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

    Roadmap of a Real Estate Financing Transaction

    03/30/2017-03/30/2017

    In this CLE we will cover the basics of a commercial real estate financing transaction from the term sheet stage through closing. Topics will include an overview of standard loan documentation, legal opinions, due diligence and common issues negotiated with respect to loan documents. The presentation ...

    2017 Business Law Section Spring Meeting

    04/05/2017-04/08/2017
    Hyatt Regency New Orleans
    New Orleans

    ONLINE /ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED All registrations will take place onsite at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans New Orleans, LA Registration Desk Hours: Wednesday, April 5 - 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Thursday, ...

    2017 Business Bar Leader Conference

    05/18/2017-05/19/2017
    Renaissance Chicago O'Hare Suites Hotel
    Chicago

    Registration and Thursday Night Dinner is complimentary for Registrant On-Line Event Registration Release In the interest of furthering the ABAs creation, promotion and distribution of educational/informational materials (both now and in the future), I understand ...


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Materials


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

In order to access the listserve archive, please click here.


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Modified by Graham Hunt on May 24, 2016

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