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 The ILS Gazette

Friday, November 8, 2013

In This Issue
International Law Quarterly
Russia Issue Now Available
The Russia Issue of the ILQ has been released and is available on the section's website.
  

If you'd like to get published in this premier journal, which covers all areas of international law, please submit topic ideas to Alvin Lindsay at  Alvin.Lindsay@hoganlovells.com

He will provide deadlines and the
publication's style guide.

 

Visit our sponsors

   

* ILS thanks its new sponsors for the 2013-2014 Cycle:

  

 

 Global Sponsors

  

- Aballí Milne Kalil

- Astigarraga Davis

- Câmara de Comércio Brasil-Canadá

- White & Case

 

Hemispheric Sponsor

- Bilzin Sumberg
- Devine Goodman

- Hunton & Williams 

- Kobre & Kim

 

Regional Sponsor

- Alvarez and Marsal Holdings 

- Eduardo Palmer P.A.
- GrayRobinson

- Harper Meyer 

- Northern Trust

  

  

Become an ILS Sponsor for the 2013-2014 Cycle

  

In light of what we accomplished this past year, we hope you will continue to support the Section as a sponsor. In 2012-2013, various firms, companies and suppliers sponsored the Section. We look forward to another year of innovative programs where we can advance international law and further promote our sponsors.  The 2013-2014 Sponsorship Package is available here.

  

Contact Elizabeth Ortega eco@ecostrats.com for more details.

 

  

  

  

 
The ILS Gazette:

 

 

Editors:
Regan Kruse & Quinn Smith 

 

 

Chair:

C. Ryan Reetz

Immediate Past Chair:

Richard C. Lorenzo

Chair-Elect:

Peter A. Quinter

Secretary:

Eduardo Palmer

Treasurer:

Alvin F. Lindsey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Highlights

ILS Thanks Hogan Lovells as a Global sponsor!

 

* ILS Leadership Meeting This Monday, November 11.  All section members and potential section members are welcome and encouraged to attend. Location: DLA Piper, 200 S. Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 2500, Miami, FL 33131. Time: 3:30-6:00pm. Reception: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

 

* Organization of Women in International Trade - South Florida 12th Annual International Business Woman of the Year awards luncheon - November 12, 2013.

   

* ILS's International Dispute Resolution Roundtable Committee solicits proposals for breakfast or lunch programs.

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Upcoming Events

November Events 

 

Please Join Us At ILS Leadership Meeting This Monday, November 11

 

On Monday, November 11, the Section's Executive Council and Committee leadership will hold an open meeting at the offices of DLA Piper, 200 S. Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 2500, Miami, FL 33131.  The meeting will take place from 3:30-6:00pm, with a reception to follow from 6-7pm.  All section members (and potential section members) are welcome and encouraged to join us.

 

November 12, 2013 -

The Organization of Women in International Trade - South Florida presents the 12th Annual International Business Woman of the Year awards luncheon featuring Angie Hicks of Angie's List on November 12, 2013.

11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Newly Remodeled Rusty Pelican, Key Biscayne, FL. 

 

Save the Date - 2014 Events

 

February 27, 2014 - International Business Transactions Conference, JW Marriott Marquis, Miami

 

February 28, 2014 - International Litigation and Arbitration Conference, JW Marriott Marquis, Miami

 

April 1-5, 2014 -- ABA Section of International Law, Spring Meeting, New York City 

 The American Bar Association Section of International Law's 2014 Spring Meeting will take place on April 1-5 and will include more than 60 continuing legal education programs and a number of social events and networking opportunities.

 

Florida Bar International Law Section members can register at a discounted rate. To receive the discounted rate check off the "Member of Cooperating Organization," and list the Florida Bar Association, Section of International Law. Registration form is available here.

 

Please visit

ambar.org/ilspring2014

for information on programming, registration, and hotel accommodations.

  

 

Our Members in the News

Shahzad Ahmed elected Orlando Regional Vice-chair for the AILA & Awarded Board Certification in Immigration and Nationality Law

 

Attorney Shahzad Ahmed was elected as the Orlando Regional Vice-chair for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) for the year 2013-2014. In this capacity, Mr. Ahmed represents the immigrations lawyers of Central Florida and serves as its liaison to the US Citizenship and Immigration Service office in Orlando.

 

Mr. Ahmed was also awarded Board Certification in Immigration and Nationality Law. Currently, there are less than 70 lawyers board certified in Immigration and Nationality Law in Florida.

We Want You!

ILS's International Dispute Resolution Roundtable Committee Solicits Program Proposals

 

The ILS's International Dispute Resolution Roundtable Committee is soliciting program proposals from anyone interested in hosting a Roundtable breakfast or lunch. The Roundtable Committee is organizing several presentations whereby issues related to international disputes will be addressed and teleconference access will be provided. Anyone interested in participating should contact Gus Lamelas at gus@lamelaslaw.com or Rick Puente at RPuente@cfclaw.com.

 

  

2014 ILAC Steering Committee Opportunity

 

The 2014 International Litigation & Arbitration Conference is looking for dedicated volunteers to join the Steering Committee. If you are interested in learning how you can be involved, please contact Laura Reich at lreich@whitecase.com