International Chamber of Commerce course on contracts


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The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is launching an advanced training course on international contracts, to be held in Paris on 7-10 October 2013. Led by a panel of experts, the interactive programme will cover negotiating and drafting key clauses, dispute resolution, and cultural and legal approaches.

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ECCLE – Summer course in International Legal Practice, Oxford, UK

F5A summer course “International Legal Practice” is to be held from Monday 2nd to Saturday 7th September 2013, at Worcester College, University of Oxford, UK, for lawyers, judges and business professionals. This is the third year that the course has been run, and in 2011 and 2012, it attracted over 60 lawyers, judges and accountants from across Europe, Turkey and Ukraine.

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Guest post – Differences between English and US law: choose your words carefully

guest bookToday’s guest post is by Scott J. Arrington, a partner in the law firm McDermott Will & Emery in the United States. He represents clients in connection with infrastructure development, acquisitions, dispositions and financings, with a focus on international projects in the oil and gas, petrochemical, power and mining industries.

Scott has a particuarly linguistic bent, since he speaks Mandarin Chinese and Spanish as well as English.

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