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 ( 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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Chair:  Lawrence D W Graves

Vice-Chairs:  Brigida Benitez, David Pamenter

Committee Roster (1208 total members)

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Programs, Meetings and Events

Section Events
April 24, 2014
Location: N/A
Format: Webinar/Teleconference

April 29, 2014
Location: N/A
Format: Webinar/Teleconference

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Related Resources

International Trade and International Business Transactions Conference


2013 Annual Meeting
2013 Spring Meeting
2012 Annual Meeting
2012 Spring Meeting
Euro crisis: focus on non-sovereign investments, a presentation by Reid Feldman

Modified by Graham Hunt on February 19, 2014

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