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Eduardo A. Mayora

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  • 2004 Doctor in Pluralist, Public and Private Law, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain July 2004.
  • 2004 Master in Pluralist, Public and Private Law, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain July 2004.
  • 1997 Doctor of Laws, Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala November, 1997.
  • 1992 Diplomado en análisis económico (Economic Analysis Diploma), Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala May 1992.
  • 1991 Diplomado en fundamentos económicos (Economic Foundations Diploma), Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala December 1991.
  • 1982 Master of Laws (Common Law Studies), Georgetown University, Washington, DC.
  • 1980 Attorney at Law and Notary Public, Universidad Rafael Landivar, Guatemala.
  • 1978 Certificate of achievement of the III degree of the "French Language and Civilization Studies", Alliance Française, Paris.
  • 1974 Certificate of attendance to the "English Language, Advanced Level", Angloschool, London.
  • 1974 High school diploma, Liceo Javier, Guatemala.
  • 1998 – 2000 Member of the Board of the Superintendence of the Tax Administration of Guatemala.
  • 1996 - 1998 Member of the Editorial Board and columnist of the daily newspaper “Siglo Veintiuno”
  • 1989 – 2000 Dean of the School of Law, Francisco Marroquin University.
  • 1982 - Mayora & Mayora, S.C., Senior Partner.
  • 1980 - 1981 Mayora & Mayora, Junior Partner.
  • 1976 - 1979 Mayora & Mayora, Paralegal.
  • 2009 -- Professor of Administrative and Constitutional Law, Master in Constitutional Law. Universidad Rafael Landivar.
  • 2002 – 2003 Associate Professor in the University of Droit, d’Economie et des Sciences D’Aix-Marseille. Paris France.
  • 1998 – ...... Director of the Seminar on Law and Economics for the program of Doctor of Jurisprudence, Francisco Marroquin University.
  • 1995 – 1996 Visiting Professor in the University
  • 1994 – 1999 Professor of Jurisprudence, of Montpellier , Paris, France. Francisco Marroquin University, School of Law.
  • 1993 – 1994 Professor of Securities Law, Francisco Marroquin University, School of Law.
  • 1988 – 1994 Professor of Constitutional Law Francisco Marroquin University, School of Law.
  • 1985 Professor of Notarial Law (summer 1984) Rafael Landivar University.
    1987 Professor of Legal Foundations, Francisco Marroquin University, School of Law. Francisco Marroquin University, School of Economics.
  • 1984 – 1986 Professor of Business Law, Francisco Marroquin University, School of Economics.
  • 1984 Assistant Professor, Notarial Law, Rafael Landivar University, School of Law.
  • Visiting Professor in the University of Pantheon-Assas (Paris II), France, October 2005.
  • Certified Lecturer (Certificado de Ministrante) of the extension course “Direito & Economia para Magistrados”, by Instituto Liberdade -RS and the Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos. Porto Alegre, Brasil. 2004.
  • Certified Lecturer (Certificado de Ministrante) of the extension course “Law and Economics for Judges”, by the Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, San Leopoldo, Río Grande do Sul, Brazil, Abril, 2003.
  • Certified Lecturer (Certificado de Ministrante) of the extension course “Law and Economics for Judges”, by the Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, San Leopoldo, Río Grande do Sul, Brazil, November, 2001.
  • Certified Lecturer (Certificado de Ministrante) of the extension course “Law and Economics for Judges” by Instituto Liberal *RS, Porto Alegre Brasil, May, 2000.
  • Certified Lecturer (Certificado de Ministrante) of the extension course “Law and Economics for Judges”, by the Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, San Leopoldo, Río Grande do Sul, Brazil, 8 – 11 July, 1999.
  • Lecturer at the “Université d’Été de la Nouvelle Economie”, program in Aix en Provence, France September 1999.
  • Lecturer at the seminars on Liberalism organized by the Institute of Economic Studies Europe at Lauhemburg, Germany, and Oxford, England; July 1998.
  • Certified Lecturer (Certificado de Ministrante) of the extension course “Law and Economics for Judges”, by the Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, San Leopoldo, Río Grande do Sul, Brazil, June, 1998.
  • Certified Lecturer (Certificado de Ministrante) of the extension course “Law and Economics for Judges”, by the Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, San Leopoldo, Río Grande do Sul, Brazil, June 1997.
  • Lecturer at the conference “The Reception of Centesimus Annus”, sponsored by the Ethics and Public Policy Center, New York City, February 1997.
  • Certified Lecturer (Certificado de Ministrante) of the extension course “Law and Economics for Judges”, by the Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, San Leopoldo, Río Grande do Sul, Brazil, September 1996.
  • Visiting Professor at the Université de Montpellier School of Law, Montpellier, France 1995, lecturing on Law and Economics.
  • Certified Lecturer (Certificado de Ministrante) of the extension course “Law and Economics for Judges” by the Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, Río Grande do Sul, Brazil 1995.
  • Visiting Professor at the Pontificia Universidade Católica de Porto Alegre, Río Grande do Sul, Brazil, 1994, teaching the course of Law and Economics at the graduate level.

