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May 9, 2011

STATE BAR MARKS GLOBAL LAW WEEK WITH LEADING INTERNATIONAL LEGAL EXPERTS

Topics include universal bankruptcy regime, protecting clients in international litigation, International Criminal Court, cross-border tax perils

To commemorate Global Law Week, the International Section of the State Bar Association announces a program for Tuesday, May 10 through Friday, May 13 featuring 22 panel discussions on specific issues of international practice.

The program, at various venues throughout Manhattan, is hosted and sponsored by law firms and other legal institutions. The panelists represent prominent law firms and corporations worldwide, including from Belgium, Brazil, China, the Czech Republic, England, Germany, Luxembourg, Mexico, Russia, Sweden, and the United States, as well as experts from the judiciary, academia, and government.

Timely panel topics include:

• The Framework of International Legal Practice
• Toward a Universal Bankruptcy Regime
• Ten Cross-Border Tax Perils for U.S. Taxpayers: Foreign Property, Trusts and Companies
• Protecting Your Clients in International Litigation
• The International Criminal Court: Current Challenges and Perspectives
 

Panels are designed primarily for experienced practitioners. Most panels carry 1.5 CLE credits. Registration and CLE credits for each panel will be coordinated by its host. For a complete listing of panels and their locations as well as contacts for registration and CLE, go to http://www.nysba.org/glw2011.

The 77,000-member New York State Bar Association is the largest voluntary state bar association in the nation. It was founded in 1876.

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