International Arbitration: What You Need To Know

11/05/2018 - 12:30 PM to 12:30 PM
Discussion of the important benefits of international arbitration when handling cross-border disputes....
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International Trade and Tariffs: Understanding the Shifting Landscape and Avoiding Duties

10/30/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Join Matthew Bock, an experienced trade lawyer from Middleton & Shrull, to get a comprehensive view of the current state of international trade relations in the United States....
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Navigating the New Canadian Trademark Laws – 10 Things U.S. Practitioners Need to Know

10/17/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Susannah Rolston (Partner, Gowling WLG Toronto) will provide an in-depth analysis of the Ten most significant changes and how they impact your clients....
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Cybersecurity in Arbitration

09/05/2018 - 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
This event will also be an opportunity to discuss the draft cybersecurity protocol for international arbitration recently released by a Working Group formed by the International Council for Commercial Arbitration, together with the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) and the New York City Bar Association. The draft Protocol is meant to raise awareness about cybersecurity risks and to propose a framework that parties and arbitrators can look to in order to determine reasonable cybersecurity measures for their arbitrations. ...
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POSTPONED: Value Added Tax – Developments and Challenges for the Legal Profession

05/29/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
More than 170 countries have adopted Value Added Tax (VAT) systems so, almost any transaction that has a non-U.S. element (i.e. vendor, purchaser, intermediary, etc.) is likely to come into contact with this tax. With average global rates above 15% and beyond 21% in the European Union, the impact of VAT can be more severe than with domestic sales taxes, so understanding and managing it should assume a high priority....
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Celebrate Diversity with the International Law Section & New England Muslim Bar Association

05/24/2018 - 6:45pm to 9pm
The International Law Section/New England Muslim Bar Association invite you to join us for an Iftar (the meal eaten by Muslims at sunset who are fasting during the month of Ramadan)....
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Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration

05/02/2018 - 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
The International Centre for Dispute Resolution’s Young & International group and the Boston Bar Association invite you to an event discussing Third Party Funding in International Arbitration featuring a panel presentation of distinguished guest speakers from around the United States and the world....
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Brazilian Lawyers without Ties: An Insider Look at Doing Business in Brazil

04/18/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Join us for an intimate round table discussion with members of Juridico Sem Gravata (Brazilian Lawyers without Ties) as Brazilian compliance professionals give an insider’s view of compliance issues for multinationals doing business in Brazil...
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Check the Box Elections for Non-US Business Entities

04/12/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
This program focuses on the use of check the box elections for non-US business entities, in particular on passive investment companies. ...
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International Climate Agreements in the Age of Trump

03/12/2018 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Join us to learn about the current state of international climate agreements, and the outlook of U.S. participation in them, in light of the stated and implied policy of the Trumps Administration....
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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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