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Author: Boris Kozolchyk

Books
  • Latin American Company Law:  A Comparative and Economic Development Perspective Vol. 1 (2013) (co-editor, with Francisco Hernando Reyes & author of Introduction xxiii and Invigorating Micro and Small Businesses through Secured Commercial Credit in Latin America: The Need for Legal and Institutional Reform, Chapter 1 (co-author, with Cristina Castaneda)).
  • La Contratación Comercial En El Derecho Comparado (2006).
  • Transparency and Truth in Latin American Banking (2001) (co-editor, with Mina Goldberg, Billie Kozolchyk, & Timothy Baker, and author of Foreword xxi).
  • United States Law of Trade and Investment (2001) (co-editor, with John F. Molloy, & author of Dedications and Acknowledgments v, Introduction I-1 (co-author, with John F. Molloy), Chapter 1, Law of the U.S. in Comparative-Legal Reasoning-Perspective, Chapter 22, Negotiable Instruments and Bank Deposits and Collections, and Chapter 24, Commercial Letters of Credit).
  • Harmonization of the Secured Financing Laws of the NAFTA Partners:  Focus on Mexico (1998) (co-author, with Todd C. Nelson).
  • El Derecho Comercial ante el Libre Comercio y el Desarrollo Economico (1996).
  • Transportation Law and Practice in North America (1996) (co-author, with Gary T. Doyle & Martin Gerardo Olea Amaya).
  • Labor Law Enforcement in Mexico and the Role of the Federal and State Conciliation and Arbitration Board (1994) (editor & author of The Spirit of Mexico's "New" Labor Law).
  • Making Things Work: Transportation and Trade Expansion in Western North America (1993) (co-author, with Martin Gerardo Olea Amaya & Gary T. Doyle).
  • Making Free Trade Work in the Americas (1993) (editor & author of NAFTA's Continuous Commercial Legal Highway 5 and Introduction to the Guidelines for the Clearing and Return of Checks between Canada, the United States and Mexico 340).
  • Curso de Derecho Mercantil (1974) (co-author, with Octavio Torrealba).
  • International Commercial Transactions:  Cases and Materials (1974) (co-author, with Victor Folsom).
  • El Credito Documentario en el Derecho Americano:  Un Estudio Comparativo [Spanish translation of Commercial Letters of Credit in the Americas:  A Comparative Study of Contemporary Commercial Transactions] (1973).
  • Letters of Credit (Vol. IX, Chap. 5 in the International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law (monograph)) (1973).
  • Curso de Derecho Mercantil: Texto y Material de Estudio (1971) (co-author, with Octavio Torrealba).
  • Curso de Derecho Mercantil: Texto y Material de Estudio (1969) (co-author, with Octavio Torrealba).
  • Law and Consumer Credit in Costa Rica:  Preliminary Draft (1969) (co-author, with Foster Knight & Renate Rausch).
  • Legal Aspects of the Acquisition of Major Weapons by Six Latin American Countries, RM-5349 ISA (Rand Corporation, July 1967; revised January 1968).
  • Curso de Derecho Mercantil: Texto y Material de Estudio (1968) (co-author, with Octavio Torrealba).
  • Legal Foundations of Military Life in Columbia, RM-5172 PR (Rand Corporation February, 1967).
  • Jurisprudencia Mercantil 1900-1966 (1967).
  • Commercial Letters of Credit in the Americas:  A Comparative Study of Contemporary Commercial Transactions (1966).
  • Law and the Credit Structure in Latin America, RM-4918 (Rand Corporation March, 1966).
  • The Political Biographies of Three Castro Officials, RM-4994 (Rand Corporation, May 1966).
  • Guide to the Law and Legal Literature of Columbia in Matters of Interest to Economists and Political Scientists (Rand Corporation, September 1966).
  • The Mexican Civil Code of 1932 (1963) (translation, with Dominic Perenzin & William Headrick).
Articles in Books
  • On Letters of Credit, in Commercial Letters of Credit (2d ed. 1991).
  • La Etica y la Dinamica del Derecho Comercial, in Essays in Honor of Julio Cueto Rua ___ (1986).
