The iLaw2017, the ILS Global Forum on International Law, newly rebranded from the former “ILAT”, will be held on February 17, 2017 at the Conrad Hotel in Miami. The iLaw2017 will include the International Center for Dispute Resolution’s (ICDR) Arbitration Track.
iLaw2017 Program Brochure:
iLaw2017 Hotel Reservations:
Hotel rooms at the Conrad Hotel are now available for the iLaw2017! The Conrad Hotel has set up a webpage exclusively for the iLaw2017: https://aws.passkey.com/go/iLaw2017 . Access this website to make your reservations for the new iLaw2017!
Attendees can also call 1-800-CONRADS to secure guest room accommodations by phone.
The Steering Committee of the International Law Section Annual Conference (name TBD) will hold its second meeting at Astigarraga Davis, 1001 Brickell Bay Drive, 9th Floor, Miami, FL 33131, at 6:30 PM, August 24, 2016.
RSVP to Robert Becerra at firstname.lastname@example.org
Beginning next week, Fabio Giallanza will take over as Editor of the weekly ILS Gazette. Fabio is an associate attorney with Salcedo Attorneys at Law P.A. in Miami. A native of Rome, he holds degrees from both civil and common law jurisdictions. Please direct future news and events items of interest to the Section to Fabio at email@example.com Welcome, Fabio!
Ava Borrasso authored “Privilege and International Implications against the Backdrop of the Panama Papers” in the July 2016 issue of Business Law Today published by the American Bar Association. The article addresses certain key issues involved in cross-border application of legal privilege. As principal of Ava J Borrasso, P.A. in Miami, Florida, Ava’s practice is focused on business and international arbitration and litigation. She was recently admitted to the American Arbitration Association’s Roster of Arbitrators. Additional information is available at www.ajborrassolaw.com
Neil Mooney has been chosen by a Committee of peers to join the inductees into the FCBF Hall of Fame. This honor is awarded to those individuals selected by the FCBF in conjunction with the Hall of Fame Committee. Honorees must meet the criteria set forth by the Association including but not limited to, the number of established years in the industry, commitment to the continued advancement of the trade and logistics industry, and an overall clean and clear reputation and operating record within the industry.
Steven M. Harper, a partner at the Miami law firm of Harper Meyer Perez Hagen O’Connor Albert & Dribin LLP, has been elected to the Executive Committee, and as Treasurer, of the Inter-American Bar Association, an organization formed in 1940 as a cooperating entity of the OAS and composed of lawyers and law firms from throughout the Americas and Europe.
Attention section members!
The ILS’s annual international litigation, arbitration, and business transactions conference needs a NEW name and we need your help! In the past, the conference has been referred to as ILAC (Int’l Litigation and Arbitration Conference) and ILAT (Int’l Litigation, Arbitration and Business Transactions Conference), among other names.
We are looking for new ideas and short, memorable words that creatively identify our Section’s flagship event. As such, the ILS Annual Conference Name Contest has begun! Over the next few weeks we will be accepting naming ideas at the following email – firstname.lastname@example.org Please include “ILS Conference Name Contest” in the subject line of your email. The winning idea and its author will be announced at our Section’s Retreat in September. If your idea is selected as the winning name, you will receive a prize at the retreat. Submissions will be accepted until August 12, 2016. So get to work, put on your thinking caps and send us your ideas!