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International Commercial Arbitration, International Business Transactions


Tibor Varady is an internationally recognized scholar and expert on international trade, commercial transactions and dispute settlement. He was on the faculty of the Novi Sad Law School in the former Yugoslavia and served as director of its Center for International Studies for many years.

Since July 1993, Professor Varady has been a professor in the legal studies department of the Central European University in Budapest and chairman of the international business law program. He is a member of the Hague Permanent Court of Arbitration and is on the list of arbitrators of eight arbitral institutions, including institutions in the former Yugoslavia, in Hungary, and in Egypt. Professor Varady also acted as agent and counsel in 11 cases before the International Court of Justice.

Professor Varady has written more than 200 publications in five languages. His most recent publications include International Commercial Arbitration (with co-authors J. Barcelo and A. Von Mehren) 3rd Edition Thomson & West 2006; Language and Translation in International Commercial Arbitration, T.M.C. Asser Press 2006.

Professor Varady was appointed as a professor at Emory Law in 1999 and teaches spring courses on international commercial arbitration and international business transactions.

Education: LLM and SJD, Harvard Law School (1968 and 1970); law graduate and LLM, Belgrade Law School (1962 and 1967)

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