IBA Schedules 2009 Conference In Spain

Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - 01:00

The International Bar Association has scheduled its annual conference, the largest gathering of international lawyers, in Madrid, Spain this year, from Sunday to Friday, October 4 through 9.

More than 4,000 delegates, among them the world's leading lawyers, barristers, judges and academics, are expected to attend for a week of learning, discussion, and networking.

The conference will be held at the Palacio Municipal de Congresos, Avenida Capital De España Madrid, 28042 Madrid, Spain.

More than 150 topical sessions will be offered covering such legal issues as antitrust, anti-corruption, arbitration, art, aviation, banking, business crime, capital markets, communications, consumer law, corporate counsel, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, cross-border transactions, ethics, globalization, hedge funds, human rights, immigration, indigenous peoples, intellectual property, international construction, investment, Latin America, media, medicine, money laundering, outer space, rule of law, trade, travel, water, and more.

For more information about the conference and sessions, view the preliminary program on the IBA website at www.ibanet.org/conferences/Madrid2009, or contact Romana St. Matthew -Daniel at romana.daniel@int-bar.org.