First Meeting of the CLA Regional Hub for the Americas

In association with the Organisation of the Commonwealth Caribbean Bar Association (OCCBA)

1. Welcome: 
Kahlil Parker, BBA President

2. The Vision for Commonwealth Lawyers: 
Santhaan Krishnan, CLA President

3. A Close Working Relationship between Lawyers of Canada and The Caribbean: 
Laurie H. Pawlitzer, Chair, CLA Regional Hub for the Americas

4. Follow the Money: What do Lawyers have to do with Economic Development and Investment?
Shelia M.MacPherson, President Federation of Law Societies of Canada, Brian Speers, Seniors Partner at CMG Solicitors

5. Commissions of Inquiry and Government Accountability: 
Delano Bart, QC

6. How can the Commonwealth Continue to Thrive as a Brand: 
Trudi Pye, Frank Walwyn, Weirfoulds LLP

7. The Future of Law Practice in the Commonwealth: 
Ruggles Ferguson, OCCBA PresidentThaddeus M. Antoine, OECS Bar President

Hosted At
Hosted at The Bahamas Bar Association, Mackey Street
Thursday, 24th January 2019 - 12 noon – 2:30 p.m - Brown Bag Lunch


While You're Visiting The Bahamas, Why Not Also Attend...

7th Annual Arbitration & Investment Summit
Caribbean, Latin America & Other Emerging Markets

Cutting Edge Local, Regional & International Speakers:

Kahlil Parker, BBA President
The Honourable Sir Dennis Byron, Former President of the Caribbean Court of Justice,
President of the Commonwealth Judicial Education Institute

 The Honourable Barry Leon

Arbitrator and Mediator; former BVI Commercial Court Judge
(Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court)

Annette Magnusson
Secretary General, Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC)

Dr. Peter D. Maynard, FCIArb
Head of Law Department, University of the Bahamas, Senior Partner, Peter Maynard Counsel & Attorneys

Philip W. Engle, FCIArb
President Elect, Atlanta International Arbitration Society (ATlAS), Attorney, Solicitor, Mediator and Arbitrator

Paul J. Hehir
Associate Vice President of Litigation, Royal Caribbean International/Celebrity Cruises


Topics
Maritime & Energy Arbitration: Opening new Portals to Progress”
Judicial Assistance, Financial Services and Investment Dispute Resolution”
Regional and Non- regional Arbitration Centers: Cross-border, Cooperation and Partnerships”
Construction Adjudication: The Way Forward
Dispute Resolution; World Trade Organization (WTO) Block Chain and Technology

    Hosted At
    Baha Mar Convention Center, West Bay Street, Nassau, The Bahamas
    Friday, 25th January 2019


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