  • Morality and the Dynamics of Commercial Law, in Commercial and Consumer Law from an International Perspective 15 (Donald B. King ed., 1986).
  • Some Thoughts on the U.S. Recognition of and Cooperation with the Castro Regime, in United States Policy Towards Latin America (Lewis A. Tambs ed., 1976).
Articles
  • Drafting Commercial Practices and the Growth of Commercial Contract Law, 30 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 423 (2013).
  • Implementation of the OAS Model Law in Latin America:  Current Status, 28 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 1 (2011).
  • Invigorating Micro and Small Businesses through Secured Commercial Credit in Latin America: The Need for Legal and Institutional Reform, 28 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 43 (2011) (co-author, with Cristina Castaneda).
  • Supply Chain Financing, Straight Bills of Lading and Standby Letters of Credit, 2 Geo. Mason J. Int'l Comm. L. 100 (2011).
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  • Comparative Law on a Standard Option Contract for the Purchase of Real Property and a Guide of Best contractual Practices, 27 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 441 (2010).
  • Report on June 30 - July 1, 2009 Workshop at Instituto de Estudios Judiciales del Tribunal Superior de Justicia del Distrito Federal - Mexico City, Mexico, 27 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 416 (2010).
  • Preparatory Reading Materials, 27 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 349 (2010).
  • The Individual Norm in Mexican Commercial Adjudication, 27 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 339 (2010).
  • Modernización del Derecho Mercantil: Uniformidad Internacional y Desarrollo Económico, 24 Foro de Derecho Mercantil. Revista Internacional 19 (Colombia 2009).
  • Modernización del Derecho Mercantil: Uniformidad Internacional y Desarrollo Económico, ___ Rev. Derecho Comercial ___ (Argentina 2009).
  • Modernización del Derecho Mercantil: Uniformidad Internacional y Desarrollo Económico [Modernization of Commercial Law: International Uniformity and Economic Development], eBoletin del Instituto de Derecho Comparativo 795 (2009) (Mex.) & 125 Boletín Mexicano de Derecho Comparado 795 (2009) (Mex.).
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  • Modernization of Commercial Law: International Uniformity and Economic Development, 34 Brook. J. Int'l L. 709 (2009).
    Available at: SSRN | Hein Online
  • Closing Remarks (Conference - Economic Development and The Rule of Law in Latin America), 25 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 437 (2008).
    Available at: Hein Online | Westlaw
  • Secured Lending and its Poverty Reduction Effect, 42 Tex. Int'l L.J. 727 (2007).
    Available at: SSRN | Hein Online | Westlaw | Lexis
  • Camino al Desarrollo Económico a través de la Ley: Los Terceros y la Cultura Legal Comprada, Rev. Derecho y Tribunales 51 (June 2006).
  • The OAS Model Law on Secured Transactions: A Comparative Analysis, 12 Sw. J.L. & Trade Am. 235 (2006) (co-author, with Dale Beck Furnish).
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  • A Roadmap to Economic Development through Law: Third Parties and Comparative Legal Culture, 23 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 1 (2006).
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  • The Unwarranted Comeback of the FIATA Bill of Lading, 11 DCInsight __ (Apr-June 2005), reprinted in 2006 Annual Survey of Letter of Credit Law & Practice 135 (James E. Byrne & Christopher S. Byrnes eds. 2006).
  • Foreword (Symposium - Products Liability in Latin America), 20 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. vii (2003).
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  • The Organization of American States' Model Inter-American Law on Secured Transactions, 36 UCC L.J. 15 (2003) (co-author, with John M. Wilson).
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  • The Organization of American States: The New Model Inter-American Law on Secured Transactions, 7 Uniform L. Rev. 69 (2002) (co-author, with John M. Wilson).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • Foreword (Meeting of OAS-CIDIP-VI Drafting Committee on Secured Transactions, November 26 - 30, 2000, Miami, Florida), 18 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 321 (2001).
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  • Foreword (Symposium - Responding to the Legal Obstacles to Electronic Commerce in Latin America), 17 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 1 (2000).
    Available at: Hein Online | Westlaw | Lexis
  • Briefings: Report on the 1998 NLCIFT Banking Conference, 1 J. Int'l Banking Reg. 76 (1999).
