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  • LLM IN TRANSNATIONAL COMMERCIAL PRACTICE

    The Lazarski University LL.M. in Transnational Commercial Practice provides an emphasis on international business, trade, dispute resolution, and the crossborder practice of law. The LL.M. requires the satisfaction of 21 credits over three cycles in a two- to three-year period. Cycles are taught in Budapest, Hungary, and Warsaw, Poland, each spring by faculty provided by the Center for International Legal Studies (CILS) and Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, and Lazarski University, Warsaw, and each June in Budapest by faculty provided by Boston University. 


    More Information » www.legaledu.net

    LLM IN TRANSNATIONAL COMMERCIAL PRACTICE
  • VISITING PROFESSORSHIPS FOR SENIOR LAWYERS

    The Center for International Legal Studies, in cooperation with law faculties in Eastern Europe and the former republics of the Soviet Union, will offer short-term appointments to as many as 100 senior lawyers from Common Law countries in spring and autumn 2016. A “senior lawyer” has accumulated at least 15 years of significant practice experience in the area in which he or she proposes to lecture. The term of teaching may be from two to six weeks and the length of appointment and dates of teaching are subject to negotiation between the appointee and the host university. The subject areas are not limited, but there is special interest in corporate and business law, intellectual property, litigation, arbitration, and criminal procedure. Assignments are made through CILS Benefactors, a 501(c)3 corporation and a registered Colorado charity.


    More Information » www.seniorlawyers.net

    VISITING PROFESSORSHIPS FOR SENIOR LAWYE...
  • CILS BENEFACTORS INC.

    CILS Benefactors Inc. is a tax-exempt public charity established under section 501(c)3 of the United States Internal Revenue Code. Donations by United States taxpayers are tax deductible. CILS Benefactors Inc. is a non-profit Colorado corporation, and it is registered as a public charity in the State of Colorado. It provides support to a wide variety of international programs organized by the Center for International Legal Studies, a non- profit entity based in Salzburg, Austria.


    More Information » www.cilsbenefactors.org

    CILS BENEFACTORS INC.
  • FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT MOOT

    Increasing international investment, the proliferation of international investment treaties, domestic legislation, and international investment contracts have contributed to the development of a new field of international law that defines obligations between host States and foreign investors and refers to internationalised procedures (e.g. ICSID) for resolving related disputes. These disputes involve not only vast sums, but also a panoply of rights, duties, and shifting objectives at the juncture of national and international law and policy. The FDI Moot helps future lawyers attain a practical understanding of these issues, while the case and the hearings offer a special forum for current academics and practitioners from around the world to discuss developments - and assess emerging talents. With a case involving an investment by a private investor in a foreign host State, the FDI Moot spans approximately six months each year in two phases, written memorials for claimant and respond...
    More Information » www.fdimoot.org

    FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT MOOT
  • CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION EVENTS

    The Center for International Legal Studies is an accredited CLE provider for New York, California, the Law Society of England and Wales, and other jurisdictions in the United States and Europe. It organizes several CLE events each year in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and Asia.


    More Information » www.cils.org/home/conferences.php

    CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION EVENTS
  • YORKHILL LAW PUBLISHING

    The Center for International Legal Studies has coordinated and supervised major  law publication projects since 1977. The Center's responsibilities in publication projects include development of concept, engagement of authors, administration and editing, and typography. Many of the projects have been published through Yorkhill Law Publishing, the organization's in-house publisher.


    More Information » cils.org/publications

    YORKHILL LAW PUBLISHING
  • INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW CONSORTIUM

    The Center for International Legal Studies has founded and administers the International Business Law Consortium (IBLC), an alliance of select independent law firms in Europe, North and South America, Africa, and Asia and the Pacific.


    More Information » www.iblc.com

    INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW CONSORTIUM
  • CONGRESS OF FELLOWS

    Nearly 5,000 lawyers worldwide have been designated as Fellows of the Center for International Legal Studies and nearly 300 persons have taken membership in the Center's Congress of Fellows. Other esteemed academics collaborate with the the Center as full and honorary members and associate members.


    More Information » www.cils.org/membership/fellowsindex.php

    CONGRESS OF FELLOWS
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