Professor Charles Chatterjee

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Professor Charles Chatterjee
LL.M (Cambridge), LL.M., Ph.D (London), Barrister
Position/Fellowship type:
Associate Research Fellow
Fellowship term:
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Home institution:
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
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Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
International Law, Law
Summary of research interests and expertise:

Commercial law, including banking, trade, insurance and insolvency; and professional negligence. He frequently worked as a legal consultant with the World Health Organization and the International Labour Office. He was also a legal consultant to the Commonwealth Secretariat for a considerable period of time.  Professor Chatterjee has considerable experience in negotiating commercial contracts, including contracts pertaining to transfer of technology, international loans and international trade.   Professor Chatterjee is not only familiar with the basic commercial and investment law of African and Asian countries but also the legal environment in those countries. He is conversant with trade, banking and intellectual property regulations at both national and international levels. He has considerable experience in providing training to the legal profession including Ministries of Justice for capacity-building in regard to the general issues relating to business law, international institutional law, economic law, banking and corporate governance, intellectual property law and turn-key contracts.
He often advises various governments on legal issues and provides training to government officials for capacity building in the areas of commercial law, the law of taxation, banking including anti-money laundering legislation and banking supervision and peace building through justice.

Publication Details

Related publications/articles:

Date Details
01-May-2014 Operational Risks: Perceptions and Problems – Part II

Journal articles

17 Financial Regulation International (May 2014)

01-Apr-2014 Operational Risks: Perceptions and Problems – Part I

Journal articles

17 Financial Regulation International (April 2014)

31-Jan-2013 Sins of the Father: Consequences of Parent’s Assumption of Responsibility for its Subsidiaries/branches

Journal articles

28 Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law (January 2013)

01-Jan-2013 Is a Payment Guarantee a Guarantee or an On-demand Bond?”

Journal articles

 Financial Regulation International, (2013), pp 12-20

01-Oct-2012 When Misrepresentation and Negligence may be successfully defended by Financial Institutions: The Titan Case

Journal articles

 Financial Regulation International, (2012), pp 12-24

20-Feb-2011 Diplomacy and International Law

Edited Book

Re-print, London, Routledge.  ISBN 9781857435863

01-Nov-2008 ADR: Concepts and Practice

London, Routledge.  ISBN 9781857433708

01-Nov-2007 Legal Aspects of Trade Finance

Edited Book

London, Routledge-Cavendish.  ISBN 9781857433890

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