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The International Law Section Gazette
International Law Quarterly - Winter 2018  

The  Winter 2018 ILQ -  Focus on International Aspects of Maritime, Admiralty, and Transportation Law  is now available to view and download here
Great Success for iLaw 2018

CIArb Accelerated Route to Fellowship 

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) will hold its Accelerated Route to Fellowship Program in Miami,  March 2-4, 2018 .  The Accelerated Route to Fellowship Program is a designed for senior practitioners in the field of  dispute resolution procedures. Fellowship is the highest grade of Institute membership and allows the use of the designation FCIArb. The Program focuses on applicable laws and procedures for the conduct of efficient arbitration  hearings in complex international cases. Satisfactory assessment of performance in role play exercises will permit the candidate to take the award writing examination for qualification as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, which will be administered as part of the program. For more information please refer to the event's  brochure .

Photos from the VIS Pre-Moot


2018 Florida-Quebec Forum 

The Florida Bar International Law Section and Quebec Bar are organizing the  2018 Florida-Quebec Forum at the  Fort Lauderdale Hilton Hotel on  March 16, 2018, focusing on American-Canadian Business and Investment topics. Main theme is: " Legal & Tax Pointers for Business & Investments Success". This Forum is dedicated to improve relations between colleagues of the NAFTA legal & professional communities, including lawyers, solicitors, accountants, bankers, judges and civil law notaries. 

Outstanding lecturers include eminent legal practitioners and academics practicing in international investment, tax and business laws between United States and Canada.  
Application is being made to the Florida Bar for 9 CLE Credits. For more information, please contact Sara Benmouna ( or Lucius Smejda ( . For sponsoring opportunities, please refer to the sponsorship package.

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ILS thanks its sponsors for the 2017-2018 cycle

In light of what we accomplished this past year, we hope you will continue to support the Section as a sponsor. In 2016-2017, 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. To learn more, read the Section's sponsorship package. You can also c ontact our Treasurer, Robert Becerra at  for more details.

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The ILS Gazette

Editor: Fabio Giallanza

Chair: Arnoldo B. Lacayo
Immediate Past Chair: Alvin F. Lindsay, III
Chair-Elect:  Carlos F. Osorio
Secretary:  Clarissa Rodriguez
Treasurer: Robert J. Becerra