C.V. Starr Lectures

Anti-Corruption in International Business Transactions

  • Date: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
  • Time: 4:45 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Location: New York Law School, Commons (W203), 185 West Broadway, New York, NY 10013 (Corner of West Broadway and Leonard Street, near the Franklin Street subway station.)
  • CLE: 1.5 credits in Areas of Professional Practice (for free)
  • Registration is required for general admission (no charge) and CLE: Please click here.

Tom_Hickey_photoWhen businesses expand into new territories, they must carefully consider the implications of doing so on their compliance operations, not only upon entry, but also as they manage their day-to-day business. Thomas Hickey will discuss the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the UK Bribery Act, and other relevant legislation and conventions in the context of conducting international business transactions across Asia, Africa, and the United States. Thomas Hickey works with Transocean Ltd. in Paris as Legal Director, Africa and Mediterranean region. He is also a director of the oil and gas start-up Thrive Energy Limited. Prior to Transocean, he worked with Hess Corporation in London, Houston, Kuala Lumpur, and New York.

 

Challenges and Opportunities in Today’s Ship Finance Markets

  • Date: Monday, March 3, 2014
  • Time: 5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Free wine and cheese reception: 6:00 p.m.
  • Location: New York Law School, Events Center (W202), 185 West Broadway, New York, NY 10013
    (Corner of West Broadway and Leonard Street, near the Franklin Street subway station.)
  • CLE: 1.0 credit in Areas of Professional Practice (at no charge)
  • Registration is required for general admission and CLE: Please click here.

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Lecturer: Brad Berman ’83 is a partner in the New York office of Norton Rose Fulbright, and has extensive experience in ship financing, corporate debt finance, offshore incorporation, and Liberian law. Prior to joining Norton Rose Fulbright, Mr. Berman was a partner at another firm in New York. He had also served as executive director of the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry—the world’s second largest ship registry—where he oversaw all aspects of the Liberian corporate and shipping program, including corporate and other entity formation, ship registration, and mortgaging.

 

Judging and Judgment in the 21st Century: The International Criminal Court and the Challenge from Africa’s Leaders

  • Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
  • Time: 5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Free wine and cheese reception: 6:00 p.m.
  • Location: New York Law School, Events Center (W202), 185 West Broadway, New York, NY 10013 (Corner of West Broadway and Leonard Street, near the Franklin Street subway station.)
  • CLE:1.0 credit in Areas of Professional Practice (at no charge)
  • Registration is required for general admission and CLE: Please click here.
  • Co-sponsor: ESIL_logo

Ruti Teitel photoLecturer: Ruti Teitel is the Ernst C. Stiefel Professor of Comparative Law at New York Law School, where she directs the Institute for Global Law, Justice, and Policy. She is an internationally recognized authority on international law, international human rights, transitional justice, and comparative constitutional law. In 2000, Oxford University Press published her path-breaking book Transitional Justice, and, in 2011, the internationally acclaimed Humanity’s Law. A life member of the Council on Foreign Relations, last academic year Professor Teitel was a Fellow at the Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice at New York University School of Law, where she completed a new book, Globalizing Transitional Justice: Essays for the New Millennium, to be published this year by Oxford University Press.