NY State Bar Association To Explore International Practice

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 - 01:00

On Thursday, April 30, the NY State Bar Association will hold its First Annual Fundamentals of International Practice seminar co-chaired by Christopher J. Kula, Phillips Nizer LLP and Shannon P. McNulty, Curtis Mallet-Prevost, Cole & Mosle LLP,at the Yale Club of New York City, 50 Vanderbilt Avenue, NYC.Registration is at 8 a.m., and the program will begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 5:25 p.m. Luncheon will be served from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m.

Attorneys attending the Fundamentals of International Practice will develop a broad understanding of the legal and ethical challenges faced by foreign and multinational clients doing business in the United States and internationally. They will gain a high-level understanding of the role of treaties, conventions, and other forms of international regulation; learn about the differences between common law, civil law, and other legal systems; become familiar with issues that commonly arise in the context of cross-border contracts and cross-border litigation and dispute resolution; be able to spot legal issues affecting the movement of people and property across borders; and learn about the tax implications of international activity with respect to individuals and corporate entities.

For information about available CLE credits and fees, see CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

To register visit www.nysba.org.