Sections & Committees

International Section

The Brazil Chapter of the International Section is pleased to invite you to its Breakfast Meeting 

How the Brazilian Labor Reform has affected D&O compensation? Impacts on Release Agreements

June 21, 2018
Mattos Filho, São Paulo
Al. Joaquim Eugênio de Lima, 447
São Paulo, SP
Brazil
8:30 - 10:30 am


Speakers: 
Renata Neeser, Littler Mendelson P.C., Shareholder, New York City

Isabel Bueno, Mattos Filho, São Paulo 

Moderator: 
Vilma Toshie Kutomi, Mattos Filho, São Paulo

Organizers: 
Vinicius Jucá Alves, TozziniFreire Advogados, Brazil Chapter Co-Chair

Carlos Mauricio Mirandola, Vórtx DTVM, Brazil Chapter Co-Chair

Isabel Franco, KLA - Koury Lopes Advogados


Helen Naves, Trench Rossi Watanabe - In cooperation with Baker McKenzie

Rafael Villac Vicente de Carvalho, Peixoto & Cury Advogados

 

Please direct all questions concerning the program and to RSVP: rsvp@mattosfilho.com.br 


For more information about the International Section, or to join this committee, please contact Tiffany Bardwell at tbardwell@nysba.org.


INTERNATIONAL LEGAL COMMUNITY SUMMER WINE NIGHT
JUNE 28, 2018 (THURSDAY) 7:00-10:00 PM

You and your guests are cordially invited to join us for our 7th annual early Summer evening of wines and fine food. The celebration will take place at Roti, which recently upgraded its menu, with a great selection of fine wines supplied by Sarment ‐ one of the top global fine wine companies in the world ‐ and explained and served by Sally Townsend especially for the RBA each year. Please join us on Thursday, June 28, with friends, colleagues, and wines perfect for a summer night.

COST: JPY6,000 (RBA Members); JPY8,000 (Non‐ Members) Payable at the door. Includes Buffet and Wide Selection of Wines 

LOCATION: Roti Roppongi Piramide Building, 1F, 6‐6‐9 Roppongi, Minato‐ku , Tokyo, 106‐0032 
Tel: (03) 5785‐3671 

Click here for a map of the Event Location

RSVP (by June 25) to: events@rbalaw.org

VIEW EVENT BROCHURE HERE

For more information on the International Section please contact Tiffany Bardwell


NYSBA PRESIDENT'S RECEPTION IN IRELAND 


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New York State Bar Association members are located in 130 countries around the world. The International Section chapter in Dublin is one of over 70 NYSBA chapters worldwide.

One of President Michael Miller's priorities as is to get to know NYSBA non-resident members better.  Please join him and other NYSBA members at a complimentary reception hosted in Dublin.

This special event will give you the chance to get acquainted in an intimate and historic setting with NYSBA's President and discuss his priorities for his term, as well as hear from you directly how NYSBA can serve you better.  Please feel free to extend this invitation to other attorneys who are admitted to practice in New York and may be interested in attending.

Tuesday, July 24 | 3:00 - 4:30 pm
The Sheds at the Bar of Ireland
Distillery Building
145/151 Church Street
Dublin 7

RSVP: mkroth@nysba.org by July 20th

NYSBA PRESIDENT'S RECEPTION IN LONDON

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New York State Bar Association members are located in 130 countries around the world. The International Section chapter in London is one of over 70 NYSBA chapters worldwide.

One of President Michael Miller's priorities as is to get to know NYSBA non-resident members better.  Please join him and other NYSBA members at a complimentary reception hosted in London.

This special event will give you the chance to get acquainted in an intimate and historic setting with NYSBA's President and discuss his priorities for his term, as well as hear from you directly how NYSBA can serve you better.  Please feel free to extend this invitation to other attorneys who are admitted to practice in New York and may be interested in attending.

