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Closed - all classes and scheduled events are cancelled for THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2015. Designated emergency personnel must report to work on time. Instructional Continuity is in place for the faculty members that wish to exercise it.
Adjunct Professor of Law
LL.B., Escuela Libre de Derecho, San José, Costa Rica. LL.M. (International Trade Law and European Union Law), University of Amsterdam.
Professor Fernández is an international trade specialist. Since July 2011 he has been working as a consultant working for the Inter-American Development Bank, INCAE, World...Continue Reading
Professor Fernández is an international trade specialist. Since July 2011 he has been working as a consultant working for the Inter-American Development Bank, INCAE, World Bank and most recently at the Inter-American Committee on Ports of the Organization of American States in Washington, D.C. He began his career as a commercial lawyer with the firm Pacheco Coto in Costa Rica, then joined the Ministry of Foreign Trade as a legal advisor and negotiator. In 2002, he moved to Geneva and worked for nine years at the Mission of Costa Rica to the World Trade Organization where he handled trade negotiations and disputes on a range of issues, including market access, accessions, customs, trade facilitation, regional trade agreements, trade remedies and intellectual property. Professor Fernández has been arbitrator in disputes at the WTO and served as Chairman of the WTO’s Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices.