美国信托法的新趋势

[ 作者]: 徐卫 [ 发布时间]: 2012-05-20 [ 来源]: 民商法研究所

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  目:美国信托法的新趋势(The New Direction of American Trust Law)
主讲人:Professor Thomas P. Gallanis(美国爱荷华大学法学院教授,著名信托法专家)
主持人:韩长印 教授
  间: 2012年5月22(周二)18:30至20:30
  点:上海交通大学闵行校区法学楼401室
  办:上海交通大学凯原法学院民商法研究所
 
 
RESUME:
        Professor Thomas P. Gallanis is a prize-winning legal historian and an expert on trust, probate, and fiduciary law. Prior to teaching at Iowa, he was the Julius E. Davis Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development at the University of Minnesota. He has served as the Herbert Smith visiting professor in the law faculty of Cambridge University and as the Mason Ladd Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Iowa.
       He is active in the field of trusts and estates. Elected to the American Law Institute, he serves as Associate Reporter for the Restatement (Third) of Trusts, as an adviser to the ALI Principles of the Law of Nonprofit Organizations, and as a member of the consultative group for the Restatement (Third) of Property: Wills and Other Donative Transfers. Within the Uniform Law Commission, he is the associate executive director of the Joint Editorial Board for Uniform Trust and Estate Acts, which is the official oversight body for all uniform law activity pertaining to trusts and estates. He is currently serving as the reporter (principal drafter) for a proposed Uniform Act on Powers of Appointment, and previously served as the reporter for the Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act, approved in 2009. He is also the co-chair of the Trust and Estate Uniform Laws Committee within the ABA Section on Real Property, Trust and Estate Law and an associate articles editor of the Section’s publication, Probate & Property.
       He is also active as a legal historian, specializing in the history of English law. He was awarded the Selden Society’s David Yale Prize for his scholarly article on the rise of modern evidence law, which was judged “a distinguished contribution to the history of the laws and legal institutions of England and Wales.” He is a member of the editorial boards of the two leading journals in the field, Law and History Review (in the U.S.) and the Journal of Legal History (in England), and has been a reviewer for Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press. In 2011-12, he is chairing the College of Law’s faculty appointments committee.

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