2015 International Law Symposium: "Critical Global Business Issues: When Theory Meets Practice"

The Santa Clara Journal of International Law and the Center for Global Law and Policy cordially invite students, faculty, practitioners, and members of the international legal and business communities to our International Law Symposium. The event will focus on critical issues currently affecting international law and business on a global scale.

The symposium will host panel discussions on topics such as labor and employment, export controls, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, corporate social responsibility, antitrust, and privacy and cyber security. Our panelists come from all across the country to offer us their expertise in these fields. Finally, we are honored to have Richard Boucher, Deputy Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and former Ambassador, as our keynote speaker.

Keynote Speaker: Ambassador Richard Boucher

Ambassador Boucher was formerly the Deputy Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), promoting international standards in major developing markets. Prior to joining OECD, he was the Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia and served as Spokesman for six Secretaries of State. He joined the Foreign Service in 1977 and achieved the personal rank of Career Ambassador, the highest rank obtainable by a career officer. From October 1993 to June 1996 he served as Ambassador to Cyprus, and from 1996 to 1999 he headed the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong as the Consul General. He led US efforts as the U.S. Senior Official for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) from July 1999 to April 2000.Mr. Boucher is fluent in English, Chinese, and French.


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Friday, February 6th
9:15 AM

Panel 1: Export Controls

Stanley J. Marcuss, Bryan Cave
Jonathan C. Poling, Akin Gump
James Bartlett, James E. Bartlett III, PLLC
John McKenzie, Baker & McKenzie

Williman Room - Benson Center

9:15 AM - 10:45 AM

11:00 AM

Panel 2: Antitrust

Doug Melamed, Intel
Thomas J. Horton, South Dakota Law School
Daniel C.K. Chow, Ohio State University - School of Law

Williman Room - Benson Center

11:00 AM - 12:45 PM

1:45 PM

Panel 3: The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)

Mary Doyle, Compleon Legal Advisory
Mike Koehler, Southern Illinois University - School of Law
H. Lowell Brown, Northrop Grumman
Lucinda Low, Steptoe & Johnson
Jason Chang, DLA Piper

Williman Room - Benson Center

1:45 PM - 3:15 PM

4:00 PM

Panel 4: Corporate Social Responsibility

David Yosifon, Santa Clara University School of Law
Larry Backer, Pennsylvania State University - Law School
Rachel Anderson, University of Las Vegas Law School
Lan Cao, Chapman University School of Law

Williman Room - Benson Center

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Saturday, February 7th
9:05 AM

Panel 5: Labor and Employment

Daniel Rabago, Lam Research Corp.
Donald C. Dowling Jr., K&L Gates
Susan Eandi, Baker & McKenzie

Williman Room - Benson Center

9:05 AM - 10:35 AM

10:50 AM

Panel 6: Privacy and Cyber-Security

Ruby Zefo, Intel
Sheila FitzPatrick, FitzPatrick & Associates
Catherine Lotrionte, Georgetown University
Lauren Gelman, BlurryEdge Strategies

Williman Room - Benson Center

10:50 AM - 12:20 PM