New York State Bar Association's International Section: 2017 Seasonal Meeting

Antigua, Guatemala
September 13, 2017 – September 14, 2017

The New York State Bar Association's International Section will present its 2017 Seasonal Meeting in Antigua, Guatemala. This event will bring together professionals across the board to discuss a variety of issues including trade secrets, corrupt business practices and their impact on human rights, international dispute resolution, and compliance challenges related to trade.

Labaton Sucharow partner Jay L. Himes will serve as Co-Chair for the following discussions:

Cross-Border Attorney-Client Challenges: Privilege Concurrent Representation and Confidentiality

This panel will explore a number of issues including the establishment of privilege, the role of a company during in-house and outside counsel in internal investigations, simultaneous representation of a company and employees in government proceedings, and confidentiality and waiver in government proceedings. Additional panelists include:

Co-Chair

  • Jay L. Himes, Labaton Sucharow LLP, Partner and Co-Chair of Antitrust and Competition Litigation Practice
  • Jorge Luis Arenales, Arias, Partner

Panelists

  • Lilian Arias, Arias, Partner
  • Vicente Grau, Mansfield College, Professor
  • Carrie H. Cohen, Morrison & Foerster LLP, Partner
  • Sandro O. Monteblanco, Monteblanco & Associates, LLC, Partner
  • Kenneth G. Standard, Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., Partner

Challenges to Implementing Competition Laws in Latin America

This panel will discuss issues faced introducing a newly competition law regime. While Guatemala doesn’t currently have a competition statute, one is in the process for approval by Congress.

Co-Chair

  • Jay L. Himes, Labaton Sucharow LLP, Partner and Co-Chair of Antitrust and Competition Litigation Practice
  • Ana Ponce de Ibarguen, CDC Consultores, Founding Partner

Panelists

  • MJ Moltenbrey, Paul Hastings LLP, Partner
  • Hugo Maul, Center for National Economic Research, Professor
  • Eduardo Mayora, Mayora & Mayora, S.C., Partner
  • Alfonso Miranda Londono, Esguerra Asesores Juridicos, Partner
  • Ignacio de Leon, Inter-American Bank, Lead Innovation Specialist

The program’s full agenda is available here.