Bruce A. Reznik
Bruce A. Reznik serves as a Washington-based
senior consultant at KWR International, Inc. (KWR); a firm specializing
in the delivery of research, communications, consulting and advisory
services to a wide range of public and private sector clients.
Mr. Reznik is a U.S. and
international business lawyer who works closely with countries undergoing
economic transformation. Since 1991, Mr. Reznik has been providing
consultations, technical assistance, and practical seminars to foreign
government and business officials, particularly from the former
Soviet Union, Central and Eastern Europe and Asia, on legal and
market reform and private sector development. Mr. Reznik designs
and conducts training programs in support of legal and market reform.
His European Union and UN experience includes working for over two
years in the EU section of the United Nations Interim Administration
in Kosovo. In this capacity he helped to create a new legal framework
and private sector development strategy; and to draft commercial
laws - including a Foreign Investment Law, Concession Law, Privatization
law, and Anti-Money Laundering Law.
Mr. Reznik also served
as the Senior Commercial Lawyer for a USAID-funded economic development
program for the Republic of Montenegro and as a reviewer for the
U.S. State Department of proposals of US and former Soviet Republic
universities to establish programs in furtherance of legal and market
reform. In addition, he has helped to develop numerous curricula
and syllabi for training programs and seminars for foreign government
and business officials from Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan,
Lithuania, Mongolia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and other countries.
Content has included commercial laws including contracts, business
organizations, corporate governance, energy regulation, intellectual
property, and securities regulation.
In addition Mr. Reznik
has extensive experience providing legal services to U.S. and foreign
companies and working with foreign legal counsel on various matters.
Mr. Reznik holds a J.D.
degree from The University of Georgia School of Law in Athens, Georgia
and a B.A. degree from The George Washington University in Washington,
D.C. Mr. Reznik frequently speaks on international legal issues
and has authored numerous articles for publications including: "Property
Rights in a Market Economy," Economic Reform Today, U.S. Chamber
of Commerce (CIPE), Spring, 1996; "Anatomy of the Legal Reconstruction
of a War-Torn, Ex- Socialist Country: The Federation of Bosnia and
Herzegovina"; "The Law of Foreign Investment in the United States";
"LTAS Diplomatic Insight Guide: The United States Government: Its
Organization and Operation"; "Investment Contracts- The Hard-to-Spot
Security That's All Around You," The Washington Lawyer (the official
journal of the D.C. Bar Association). In addition he served as the
editor and publisher of a corporate governance newsletter entitled
"The Reznik Takeover Review".
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