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Save the Date – ILS Audio Webcasts 2019-2020

Join, Volunteer, Sponsor!

Whether you have ideas for the iLaw 2020 Global Legal Forum, or if you are interested in giving or suggest a webinar, or if you, your firm, and your organization want to support the incredible work of the International Law Section by providing monetary contributions, do not hesitate!

For all iLaw 2020 related suggestions, proposals, and ideas, please contact Cristina Vicens at cvicens@sequorlaw.com. For webinars and available CLEs for the International Law and International Litigation and Arbitration Certifications, please contact Angie Froelich at afroelich@floridabar.org. Finally, for all sponsorship-related matters, please contact Rafael R. Ribeiro at rafael.ribeiro@hoganlovells.com.

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Vis Pre-Moot – Call for Committee Members

Whether you’ve experienced the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot first-hand and want to give back or simply want to help organize a successful law school pre-moot competition, then reach out to Adrian Nuñez (anunez@jonesday.com) for ways to participate.

2019-20 Supreme Court Approved Final Budget

Call for Arbitrators – 2019 Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) International Arbitration Moot

The University of Miami School of Law will be hosting the 2019 Global Rounds of theForeign Direct Investment (FDI) International Arbitration Moot competition on its campus from November 7-10, 2019The FDI Moot is an annual competition that helps future lawyers attain a practical understanding of the issues that arise out of obligations between host States and foreign investors. This year’s hypothetical, which is set under theICSID Rules, addresses interesting issues relating to provisional measures, denunciation ofthe ICSID Convention, multi-party claims, damage calculation and whether blocking of a social media platform/website amounts to a treaty breach.  This event – held for the first time in Florida – will bring to Miami about 350 students, coaches and arbitrators from around the globe interested in international dispute resolution.  It will provide a great opportunity to highlight Miami’s growing importance as an arbitration hub as well as Florida’s growing community of experienced international arbitration practitioners.  TheFDI Moot schedule will include several social and networking events. If you are interested in serving as a volunteer arbitrator, please register here (once you sign up, make sure to indicate your availability for the Global Rounds in Miami).  More details on the FDI Moot Miami 2019 are available here:  https://media.law.miami.edu/communications/events/fdimoot2019/.

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Available CLEs

During the Spring, the Florida Bar International Law Section proudly offered CLE webinars on a wide variety of topics, including H-1B Processing, Key Changes in EU General Data Protection Regulations, and FIFA Transfer Rules and the Court of Arbitration for Sports. All past programs have a link to register for on demand and downloadable podcasts for the next 18 months.

International Law Section – Call for Committee Members

The International Law Section Foreign Legal Consultants Committee and Legislative Committee call for all Members to join their ranks for the 2019-2020 bar year. Join Today!

 

For additional information, please email the ILS Chair Clarissa Rodriguez, clarissa@reichrodriguez.com, or ILS Chair-Elect Robert Becerra, rbecerra@rjbecerralaw.com.

International Law Quarterly: Spring 2019

2014-2015 ILS Chair – Peter A. Quinter

2015-2016 ILS Chair – Eduardo Palmer