The ILS Gazette

Friday, June 6, 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-Canada

- DLA Piper

- 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 



C. Ryan Reetz

Immediate Past Chair:

Richard C. Lorenzo


Peter A. Quinter


Eduardo Palmer


Alvin F. Lindsey


















* June 12 - Venezuelan American National Bar Association.  Happy Hour @ Fado Irish Pub, 900 S. Miami Ave., Miami, 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.  RSVP: 


* June 26-27 - 2014 ILS Section Meetings @ The Florida Bar Annual Convention, Kissimmee


* June 26 - Investing in Mexico, Riding the wave of reform, International Bar Association conference in Chicago. 


July 16 - 8:30 a.m., "Practice Pointers on Enforcing International Judgments," RSVP to


**PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN DATE** November 20-21, 2014 - Florida Bar International Law Section presents Cuba 2014: What The U.S. Legal And Business Communities Need To Know, Orlando, Florida 

Upcoming Events
June Events


 June 12 - The Venezuelan-American National Bar Association


Cordially invites you to our First Happy Hour at Fado Irish Pub, 900 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33130


 Thursday, June 12, 2014

6:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m.

 Cash Bar

$5 drink and snack specials

 First shot free*

*Happy Hour Shots only: Pickleback and Irish Breakfast courtesy of Fado Irish Pub

RSVP to 



June 26 - 27 -


2014 ILS Section Meetings @ The Florida Bar Annual Convention


Thursday & Friday, June 26-27, 2014

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

6000 W. Osceola Parkway

Kissimmee, FL 34746


Thursday, June 26, 2014

12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m. Joint Luncheon - Business Law Section

(Advanced Registration Required / Registration Form)

- Sun Ballroom D


6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Joint Reception - Business Law Section &

Out of State Division

- Sun Ballroom 1-2


Friday, June 27, 2014

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 2014-2014 ILS Committee Meetings

- Miami 1-2


10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ILS Executive Council

- Sanibel 1-2


Download the Annual Convention Mobile app - or view it online!




June 26 - Investing in Mexico: Riding the wave of reform conference, will take place on 26 June 2014 at the Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile, Chicago, USA.

The conference will focus on the investments, business opportunities and challenges arising from a series of landmark reforms in Mexico, including energy, telecom, taxation, international trade, antitrust and class actions. 


The program will cover a wide range of hot topics including:


  • Antitrust and telecom reforms
  • Energy reform
  • Legal framework for investing in Mexico
  • Capital markets and M&A transactions
  • Arbitration and dispute resolution
  • Economic perspectives of Mexico

The event will also host an impressive roster of international speakers and commentators including an opening keynote speech delivered by Cesar Emiliano Hernandez Ochoa Undersecretary of Electricity, Ministry of Energy (SENER), Mexico City, as well as a lunchtime address given by Francisco Gonzalez Chief Executive Officer, ProMexico, New York.


Contact with any questions. 



July Events 


On July 16 at 8:30 a.m. (please note change in date and location), Joe Carballo will host a breakfast discussion titled "Practice Pointers on Enforcing International Judgments," at Vazquez & Carballo, PA, 601 Brickell Key Drive, Suite 702, Miami. Call-in participants are welcome. RSVPs should be directed to



November Events


 *PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN DATE* November 20-21, 2014Florida Bar International Law Section presents Cuba 2014: What The U.S. Legal And Business Communities Need To Know, Orlando, Florida.


View brochure by clicking here.


Hotel group rate of $179 expires on

October 29, 2014.