International Law guru Azcuna is 2007 Bar Chairman

from www.supremecourt.gov.phBackgrounder. SC Associate Justice Adolfo Sevilla Azcuna received his degree of Bachelor of Laws, cum laude, at the Ateneo de Manila in 1962. He was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1963, placing 4th in the 1962 bar examinations.

Expertise. Justice Azcuna taught International Law at his alma mater, Ateneo de Manila, from 1967 to 1986. In 1982, he completed post-graduate studies in International Law and Jurisprudence at the Salzburg University in Austria.

Justice Azcuna’s major publications include “International Sales of Goods,” “Transnational Law Practice,” “International Law Teaching in the Philippines,” “Doing Business in the Philippines,” “Foreign Judgment [Monetary] Enforcements in the Philippines,” “Piercing the Veil of Corporate Entity: From Willets to Santos,” “ASEAN Conflict of Law,” and “The Supreme Court and Public International Law.”  (culled from the Supreme Court website.)

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