Chair, Board of Trustees (founding member)

Eric Bergsten, Chair of the Institute's Board of Trustees, helped create the UN Sales Convention. He headed the team responsible for the Secretariat Commentary on it that was prepared pursuant to Resolution 33/93 of the United Nations General Assembly, and was thereafter Secretary of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law from 1985 to 1991. A Professor of Law Emeritus at Pace Law, he is editor of the four volume looseleaf text International Commercial Arbitration (Oceana).  Full Resume

Darren Rosenblum, Faculty Advisor

Professor Darren Rosenblum joined the Pace faculty in 2004, and was promoted to full professor with tenure in 2008. At Pace Law School, he serves as the Executive Director of Commercial and Private International Law Programs. His teaching and scholarship relates to comparative and international economic law.

Professor Rosenblum practiced international arbitration at Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher and Flom LLP and at Clifford Chance LLP in New York from 1998-2004. He represented primarily non-U.S. clients in multilingual arbitration and litigation matters. He clerked for Judge Fusté in the U.S. District Court of Puerto Rico from 1996-1998.

Professor Rosenblum’s scholarship focuses on comparative and international private law and sex equality. His recent scholarship examines on the burgeoning movement for corporate board quotas for women. In 2011, he was awarded a Fulbright Research Scholarship for France, where he performed an empirical study on the French quota involving board members of leading French companies. In June 2015, the French National Assembly hosted a conference on the corporate board quota at which he presented his research in French as the guest of honor. He has also presented his quota research at the Federal Election Commission (U.S.) and the European Commission Justice Department. He has presented his work in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese in Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Italy, France, Germany, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Peru, Poland, and the United Kingdom.

Professor Rosenblum earned his B.A. (in Philosophy and French) and J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a degree in International Affairs (with a concentration on Latin America) at Columbia University. He is admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey. He teaches International Business Transactions, Corporations, Contracts, and International Arbitration. Full Resume

Albert Kritzer Honorary Fellows

  • Marie Stefanini Newman, Professor of Law and Director of the Law Library, Pace University School of Law;
  • Ralph Amissah, Legal Consultant, International Commercial Law, London; Developer of SiSU and Lex Mercatoria (an advocate of Software Libre and Open Standards); architect and editor of the International Trade Law Monitor;
  • Camilla Baasch Andersen, Professor at University of Western Australia;
  • John Felemegas, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Technology, Sydney (UTS);
  • Francesco G. Mazzotta holds law degrees from the University of Naples, Italy, and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, U.S.A, and is admitted to the bar in New York and Italy. Mr. Mazzotta is a fellow at the Institute of International Commercial Law of Pace Law School. Mr. Mazzotta has authored numerous contributions on the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG); and
  • Andrea Vincze, Former Adjunct Professor, Pace University School of Law.