Professor Dr. Rainer Schackmar is the keynote speaker of the second colloquium organised for May 2nd, 2012. The presentation of Prof. Schackmar is entitled “International Sales Law in the Tourism Sector”. Professor Schackmar holds a chair 16 in International Business Law at Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences in Germany. After having passed the 1st and 2nd state examinations in law as well as obtained a degree in business administration, he practiced as a solicitor/barrister in a large law firm representing companies in international court and arbitration proceedings.
Besides his practice he took his doctorate examination in law with a thesis on international sales law and the Incoterms. He has written several articles and a book on international private law, international conventions and international commercial terms. His research interests focus on international law and insolvency law.