Woolf Fellowship

P.R.I.M.E. Finance and The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in Wassenaar (“NIAS”) have formally established a P.R.I.M.E. Finance Fellowship Program named in honor of P.R.I.M.E. Finance’s Advisory Board Chairman, the Rt. Hon. the Lord Woolf of Barnes. Prior recipients of the NIAS Fellowship include:

  1. Sir David Baragwanath KNZM, QC, President of the UN Special Tribunal for Lebanon, and Advisory Board Member of P.R.I.M.E. Finance;
  2. Jonathan Ross, Director at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and a P.R.I.M.E. Finance Expert;
  3. Cally Jordan, Associate Professor at Melbourne Law School and a P.R.I.M.E. Finance Expert; and
  4. Don DeAmicis, former Vice President and General Counsel of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) in Washington DC.

For the NIAS paper of Jonathan Ross click here,  for the NIAS paper of Sir David Baragwanath KNZM, QC click here and for the NIAS paper of Professor Cally Jordan click here.

Each year P.R.I.M.E. Finance and NIAS will invite a fellow to NIAS to undertake research with a view to publication of the work product in a leading academic or market periodical. The Fellowship is awarded in principle each year for one semester of five months. In line with the goals and objectives of NIAS and P.R.I.M.E. Finance, prominent scholars from the legal and financial sciences and governance studies, holding a Ph.D., J.D. or LL.D. degree or equivalent or holding appointment as a member of P.R.I.M.E. Finance’s Expert List are eligible for the Fellowship Program. The research projects will be related to P.R.I.M.E. Finance’s core activities. The application procedure for the Fellowship will preferably include a yearly call for applications. The selection of suitable candidates will be a two-step procedure. The pre-selection of applicants will be made by the Board of P.R.I.M.E. Finance. The Rector of NIAS will take the final decision to award the Fellowship to the proposed candidate(s). For more information, please contact secretary@primefinancedisputes.org.