C.V. Starr Lecture: UN Sanctions and the North Korean Nuclear Threat (presented in conjunction with Young Professionals in Foreign Policy)
Joshua Black, Chief of the Sanctions Unit at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, will provide an overview of efforts in the UN Security Council to impose sanctions on North Korea in response to that nation’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs.
LUNCH IN THE BOARDROOM: A Conversation about Immigration Law
Margaret Laufman-Saselu ’10 (left) and Agata Ratajczyk ’10 (right) -- both associates at Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP, the largest and leading immigration law firm in America -- will discuss a career in immigration law.
Pierre Ciric '09, a New York lawyer, will discuss how his lawsuit led the French Supreme Court to void the election results for a newly created legislative seat in the French Parliament which represents French people living in the United States. He will discuss the issues surrounding the lawsuit, explain the court’s decision, as well as discuss the legal implications of this ground-breaking case.
SEMINAR DISCUSSION: Issues in Intellectual Property Rights in Chinese Law
Bing Cheng, a partner in the Beijing-based AnJie Law Firm, will discuss current issues in intellectual property rights in China. Her practice areas focus on international arbitration and litigation, intellectual property, and general corporate law. Cheng is admitted to practice in New York, the People’s Republic of China, and in England and Wales where she is a solicitor. She is currently a visiting scholar at the Georgetown University Law Center.
LUNCH IN THE BOARDROOM: A Conversation with Jenifer Joyce ’90, U.S. Foreign Service Officer
Jenifer Joyce ’90 will discuss her career as a Foreign Service Officer and explain how she uses her legal background to carry out her work in various posts around the world, including Colombia, India, Israel, and Taiwan.
Role of International Law in the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Ambassador (Ret.) Robbie Sabel, Ph.D., of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem will discuss the role of international law in addressing a wide range of complex legal issues which must be resolved during the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians.
C.V. Starr Lecture: Recognition
and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Chinese Courts
Judge Jianli Song of the Supreme
People’s Court of China will discuss the recognition and enforcement
of foreign arbitral awards in Chinese courts and related issues.
International Law Information Session
Are you interested in studying and getting involved in international law? What courses should you take? What kinds of activities, events, and study abroad programs does New York Law School offer in international law? How can you get more involved? Come to this lunchtime information session and find out more from the Director of the Center for International Law, Professor Lloyd Bonfield, along with staff members from the Center.
C.V. Starr Lecture: European Integration at a Turning Point: Switzerland's Distinctive Approach
Dr. Andreas Kellerhals of the University of Zurich will discuss Switzerland's approach to European integration and whether that nation (which is not an EU member nation) can continue to carry out its policy of bilateral agreements with other EU nations in the face of a growing economic crisis on that continent.
LUNCH IN THE
Supreme Courts of France and the United States: A Comparative
Anne-Emmanuelle Deysine, Professor at Paris Ouest Nanterre University, will give an overview of the Supreme Courts of France and the United States, and compare and contrast these institutions within their respective cultural and political contexts. Click here for more information on the lecture and speaker.
LUNCH IN THE
Conversation with F. Peter Phillips, International Arbitrator and
F. Peter Phillips will discuss the challenges that
cross-cultural business presents to attorneys who consult clients in
forming deals; in monitoring and recalibrating deals in light of changed
circumstances; and in negotiating and obtaining the value of deals in
international enforcement proceedings. Peter Phillips is an arbitrator,
mediator, and consultant practicing through Business Conflict Management
LLC. Click here for more information on the lecture and speaker.