European Patent Oppositions for US Lawyers

02/16/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
In this session, we will break down the European patent opposition process from a U.S. perspective. We will discuss differences and similarities between European oppositions and U.S. post-grant proceedings, the interplay between oppositions and national litigation, and strategies for effectively deploying oppositions as part of a global patent strategy....
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Insider Views on International Dispute Resolution

01/24/2018 - 04:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Join us for a visit with Alexander Fessas, the Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration and a leader in international ADR based in Paris....
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South China Sea Arbitration (Philippines v. China)

12/18/2017 - 12:00PM to 1:00PM
China’s assertion of exclusive rights to nearly the entire South China Sea, and a massive program of artificial island-building that it instituted on rare coral reef ecosystems, prompted the Philippines to commence an arbitration under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. Join Andrew Loewenstein, who served as counsel to the Philippines, for an insider’s perspective on the recently decided case, which established landmark precedents for the Law of the Sea and international environmental law....
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Tax Court Rules that Gain on Sale of US Partnership Interest by Foreign Partner is not ECI

11/09/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Partnership and international tax experts from RSM US LLP will discuss the Tax Court’s recent decision in Grecian Magnesite Mining, Industrial and Shipping Co. SA v. Commissioner, which rejects the IRS’s long-standing position set forth in Rev. Rul. 91-32....
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A Conversation with Former Israeli Supreme Court Justice Elyakim Rubinstein

11/08/2017 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Join the BBA for a moderated discussion with former Israeli Supreme Court Justice Elyakim Rubinstein, who retired on June 12, 2017 as the Deputy President of the Supreme Court of Israel, where he had served since 2004. Prior to his appointment, Justice Rubinstein served as the Attorney General of Israel from 1997 to 2004, and as a judge on the Jerusalem District Court from 1995 to 1997. He began his career as a diplomat in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he participated in the peace delegations that led to the 1979 Camp David Accords (between Israel and Egypt), the 1993 Oslo Accords (between Israel and the PLO), and the 1994 Jordan Accords (between Israel and Jordan)....
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Overseas Work Assignments: The legal and tax repercussions for employees

10/31/2017 - 12:00PM to 1:00PM
While the idea of being sent on an international work assignment can sound very exciting, employees a re often unaware of the employment law and tax implications of accepting such an assignment....
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CLE - The Golden Age of International Arbitration

09/27/2017 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Professor William W. Park, the prolific author of authoritative treatises, books and articles on international arbitration and a prominent international arbitrator himself, will speak alongside a distinguished group of panelists on International Arbitration....
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CANCELLED: International Law Year End Celebration

06/27/2017 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Join the BBA's International Law Section for drinks and refreshments as we celebrate a successful program year and thank outgoing co-chair Andrew Loewenstein for all his hard work! Not a part of the International Section, but looking to join? Come meet our group!...
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Celebrate Diversity with the International Section & New England Muslim Bar Association

06/15/2017 - 07:00 PM to 09:30 PM
Please join the BBA and NEMBA (New England Muslim Bar Association) for a special Iftar to celebrate the month of Ramadan....
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Speed Networking with International Law Practitioners

05/18/2017 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Don't miss your chance to meet with several Boston-area international law practitioners in just one evening! Those who attend this event will have the chance to meet all of our guest attorneys in small groups to learn about the career paths and legal opportunities available in Boston'sinternational law landscape....
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Top Ten Things New Lawyers Should Know About International Legal Practice

05/05/2017 - 12:30 PM to 02:00 PM
Join the International Law Section consciousness-raising discussion of certain key issues that all International Lawyer must know. Topics will include: FCPA, privacy/data security, tax planning, and many more....
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Combating Corruption in a New Global Reality

04/13/2017 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
This panel will examine the global context of current efforts to fight against corruption, including in contexts of serious human rights violations, while also offering practical insight for businesses about the legal mechanisms used for combating corruption through domestic and international law....
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POSTPONED: An Update on Country by Country Reporting for Multinational Entities

04/13/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
This program will provide an update on the current status of the country-by-country reporting requirements for multinational businesses....
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Recent Developments in International Investment Protections

03/23/2017 - 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
This program will begin with an overview of this burgeoning field before proceeding to in-depth discussions of how investors’ rights to protection of their investments interact with States’ rights to regulate and how awards against recalcitrant States have been enforced....
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