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The International Law Section Gazette
Section News
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. The program is available at this link. To register, please refer to the event's registration form.

For more information, please contact Sara Benmouna (IntlSymposium@gmail.com) or Lucius Smejda (lex1usa@aol.com). For sponsoring opportunities, you can download the sponsorship package.


New Issue of the ILQ - Focus on on International Aspects of Maritime, Admiralty, and Transportation Law

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


SAVE THE DATE - New Retreat Dates Confirmed and Big News About Our 2018 Annual Section Meeting


 
The Florida Bar ILS has confirmed new dates for the Section's Retreat at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs.  Our Section Retreat will take place on May 18-20, 2018.  Because of the proximity of the new Retreat dates to our annual Section meeting at the Florida Bar's Annual Convention, the Florida Bar ILS annual Section meeting will take place at the Retreat on May 18-20, 2018, in Bonita Springs.  More details and registration information to follow.

Photos from the Richard DeWitt Memorial Vis Pre-Moot - February 17, 2018


Upcoming Events


 
March 2-4, 2018
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.


Registration can be accomplished through the following link:  https://www.internationalarbitrators.org/about-nab/nab-news/fellow-miami-2018
 
March 6, 2018
Join the 
Atlanta Center for International Arbitration and Mediation 
for its
GAR Live Event at Georgia State University. 
The event will feature an extensive program on the hottest topics in international arbitration and networking opportunities. For more information and to register, please refer to the event's website.

March 16, 2018




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 (IntlSymposium@gmail.com) or Lucius Smejda (lex1usa@aol.com) . For sponsoring opportunities, please refer to the sponsorship package.

June 5-6, 2018
The German Bar Association (DAV) will be hosting its first International Bar Leaders Symposium on June 5th and 6th in the historic city of Heidelberg, Germany.  Don't miss this chance to benefit from inspiring presentations and to engage in a fruitful dialogue with legal professionals and experts from all over the world. Registration details are forthcoming.

October 7-12, 2018
The International Bar Association will hold its annual conference in Rome, Italy. To receive further information and registration details visit: https://www.ibanet.org/Form/EmailValidation/Default.aspx?CaptureFormUid=ebe7bef3-a177-4329-82b2-5add24951e35 

Winter 2018 ILQ
International Law Quarterly (ILQ)
The  Winter 2018 ILQ -  Focus on International Aspects of Maritime, Admiralty, and Transportation Law  is now available to view and download here.





Visit our Sponsors                                             
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 rbecerra@rjbecerralaw.com  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