Committee on International Litigation

The practice of law continues to become more global in step with commerce.  To address this continuously growing and changing global environment, the Committee on International Litigation focuses on:

  • Monitoring and improving the substantive and procedural law of international litigation and arbitration.
  • Educating the domestic bar in these areas.
  • Educating the judiciary and practitioners in foreign jurisdictions about litigation in U.S.courts and exchanging information on litigation and arbitration.

The Committee accomplishes its mission by:

  • Reporting on current issues and pending legislation and rulemaking.
  • Conducting seminars.
  • Assisting local courts with visits by foreign judicial and other delegations.
  • Acting as a resource for information and providing referral information to domestic and foreign attorneys.

The International Litigation Committee is chaired by Clara Flebus, Appellate Court Attorney at New York Supreme Court, New York City clara.flebus@gmail.com and Ted Semaya, Eaton & Van Winkle, LLP, New York City tsemaya@evw.com

 Committee Activity:

  • Preparing updated report on enforcement of foreign judgments: Sung Hwan Co., Ltd. v. Rite Aid Corp., 7 N.Y.3d 78, 817 N.Y.S.2d 600
  • Participating in discussions with foreign delegations visiting New York courts and government agencies

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