Practice Area: International Law

The Brexit Deal Between the EU and the UK: What’s the Effect on Compliance?

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.

Nuclear Weapons: The Greatest Threat to Humanity

The horror and destruction that is brought on by nuclear weapons need not be explained to the hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens that perished in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, where in August of 1945 nuclear bombs were dropped to bring about the end of World War II. The impact of those two bombs is still … Continued

Renowned National and International Experts to Address NYSBA International Section’s Conference on Nuclear Weapons

The New York State Bar Association International Section is holding an all-day conference that will bring together leading public officials, thought-leaders, policymakers, and domestic and international experts for a comprehensive look at the risks and consequences of nuclear weapons. The conference on “Nuclear Weapons and International Law in the Contemporary Era” will be held on … Continued

In Memoriam

Lorraine Power Tharp Community leader and attorney Lorraine Power Tharp was well known for volunteer leadership of many arts, health and equine-related organizations, as well as for her years of service to the New York State Bar Association. Lorraine was born in Staten Island, but grew up in Massena, N.Y.  She graduated from Smith College … Continued