Join thousands of lawyers from Israel and around the world to meet in the Red Sea resort town of Eilat for the
12th Annual Conference


the Third Annual ABA Section of International Law Joint Conference with the Israel Bar Association-

 Law, Business and Society: U.S./Israel/Global Relationships

May 20 to 24, 2012 – Eilat, Israel

The 12th Annual Conference of the Israel Bar Association shall be held in Eilat, on May 20 to 24, 2012, and it is expected to draw approximately 2,500 Israeli lawyers, judges, scholars and other jurists, along with numerous lawyers and Bar leaders from other countries, to the city of Eilat- one of the world's most fascinating resorts. It is the most important and unique event of the Israel Bar, and constitutes an exceptional occasion for international gathering and sharing of knowledge and acquaintance. The 12th Annual conference will discuss high profile issues within the different translated panels such as "the Exclusion of women"; "Market Concentration"; a joint panel with the International Bar Association-”Pre-emptive military actions:  a valid option under international law or a threat to international peace?" and much more.
    The sessions will feature:

    • top government officials
    • active and retired Supreme Court Justices
    • members of the Knesset (Israeli Parliament)
    • Israel's key persons from various fields

In addition, for the third year, the Annual Conference will also incorporate a joint conference of the American Bar Association International and the Israel Bar Association. The conference will bring together members of the global legal community for three full days of informative and substantive business-related programs in English, presented by world-class experts:

    • The New Employment Relationship;
    • Helping Transnational Clients Deal with the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other Laws dealing with White Collar Crimes;
    • The "Nuts and Bolts" of International Joint Ventures: Israel and the U.S./EU;
    • Protection of Intellectual Property in an Era of Technology Collaboration;
    • Women's Rights, Civil Rights and Human Rights;
    • Free Trade In A World Where Security Has A Cost;
    • The "Nuts and Bolts" of International Arbitration;

We hope you and your colleagues will be able to join us in sunny Eilat!

Conference program

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