Thursday, July 26 - London  |  4:00 - 6:00 pm
OuterTemple Chambers
222 Strand
London WC2R 1BA

RSVP: mkroth@nysba.org by July 20th

Montreal 2018 International Meeting Slider

Join the International Section as it explores Montreal, Canada for its Seasonal Meeting in 2018!

October 24-26, 2018
Montreal, Canada

InterContinental Hotel
360 Rue Saint Antoine Ouest
Montréal, QC H2Y 3X4, Canada

Reserve your hotel room today!  https://aws.passkey.com/go/NYSBA2018
Additional meeting details will be available shortly.  

Market your firm or organization

There are many sponsorship options available to you – from meeting bags to a networking break, or the Gala Dinner.  There are options for every budget!  Email Tiffany Bardwell for more information. 
Sponsorship Brochure- View the various sponsorship opportunities available


Watch the conference video here

View the Flyer here

Contact Tiffany Bardwell at tbardwell@nysba.org for more information.





Albert S. Pergam International Law Writing Competition Award

To foster legal scholarship among law students in the field of international law. The competition is intended to encourage students of law to write on areas of public or private international law. The Section believes that by providing a forum for students to disseminate their ideas and articles, the professional and academic communities are enriched. Furthermore, the competition presents an opportunity for students to submit law review quality articles to the Section for possible publication in one of its publications.

Presented by: International Section

Contact:  Tiffany Bardwell

Nomination Deadline: Entries should be emailed by 4:00 p.m., Friday, November 9, 2018 to the staff liaison.

Date Presented: January Annual Meeting

Award Criteria: Articles must be submitted (in English), and emailed to tbardwell@nysba.org, double-spaced on 8 1/2" x 11" paper with one-inch margins, be no longer than 35 pages in length (including footnotes/endnotes). Citations are to conform with "A Uniform System of Citation" (The Blue Book).

All articles submitted for the competition become the property of the Section. No article submitted may be published in any journal or periodical other than the "New York State Bar Journal," the "New York International Law and Review," or the "International Law Practicum," until after announcement of the winner of this competition in January.

Law students (including J.D., LL.M., Ph.D. and S.J.D. candidates) are cordially invited to submit an entry. Entries will be judges on a variety of factors including significance and timeliness of the subject matter, thoroughness of research and analysis, and clarity of writing style.

Please provide your permanent address, current email address and daytime phone number.

Prize Awarded:
 $2,000 and publication of the article (subject to editorial approval) in aforementioned publications.

Past Recipients of this Award 

2018 Brochure coming soon!


Distinction in International Law and Affairs

To honor outstanding efforts in the area of international law and affairs.

Presented by: International Section

Contact:
Tiffany Bardwell

Nomination Deadline: October 2018

Date Presented: January Annual Meeting 2019

Award Criteria: A major contribution during the year (or during an entire career) to the global development of international law or the rule of law; and a willingness to speak or send a suitable alternate to accept the award at the Annual Meeting.

Prize Awarded:
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VIEW THE LATEST NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL LAW REVIEW

The New York International Law Review features peer-written substantive articles relating to the practice of international law on such topics as NAFTA, terrorist financing restrictions, the collection of money judgments outside the U.S., foreign direct investments, and trade agreements. The New York International Law Review is published twice per year by the International Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.
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VIEW THE LATEST INTERNATIONAL LAW PRACTICUM

The International Law Practicum features peer-written, substantive articles relating to the practical needs of attorneys in an international setting, emphasizing clinical matters as opposed to academic, exploring the application of international law for the generalist rather than theoretical discussions for the expert. The International Law Practicum is published twice per year by the International Section and distributed to Section members free of charge.
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NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL CHAPTER NEWS Archive

The New York International Chapter News merged with the International Law Practicum, effective with the Autumn 2014 issue. You can find reports on current issues and updates on international law, country news, member news, firm news and Section activities in the International Law Practicum. Archived issues from 2000-2014 can be viewed here.