American Bar Association
 
International Business Law Committee

ABA Section of Business Law


International Business Law Committee


Mission Statement

The mission of the International Business Law Committee is to provide practical and timely advice and expertise to business lawyers from all over the world, primarily in private practice and in-house, with respect to crossborder transactions and other transnational commercial and financial activities. The Committee also affords its members opportunities to network and work together with lawyers from diverse cultures and legal systems.

Committee Facts

  • Approximately 1350 members
  • A substantial number of the IBL members reside and practice law in foreign countries
  • Many of the members are law students with a focus in their studies on international business matters
  • The Committee has a LinkedIn page and encourages members to correspond and communicate through that page (www.linkedin.com Search for the “ABA Business Law Section International Committee” and request admission. You will be admitted to the Group after your membership in the IBL has been confirmed)

Areas of Expertise

  • The Committee is structure through Subcommittees, of which there are 9 and we are discussing creating a 10th subcommittee with a focus on financial services
  • The 9 subcommittees which evidence the IBL's areas of expertise are: Asia-Pacific Law; European Law; Intellectual Property; International Banking and Finance; International Dispute Resolution; International Trade Law; Latin American Law; Multinational Enterprises; Multinational Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Our Subcommittees are chaired by attorneys with significant experience in the matters addressed by their respective subcommittees and they reside in numerous countries around the world.

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Leadership

Chair:

Benitez, Brigida

Vice-Chair:

Paz, Marlon

Committee Roster  


Subcommittees and Task Forces  (click [+] for listing)

 Sub Committees


Programs, Meetings and Events

Section Events

    Beyond the Promise to Pay: How Security Interests Help Ensure a Successful Lending Transaction

    01/26/2017-01/26/2017

    Even a well-drafted loan agreement can spell losses for your lending clients if the borrower fails to pay or becomes insolvent. To help avert such problems, many lenders take a UCC Article 9 security interest in the borrowers personal property assets (including inventory, equipment, receivables and/or ...

    2017 Cyberspace Law Institute

    01/26/2017-01/28/2017
    US GRANT HOTEL
    San Diego

    Advance Registration is now CLOSED. Registration for the meeting, event and dinner ticket purchases must now take place onsite at the U.S. Grant Hotel, San Diego, CA. Cancellation Policy: Refunds will be granted for all written ...

    2017 Mergers and Acquisitions Committee Meeting

    01/27/2017-01/28/2017
    Montage Laguna Beach
    Laguna Beach

    Advance Registration is now CLOSED. Registration for the meeting and event ticket purchases must now take place onsite at the Montage Laguna Beach, Laguna Beach, CA beginning 3:00 pm on Thursday, January 26, 2017. Cancellation Policy: Refunds ...


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Listserve

In order to send a message to the listserve, send a message to the email address below. You must be a member of the Committee to successfully send a message to the listserve.

BL-IBL@mail.americanbar.org

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Modified by Graham Hunt on May 24, 2016

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