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This conference will feature ten panels of interest to lawyers with an international practice including sessions on key legal issues in mergers and acquisitions, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and investor-state disputes, EU collective actions, the new EU Succession Regulation and its impact on cross-border estate planning, privacy and data security, cross-border criminal matters, the successes and failures of the Rome Convention and much more. This Forum will also offer a unique opportunity for international lawyers to explore and expand their professional networks.

The programme will focus on legal issues that are unique to cross-border deals and disputes. There will also be ample networking opportunities in historical venues.

Why Attend? 

It is important for international and regional lawyers in different settings (law firms, corporations, government, academia, NGOs) to cultivate professional understanding and discourse on the legal framework of, and issues relevant to, the region. The conference will make that happen in the unique location of Rome, Italy, which is known as the “eternal city”!  Rome is filled with history and beauty, and, and visitors are never bored!!

Programme Topics:

  • corporate counsel roundtable
  • state of international ethics in Europe
  • cross-border estate planning in the region
  • collective actions in the U.S. and EU
  • complex cross-border criminal law issues
  • dispute resolution under TTIP
  • international trade agreements in the 21st century
  • International Criminal Court
  • mergers and acquisitions 
  • privacy and cyber security

View the full programme here.

Who Should Attend? Lawyers practising in Europe and/or the United States; lawyers with a cross border practice or an interest in European affairs, in-house counsel handling matters in Europe as well as academics, regulators and law students with a focus on the region.

Register now - online registration closes on Friday 13 May.