The ILS Gazette

Friday, January 31, 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  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

- 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 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

* February 12, 2014 - Intellectual Property Rights Center Tour and Briefing presented by ABA Section of International Law Customs Law Committee

 

* February 13, 2014 - at 8:30 a.m., Gus Lamelas will host a breakfast discussion titled "Suing Multinationals: A Discussion of the Limits of General Jurisdiction Following Daimler Chrysler v. Bauman." Call-in participants are welcome. RSVPs should be directed to gus@lamelaslaw.com.

 

* 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 1, 2014 - Vis Pre-Moot, JAMS Resolution Center, 600 Brickell Ave., Miami

 

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

 

* March 27, 2014 - Noon discussion, "Mareeva Injunctions and 28 U.S.C. § 1782: U.S. Support of International Legal Proceedings," RSVP to rpuente@cfclaw.com.

 

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

 

* May 13, 2014 - 8:30 a.m., "Practice Pointers on Enforcing International Judgments," RSVP to jcarballo@zpwlaw.com

 

Upcoming Events

February Events


 

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. 

    

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

  

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February 12, 2014 - Intellectual Property Rights Center Tour and Briefing presented by ABA Section of International Law Customs Law Committee

 

A non-CLE program, 12:30 PM- 2:30 PM US EST. In Person or by Teleconference Only

 

Register by clicking here

 

The Intellectual Property Rights Center, located in Arlington, Virginia, is principally led by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection. In-Person attendees will have a "brown bag" lunch on their own in the conference room, where IPR Center employees will explain the purpose, activities, and successes of the IPR Center.

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On February 13, 2014, at 8:30 a.m., Gus Lamelas will host a breakfast discussion titled "Suing Multinationals: A Discussion of the Limits of General Jurisdiction Following Daimler Chrysler v. Bauman," at Lamelas Law, PA, 2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Ste. 300, Coral Gables. Call-in participants are welcome. RSVPs should be directed to gus@lamelaslaw.com.

 

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March Events

 

March 1, 2014 - Vis Pre-Moot

Location: JAMS Resolution Center, 600 Brickell Ave., Miami

CLE Credit available to volunteer arbitrators

 

For more information contact Mariela Malfeld at mmalfeld@wthf.com

 

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March 6-7, 2014 - International Forum of Travel and Tourism Advocates

  

IFTTA NORTH AMERICA SECTIONTHIRD ANNUAL MEETING AND CONFERENCE (click on title for more information)

 FORT LAUDERDALE - FLORIDA

  

The North American section of IFTTA (http://iftta.org/) invites you to attend its annual Meeting and Conference. See above and http://iftta.org/events/3rd-north-america-conference for details of the event, and the Registration Form. Membership in the organization (http://iftta.org/content/become-member 

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

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On March 27, 2014, at noon, Rick Puente will host a luncheon discussion titled "Mareeva Injunctions and 28 U.S.C. § 1782: U.S. Support of International Legal Proceedings," at Concepcion, Martinez & Bellido, P.A., 255 Aragon Avenue, Second Floor, Coral Gables. Call-in participants are welcome. RSVPs should be directed to rpuente@cfclaw.com.

  

 

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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

ambar.org/ilspring2014

for information on programming, registration, and hotel accommodations.

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 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.

 

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May Events

 

On May 13, 2014, at 8:30 a.m., Joe Carballo will host a breakfast discussion titled "Practice Pointers on Enforcing International Judgments," at Zumpano Patricios & Winker, 312 Minorca Avenue, Coral Gables. Call-in participants are welcome. RSVPs should be directed to jcarballo@zpwlaw.com