New Article on the Global Gavel and Call for Articles

The WSBA International Practice Section has posted a new article, “Kiobel v. Shell: The State of Tort Litigation under the Alien Tort Statute” by Ryan Castle on the Global Gavel. IPS members are encouraged to submit new articles, which will be published on the “Articles” page of the Global Gavel, replacing the WSBA IPS quarterly newsletter.  You may write…

CLE = “RECENT FCPA DEVELOPMENTS AND CONDUCTING INTERNAL INVESTIGATIONS”

The WSBA International Practice Section invites you to attend a CLE presentation on “RECENT FCPA DEVELOPMENTS AND CONDUCTING INTERNAL INVESTIGATIONS.” Over the last year, there have been several high-profile matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Additionally, last November, the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission issued their long awaited Guide…

IPS Survey

One of the primary goals of the International Practice Section Executive Committee is to provide its 300+ members with the most comprehensive services. We are currently conducting a survey, which was sent to the WSBA members via email on July 8 and July 31 (reminder), 2013, to ensure that we continue providing our members with…

CLE = “NAVIGATING THE CANADIAN ARBITRATION SYSTEM”

The WSBA International Practice Section presents a CLE on “Navigating the Canadian Arbitration System.”  Join a panel of American and Canadian experts as they help navigate through the Canadian Arbitration system.  In this program you will learn: Recent Canadian arbitration decisions relating to arbitral issues of interest for American arbitration counsel and arbitrators; Practice tips…

CLE = REPRESENTING THE GLOBE-TROTTING CLIENT

The WSBA International Practice Section invites you to attend a presentation on “REPRESENTING THE GLOBE-TROTTING CLIENT” by the WSBA in cooperation with the IPS. The international globe-trotting client faces particular challenges in working and living abroad. Join our distinguished faculty of attorneys and CPAs in considering how to best advise your client on the following…

Annual Law Student Reception — Monday, April 8, 2013

WSBA-IPS Law Student Reception Monday, April 8, 2013 A hosted reception for international lawyers and law students interested in international law to meet and interact. Delicious hors d’oeuvres, beer, and wine will be provided. There will also be a fun, low-key networking activity with prizes that did not come from Archie McPhee. When:     Monday April…

ABA Section of International Law 2013 Spring Meeting

The WSBA International Practice Section has been working with the ABA Section of International Law to develop the upcoming 2013 Spring Meeting in Washington D.C.  As a sponsor of this event, members of the WSBA International Practice Section receive discounted registration costs.  Please join us for the meeting as we: ·         Learn the latest from…

Washington State Judicial Diversity Program Seeks Applicants!

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law is looking for applicants from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds for the second installment of its Judicial Diversity Program.  The program will pair qualified attorneys interested in pursuing a career on the bench with judges who will mentor them for a year.  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until March…