Markus Petsche joined the Department of Legal Studies as associate professor, effective Jan. 1. His main fields of academic interest include international arbitration and litigation, alternative dispute resolution, conflict of laws, international business transactions, and comparative law. Before joining CEU, he was a senior lecturer at Taylor's University School of Law, Malaysia. He also held, and continues to hold, adjunct appointments at Singapore Management University School of Law and the Sorbonne Assas International Law School Asia. At CEU, Petsche teaches International Business Transactions, EU Law II, and Mediation. For more information, see https://legal.ceu.hu//node/39165.