Mr. Bazinas (Basinas) is an Independent Consultant advising States and national and international organizations on trade law reform matters. He is also a member of the Law Faculty of Sigmund Freud University in Vienna, in which he holds classes on comparative and uniform secured finance law. He has been the Secretary of the UNCITRAL Working Group VI (Security Interests) from 2003 to 2017, has been involved in the Commission's work on insolvency, bank guarantees, procurement and electronic commerce, provided technical assistance to States and lectured all over the world on a variety of UNCITRAL work topics. Mr. Bazinas has co-authored more than ten books and has published more than fifty articles on various international trade law topics and, in particular, on secured financing (e.g. International and comparative secured transactions law: essays in honour of Roderick A. Macdonald. S.V. Bazinas, N.O. Akseli (eds.), Portland, Or., Hart Publishing, 2017. 338 p.).