  • The UNIDROIT Principles as a Model for the Unification of the Best Contractual Practices in the Americas, 46 Am. J. Comp. L. 151 (1998).
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  • The Basis for Proposed Legislation to Modernize Secured Financing in Mexico, 5 U.S.-Mex. L.J. 43 (1997).
    Available at: Hein Online | Westlaw | Lexis
  • A Serious Accident Occurs in the Mexican Plant: Problems of Corporate and Product Liability, 4 U.S.-Mex. L.J. 125 (1996) (panel member).
    Available at: Hein Online | Westlaw | Lexis
  • Establishing an Agency or Distributorship in Mexico, 4 U.S.-Mex. L.J. 71 (1996) (panel member).
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  • Highways and Byways of NAFTA Commercial Law: The Challenge to Develop a "Best Practice" in North American Trade, 4 U.S.-Mex. L.J. 1 (1996).
    Available at: Hein Online | Westlaw | Lexis
  • The "Best Practices" Approach to the Uniformity of International Commercial Law: The UCP 500 and the NAFTA Implementation Experience, 13 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 443 (1996).
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  • NAFTA in the Grand and Small Scheme of Things, 13 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 135 (1996).
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  • The Financial Standby: A Summary Description of Practice and Related Legal Problems, 28 UCC L.J. 327 (1996).
  • The Financial Standby Letters of Credit, 1995 Revue de Droit des Affaires Internationales 405.
  • Que Hacer Sobre la Anticuada Ley de Garantia Prendaria Mexicana, 12 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 533 (1995).
    Available at: Hein Online | Lexis
  • What To Do about Mexico's Antiquated Secured Financing Law, 12 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 523 (1995).
    Available at: Hein Online | Westlaw | Lexis
  • Towards New Customs and Practices for Documentary Credits: The Methodology of the Proposed Revision, 1993 Commercial Law Annual ___.
  • Proposed L/C Choice of Law Rules Memorandum, 8 Letter of Credit Update 22 (Oct. 1992) (co-author, with James G. Barnes & James E. Byrne).
  • National Law Center/Select Advisory Group Rules and Commentary on Standby Letters of Credit - Presentation on the Selection Devoted to the Work of the National Law Center of Inter-American Free Trade, 9 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 361 (1992).
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  • Evolution and Present State of the Ocean Bill of Lading from a Banking Law Perspective, 23 J. Mar. L. & Com. 161 (1992).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • The Paperless Letter of Credit and Related Documents of Title, 55 Law & Contemp. Probs. 39 (1992).
    Available at: Hein Online | Westlaw
  • The Immunization of Fraudulently Procured Letter of Credit Acceptances: All Services Exportacao, Importacao Comercio, S.A. v. Banco Bamerindus Do Brazil, S.A. and First Commercial v. Gotham Originals, 58 Brook. L. Rev. 369 (1992).
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  • On the State of Commercial Law at the End of the Twentieth Century, 8 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 1 (1991).
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  • Can Standbys and Guarantees Be Harmonized? Report on XVth Session of UNCITRAL Group, 7 Letter of Credit Update 6 (May 1991) (co-author, with James E. Byrne).
  • On Uniform L/C Laws: Prof. Kozolchyk Offers Bridge Building Tools, 6 Letter of Credit Update 18 (May 1990) (Part 2 of 2).
  • Kozolchyk Offers Plan to Aid Harmonization of L/C Law Globally, 6 Letter of Credit Update 7 (Apr. 1990) (Part 1 of 2).
  • Strict Compliance and the Reasonable Document Checker, 56 Brook. L. Rev. 45 (1990).
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  • January 19, 1989 Speech Accepting the Honor Given by the Arizona Journal of International & Comparative Law, 6 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 1 (1989).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • The Arias Peace Plan, International Law and Conflict Resolution in Central America: An Interview with U.N. Ambassador Carlos Jose Gutierrez, 6 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 205 (1989).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • A Negligence Action in Mexico: An Introduction to the Application of Mexican Law in the United States, 7 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 1 (1989) (co-author, with Martin L. Ziontz).
