Institute of Global Law

Institute of Global Law

Visiting Professor

Jean-Paul Beraudo was born on 12 September 1946 in Saint-Raphael, France. He was awarded the Docteur en Droit with a thesis on the French-Spanish relationship under international law. At present he is Conseiller à la Cour de Cassation (since 2000). Previously, he was Presiding Judge of the Commercial Division of the Grenoble Court of Appeal (1991-2000), Executive and Head of the International Office of the Civil Division of the Ministry of Justice (1976-1991), and Juge d'instruction – examining judge – (1974-1976).

Conseiller Beraudo is also Professor of International Trade Law at Paris I University (Panthéon-Sorbonne), French delegate to UNCITRAL (Chairman of Committee I of the Diplomatic Conference on Terminal Operators Liability and Chairman of several working groups and drafting committees), French delegate to the Hague Conference (attending negotiations on the law applicable to and the recognition of trusts as well as the law applicable to the international sale of goods), and French delegate to UNIDROIT (attending negotiations on international leasing, international factoring, hotel operation contracts, carriage of dangerous goods on roads). He is French correspondent of UNIDROIT and Member of the Scientific Board of Uniform Law Review (UNIDROIT).

Main publications

  • Editions du Juris-classeur: Commentary of the Brussels, Lugano conventions and EEC 44/2001 Rule on Jurisdiction and Recognition of Judgments
  • Editions Masson: Commentary of the main conventions relating to international trade law
  • Editions LGDJ: Anglo-Saxon trusts and French law

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