University of Louvain (Doctor.Jr., 1970. Special Degree in Labour Law, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Private International Law, 1971).\r\nSouthern Methodist University Academy of American and International Law (1971).
Columbia University School of Law (Master of Laws, 1973). Spoken languages: English, French and Dutch.
Worked at Derks ˇ Star Busmann ˇ Hanotiau (Paris. Also Brussels, Belgium) specializing in International Commercial Law and Arbitration, Banking Law. Admitted to the bar, 1975, Brussels.\r\n1988, Paris.\r\nHarkness fellow, Harkness Foundation of the Commonwealth of New York (1982).
Author: "Les Problčmes de Sécurité Sociale des Travailleurs Migrants," 1973, Le Droit International Privé Americain, 1979. Company-Author: "Le Droit des Contrats Informatiques," 1983.\r\nProfessor of Law, Universities of Louvain-Louisiana-Neuve and Namur, International and Corporate Law. Military: ol Year">).
Legal advisor Cabinet of the Min. of Defense, Brussels, 1975-1977. Member American Arbitration Association (panel arbitrators), International Bar Association, Institute Royal Des Rels. Internationales, Institute International Chamber of Commerce, International Law Association (chairman Belgian chapter since 1985), London Court Arbitration, Club International Arbitration (president 1993-1994), Lions (Brussels).
Married Beatrice Chavee, June 15, 1972;children: Caroline, Geraldine.