February 6, 2020
The NSU International Arbitration Society invites all ILS members to attend “Issues in International Arbitration CLE.” The presentation will focus on issues relating primarily to investors and State arbitration, as they are common to all cross-border transactions possibly resulting in arbitration; Jurisdictional issues, such as nationality of claims, state responsibility for acts of agents of the state, and rights of non-signatory claimants; and Merit issues, such as expropriation/nationalization, direct and constructive takings, breaches of contractual obligations, Treaty obligations, including umbrella clauses, fair and equitable treatment, compensation, and compensation standards.
The program, featuring Srilal M. Perera, retired Professor of Law at the Washington College of Law – American University in Washington, D.C., is designed for practitioners and students interested in pursuing careers in international arbitration. 1.0 hours of CLE has been approved for the following certifications: International Law and International Litigation and Arbitration. To register for the CLE, please click HERE. When prompted, please select “Student, Staff, Society member” and enter N#: N01234567. For any question, please contact Davy Karkason at firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 14-15, 2020
On February 14-15, the University of Miami School of Law will host the American Society of International Law’s International Economic Law Biennial Conference. The theme for 2020 is “Designing International Economic Law: Challenges and Opportunities.” The Conference will feature more than 75 speakers from private practice, government, and academia, addressing issues of trade law, international investment law, commercial arbitration, finance, and much more. Keynote speaker former U.S. Congressman and former Chair of the WTO Appellate Body James Bacchus will open the Conference. It will close with a panel of government officials looking to the future. A special lunch plenary will debate what to preserve within the investor-state dispute settlement system. CLE credit is available. Be sure to register no later than February 10 (on-site registration will not be available). Registration information and a complete copy of the program can be foundhere.
April 8, 2020
On April 8, 2020, invites all members to participate to the Florida/Quebec Forum: ILS Workshop & Cooperation Agreement Ceremony. The Ceremony with the Quebec Bar participants and the Workshop will be held at the Akerman Conference Rooms, 390 N. Orange Ave., 11th Floor, in Orlando, Florida. The Workshop will discuss the USMC Agreement; Sports and Transportation Law; Cyber-security & Technology; Entertainment Law; Florida Courts and Judicial System; and Business Law for Investments. The $75 Registration Fee will include CLEs, Ceremony, and luncheon.