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"The EU and Russia: A Partnership of Lowered Expectations" with George L. Bustin, Senior Counsel, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Start/End Wednesday, March 06, 2013 12:10 PM EST -- 01:10 PM EST
Location Name WJ101

Please RSVP to join our guest, George L. Bustin, and the European Legal Studies Center for this timely presentation and Q&A session. 

Lunch will be served. 

George L. Bustin is a senior counsel at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP (New York and Brussels). From 2008-2010 he was also a Visiting Lecturer at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, where he taught graduate and undergraduate seminars on relations between the European Union and Russia, with a focus on European energy policy.   Since 2007 he has been associated with Princeton's Program in Law and Public Affairs.

From 1982 until 2007, Mr. Bustin was a partner of Cleary Gottlieb based primarily in Brussels. From 1993 until 2007 he was one of the principal outside legal advisers to the Russian Ministry of Finance in connection with the restructuring and repayment of Soviet-era sovereign debt in the context of the Paris Club.  Mr. Bustin also acted for other sovereign and corporate clients in Europe and the United States and has published numerous articles on legal subjects relating to the EU and to Russia.  He is a special adviser on European law to the American Bar Association’s Section on International Law and Practice, from which he received a special achievement award in 2004. Mr. Bustin holds degrees from Princeton University (1970, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and Harvard Law School (1973, magna cum laude)