Tuesday, May 31, 2016
The International Law Section Gazette
Member News

Edward Mullins Appointed ABA Liaison
ILS member and past Chair Edward M. Mullins has been appointed the liaison for the ABA Section of International Law for the ILS.

International Law Board Certification Applications for Lawyers
Recertification Applicants:  If you were originally certified in 2001, 2006 or 2011. All requirements for recertification are to be completed by May 31, 2016 unless you file a recertification extension request. Applications must be postmarked by June 15, 2016. 

Initial Applicants
The filing period for initial applications opens July 1, 2016 and applications must be postmarked by August 31, 2016.
Applications for initial board certification and recertification are available on the International Law Certification website.

International Law Quarterly
The Fall 2015 ILQ on International Arbitration is now available to view and download here.

The next ILQ will focus on Women in International Law. If you are interested in submitting an article or have questions, please contact Yara Lorenzo:

Upcoming Events                                              
June Events

June 3, 2016
The Real Property , Probate & Trust Law (RPPTL) Section of The Florida Bar will present a live and webcast CLE entitled "The RPPTL's Guide to the International Investor Client: Scaling 'The Wall' of Cross Border Legal Issues. The live presentation will take place at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando. To register for the live event or to purchase the CD or DVD, please click here. For the link to the CLE's webcast, click here.

June 19, 2016
The Future of Arbitration Miami (FAM) will host a reception, in conjunction with the CLA 2016 and ICC YAF, at 6:00 PM at Cantina La Veinte in the Viceroy Hotel, 485 Brickell Avenue, Miami. To RSVP, please email Cristina Perez Soto at

June 19-21, 2016
The Conferencia Latinoamericana de Arbitraje (CLA) will be held in Miami, Florida, at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami. Please click here to read more about the program and to register.

June 20-24, 2016
The Inter-American Bar Association (IABA) will hold its 52nd Conference at the Intercontinental Miami Hotel. Please note that the venue has changed and this conference will no longer be held in Havana, Cuba. For the conference program and registration information, please click here. Visit the IABA website here for more information.

Visit our Sponsors                                             
ILS thanks its sponsors for the 2015-2016 cycle
  • Aballi Milne Kalil, P.A.
  • Astigarraga Davis 
  • Centro de Arbitragem e Mediação-Câmara de Comércio Brasil-Canadá (CAM/CCBC)
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Lex International
  • White & Case
  • Akerman LLP
  • Bilzin Sumberg
  • Bryan Cave
  • Buckner, Shifrin, Etter, Dugan & Kohlman, P.A.
  • Fowler White Burnett
  • Jones Day 
  • Harper Meyer
  • Kobre & Kim LLP 
  • Tenzer PLLC

In light of what we accomplished this past year, we hope you will continue to support the Section as a sponsor. In 2014-2015, 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 at for more details.

 Become a Sponsor for the 2015-2016 Cycle
The ILS Gazette

Editor: Kristin Drecktrah Paz

Chair: Eduardo Palmer
Immediate Past Chair: Peter A. Quinter
Chair-Elect: Alvin F. Lindsay, III
Secretary: Arnoldo B. Lacayo
Treasurer: Carlos F. Osorio

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