IPS Event Report: New Spring for Foreign Investments in Washington State

On April 30, 2015, the WSBA International Practice Section held its event, “New Spring for Foreign Investments in Washington State,” and legal professionals filled up an auditorium of the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience to attend a CLE at which experienced lawyer-panelists presented great remarks on the topic, followed by another great session…

IPS Now Accepting Applications for the Huneke Fellowship – Opportunity for Current 1Ls and 2Ls

The WSBA International Practice Section is now accepting applications for the Huneke Fellowship. The Huneke Fellowship is an annual program administered by the Washington State Bar Association’s International Practice Section (IPS).  The Fellowship is designed to provide real-world experience, networking opportunities, and modest financial assistance for a law student interested in the international practice of…

CLE Summary = “Introduction to the Nagoya Protocol: A Masterpiece in Creative Ambiguity or a Worstpiece in Ambiguous Creativity?”

The summary of the following WSBA IPS CLE on February 17, 2015 is now available on the “CLE Summaries” page of the Global Gavel: “Introduction to the Nagoya Protocol: A Masterpiece in Creative Ambiguity or a Worstpiece in Ambiguous Creativity?” Presented by Dr. Won Seog Park, S.J.D., Professor of Law, Chung-Ang University. Please click HERE for the original announcement…

CLE = “International Issues in Cloud Computing”

Join Professor Karrin Klotz as she discusses a variety of international legal issues relating to cloud computing.  One key area on which Professor Klotz will focus is the significant choice-of-law and jurisdictional issues that computing and storage of data at a remote location operated by a cloud vendor may trigger, including the laws that may…

IPS Event: “New Spring for Foreign Investments in Washington State” – Thursday, April 30, 2015

 SAVE THE DATE! The INTERNATIONAL PRACTICE SECTION of the Washington State Bar Association cordially invites you to attend its event, “New Spring for Foreign Investments in Washington State” on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience in the International District of Seattle.  The theme for the event will be foreign investments in…

CLE = “Doing Business Between Washington State/U.S. and Japan: Advice for U.S. Companies Looking to Transact or Invest in Japan”

Join John Shanahan and Naoko Inoue Shatz, who will be discussing legal issues U.S. companies need to be aware of when they establish businesses in Japan.  Key topics that will be discussed include: 1) an introduction to entity selection and business formation in Japan, including timing, immigration issues, cost, tax considerations, and management implications of…