Human Rights and Corporate Liability: What You Need to Know

03/26/2015 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
While once the subject of human rights rarely applied to corporations, the business sector has become increasingly more concerned with how its daily operations might give rise to liability related to human rights abuses. This panel will provide practitioners with useful knowledge regarding the evolving international legal and policy framework that may impact how they work with corporations of all sizes....
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Cuba: Open for Business

03/30/2015 - 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
The Obama Administration’s Cuba Initiative has led to significant changes in travel and trade restrictions involving Cuba, and renewed interest in broader U.S. policies regarding Cuba. We will explore recent legal developments, including the sanctions that have been eased and those that remain, as well as the broader landscape in the Cuban-American relationship, and look at new opportunities for engagement in business, educational and cultural activities. We will also discuss a wide range of existing issues and their status, including questions relating to claims for expropriations....
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International Trade Agreements and State Governments: Balancing Powers

03/31/2015 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Join us for a discussion of the balance between federal and state interests at stake during international trade negotiations. After this program attendees will know: issues arising from the interplay between interantional trade agreements and the powers of state governments in the United States. ...
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Tactics for Counsel When Drafting and Prosecuting US-Origin Applications

04/15/2015 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Join the International Intellectual Property committee in a discussion about how US patent counsel can maximize their opportunities in Europe by being aware of the subtle yet important differences between European and US patent law and practice. Attendees will learn tips and tricks on how to handle these issues and differences....
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