Byrne Co-Edits 2011 Annual Review of International Banking Law & Practice

In late March 2011, the 2011 Annual Review of International Banking Law & Practice, co-edited by Professor James E. Byrne, was published by Institute of International Banking Law & Practice. The 17th volume of the Annual Review, this 700-plus-page volume contains 138 case summaries of decisions from 14 countries and important articles from leading figures in the letter of credit and standby and independent guarantee fields. This volume will be distributed to more than 900 bankers, lawyers, law schools, and corporate offices in more than 35 countries.

Several Mason Law students assisted the production of this volume and were acknowledged in it. Institute Student Research Assistants were Joseph S. Calascione (1L), Sabrina D. Cotter (1L), Nathanial J. Harris (1L), Michael W. Lew (1L), Evan M. Lisull (1L), Philip B. Lynch (1L), Xin Nie (1L), Mathew C. Porter (1L), Jason D. Saylor (1L), Taylor B. Siegel (1L), Scott W. Stemetzki (1L), Kaitlin M. Wojnar (1L), and Lin Yang (1L).

Student Contributors were Mark D. Byrnes (2L), J. Paul Ferman (2L), Jason C. Greaves (1L), Meagan E. Griffin (1L), Andrey V. Kuznetsov (3L), Niu Yue (2L), Tyler S. Stubbs (2L), and Peter Traisak (2L).

Joshua D. Chamberlain (2L) and Mark A. Probasco (1L) served in the capacities of Senior Student Case Editor and Associate Case Editor respectively.

Mason Law graduates Ramsey Saleeby (’10) (Institute of International Banking Law & Practice), and Jacob Manning (’04) (Dinsmore & Shohl LLP) contributed case summaries as well.