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COVID-19: Its Impact on International Law and You

COVID-19 Task Force

The Task Force's mission is to consider the impact of the pandemic on various aspects of international law and identify areas and ways in which the ABA can and should act to help effectuate positive change and progress in staving off and remedying the consequences of the pandemic. The Task Force will not only consider areas of need and opportunity in the current circumstances, but also assess areas of appropriate action for at least the next 18 months, in areas such as:

Rule of Law, Cross Border Issues, Technology/cybersecurity, International Relations, Human Rights, International Dispute Resolution, International Trade and Supply, International Finance & Banking, International Legal Education, International Dispute Resolution, Legal Services, Poverty & Homelessness and many more.

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Completed Programs and Recordings

  • Regional Perspectives of Investor State Claims in light of COVID-19 (July 17)
  • Anti-Corruption & Compliance During COVID-19: Lessons Learned from the Shut-Down (July 15)
  • The Impact of COVID-19 on the Worldwide Economy and the Corporate Workforce (June 17)
  • The Impact of COVID-19 on the Worldwide Economy and the Corporate Workforce (June 17)
  • COVID-19 and International Privacy and Cybersecurity Concerns (June 5)
  • CLE - Strategic Legal Partnering between Outside Counsel and In-House Counsel in Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis (May 22)
  • Arbitration Institutions in the Age of COVID-19 – The State of International Arbitration (May 20)
  • How to Stay an Essential Business during COVID-19 – Advices from Field Experts (May 18)
  • In-Person Signing Requirements During COVID-19; are E-Signatures the Solution for Each Kind of Transaction? [CC] (May 15)
  • How Will Law Treat Science and Medicine Once the Pandemic Subsides? [CC] (May 13)
  • LATAM vs. COVID-19: Responses and Strategies to Face the Impact of an Unusual and Unparalleled Enemy (May 7)
  • Effective Networking while Social Distancing (April 28)
  • Force Majeure and COVID-19: An International Perspective [CC] (CLE Program) (April 27)
  • Domestic Violence, Global Resources, and the COVID-19 Pandemic (April 23)
  • M&A Transactions Under the Influence of the COVID-19 Pandemic [CC] (CLE Program) (April 22)
  • Lawyer Well-Being: What Does it Mean and How Can You Achieve it? (April 21)
  • Pandemics and Logistics – Meeting the Supply Chain Challenges of the COVID-19 Crisis [CC] (CLE Program) (April 21)
  • Derogation from Human Rights Obligations during the Corona Pandemic (April 20)
  • Impact of COVID-19 on International Trade (April 20)
  • Career Management for Young Lawyers in Turbulent Times (April 17)
  • COVID-19: How Antitrust Enforcers are Responding to the Global Pandemic (April 14)
  • Navigating International Courts and Tribunals During the COVID-19 Pandemic (April 7)
  • Money Management During the COVID-19 Crisis (March 31)