As part of its mission to forge relationships, advance justice and strengthen the legal profession across the world, the New York State Bar Association entered a collaboration with the Georgian Bar Association today. Two representatives from each bar association met at the Bar Center on Elk Street in Albany on Thursday to sign an official … Continued
Practice Area: International
With more than 25 percent of NYSBA members residing out of state and unlimited growth potential on the horizon, the time has come for a new staff person to manage this burgeoning segment of membership.
The European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK) finally reached a post-Brexit deal at the end of 2020 to establish a new relationship for the future. This article provides a snapshot of what this is about along with some thoughts about what this means for compliance with a particular focus on the hot topic of personal data transfers.
Recent global events remind us, yet again, how fragile and precious the rule of law is.
The International Section has more than 60 chapters globally. Among them, there are 10 chapters in the Asia-Pacific region. The Section held section conferences in Hanoi (2013), Seoul (2018) and Tokyo (2019). Inability to travel internationally due to the pandemic in 2020, together with the unavoidable time difference, has made continuing connections between New York … Continued
The Government of Ireland has adopted a strategy to promote Irish law and Irish legal services to international business in recognition of Ireland being the only English-speaking common-law jurisdiction in the European Union. With its highly developed legal services sector, it is a jurisdiction of choice for commercial contracts and international dispute resolution. Ireland is recognised … Continued
Opening Address (adapted version) by Ulrich Fobian during the Human Rights Plenary, delivered on November 8, 2019 at the New York State Bar Associations’s Conference in Tokyo. I am white. 白人です. (I am white) I am South African. 南アフリカ人です. (I am South African) I am a beneficiary of a singular and exclusive society. I was … Continued
Over the next five months, New York State Bar Association President Hank Greenberg will reach out to every major bar association around the world. “Our goal is to make connections and to enter into memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with as many international bar associations as possible,” said Greenberg. “This is the future of our association,” … Continued