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

Committee Roster  


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

 Sub Committees


Programs, Meetings and Events

Section Events

    The Brexit Effect: What You Need to Know

    09/27/2016-09/27/2016

    The Brexit Effect: What You Need to Know

    Roadmap of an M&A Transaction: Part 2

    09/29/2016-09/29/2016

    This program is Part II of the program initially presented in March 2016 and provides a basic overview of the legal issues counsel must consider when structuring, negotiating and completing M&A transactions. This program also highlights some of the key differences between the M&A practice in the U.S. ...

    The Internet of Things - Key Legal Considerations

    10/06/2016-10/06/2016

    We live in an interconnected world. The internet of things (IoT) involves the internetworking of physical devices, vehicles, buildings, and other items - embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity that enable these objects to collect and exchange data. Simply ...


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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

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Modified by Graham Hunt on May 24, 2016

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