Bermann and Pistor offer insights at Comparative Law Conference

Summer 2011

Professors George A. Bermann and Katharina Pistor recently took part in the 28th International Congress of Comparative Law, hosted by American University’s Washington College of Law. The event brought together renowned legal experts and scholars from around the world to analyze comparative law in the context of pressing legal issues such as surrogate motherhood, corporate liability, and climate change. Pistor served on a panel discussing the role of comparative law in stimulating economic growth and social welfare in developing countries. Bermann participated in the closing presentation, which offered a look at the future of the field.