The ILS Gazette

Monday, November 17, 2014

In This Issue
International Law Quarterly  
Summer 2014, 30th Anniversary Edition Now Available
The Summer 2014 Edition of the ILQ is available on the ILS website.
  

If you are interested in contributing to the next edition of the ILQ, please contact ILQ Editor Yara Lorenzo at yara.lorenzo@hoganlovells.com.

 

Visit our sponsor
 

   


 

Global Sponsor 

- Aballi Milne Kalil

- Astigarraga Davis 

- Centro de Arbitragem e Mediação-Câmara de Comércio Brasil-Canadá (CAM/CCBC)

Hogan Lovells

- Meaden & Moore


 

Hemispheric Sponsor

- Hunton & Williams

- Kobre & Kim LLP  

 
Regional Sponsor

- Bilzin Sumberg
- GrayRobinson
- Harper Meyer 

 

Become an ILS Sponsor for the 2014-2015 Cycle 

  

In light of what we accomplished this past year, we hope you will continue to support the Section as a sponsor. In 2013-2014, 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.  

  

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

Cuba 2014: What the U.S. Legal and Business Communities Need to Know, CLE program, November 20-21, 2014.


* 18th Judicial Conference of the U.S. Court of International Trade, December 1, 2014 in New York

* IBA "High Stakes Litigation and Arbitration" Conference, December 4, 2014 in Atlanta

Save the Date: International Litigation, Arbitration & Business Transactions (ILAT) Conference, February 27, 2015

* Save the Date: Florida Bar ILS Vis Pre-Moot, February 28, 2015

Upcoming Events
November Events

November 17-18, 2014 - The ABA Section of International Law invites you to attend the "2014 North America Regional Forum: Doing Business within the Region and Collaborating Abroad" Conference on at the Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel in Vancouver, BC, Canada. The ILS is a Cooperating Entity on this event and members can take advantage of discounted ABA Section of International Law Member Rates by registering online and selecting the "Cooperating Entity" Rate.

 

Click here to view the full conference brochure including programming and social events. 

 

Visit http://ambar.org/vancouver2014 to register and for more information on programming, hotel accommodations and the latest updates on the conference.

  
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November 20-21, 2014 - The Florida Bar International Law Section presents "Cuba 2014: What the U.S. Legal and Business Communities Need to Know." Earn up to 14 CLE credits attending multiple panels with top legal practitioners and academics.
 

Click here to view the updated Cuba 2014 program. 


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December Events

 

December 1, 2014 - The U.S. Court of International Trade invites you to its 18th Judicial Conference at the New York Palace, 455 Madison Avenue in New York. Please click here to view the program and to register.

 

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December 4, 2014 - The International Bar Association (IBA) presents its "High Stakes Litigation and Arbitration" Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Please click here to view the conference program, or go to the IBA's website here.

 

*The early-bird registration rate is open until November 14th and online registration will continue until November 26th.  

 

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 Save the Date

 

The International Litigation and Arbitration Conference (ILAC) and the International Business Transactions Conference (IBTC) are being combined into a one-day program, the  International Litigation, Arbitration & Business Transactions (ILAT) Conference. This one-day conference will take place on Friday, February 27, 2015, at the Conrad Hotel in Miami.

 

The ILS has reserved a block of rooms for Conference attendees. Promotional rates are valid from February 24 through March 2. Please call (305) 503-6500 to make reservations, and be sure to mention the "International Law Section Conference" to receive discounted rates. 

 

Help Plan the ILAT! The 2015 Conference is looking for dedicated volunteers to join the Steering Committee. If you would like to help plan this Conference, please contact Robert Becerra at rbecerra@rjbecerralaw.com.

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February 28, 2015 - The Florida Bar ILS Willem C. Vis Pre-Moot Competition at JAMS, 600 Brickell Avenue, Miami. Click here to view the save-the-date flyer. 

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April 7-9, 2015Florida Chamber International Days 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

Opportunity to Host Lawyer through Exchange Program of the International Law Section and the Barcelona Bar

   

The ILS and the Barcelona Bar have an agreement allowing for the creation of a Lawyers Exchange Program to encourage lawyers from both countries to expand their knowledge in matters involving international law and arbitration/litigation. A member of the Barcelona Bar is seeking a host firm. If your firm is interested, please contact Yine Rodriguez at yine.rodriguez-perez@hoganlovells.com.