Save the Date! IPS 2019 Annual Meeting

You are cordially invited to the WSBA International Practice Section’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the University of Washington School of Law.  Attendance is free for IPS members.  Further information will follow via the IPS listserv, the IPS LinkedIn, and the “Upcoming Events” page of the Global…

IPS 2019 Summer Happy Hour

Join us for a no-host happy hour in the beautiful Seattle summer!  The IPS Executive Committee will be at happy hour on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. at Frolik Kitchen + Cocktails on the 5th floor of Motif Hotel. This is a no-host happy hour and is a great opportunity for any IPS member and friends/family of…

CLE = “The Hague Convention and International Child Custody”

The Hague Convention has attempted to address the issues pertaining to international child custody.  Despite the comprehensive scope, few U.S. attorneys realize and understand the authority the convention yields in U.S Courts and abroad.  Please join Ramina Dehkhoda-Steele as she helps U.S. practitioners navigate the Hague Convention, goes over updates and changes to the Convention,…

Rescheduled: WPTL CLE = “Using International Law in Domestic Practice”

This CLE, originally scheduled for February 12, 2019, was rescheduled for Monday, April 15, 2019 due to the snow.   The WSBA  World Peace Through Law Section (WPTL) will hold a CLE, “Using International Law in Domestic Practice.”  The International Practice Section (IPS) is co-sponsoring the CLE, so IPS members are eligible for (i) a $25…

CLE Recording = “Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in China: An Overview”

The recording of the following WSBA IPS CLE on January 31, 2019 is now available: “Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in China: An Overview” https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/1912143/7FE27F0564751055589394727A2800AA Presented by: Yanhui “Ian” Yang – Beijing DHH Law Firm, Beijing, China Please be advised that: – CLE credits are not available by watching this recording; – The recording…

CLE = “Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in China: An Overview”

The CLE will introduce China’s relevant laws and regulations governing the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments, and discuss some recent cases where foreign judgments were recognized and enforced in China.  The CLE will also compare the rules in China with those in the United States. Date/Time: Thursday, January 31, 2019, 12:00 P.M. – 1:00…

WPTL CLE = “Using International Law in Domestic Practice”

The WSBA  World Peace Through Law Section (WPTL) will hold a CLE, “Using International Law in Domestic Practice.”  The International Practice Section (IPS) is co-sponsoring the CLE, so IPS members are eligible for (i) a $25 discount for either the in-person or the webcast registration and (ii) a free reception after the CLE regardless of your attendance of…

IPS Membership Renewal and Members’ Information on the Global Gavel

It’s time to renew your International Practice Section membership!  Click HERE for quick renewal.  Learn more about IPS membership benefits on the Global Gavel.  Thank you to those who already renewed their IPS membership for 2019. The Membership List page of the Global Gavel lists the information of IPS members who elected to list their information.  The purpose of the list is to encourage…