The ILS Gazette

Friday, June 27, 2014

In This Issue
International Law Quarterly  
Summer 2014, 30th Anniversary Edition Now Available
The Summer 2014 Edition 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-Canada

- DLA Piper

- Hogan Lovells 

- White & Case

 

Hemispheric Sponsors

- Bilzin Sumberg
- Devine Goodman

- Hunton & Williams 

- Kobre & Kim

 

Regional Sponsors

- 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:

  

Editor:
Kristin Drecktrah 

  

Chair:

Peter A. Quinter

Immediate Past Chair:

C. Ryan Reetz

Chair-Elect:

Eduardo Palmer

Secretary:

Alvin F. Lindsay, III

Treasurer:

Arnoldo B. Lacayo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Highlights

* 2014-2015 Officer and Executive Council Member appointments at ILS Section Meeting of Florida Bar Convention, June 27, 2014

 

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

 

* Article from ILS member, Victorino J. Tejera, regarding the Interaction of Sovereign Wealth Funds and Sovereign Immunity in Light of a Recent Florida District Court Case: Capital Trans Int'l v. IPIC et al. 

  
Upcoming Events
July Events

July 1, 2014 - The Business Law Section of the Florida Bar cordially invites you to the Turnaround Management Association Florida Chapter's NextGen Committee Happy Hour at OTC Restaurant, 1250 S. Miami Avenue, Brickell, FL 33130, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.
 
RSVP to Cindi Lamb (clamb@bergersingerman.com)

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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.

 

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 Save the Date

 

2015 Florida Chamber International Days, April 7-9, 2015 in Tallahassee. Plan to join Florida's premier international trade conference as we continuing advancing to secure Florida's future through trade and logistics.

 

In The News

New ILS Officer and Executive Council Member Appointments

 

Congratulations to the following Officers and Executive Council Members who received their appointments at the ILS Section Meeting of the Florida Bar Convention on July 27, 2014!

 

Officers

 

Chair: Peter A. Quinter

Chair-Elect: Eduardo Palmer

Secretary: Alvin F. Lindsay, III

Treasurer: Arnoldo B. Lacayo

Immediate Past Chair: C. Ryan Reetz

 

Executive Council

 

Term Expiring June 30, 2017

Gary Davidson

Christopher N. Johnson

Regan N. Kruse

James M. Meyer

Laura M. Reich

Katherine A. Sanoja 

Term Expiring June 30, 2017 

(replacing Arnoldo B. Lacayo)

Luis S. Konski

 

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Please Welcome the New ILS
Gazette Editor, Kristin Drecktrah

Kristin is an associate at Gomm & Smith, where she focuses her practice on international litigation and arbitration. She can be reached at kristin.drecktrah@gommsmith.com.

 

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Article From ILS Member,

Victorino J. Tejera

 

Thank you to Victorino for submitting this article of interest (click on the following title to view):

 

Some Comments on the Interaction of Sovereign Wealth Funds and Sovereign Immunity in Light of a Recent Florida District Court Case: Capital Trans Int'l v. IPIC et al.

 

Victorino is an attorney admitted to practice law in Venezuela and an out-of-country member of The Florida Bar International Law Section. He currently serves as a Visiting Researcher at Florida International University College of Law as holder of a Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) Fellowship. 

 

 Victorino can be reached at victorino.tejera@graduateinstitute.ch

 

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  New ILS Members Certified in International Law

 

Congratulations to the following four Florida Bar members who have become newly certified in International Law!:


Robert J. Becerra, Miami

Francis M. Boyer, Jacksonville

Daniel F. Visoiu, Bucharest, Romania

Stephen H. Wagner, Miami
  


 For more information on board certification in International Law, please contact Zachary Shrader at
zshrader@flabar.org or visit www.floridabar.org/certification