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Yancy Cottrill, '10, back from Mongolia

Friday, February 14, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Joe Libertelli
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Yancy Cottrill, '10, went on to earn a Masters in International Business Law from the Central European University.  According to their website:

"(Yancy) recently returned to the United States after a successful stint working for an American law firm in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. While in Mongolia, he assisted in drafting the joint venture agreement, company charter, and accompanying documents for Mongolia’s first ever credit rating bureau.

He also chaired two legal panels at the 2012 Independent Power Producer’s Forum Executive Retreat in Bangkok, Thailand.

He participated as a panel member in a public arbitration discussion at the 2012 Mongolian Legal Forum which was hosted by the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre as well as represented his firm at several mining conferences in Mongolia and China.

In addition, Mr. Cottrill published two chapters on Mongolian law. He wrote a chapter on the mining capital markets of Mongolia for the first edition of the Mining Law Review published by Law Business Research Ltd. in November of 2012. In March of 2013, his revision of the Mongolian Chapter for the 4th revision of the 2nd edition of Juris Publishing’s Arbitration in Asia was published."

See https://legal.ceu.hu/news/2013-08-14/ibl-alumnus-yancy-cottrill-advising-mongolia-on-creating-the-first-credit-rating-bur

While in Mongolia, Yancy picked up the decorative rug at left, depicting Chinngis Khan, ruler of the Mongolian Empire, one of history's great globalizing influences  - and putative father of much of modern humanity.  

Come to think of it, he looks a bit like our own Prof. Edgar Cahn, doesn't he?  Of course, Professor Cahn's Time Banking is now being implemented in more countries than the famous Chinngis ever visited! ; )



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