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2015



Previous Events

This record of past events is maintained for the convenience of members who may wish to apply for CLE credit.

2015

  • May 20: International Issues in Cloud Computing. Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits for Washington attorneys.
  • April 30: New Spring for Foreign Investments in Washington State. Approved for 1.5 general and .5 ethics CLE credits for Washington attorneys.
  • March 19: Advice for US Companies Looking to Transact or Invest in Japan. Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits for Washington attorneys.
  • Feb. 17: Core Issues in the Nagoya Protocol
  • Jan. 22: International Practice Section 2015 Kickoff

2014

  • Dec. 16: "Ethics in International Dual-Jurisdictional Practice" Approved for 1.5 Ethics credits.
  • Nov. 18: IPS Foreign Lawyers Reception.
  • July 10: IPS 2014 Annual Meeting and 30th Anniversary Celebration.
  • Feb. 25: "Emerging Copyright Practice: the Chinese Experience with Open Licensing." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits. 
  • Feb. 5: "European Union Law and its Relevance to the U.S. Legal Practitioner." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • Jan. 23: International Practice Section 2014 Kickoff at Hotel 1000 (Seattle).
  • Jan. 16: "Emerging Criminal Liability Issues Foreign Companies are Facing in China." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.

2013

  • Nov. 20: "Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • Nov. 5: 2013 Foreign Lawyers Reception
  • July 12: International Practice 2013 Annual Meeting and Election of Officers.
  • June 19: "Navigating the Canadian Arbitration System." Approved for1.5 general CLE credits.
  • May 31: "Domestication and Enforcement of Foreign Judgements in Korea." Approved for 1.5 general credits.
  • April 30: "Intellectual Property Reform in China: What Does This Mean for Your Clients?" Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • April 24: "The Hague Convention: An Update on the Laws of International Child Abuse." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • April 8:  Annual Law Student Reception.
  • March 20: "Ethical Considerations in the International Practice of Law." Approved for 1.5 CLE ethics credits.
  • Feb. 20: "Drafting Arbitration Clauses in International Contracts." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.

2012

  • Nov. 1: 2012 Foreign Lawyers Reception
  • Sept. 19: "An Introduction to U.S. Export Control Regulations." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • Aug. 16: "U.S./Canada Cross-Border Litigation: Key Considerations for U.S. Lawyers." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • June 21: "The Do's and Don'ts of Doing Business in Asia."  Approved for 6.0 general CLE credits.
  • June 13, 2012 (this program was cancelled): "Introduction to U.S. Export Control Regulations."  Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • April 11: "A Guide to the French Legal System." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • April 5: International Practice Law Student Reception.
  • Feb. 29: "An Introduction to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act." Approved for 1.5 CLE ethics credits.

2011

  • Nov. 17: 2011 Foreign Lawyers Reception.
  • Oct. 10: "Ethics and Cross Border Transactions." Approved for 1.5 CLE ethics credits.
  • July 8: Annual Meeting and Election
  • June 27: "Finding Money: International Asset Search and Recovery Methods for Collecting Judgments." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits. 
  • June 8: "Intellectual Property Protection from a Global Perspective." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • April 7: Annual Law Student Reception
  • Cancelled (Will Be Rescheduled): "Complexities of the Italian Laws of Inheritance and Foreign Wills." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • March 10: "Multicultural Witness Preparation: Learn Why There Are Very Few Ford "Pintos" in Brazil and Other Helpful Miscommunication Anecdotes." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • Jan. 27: 2011 Foreign Lawyers Reception.

2010

  • Dec. 8: Hosted Happy Hour at Metropolitan Grill to launch "Doing Business in America" deskbook.
  • Oct. 14: "Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • Oct. 8: "Whale Wars: Representing an Anti-Whaling Activist in Japanese Court." Approved for 1 general CLE credit.
  • July 16: 2010 Annual Meeting and Election of Officers
  • July 1: Mini-CLE: "Managing Risk When Drafting Agreements for Cross-Border Transactions Between the U.S. and Japan." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • April 8: Mini-CLE: "International Lawyers Responding to Haiti"
  • March 10: Mini-CLE "Nuts and Bolts of Immigration Law." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • Feb. 25: 2010 International Practice Section Foreign Lawyers Reception.
  • Feb. 24: WSBA International Practice Section and WSBA-CLE Presents: "Information Technology Act of India and its implication for US companies." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • Feb. 12: Mini-CLE: "Exploring the Israeli Legal System." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.

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