    Available at: Hein Online | Westlaw
  • Bank Guarantees and Letters Credit: Time for a Return to the Fold, 11 U. Pa. J. Int'l Bus. L. 1 (1989).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • Introduction by the Conference Chairman, 1988 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 1.
    Available at: Hein Online
  • Living Law: An Interdisciplinary Look at Migration, Land Use, and Violence in Mexico, 1988 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 66 (co-author, with James B. Greenberg).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • Mexican Living Law: An Insider's View, 1988 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 152 (interview of Raul Cervantes Ahumada).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • Commercial Legal Relations between Arizona and Northern Mexico, 1988 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 28.
    Available at: Hein Online
  • Mexico's Political Stability, Economic Growth and the Fairness of its Legal Systems, 18 Cal. W. L. Rev. 105 (1987).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • Transfer of Personal Property by a Nonowner: Its Future in Light of Its Past, 61 Tul. L. Rev. 1453 (1987).
    Available at: Hein Online | Westlaw | Lexis
  • Is Present Letter of Credit Law Up to Its Task?, 8 Geo. Mason U. L. Rev. 285 (1986).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • On Predial Servitudes, Civil Law Institutions and Common Law Attitudes-Apropos of Yiannopoulos' Predial Servitudes, 59 Tul. L. Rev. 517 (1984)).
    Available at: Hein Online | Westlaw | Lexis
  • The 1983 UCP Revision, Trade Practices and Court Decisions: A Plea for a Closer Relationship, 9 Canadian Bus. L.J. 214 (1984).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • Introduction by the Faculty Advisor (Special Issue on Commercial Real Estate Development and Land Registry Law: A Comparative Outlook), 1984 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 2.
    Available at: Hein Online
  • Preface (Symposium - The Law of Letters of Credit and Standbys in the 1980's), 24 Ariz. L. Rev. 235 (1982).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • Introduction by the Faculty Advisor, 1 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 3 (1982).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • The Emerging Law of Standby Letters of Credit and Bank Guarantees, 24 Ariz. L. Rev. 319 (1982).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • Mexican Law of Damages for Automobile Accidents: Damages or Restitution? 1 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 189 (1982).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • Living Law: Introduction, 1 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 85 (1982).
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  • The Letter of Credit in Court: An Expert Testifies, 99 Banking L.J. 340 (1982).
    Available at: Westlaw
  • Legal Aspects of Letters of Credit and Related Secured Transactions, 11 Law. Am. 265 (1979).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • The Commercialization of Civil Law and the Civilization of Commercial Law, 40 La. L. Rev. 3 (1979).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • Fairness in Anglo and Latin American Commercial Adjudication, 2 B.C. Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 219 (1979).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • What Makes for a Classic in Commercial Letter of Credit Law: Apropos of Gutteridge and Megrah, The Law of Bankers Commercial Credits, 2 Canadian Bus. L.J. 406 (1978).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • Law and Development Aspects of United States Latin American and Caribbean Basin Policies, 4 Int'l Trade L.J. 181 (1978).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • Trends in Comparative Legal Research: Apropos Dainow's The Role of Judicial Decisions and Doctrine in Civil Law and in Mixed Jurisdictions, 14 Am. J. Comp. L. 100 (1976).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • Distinctivos del Comerciante y su Proteccion, 113 Revista de Ciencias Juridicas 17 (Costa Rica) (June ___) (co-author, with Octavio Torrealba).
  • Commercial Law Recodification and Economic Development in Latin America, 4 Law. Am. 2 (1972).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • Toward a Theory on Law in Economic Development: The Costa Rican USAID-ROCAP Law Reform Project, 4 Law & Social Order J. 681 (1971), translated into Spanish in Revista de Ciencias Juridicas, University of Costa Rica (June 1972).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • The Mexican Land Registry: A Critical Evaluation, 12 Ariz. L. Rev. 308 (1970), translated into Spanish in 24 Revista de la Facultad de Derecho, Mexico 131 (Jan. - Jun. 1974).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • Proyecto Revisado de Bases y Comentarios Sobre la Sociedad Anonima Multinacional en Centroamerica, 12 Revista de Ciencias Juridicas (Costa Rica) 23 (Diciembre 1968).
