The ILS Gazette

Friday, January 17, 2014

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

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

- Hogan Lovells 

- 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 for more details.





The ILS Gazette:



Regan Kruse & Quinn Smith 




C. Ryan Reetz

Immediate Past Chair:

Richard C. Lorenzo


Peter A. Quinter


Eduardo Palmer


Alvin F. Lindsey


















* February 27-28, 2014 - ILS presents its annual International Business Transactions Conference (IBTC) & 12th International Litigation and Arbitration (ILAC) Conference


Click here to register for IBTC and click here to register for ILAC



* March 6 - 7, 2014 - International Forum of Travel and Tourism Advocates, Third Annual Meeting and Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.



* April 7-9, 2014 - Florida Chamber of Commerce, 2014 International Days, Florida State University Conference Center, Tallahassee


Upcoming Events

February Events


February 10-12, 2014 - Florida Chamber of Commerce - Board of Governors Capitol Day, Tallahassee



February 27-28, 2014 - The International Law Section of the Florida Bar proudly presents its annual International Business Transactions Conference (IBTC) and International Litigation and Arbitration Conference (ILAC)


Location: JW Marriott Marquis, Downtown Miami


Join ILS members for international law-related activities and networking commencing with the IBTC on Thursday, February 27.  ILAC will be held the following day on Friday, February 28th.  Finally, on Saturday, March 1, ILS will host a pre-Vis international moot court competition for multiple local and international law school teams.  


Click here to view the schedule of speakers, panel topics, and  toaccess the registration form.  You may also register through the Florida Bar website by clicking here for IBTC and here for ILAC


IBTC and ILAC will feature a number of interesting and thought-provoking panels and speakers, and both conferences are followed by an evening reception and cocktail. The conferences will bring together a diverse array of speakers from throughout the region that are not to be missed.


We look forward to seeing you there!! Please help spread the word to friends and colleagues. 



March Events


International Forum of Travel and Tourism Advocates




March 6 - 7, 2014



The North American section of IFTTA ( invites you to attend its annual Meeting and Conference. See above and for details of the event, and the Registration Form. Membership in the organization ( 

) is encouraged, but not a pre-requisite to attendance.



April Events


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

for information on programming, registration, and hotel accommodations.


 April 7-9, 2014 -- Florida Chamber of Commerce, 2014 International Days.


Location: Florida State University Conference Center, 555 W. Pensacola Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306


Join the Florida Chamber of Commerce and Florida's international business community to hear from top international trade experts and promote the significant role international business has in Florida's economy and in your business.