Center for International Law

What’s happening at the Center for International Law

June 7, 2018: Professor Alan Appel spoke on a panel (“Standing at the Edge of a Cliff-Advising Clients on Uncertain Tax Opinions”) at Hofstra University convened by the Private Wealth & Taxation Institute.


May 13, 2018: Professor Alan Appel had an article published by the Practicing Law Institute titled “Taxation of Foreign Persons who Dispose of Interests in Partnerships.” Read the article on this link.


April 18, 2018: International Law Career Panel (for NYLS students only)

  • Time: 12:45 pm–1:45 pm
  • Location: W-A10
  • Lunch: Provided for free
  • For more information and registration, click here.

March 28, 2018: Lunchtime Lecture: Why Business Lawyers Are Thinking About Human Rights

  • Time: 12:45 pm–1:45 pm
  • Location: Boardroom (W-204)
  • Lunch: Provided for free
  • For more information and registration, click here.

February 26, 2018: The 2018 Otto L. Walter Lecture — The NAFTA Frontier: Multilateralism Up Against the Wall?

  • Lecture time: 6:00 pm–7:00 pm
  • Reception time: 7:00 pm–8:00 pm
  • Location: W-220
  • For more information and registration, click here.

February 22, 2018: Professor Alan Appel will be a moderator on the panel “Tax Planning for Brexit and Beyond: Navigating the New European Landscape” for the New York City Bar Association. For more information and registration, click here.


February 21, 2018: Lunchtime Lecture: U.S.-U.K. Tax Planning – Coping With Uncertainty

  • Time: 12:30 pm–2:00 pm (Light lunch served at 12:15 pm)
  • Location: W-400
  • For more information and registration, click here.

February 5, 2018: Lunchtime Lecture: A Conversation with Jenifer Joyce ’90, U.S. Foreign Service Officer

  • Time: 12:45 pm–1:45 pm
  • Location: Boardroom (W-204)
  • Lunch: Provided for free
  • For more information and registration, click here.

November 15, 2017: C.V. Starr Lecture: How to Legally Raise Equity Capital for Your Startup

  • Time: 5:00 pm–6:00 pm
  • Location: W-320
  • For more information and registration, click here.

October 25, 2017: C.V. Starr Lecture: Criminal and Administrative Surveillance in the United States and Europe

  • Time: 4:45 pm–6:00 pm
  • Location: W-400
  • For more information and registration, click here.

October 16, 2017: Shine a Light and Stop Aggressive Tax Plans — Disclosure Obligations for Advisors  in Europe and the United States

  • Time: 12:30 pm–1:50 pm
  • Location: W-400
  • CLE: 1.5 credits in Areas of Professional Practice (at no cost)
  • For more information and registration, please click here.
  • Co-sponsor: The New York Law School International Tax Program

October 13, 2017: Morning Coffee Talk — Practicing Law Abroad with Donald Manasse ’77

  • Time: 11:00 am–12:00 pm
  • Location: Dean’s Conference Room
  • For more information, please click here.

October 6, 2017: Center Director Alan Appel is in the top 10% of Authors on SSRN by total new downloads within the last 12 months.


September 15, 2017: Center Director Alan Appel is a featured speaker on the panel “U.S. Activities of Foreigners & Tax Treaties” at the ABA Section of Taxation Joint Meeting in Austin, Texas. For more information, click here and here.


September 11, 2017: Professor Alan Appel has been appointed as the Acting Director of the Center for International Law. He is also currently director of the Law School’s International Tax Program. To read more, click here.


September 12, 2017: Lunchtime Lecture: Diversification of the Rule of Law and Dispute Resolution in Asia

  • Time: 12:45 pm–1:45 pm
  • Location: W-A10 (room change)
  • Lunch: Will be served for free.
  • For more information and registration, click here.

August 2, 2017:

The Center for International Law is recruiting students to participate in the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. Please send your resume and a brief personal statement to the Associate Director, Michael.Rhee@nyls.edu. For more information on the competition, click here.