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Save the Date! IPS 2014 Annual Meeting

Please join the 2014 Annual Meeting of the WSBA International Practice Section to celebrate our 30th anniversary. Further information will follow via the IPS list serve, the IPS LinkedIn, and the Upcoming Events page of the Global Gavel.

When: July 10, 2014
          5:30–8 p.m. 

Where: University of Washington, School of Law
           4293 Memorial Way NE
           Seattle



Recent Events

This record of past events is maintained for the convenience of members who may wish to apply for CLE credit.

2014

  • February 25, 2014: "Emerging Copyright Practice: the Chinese Experience with Open Licensing." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits. 
  • February 5, 2014: "European Union Law and its Relevance to the U.S. Legal Practitioner." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • January 23, 2014: International Practice Section 2014 Kickoff at Hotel 1000 (Seattle)
  • January 16, 2014: "Emerging Criminal Liability Issues Foreign Companies are Facing in China." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.

2013

  • November 20, 2013: "Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • November 5, 2013: 2013 Foreign Lawyers Reception
  • July 12, 2013: International Practice 2013 Annual Meeting and Election of Officers.
  • June 19, 2013: "Navigating the Canadian Arbitration System." Approved for1.5 general CLE credits.
  • May 31, 2013: "Domestication and Enforcement of Foreign Judgements in Korea." Approved for 1.5 general credits.
  • April 30, 2013: "Intellectual Property Reform in China: What Does This Mean for Your Clients?" Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • April 24, 2013: "The Hague Convention: An Update on the Laws of International Child Abuse." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • April 8, 2013:  Annual Law Student Reception.
  • March 20, 2013: "Ethical Considerations in the International Practice of Law." Approved for 1.5 CLE ethics credits.
  • February 20, 2013: "Drafting Arbitration Clauses in International Contracts." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.

2012

  • November 1, 2012: 2012 Foreign Lawyers Reception
  • September 19, 2012: "An Introduction to U.S. Export Control Regulations." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • August 16, 2012: "U.S./Canada Cross-Border Litigation: Key Considerations for U.S. Lawyers." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • June 21, 2012: "The Do's and Don'ts of Doing Business in Asia."  Approved for 6.0 general CLE credits.
  • June 13, 2012 (this program was cancelled): "Introduction to U.S. Export Control Regulations."  Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • April 11, 2012: "A Guide to the French Legal System." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • April 5, 2012: International Practice Law Student Reception.
  • February 29, 2012: "An Introduction to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act." Approved for 1.5 CLE ethics credits.

2011

  • November 17, 2011: 2011 Foreign Lawyers Reception.
  • October 10, 2011: "Ethics and Cross Border Transactions." Approved for 1.5 CLE ethics credits.
  • July 8, 2011: Annual Meeting and Election
  • June 27, 2011: "Finding Money: International Asset Search and Recovery Methods for Collecting Judgments." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits. 
  • June 8, 2011: "Intellectual Property Protection from a Global Perspective." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • April 7, 2011: Annual Law Student Reception
  • Cancelled (Will Be Rescheduled): "Complexities of the Italian Laws of Inheritance and Foreign Wills." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • March 10, 2011: "Multicultural Witness Preparation: Learn Why There Are Very Few Ford "Pintos" in Brazil and Other Helpful Miscommunication Anecdotes." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • January 27, 2011: 2011 Foreign Lawyers Reception.

 

 

2010

  •  December 8, 2010: Hosted Happy Hour at Metropolitan Grill to launch "Doing Business in America" deskbook.
  • October 14, 2010:"Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • October 8, 2010: "Whale Wars: Representing an Anti-Whaling Activist in Japanese Court." Approved for 1.0 general CLE credit.
  • July 16, 2010: 2010 Annual Meeting and Election of Officers
  • July 1, 2010: Mini-CLE: "Managing Risk When Drafting Agreements for Cross-Border Transactions Between the U.S. and Japan." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • April 8, 2010: Mini-CLE: "International Lawyers Responding to Haiti"
  • March 10, 2010: Mini-CLE "Nuts and Bolts of Immigration Law." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • February 25, 2010: 2010 International Practice Section Foreign Lawyers Reception.
  • February 24, 2010: WSBA International Practice Section and WSBA-CLE Presents: "Information Technology Act of India and its implication for US companies." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • February 12, 2010: Mini-CLE: "Exploring the Israeli Legal System." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.

2009

  • November 24, 2009 - Mini-CLE: "Navigating the Italian Judicial System." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • November 5, 2009 – International Practice Section's Annual Law Student Reception. Keynote presentation by Karen Summerville with Legal Career Management in Seattle.
  • October 22, 2009 - "The Hague Convention: Laws of International Child Abduction." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • August 28, 2009 - WSBA-CLE and the International Practice Section Present "International Express: Cross-Border Train" CLE. Approved for 6.5 CLE credits (5.0 general and 1.5 ethics).
  • July 17, 2009 - WSBA International Practice Section 2009 Annual Meeting and Election
  • June 4, 2009 - WSBA International Practice Mini-CLE - "International Aviation Law: The Warsaw Convention Regime In A Nutshell." Approved for 1.5 CLE credits.
  • May 28, 2009 - International Practice Mini-CLE: "International Water Law." Approved for 1.5 CLE credits.
  • April 30, 2009 - Mini-CLE: "State of the Vatican City." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits. 
  • April 2, 2009 - WSBA International Law Mini-CLE:
    "An Insight to Global Corporate Responsibility." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • February 26, 2009 - International Law Mini-CLE:  
    "Afghanistan: A Changing Legal Terrain." Co-sponsored by the WSBA International Practice Section and Middle Eastern Law Association of Washington. Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • January 28, 2009 - WSBA International Law Mini-CLE: "Establishing a Self-sufficient Gorilla Refuge in Rwanda: One Washington Attorney/Veterinarian's Amazing Story." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.