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Center for International Legal Studies

International Trade in Legal Services

Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, 18 October - Saturday, 20 October 2012

Faculty Confirmation/Registration

Sessions will deal with crossborder sales, accessing foreign markets (agency, distributorship, franchising, joint venture), compliance with import/export regimes, impact of GATT/GATS, foreign investment, and the ability of lawyers to function in foreign jurisdictions.

The symposium is held at Lazarski University in Warsaw and will run Friday and will be open to students.

Thursday, 18 October 2012

6:30-9:00 PM

Cocktail Reception and Opening Dinner
Hyatt Regency Hotel

Friday, 19 October 2012

All Day Program at
Lazarski University, Facutly of Law and Administration
Sector C, 1
st Floor, Auditorium 130
unless where specified

7:00-8:30 AM

Hyatt Regency Hotel

9:15-10:45 AM

Session 1. Inter Cultural Negotiations – A Round Table Discussion

Panel Chair: Yoav Salomon, Avniel, Salomon & Co, Haifa, Israel

Shalini Agarwal, Clasis Law, New Delhi, India

Rouven F. Bodenheimer, LLS Rechtsanwälte, Cologne, Germany

10:45-11:15 AM

Coffee Break

11:15 AM-12:45 PM

Session 2. Regulation and Protection of Foreign Investment

Panel Chair: Mahmoud Mohamed A.E.I. Elkhrashy, Department of Foreign Disputes, Egyptian State Lawsuits Authority, Cairo, Egypt

Maria Athanasiou, Hanotiau & Van den Berg, Brussels, Belgium
Do Investment Arbitral Tribunals Serve as “Appellate Courts” in International Commercial Arbitration

William Fox, Penn State University, Pennsylvania, United States
Managing an Investment Arbitration: The Tribunal, The Procedures, Discovery (if any), Witnesses and the Writing of the Award

David Earnest, Hogan Lovells LLP, London, England, United Kingdom
Admissibility in Investment Arbitration: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Marcin Kaldunski, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland
The Protection of Legitimate Expectations in International Investment Arbitration

12:45-1:45 PM

Networking Lunch

1:45-3:15 PM

Session 3. Code of Ethics, Trade Agreements, Tariffs and Multi-Jurisdictional Mergers

Panel Chair: Iwona Wojtalik, Lazarski University Faculty of Law and Administration, Warsaw, Poland

Blake Bailey, Bailey Law Firm, Tyler, Texas, United States
Proposed Code of Ethics for Russia and its Application to International Legal System and Trade

Michael B. Devine, Northumbria University, School of Law, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
International Trade and Legal Services under the GATS and the WTO

Antonis Roussos, Rokas International Law Firm, Athens, Greece
Lawyers in Multi-Jurisdictional Mergers: Local Needs with International Perspectives

3:15-3:30 PM

Coffee Break

3:30-5:00 PM

Session 4. Collective Agreements, Art and CDR

Panel Chair: Tomasz Wojtalik, Lazarski University Faculty of Law and Administration, Warsaw, Poland

Massimo Fontana Ros, Studio Fontana Ros, Bolzano, Italy
The “Uncertain” Issue of Collective Agreements in Italy for Agency Contracts

Adriana Camargo Rodrigues, Adriana Camargo Rodrigues Advocacia, Sao Paulo, Brazil
International Art Trade and Legal Services

Jack Russo, ComputerLaw Group LLP, Palo Alto, California, United States
CDR v. ADR: Creative Dispute Resolution as the Future Discipline for Alternative Dispute Resolution Professionals (Or, Why Zealous Creativity in Leadership and Negotiations Will Eventually Trump Zealous Advocacy in ADR Proceedings

6:30-9:00 PM

Restauran Fukier

Saturday, 20 October 2012

7:00-8:30 AM

Hyatt Regency Hotel

9:00-11:30 AM

Warsaw City Tour

11:30 AM-12:00 PM

Check-Out and Individual Departure

Should you wish to check out later, please ask at the Front Desk if it is possible.

The Center will certify up 1.8 CLE credits (based on 50-min hours) and/or 1.5 CLE/CPD (based on 60-min hours) per 90-min session attended.

Fees include two nights hotel accommodation, dinners, breakfasts, cocktail, and cancellation insurance. Morning and afternoon coffee as well as a quick lunch will be provided for at the law school.

Dress: Business Attire

If cancellation received in writing before: 1 September 2012 we will refund/waive 80 per cent of your registration fees; 1 October 2012 we will refund/waive 40 per cent of your registration fees; Refunds are made after the event. “No Shows” are non-refundable and liable for the full registration

Registered Delegates and Faculty

Maria Athanasiou, Blake Bailey, Rouven F. Bodenheimer, Adriana Camargo Rodrigues, Michael B. Devine, David Earnest, Massimo Fontana-Ros, William F. Fox, Marcin Kaldunski, Antonis Roussos, Jack Russo, Yoav Salomon, István Varga,