The Union International des Avocats "UIA" will hold its 7th Winter Seminar in Whistler Mountain, British Columbia, Canada, from February 26 to March 02, 2012. The Section is co-sponsoring this seminar. Please contact Louis F. Burke at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have an interest in being a speaker.
This is a great opportunity to meet lawyers from all over the world in the wonderful environment.
The topics are as follows:
February 27, 2012
Morning: Corporate Governance Policies and Procedures -- An introduction and comparative analysis
Afternoon: Shareholder Activism – Impact on Governance
February 28, 2012
Morning: Regulatory Environment Affecting Corporate Governance
USA: Continuing Impact of Sarbanes-Oxley - Dodd-Frank; EU: Accounting and Auditing Directives/Regulations; Other Countries’ legislation
Afternoon: Corporate Compliance and Good Governance
February 29, 2012
Morning: Jurisprudence– Impact Cases and Decisions Influencing Governance
Afternoon: Arbitration on Corporate Governance related cases
March 1, 2012
Morning: Ethical and Other Dilemmas Faced by Corporate Management – Contradictory regulations, reporting governance failures, etc.
Afternoon: Best Practices for Lawyers: Practical Tips for Avoiding Risk, Minimizing Malpractice and Developing a Compliance Culture within a Law Firm
March 2, 2012
Morning: How to Pitch a Client: Practical Tips for Obtaining Legal Work