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November 2022

International/Cross Border Insolvency Proceedings: An Overview of Significant Issues

November 16, 2022
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Dunnington Bartholow & Miller, LLP

230 Park Avenue, 21st Floor

New York, NY

$15.00 – $55.00

International/Cross Border Insolvency proceedings affect various national jurisdictions and pose unique issues and problems for practitioners tackling issues relating to overseas subsidiaries, including choice of law, jurisdiction, enforcement of judgment and recognition of foreign insolvency proceedings. This Continuing Legal Education program will touch upon the UNCITRAL Convention on Cross-Border Insolvency but will primarily focus on practical issues. This program will be of interest to attorneys handling cross-border transactions and disputes and will assist in avoiding pitfalls unique to the international,…

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October 2022

Russian War Crimes and the Crime of Aggression in Ukraine: Obstacles to Accountability and Prospects for Success

October 19, 2022
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Herrick, Feinstein LLP

Two Park Avenue

New York, NY

$15.00 – $55.00

In the months since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the world has witnessed shocking atrocities. Russia’s unprovoked and brutal military campaign in Ukraine has resulted in the destruction of cities, widespread civilian casualties, and a refugee crisis that has displaced millions of Ukrainians. As reports of horrendous war crimes appear daily, there have been calls to investigate the international crimes committed in Ukraine and to prosecute President Putin and other Russian leaders. Join Michael for a discussion on Russia’s invasion of…

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September 2022

Offshore Mergers and Acquisitions: What the Practitioner Needs to Know in 2022 and Beyond

September 21, 2022
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

1301 6th Avenue

New York, NY

$15.00 – $55.00

Speaker: Maria Luisa Canovas

2021 was hailed as the year of M&A with an all-time record of $5.9 trillion in over 63,000 M&A transactions, with the U.S. leading with deals up by 82%.  Global cross-border M&A deal value increased 77% in 2021 and 5% in volume terms from 2020.  Fast-forward to mid-2022: deal values declined by 20% compared to the first half of 2021 (with deals with a value in excess of US$5bn decreasing by almost 40%) and deal volumes falling back to pre-pandemic…

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June 2022

AFLA Annual Meeting and “The intersection between US abortion rights and international human rights law: thoughts on the pending US Supreme Court case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization and the leaked draft opinion

June 13, 2022
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP

1400 Broadway, 10th Floor

New York, NY

$15.00 – $55.00

Speaker: Jovana Crncevic, Withers Bergman LLP

Please join us for us for our Annual Meeting where we will elect the directors and officers for 2022-2023. Following the meeting, we will have a presentation by Ms. Crncevic. On May 2, 2022, a draft opinion in the pending US Supreme Court case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization was leaked to the public. While not final or binding on the Court, the draft opinion purports to overrule the landmark case Roe v. Wade which confirmed the constitutional right to abortion…

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March 2022

Obtaining US Evidence For Use In Foreign Courts

March 24, 2022
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Zoom Event

Free

Litigants outside the United States may be able to use the U.S. discovery process as a powerful tool to gather U.S. evidence in foreign legal proceedings. Under the provisions of 28 U.S.C. §1782, parties to foreign lawsuits may obtain financial records, witness statements, depositions and other information located in the United States. Join Victor Muskin, principal at Muskin Law Offices, and Thomas Vandenabeele, a partner at Kellner Herlihy Getty & Friedman LLP, to discuss the evolution of 28 U.S.C. §1782,…

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November 2021

The New Disruptor: Sanctions and Human Rights Law in the Cross- Border Supply Chain

November 17, 2021
8:15 am-9:45 am

Zoom Event

Free

Speaker: Sabrina A. Bandali and Rachel K. Alpert

Trade controls and human rights have become increasingly intertwined in global supply chains. It is now common for like-minded countries to coordinate their imposition of human rights-related sanctions. Human rights considerations are also being introduced into trade laws, such as the prohibition on importing goods mined, manufactured or produced with forced labour. Companies are now increasingly assessing their activities through an Environmental, Social and Governance, or ESG, lens, which means evaluating corporate behavior and performance through values-based metrics. These trends give heightened importance to the need to…

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October 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court in Foreign Affairs: Robert H. Jackson’s Enduring Perspective as Justice and As Lead Prosecutor of the Nazis at Nuremberg

October 13, 2021
8:00 am-9:00 am

Zoom Event

Free

The American Foreign Law Association has invited leading scholars to comment on the Supreme Court’s role in foreign affairs.  AFLA is pleased to welcome Professor John Q. Barrett, the world’s leading scholar on Justice Robert H. Jackson.   In the last AFLA lecture on the subject, Professor Martin Flaherty singled out Justice Jackson’s vision of the Supreme Court’s role as the clearest and most consistent with the vision of the nation’s founders. Justice Robert H. Jackson is considered to be one of the…

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September 2021

Pablo Picasso and the Art of Pleading, Proving and Arguing Foreign Law in U.S. Courts with Judge Loretta Preska (S.D.N.Y)

September 22, 2021
8:00 am-9:00 am

Zoom Event

Free

Speaker: Judge Loretta Preska

Judge Preska was appointed United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York on August 12, 1992 and entered duty on September 18, 1992.  She served as Chief Judge from June 1, 2009 to the May 31, 2016.  Judge Preska received a B.A. from the College of St. Rose in Albany, New York in 1970, a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 1973, and an LL.M. in Trade Regulation from New York University Law School in…

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June 2021

Annual Meeting and Presentation of the AFLA 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award in International Law to Professor Jerome A. Cohen

June 16, 2021
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Free

Please join us for our Annual Meeting and special presentation of the AFLA 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award in International Law to Professor Jerome A. Cohen in honor of his decades of major contributions to a better understanding of Trans-Pacific, International and Human Rights Law. A special introduction of the program will be made by Jeh C. Johnson, Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP and former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Following the award presentation,…

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May 2021

“Restoring the Global Judiciary: Why The Supreme Court Must Rule in Foreign Affairs”

May 12, 2021
8:00 am-9:00 am

Zoom Event

Free

Should the Supreme Court play a more active role in the conduct of U.S. foreign policy?  Drawing upon constitutional history, international relations theory, and legal doctrine, this lecture will consider to what extent the Court and federal judiciary have the power and duty to apply the law without deference to the other branches, including and especially the Executive.  Please join us for a discussion on Professor Martin S. Flaherty’s recently published book “Restoring the Global Judiciary: Why The Supreme Court…

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