International Section

  • Guatamala International 2017
    Guatemala Seasonal Meeting 2017
  • ILP Practicum
    Call for Articles!
  • International Flags
    Save The Date! Global Law Week, New York May 8-12, 2017
  • Dublin International 2017
    Dublin Regional Meeting - April 20-22, 2017
  • Upcoming Events
    • iLaw2017: The ILS Global Forum on International Law


      SAVE THE DATE!

      ILAW2017: THE ILS GLOBAL FORUM ON INTERNATIONAL LAW 
      HOSTED BY THE INTERNATIONAL LAW SECTION OF THE FLORIDA BAR AND CO-SPONSORED BY THE INTERNATIONAL SECTION OF THE NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION

      Friday, February 17, 2017
      Conrad Hotel
      1395 Brickell Avenue
      Miami, FL 33131

      Email rbecerra@rjbecerralaw.com for sponsorship or general inquiries.

      View Program Flyer

      For more information about the International Section of the New York State Bar Association, or to join the section, please contact Tiffany Bardwell at tbardwell@nysba.org.

    • Februrary 21, 2017 - Brazil Chapter Breakfast Meeting: Disruptive Innovation: A Discussion about Brazil and U.S. Experiences


      DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION: A DISCUSSION ABOUT BRAZIL AND U.S. EXPERIENCES

      The Brazil Chapter of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) is pleased to invite you to its Breakfast Meeting

      Tuesday, February 21, 2017
      830 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. 
      Rua Castilho, 392, Brooklin Paulista, SP
      Email rsvp@lickslegal.com, to RSVP.

      Speakers:
      Rodrigo Souto Maior, partner at Licks Attorneys, Brazil
      Sheila Millar, partner at Keller & Heckman, USA

      Organizers:
      Vinicius Jucá Alves, TozziniFreire Advogados, Brazil Chapter Co-Chair
      Carlos Mauricio Mirandola, Velloza & Girotto Advogados, Brazil Chapter Co-Chair
      Isabel Franco, KLA-Koury Lopes Advogados
      Helen Naves, Trench, Rossi e Watanabe Advogados - In cooperation with Baker & McKenzie
      Rafael Villac Vicente de Carvalho, Peixoto & Cury Advogados

      For more information about the International Section, please contact Tiffany Bardwell

    • Dublin Regional Meeting - April 20-22, 2017

      Dublin International 2017


      DUBLIN REGIONAL MEETING
      DUBLIN, IRELAND
      APRIL 20-21, 2017

      Why Attend this Meeting?

      • The program will satisfy up to 6.0 NY MCLE credit hours in professional practice.  

      • Develop and reinforce your legal contacts by networking with other leading international attorneys. 

      • Hot Topics in International Law will be discussed, such as:

      • Impact of recent EC decisions applying the EU ‘state aid’ provisions to tax treatment of European and multinational companies
      • Impact of upcoming changes in privacy regulation and the role of the Irish Privacy Office as a primary regulatory
      • The practice of law in Ireland and New York and the merits of both as centers for dispute resolution
      • Impact of Brexit on Dublin as a business center

      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. 

      Book your hotel room before the room block fills up!  RESERVE YOUR ROOM HERE!

      The 2017 Regional Meeting conference hotel will be The Westbury Hotel. The deadline to submit hotel reservations is Friday, March 3. Availability of rooms is not guaranteed after the cut-off date and will be accepted on a space and rate availability basis and cannot be guaranteed at the conference rate. Discounted room rates for this program are €295,00 for single occupancy and €299,00 for double occupancy, including full Irish breakfast and VAT.

      The International Section thanks the following Sponsors for the generous support:
      BARBRI International Limited
      AGON Partners
      Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
      LK Shields


      PROGRAM BROCHURE - VIEW THE DETAILS OF THIS EXCLUSIVE EVENT 


      SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES VIEW THE OPTIONS AVAILABLE TO YOUR FIRM OR BUSINESS HERE


      OPTIONAL TOUR INFORMATION


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



    • Global Law Week 2017

      GLOBAL LAW WEEK 2017
      MAY 8-12, 2017
      NEW YORK, NEW YORK 

      Global Law Week 2015

      The International Section is proud to present Global Law Week 2017.

      Join colleagues at CLE programs and networking receptions throughout the week, hosted by various major law firms and other organizations. The program, held at several venues throughout Manhattan, is sponsored by some of the city’s most prestigious legal institutions, and will feature expert panelists from prominent multinational law firms, worldwide corporations, law schools, and the judiciary.

      Panel topics include, among others: 

      • Doing business in and with Cuba – recent legal developments
      • Views from the Bench and Bar on International Arbitration and International Litigation
      • Hot topics in FCPA enforcement
      • International awards and judgments involving major corporations
      • Global mergers and acquisitions
      • Protecting intellectual property globally vis-à-vis the Internet
      • and many more!

      For more information about this program contact Tiffany Bardwell at tbardwell@nysba.org.

    • Free Program Archive: Playing An Away Game - How Can Non-Resident New York Lawyers Comply with Schoenefeld v. Schneiderman?


      PLAYING AN AWAY GAME: HOW CAN NON-RESIDENT NEW YORK LAWYERS COMPLY WITH SCHOENEFELD V. SCHNEIDERMAN?
      P
      RESENTED BY THE FLORIDA CHAPTER OF THE INTERNATIONAL SECTION

      Free archive webcast | Recorded September 26, 2016

      Welcome:
      Neil A. Quartaro, (Chair of the International Section of NYSBA), Watson Farley & Williams, LLP

      Moderator:
      Alvin F. Lindsay (Chair of Florida Bar International Law Section), Hogan Lovells LLP   


      Panel:
      Ekaterina Schoenefeld, Schoenefeld Law Firm
      Richard Rifkin, New York State Bar Association
      Martin I. Kaminsky, Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
      J. Richard Supple, Jr., Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP


      For more about the International Section, please contact Tiffany Bardwell at tbardwell@nysba.org.  Not a member of the International Section? Dues are only only $35 per year with NYSBA membership. Join today! (Join online or call the Member Resource Center at 1-800-582-2452, M-F, 8am-5pm) 

      Co-Sponsored by the NYSBA Membership Committee, Non-Resident Member Subcomittee and the Solo and Small Firm Practice Team.

      IMPORTANT NOTE: New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) membership is not just for New York-admitted attorneys. Any attorney admitted in any jurisdiction, in good standing, can be a member. To join a NYSBA Section, you must first join NYSBA. Membership Application 




  • Section Awards

    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 11, 2016 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 

    2016 Brochure


    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 2015

    Date Presented: January Annual Meeting 2016  

    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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  • International Section Publications



    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.