Registration Now Available! CLE = “One Year In: The Trump Administration’s Impact on Key International Business Regulatory Areas” – Livestreaming Available

During its first year, the Trump Administration has made critical regulatory and policy changes impacting key international business regulatory areas including international trade (customs laws, import laws), immigration, and national security (export controls, economic sanctions, foreign direct investment).  Join our panel of experts as they describe what has changed officially in the last year in…

Change of Date: CLE = “One Year In: The Trump Administration’s Impact on Key International Business Regulatory Areas”

The date of the following CLE has been changed.  Please see the new date below. During its first year, the Trump Administration has made critical regulatory and policy changes impacting key international business regulatory areas including international trade (customs laws, import laws), immigration, and national security (export controls, economic sanctions, foreign direct investment).  Join our…

LIVESTREAMING UPDATE: CLE = “One Year In: The Trump Administration’s Impact on Key International Business Regulatory Areas”

This program will also be available to remote attendees (for full CLE credit) by LIVESTREAMING.  Please stay tuned for more information! During its first year, the Trump Administration has made critical regulatory and policy changes impacting key international business regulatory areas including international trade (customs laws, import laws), immigration, and national security (export controls, economic sanctions, foreign…

CLE = “One Year In: The Trump Administration’s Impact on Key International Business Regulatory Areas”

During its first year, the Trump Administration has made critical regulatory and policy changes impacting key international business regulatory areas including international trade (customs laws, import laws), immigration, and national security (export controls, economic sanctions, foreign direct investment).  Join our panel of experts as they describe what has changed officially in the last year in…

Venue Update! IPS 2018 Winter Happy Hour

Join us for a no-host happy hour to start off 2018!  The IPS Executive Committee will be at happy hour at Palomino (Address: 1420 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101 – located inside City Centre, go up the escalators to the top floor) (MAP) on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. We will be in…

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 2018. Beginning January 1, 2018, the section membership year will align with the calendar year. For current IPS members, there should be no interruption in…

CLE = “Chinese Employment Law Landscape: What You Need to Know”

China’s employment laws are complicated and highly local.  Foreign companies doing business in China face complex China labor and employment issues and questions every day – often without even realizing it.  What works in the United States has very little in common with what works in China.  Employment compliance has become one of the most…

Save the Date! IPS 2018 Winter Happy Hour

Join us for a no-host happy hour to start off 2018!  The IPS Executive Committee will be at happy hour at a downtown Seattle location (TBD) on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.  This is a no-host happy hour and is a great opportunity for any IPS member or friends/family of IPS members to come network.  Our…

Help the Next Generation of International Lawyers: Become a Mentor

The International Practice Section cordially invites you to join our ongoing mentorship program.  Mentorship requirements are minimal and flexible and can be satisfied by meeting with your mentee (a foreign trained attorney or law student) for coffee. Am I really qualified to be a mentor? If you’re a lawyer with an international aspect to your…

New WSBA International Practice Section Bylaws

The WSBA International Practice Section’s bylaws, as approved by the WSBA Board of Governors on July 27, 2017, are now available for viewing from the IPS’s Section Administration page of the WSBA’s website (click “Bylaws”) and the “Bylaws” page of the Global Gavel.