Upcoming Events

October 21-22, 2020

On October 21-22, please join Bilzin Sumberg’s International Tax & Wealth Planning Practice for its 4th Annual International Tax & Wealth Planning Conference, which will be hosted virtually. The conference will highlight the latest developments in the ever-changing international tax and wealth planning environment, including current planning trends and structures in Latin America & Europe, valuations, discount planning, estate planning techniques, and issues unique to international private clients. For the complete agenda and speaker list, please follow this link. For the registration page, please follow this link.

October 27, 2020

Please join the International Law Section on October 27, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern for a virtual Lunch & Learn with Carolina Obarrio of Veritas Assurance Partners.

Carolina Obarrio is a Florida Bar Certified Legal Consultant authorized to practice Argentine law in Florida, one of only nine permitted to do so. Obarrio is a litigator licensed to practice law in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She serves on The Florida Bar’s Standing Committee on Diversity and Inclusion and the ADR Section. Obarrio currently serves as Executive Director, Latin America Legal Affairs for Veritas Assurance Partners, which offers consulting and government strategic services, including investigation, analysis, and consulting involving due diligence, fraud and corruption prevention, asset tracing, dispute resolution and IP investigations.

Obarrio is an arbitrator and mediator experienced in international contracts. She has expertise in commercial litigation and complex foreign investigations involving ethics and fraud, international law, risk mitigation and project management. In Argentina, she served as a Judiciary Criminal Mediator in the judicial branch of Buenos Aires. She has served as a professor teaching criminal and economic law in Argentina, and currently serves as the Secretary General of the Inter-American Bar Association, the oldest bar association in the Americas. Obarrio is fluent in English, Spanish, and French.

To RSVP, please email Matthew Valdez at matthew.valdez@ftci.com.
November 2-27, 2020
Please join the International Bar Association for its first virtual conference “IBA 2020 – Virtually Together,” from November 2-27, 2020. The virtual conference will be held in place of the IBA’s Annual Conference in Miami, which was postponed due to the pandemic. The change to a virtual conference – which allows for lower costs – will make the virtual conference accessible to many ILS members, giving them the opportunity to experience the incredibly diverse and wide ranging subjects that will be covered in over 250 sessions, and the opportunity to learn from and to virtually network with some of the world’s leading lawyers. For more information about the conference programme and the eminent group of speakers, which includes Ban Ki-Moon, John Kerry, Gordon Brown, and many more, please follow this link.