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  • 2015 – Member of the Club Rotario de la Ciudad de Guatemala
  • 2011 - President of the “Instituto Guatemalteco de Derecho Notarial”.
  • 2011 - Member of the Lex Mundi Board of Directors.
  • 1997 – Act. Member of the “Mont Pelerin Society”; presently member of the Board of Directors.
  • 1996 – Act. President of the “Privatization Committee” of the Guatemalan Bar Association.
  • 1996 – Act. Guatemalan representative of the "Association Henri Capitant des Amis de la Culture Juridique Francaise".
  • 1995 – 1996 Member of the Board of Directors of “Banco Americano” (commercial bank).
  • 1994 – Act.Member of “The Philadelphia Society”; Second Vice President, (2002-2003) .
  • 1992 – Act.Member of the "Asociación de Amigos del País" and its “Fundación para la Cultura.
  • 1989 – Act.Member of the Guatemala Country Club.
  • 1988 – 1996 Member of the Board of Directors of "Financiera de Inversión, S.A." (Investment bank).
  • 1988 – Act.Member of the Board of Trustees, Francisco Marroquin University.
  • 1987 – Act. Legal adviser to the Board of Directors of "Bolsa de Valores Nacional, S.A." (Securities exchange).
  • 1980 – Act. Member of the Guatemalan Bar Association.
  • 1979 – Act. Barrister Member of the legal fraternity Phi Delta Phi, Landivar Inn.
  • 1985 – 1986 Vice President of the Ethics Board of the Guatemalan Bar Association.
  • 1978 – 1979 Member of the Rotaract Club (Past-president).
  • 1977 – 1978 Secretary of the Law Students Association
  • 1988 – 1994 Member of the Board of Directors of "Seguros Alianza, S.A. (insurance company).
  • 1983 – 1990 Member of the Rotary Club (Past-president).

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

  • 2010 “THE RULE OF LAW, CIVIL LAW, AND COMMON LAW”, Paper delivered at the APEE (Association of Private Enterprise Education) Conference.
  • 2009 “THE RULE OF LAW AND DEVELOPMENT”, article Publisher by the magazine Revista de la Facultad de Derecho of Universidad Francisco Marroquin.
  • 2005 “EL IMPERIO DEL DERECHO Y EL CONTENCIOSO ADMINISTRATIVO EN EL DERECHO GUATEMALTECO Y COMPARADO”, book published by the Editorial Artemis Edinter, S.A., Guatemala, (ISBN 84-89452-87-3).
  • 2004 ¿Why doesn’t the Capitals Market take off?, published by the Institute for the Promotion of Social Responsibility.
  • 2004 “The Cafta, an overview”. Paper delivered at the Regional Meeting of the International Bar Association, held in Panama, March 2004.
  • 2004 “The Cafta, an overview”. Article prepared for the Bomchil Group Newsletter, volume 15, January 2004, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 2001 “Mergers and acquisitions in Guatemalan legislation” published by the Latin Lawyer, magazine V. Nov/Dec. 2001, Londres.
  • 2001 “In honor and memory of Frederic Bastiat’s the Law” published by the Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines, París.
  • 1998 Doctoral Thesis: “IUSNATURALISMO Y ORDENES ESPONTANEOS”, published by the Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Editorial de Amigos del País, Guatemala.
  • 1997 “TEORIA CONSTITUCIONAL, Para la sociedad libre” Book published by the Fundación República, Buenos Aires, Argentina [ISBN 987-95328-2-1].
  • 1997 “The Capital Markets”, lecture given for the Guatemalan Notarial Institute, and edited and published by them.
  • 1996 “Droit privé, droit public, et liberté”, Revue de la recherche juridique droit prospectif (1996-1 N° XXI - 64) Faculté de droit et de science politique d’Aix-Marseille.
  • 1996 “Derecho privado, derecho público y libertad”, published by the Revista del Colegio de Abogados y Notarios de Guatemala, January-June 1996, N° 43.
  • 1995 "La Bolsa de Valores, su regulación jurídica y otros aspectos", published by the Guatemalan Bar Association and the Francisco Marroquin University Law Journal.
  • 1995 “Algunos comentarios sobre la Teoría Pura del Derecho de Hans Kelsen”, published by the Revista de la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad Francisco Marroquin (Law Faculty Journal).
  • 1995 “Derecho Privado, Derecho Público y Libertad”, published by the Revista de la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad Francisco Marroquin (Law Faculty Journal).
  • 1994 “El Poder”, published by the Revista de la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad Francisco Marroquin (Law Faculty Journal).
  • 1993 "El drama de la arena movediza", published by the Revista de la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad Francisco Marroquin (Law Faculty Journal). This essay was awarded the first price of the "Charles Stillman" annual academic contest, sponsored by Universidad Francisco Marroquin.
  • 1993 "La cultura de los privilegios", published by the Revista de la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad Francisco Marroquin (Law Faculty Journal).
  • 1992 "El tamaño del Estado", published by the Revista de la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad Francisco Marroquin.
  • 1992 "Las instituciones del marco constitucional para una economía de mercado", published by the Revista de la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad Francisco Marroquin. This article was awarded the first price of the "Charles Stillman" academic contest, sponsored by Universidad Francisco Marroquin.
  • 1992 “Cómo pasar a una economía de mercado democráticamente", jointly with Manuel Ayau C., part of the collection "El desafío neoliberal", edited by Barry B. Levine, Grupo Editorial Norma.
  • 1990 "The qualifying function of the Stock Market" published by the Guatemalan Notarial Institute.
  • 1990 "The deposit in Bonded Warehouses", published by de Guatemalan Notarial Institute.
  • 1990 "The Rule of Law and the concept of Law", published by the Guatemalan Bar Association Journal, the Universidad Autónoma de Centroamérica of Costa Rica "Acta Académica" magazine, and the Francisco Marroquin University Law Journal.
  • 1990 "Common Law, Civil Law and Freedom" (paper presented to the Mont Pelerin Society's regional meeting, Antigua 1990).
  • 1986 "Comparative Analysis of Notarial Law", published by Rafael Landivar University.
  • 1981 "The Sources of Law in the Common and Civil Law Systems" (term paper).
  • 1980 "The License Agreement" (graduation thesis published by Rafael Landivar University).

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