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Dr. Rafael Porrata-Doria, Professor of International and Comparative Law of Temple University, visited Uruguay August 9-11

August 11, 2004

Dr. Rafael Porrata-Doria, Professor of International and Comparative Law of Temple University, visited Uruguay August 9-11. During his stay, Dr. Porrata-Doria met with distinguished colleagues at the School of Law of the main University of the Republic. During his meetings the visitor talked about harmonization of translational bankruptcy laws in the three NAFTA countries and about Mercosur, which has been his primary research interest for the last five years.

The visiting professor also met with the Dean of the School of Law as well as faculty members of the University of Montevideo and with representatives of the Anuario de Derecho Comercial. Prof. Porrata-Doria was also interviewed by Jorge Burel in his morning program La Palabra y el Poder for Carve radio station.

Before departing from Uruguay, Porrata-Doria paid a courtesy call to the Director of the Mercosur Secretariat in Montevideo, Reginaldo Braga Arcuri.

Professor Porrata-Doria graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and received his J.D. from Yale Law School. He also holds an M.A. in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania. After graduation, Professor Porrata-Doria practiced law in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Miami, Florida. Professor Porrata-Doria joined the Temple faculty in 1983 as a Visiting Assistant Professor and became Professorin 1992

Dr. Rafael Porrata-Doria y el Ambassador Martin J. Silverstein.
Dr. Camilo Martinez Blanco - Director-Gerente, Liga de Defensa Comercial, Dr. Wilson Fernández, Universidad de la República, Director de la Maetría de Relaciones Internacionales, Dr. Ramón Guera, Universidad Católica, Facultad de Derecho, Dr. Rafael Porrata-Doria, Temple University Law School, Dra. Mercedes Jiménez de Aréchaga - Universidad de Montevideo, Profesora de Derecho Comercial, Dra. Teresita Rodríguez Mascardi - Juez de Concurso, Brian Penn - Public Affairs Officer.

 

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