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Fordham Law to Host International Law Seminar on Recent Developments in U.S. Law

June 09, 2011

The Corporate Law Center and the Office of International and Non-JD Programs will co-host a weeklong seminar titled “Recent Developments in U.S. Law.” The event begins Monday, June 27, 2011 at Fordham Law.

The program is designed for international lawyers who seek exposure to current issues in U.S. business law. Leading New York-based attorneys will discuss developments in their field of expertise, followed by commentary from international lawyers who practice in corresponding areas of law. Networking lunches and cocktail receptions will follow the various seminars.

Topics to be covered include
• Company formation - starting a business in the U.S.
• Corporate governance
• Cross-border bankruptcy
• Financial reform and compliance
• Intellectual property
• International arbitration/foreign litigation in U.S. courts
• Internet regulation and privacy
• Cross-border mergers and acquisitions
• Securities regulation and enforcement
• Private finance as a tool in deal-making

Sponsoring law firms include Baker & McKenzie, Crowell & Moring, Davis Polk & Wardwell, Milbank Tweed Hadley McCloy, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, Morrison Foerster, Proskauer Rose and White & Case. Affiliating organizations include American Bar Association Section of International Law, Barra Mexicana Colegio de Abogados, A.C., The Bomchil Group, Centro de Estudios Garrigues, French-American Bar Association, German-American Lawyers Association, Illustre Collegi d'Advocats de Barcelona, Ilustre y Nacional Colegio de Abogados de México, Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía, Mattos Filho Advogados, New York State Bar Association International Section, Peixoto e Cury Advogados, Regulatory Compliance Association (RCA), and Swiss-American Lawyers Association of Greater New York.