Ontario Bar Association-International Law Section: Announcement and Upcoming Programs

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I am pleased to announce that I am the new Chair of the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) – International Law Section.

I look forward to working with my colleague and Vice-Chair, Orlando Silva (Commercial Counsel – Specializing in Export Controls, Customs and International Trade Matters at Research in Motion) and my fellow Section Executives in keeping OBA members updated on current developments in various areas of international law.

Membership in the OBA International Law Section is open to any members of the Canadian Bar Association. If you want to find out more about the OBA International Law Section, please follow this link.

The OBA International Law Section enlists international law experts as speakers to provide timely and authoritative continuing legal education programs (many of which are accredited by the Law Society of Upper Canada). The following programs in September 2012 may be of particular interest:

International Law: The Controlled Goods Program Enhanced Security Strategy:“A Higher Fence around a Smaller Yard”

|Thursday, September 13, 2012 

Date: Thursday, September 13, 2012
Agenda: 12:00 pm Registration & Lunch 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Program followed by Q & A
Location: Twenty Toronto Street Conferences and Events (OBA Conference Centre) 20 Toronto Street, 2nd Floor | Toronto, ON | M5C 2B8
1.5 Substantive Hours 0 Professionalism Hours Note: New members may apply any program that contains a minimum of 0.5 Professionalism Hours toward the annual CPD requirement.

REGISTER FOR LIVE PROGRAM | REGISTER FOR LIVE WEBCAST


Transfer Pricing in the NAFTA Zone – The Interaction of Income Tax and Customs Principles

|Wednesday, September 19 

Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Agenda: 12:00 pm Registration & Lunch 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Program followed by Q & A
Location: Twenty Toronto Street Conferences and Events (OBA Conference Centre) 20 Toronto Street, 2nd Floor | Toronto, ON | M5C 2B8
1.5 Substantive Hours 0 Professionalism Hours Note: New members may apply any program that contains a minimum of 0.5 Professionalism Hours toward the annual CPD requirement.

REGISTER FOR LIVE PROGRAM | REGISTER FOR LIVE WEBCAST


2012 U.S. Presidential Election-Impact on International Law and International Lawyers

| Wednesday, September 12

Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Agenda: 11:30 am Annual Meeting and Election of ILS Officers and Council for 2012-2013 12:30 pm – Program
Location: The Detroit Yacht Club One Riverbank Road Belle Isle, Detroit MI 48207-4377
1 Substantive Hours 0 Professionalism Hours Note: New members may apply any program that contains a minimum of 0.5 Professionalism Hours toward the annual CPD requirement.

‘This is a joint program with the Ontario Bar Association’s International Law Section and the Michigan State Bar. Three panelists address the state of the law under the current Obama Administration and potential changes in a 2nd Obama or 1st Romney Administration respecting Immigration, International Trade and the U.S. FCPA, U.K. Bribery Act and Money Laundering enforcement. Also, we have invited the Executive Director of the State Bar of Michigan to address our section. Spend the afternoon with your State Bar of Michigan International Law Section colleagues, highly qualified presenters, business and government leaders active in international matters.

The program is free. RSVP by contacting me at ogletreeaaron@aol.com

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2 Responses to “Ontario Bar Association-International Law Section: Announcement and Upcoming Programs”

  1. Chris Jaglowitz (@chrisjaglowitz) Says:

    Congrats on becoming section chair, Antonin! We at civil lit miss your inimitable wit!

  2. Antonin I. Pribetic Says:

    Thanks, Chris. Same to you. Civil lit will benefit from your leadership as Chair. We should talk about co-sponsorship opportunities for programs in the coming year. Best, Antonin

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