02 Nov 2022
Schaefer co-organized, with Professor Richard Steinberg of UCLA Law School, an American Branch of International Law Association International Law Weekend trade law panel in New York City on October 21, 2022 titled, “The International Trade Regime’s Foundations in an Era of Increased Geopolitical Conflict.” Professor Schaefer also moderated the panel; speakers included Professor Steinberg, Professor Kathleen Claussen of University of Miami Law School, Kelly Ann Shaw, Partner at Hogan Lovells, and Professor Sergio Puig of University of Arizona Law School.
Professor Schaefer also participated in two small roundtable discussions on trade sanctions and supply chains along with lawyers from Brazil, Italy, Germany, Canada, and Australia at the International Bar Association’s Annual Conference in Miami on October 31, 2022.
Professor Schaefer also was a speaker on the legal and regulatory panel at Morrison Foerster Law Firm’s (NYC) Sovereign Investor Conference on October 18, 2022 along with Thomas Ayres, Chief Legal Officer, Voyager Space, Karina Drees, President of the Commercial Space Flight Federation, and Emily Pierce, Attorney-Advisor, US State Department.
Professor Schaefer also served as a discussant at the August 15, 2022 online “Four Societies” conference on – a joint conference of the American Society of International Law, the Canadian Council of International Law, the Australia-New Zealand Society of International Law and the Japan Society of International Law. Professor Schaefer will serve as a discussant again at the ASIL Research Forum meeting on Nov. 12, 2022.
Schaefer is the Clayton Yeutter chair at the University of Nebraska College of Law and Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance. He previously served as the Veronica A. Haggart and Charles R. Work Professor of International Trade Law and the Founding Director of the Space, Cyber, and Telecommunications Law Program.