CLE = “European Union Law and its Relevance to the U.S. Legal Practitioner”

The WSBA International Practice Section presents a CLE on “European Union Law and its Relevance to the U.S. Legal Practitioner.” Despite globalization trends, the United States and Europe remain each other’s most important markets.  The transatlantic economy generates over $5 trillion in total commercial sales a year and employs up to 15 million workers on both…

CLE = “Emerging Criminal Liability Issues Foreign Companies are Facing in China”

The WSBA International Practice Section invites you to attend a CLE on “Emerging Criminal Liability Issues Foreign Companies are Facing in China.” Just this year GSK (GlaxoSmithKline) together with other drugmakers including American Eli Lilly and Company, Danish Novo Nordisk A/S and Belgium’s UCB SA, altogether ten major multinational pharmaceutical producers in China have been…

IPS 2014 KICKOFF UPDATE

HAPPY NEW YEAR!  The International Practice Section of the Washington State Bar Association cordially invites you to join us for our New Year party, the IPS 2014 KICKOFF.  Light appetizers and a complimentary drink will be provided.  The event is free of charge to attendees. We will also have two raffles.  The first is for…

IPS 2014 KICKOFF

SAVE THE DATE! The INTERNATIONAL PRACTICE SECTION of the Washington State Bar Association cordially invites you to join us for our New Year party, the IPS 2014 KICKOFF, on Thursday, January 23, 2014 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.  The venue and further information will follow via the IPS listserv, the IPS LinkedIn, and the “Upcoming…

December CLE Cancelled

Please be advised that the December CLE on the topic of “European Union Law and its Relevance to the U.S. Legal Practitioner” on Thursday, December 19, 2013 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled.  Please stay tuned for further notice.

CLE = “European Union Law and its Relevance to the U.S. Legal Practitioner”

THIS CLE HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER NOTICE. The WSBA International Practice Section presents a CLE on “European Union Law and its Relevance to the U.S. Legal Practitioner.” Despite globalization trends, the United States and Europe remain each other’s most important markets.  The transatlantic economy generates over $5 trillion…

CLE Summary: Cross-Border Litigation Issues – Uncooperative Canadian Witnesses (Letters Rogatory) and Shareholder Disputes

The summary of the following WSBA IPS CLE on October 16, 2013 is now available on the “CLE Summaries” page of the Global Gavel: “Cross-Border Litigation Issues: Uncooperative Canadian Witnesses (Letters Rogatory) and Shareholder Disputes – How to maximize litigation cost effectiveness when the company, or uncooperative witness, is in Canada“ Presented by Michelle T. Maniago, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP,…

Event Report: WSBA IPS 2013 Foreign Lawyers Reception

WSBA IPS 2013 Foreign Lawyers Reception took place on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at Davis Wright Tremaine.  About 100 participants, including foreign LLM students, foreign lawyers, and Washington lawyers in international practice, joined the event and enjoyed lively conversation and cross-border networking.  Please visit the Global Gavel past-event page for photos of the event.

Foreign Lawyers Reception Update (November 5) – Register Today!

The INTERNATIONAL PRACTICE SECTION of the Washington State Bar Association cordially invites you to join us for our 2013 FOREIGN LAWYERS RECEPTION.  Please see our previous announcement for details. Please REGISTER to attend by Friday, NOVEMBER 1, 2013.  The registration form is also available via the WSBA IPS Calendar page or the Global Gavel Upcoming Events page.