The AFLA holds monthly luncheon meetings on current topics involving foreign and international law from September through May in New York City. These luncheon meetings typically include leading U.S. and foreign practitioners in private practice, the public sector and government, as well as academics and researchers from around the world.

Recent past speakers have addressed such topics as new legal developments in Asia, Europe and Latin America, current cases before the International Court of Justice, global antitrust enforcement, trends in investor-state and international commercial arbitration and ethics in international and transnational legal practice.

17-Sep-14 12:00-2:00pm Delaware Investment Funds, Freedom of Contract? Freedom from Liability? — Sole Discretion Provisions, Side Letters and Other Issues in the Delaware Investment Fund Context Brock Czeschin and Greg Ladner (Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.) Duane Morris
16-Oct-14 6:00-8:30 pm Sparkling Reception Garth Meintjes (International Senior Lawyers Project) Jones Day
19-Nov-14 12:00-2:00pm Ukraine Sanctions: Sanctions Policy Continuity and Departures Harry Clark (Orrick) Simpson Thacher
17-Dec-14 12:00-2:00pm Forging a Convention for Crimes Against Humanity Professor Leila Sadat (Washington University Law) Jones Day
21-Jan-15 12:00-2:00pm Investment Canada Act and CFIUS: Barriers to Entry or Legitimate Protections? Paul Collins (Stikeman Elliott) and John Reynolds (Davis Polk) Orrick
25-Feb-15 12:00-2:00pm China Related Cross-border Arbitration: Progress and Perspectives Wantao Yang (Zhong Lun) Chadbourne and Parke
18-Mar-15 12:00-2:00pm 50 Shades of Competion Law Fiona Schaeffer (Milbank) Bryan Cave
22-Apr-15 12:00-2:00pm Bitcoins and Bags of Cash Carol Spawn Desmond Jones Day
20-May-15 12:00-2:00pm EU State Aid Investigations (including Amazon, Apple and Starbucks) into Tax Rulings and Impact upon Ruling Practices Conor Hurley Duane Morris
17-Jun-15 12:00-2:00pm UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods Steven M. Richman Jones Day