  • Law and the Credit Structure in Latin America, 7 Va. J. Int'l L. 1 (1967).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • The Sole Judgment Language of UCP Sub-Article 14, Documentary Insight __ (Winter 1966).
  • The Legal Nature of the Irrevocable Commercial Letter of Credit, 14 Am. J. Comp. L. 395 (1965), translated into Spanish in Boletin Mexicano de Derecho Comparado (May - Dec. 1968), and condensed in Italian in Banca Borsa e Titoli de Credito, Rome, Italy (1966).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • Law and Social Change in Latin America, 14 Hispanic Am. Hist. Rev. 1 (1964).
  • El Derecho y la Evolucion Social en America Latina, 21 Lecturas Juridicas 37 (1964).
  • Comparative Law Teaching, Commercial Law, 5 Foreign Exchange Bull. 4 (1964).
  • Reflexiones en Torno a la Ensenanza del Derecho en el Hemisferio Occidental, 16 Lecturas Juridicas 3 (1963-64), reprinted in Boletin del Instituto de Derecho Centroamericano, Honduras, and in Revista Juridica de Chile, Chile.
  • A Cuban Lawyer Views American Legal Education, 4 Foreign Exchange Bull. 1 (1962).
  • A Comparative Legal Study--Another Approach, 14 J. Legal Educ. 367 (1962).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • Case Note, Contracts - Consideration - Pre-existing Duty, 13 U. Miami L. Rev. 387 (1959).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • La Relatividad de Los Conceptos Juridicos, Boletin del Instituto de Derecho Comparado, Mexico (Dec. 1958).
Other Writings
  • The Myths and Facts of Payment Instruments, LC Views, Newsletter 39 (Feb. 2006).
  • El Derecho de Garantías Mobiliarias en Guatemala y Otros Países Miebros del CAFTA Reciente Iniciativas de Reforma Legislativa (2004).
  • Anteproyecto de Ley de Garantias Mobiliarias (2004).
  • Anteproyecto de Ley de Garantias Mobiliarias: Texto Completo y Comentarios (2004).
  • Contracts: Their Different Nature and Function and Their Enforceability in United States-Mexico Trade and Investment, in Complying with the Labor and Employment Laws of the NAFTA Countries 627, ALI-ABA Continuing Legal Education, Mar. 2001.
    Available at: Westlaw
  • Problems with Bolero's Title Registry System, ___ Documentary Credit World ___ (Sept. 1999).
  • Should UCP 500 Be Revised in the Near Future, 5 Documentary Credit Insight ___ (Autumn 1999).
  • Answer to the Alleged UCP Sins, Documentary Insight ___ (Winter 1997).
  • The United States-Mexico Free Trade Agreement: A Comparative Legal Research Agenda, 12 U. Ariz. L. Rec. 2 (1991).
  • Book Review, 15 Canadian Bus. L.J. 116 (1989) (reviewing Lazar Sarna, Letters of Credit:  The Law and Current Practice (2d ed. 1986)).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • Book Review, 1984 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 138 (reviewing Julio C. Cueto-Rua, Judicial Methods of Interpretation of the Law (1981)).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • Book Review, 30 Am. J. Comp. L. 374 (1982) (reviewing Robert C. Means, Underdevelopment and the Development of Law: Corporations and Corporation Law in Nineteenth-Century Columbia (1980)).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • Readings on Jurisprudence (Univ. Ariz. Mimeo 1981)
  • Book Review, Hispanic Am. Hist. Rev. (1978) (reviewing Alberto Mayagoitia Garza, A Layman's Guide to Mexican Law (1977)).
  • Academician (In Memorium: James J. Graham), 13 Ariz. L. Rev. 265 (1971).
    Available at: Hein Online
  • Book Review, 10 Am. J. Comp. L. 287 (1960) (reviewing S.A. Bayitch, Aircraft Mortgage in the Americas (1960)).
    Available at: Hein Online
Multimedia
  • NAFTA: Working the Biggest Deal in History (San Diego State Univ. 1996) (with Gustavo Valentin Segade, Gregory Durbin, & Martin Romero) (videotape).
  • Commercial Law and Economic Development: Magisterial Lectures at the National University of Mexico (Inter-American Bar Foundation & USIA 1989) (videotape).

Updated: 01/06/2014