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New Developments in Advertising Law and Consumer Protection in Chile (Webinar)

Please join the International Practice Section for a presentation for an update on the new developments in Advertising law and Consumer Protection in Chile. We will discuss the challenges that companies and legal practitioners need to overcome in the current global economy, as well as recent Chilean class actions which involve Apple MacOnline, among others. …

Navigating the U.S./China Trade War into the Biden Administration (Webinar)

Over the last four years, tensions between the United States and China escalated rapidly with the battle squarely focused on trade between the two countries. With strong bipartisan support, many of the recent U.S. efforts to sanction Chinese companies are expected to continue – and perhaps grow – during the Biden Administration, but the focus…

CLE: An Informative Session on Vietnamese Legal System

With one of the fastest growing economies of any country in the world, the legal practice in Vietnam is dynamic and challenging. Join the discussion as two Vietnam-based attorneys share their perspectives on practicing law in Vietnam’s heavily international and rapidly evolving legal environment. Seminar participants will learn about the education and licensing of attorneys,…

New Huneke Fellow

Rachel Platin was elected to serve as the Huneke Fellow of the WSBA International Practice Section (IPS) for 2020 – 2021. Rachel is a 3L at Gonzaga University School of Law. You can learn more about her on the “Current Huneke Fellow” page on the site. The Huneke Fellowship is an annual program administered by…

Event Report: IPS 2020 Annual Meeting and New Committee Members

The WSBA International Practice Section held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on September 24, 2020. Due to the ongoing pandemic, this year’s AGM took place entirely online. About 40 lawyers and law students participated in the virtual meeting. Outgoing Chair Leonid Kisselev reported on IPS activities for 2019-2020, including IPS mini-CLEs, mentorship program and happy…

IPS 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting, Social Hour and Mentorship Program

Please join us for the International Practice Section Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 5:00 pm.  Due to the ongoing pandemic, this AGM will be held entirely online.  Attendance details and minutes from the 2019 AGM for approval by the membership are provided via the IPS listserv.  A 20-minute presentation by…