Five Golden Rules for a Successful IBA Experience

Thursday, October 17, 2013 | Published by

After a very busy week in Boston, both learning and networking, I’m still left with the confounding question – is it all worth it? Is it really worth assembling 6,000 lawyers in one place, organizing dozens of conference sessions which require a considerable amount of time to develop, from selecting moderators, topics and panelists, to […]

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ECJ Emphasizes Employment Circumstances over Location in Choice of Law

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 | Published by

In September of 2013, the Court of Justice of the European Union announced its judgment in the closely watched case Schlecker v Boedeker C-64/12, regarding the governing law of an employment contract. Ms. Boedeker was employed by Schlecker, a German retail corporation with operations in several European Union Member States. In 1994, after fifteen years […]

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Boston Variety Provides Spice

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 | Published by

It’s a funny thing for a European visiting the US and recovering from jetlag, because I woke up again around 4.30 this morning ready to go to work, only to realize that the sun had yet to rise. So I brewed some coffee, grabbed my laptop, and started the day early – extremely early. As […]

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Early start in Boston

Monday, October 7, 2013 | Published by

After Dublin, what city is more Irish… Boston of course… and considering the successful turnout of the IBA conference in Dublin last year, it appears that the luck of the Irish continues with another impressive IBA Annual Conference. For some, the conference already started on Sunday morning as we attended a master class facilitated by […]

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