ILI is happy to support the continued academic works of the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies [ICTS], and their Ambassador Forum series on COVID-19.

ICTS recently completed the conference "Global COVID-19 and Sports: Threats and Responses".

Video of that conference can be found here:

http://ili.org/about/news/1225-ili-hosts-icts-ambassador-s-forum-global-covid-19-and-sports.html


In addition to the conference and video, a forthcoming manuscript of all speakers’ contributions supplemented by additional commentary and materials will be offered shortly.

An excerpt from this manuscript has been specially selected for individual release, due to its timeliness and its focus on multi-jurisdictional legal perspectives of the re-introduction of sports and large public events in context of COVID -19. 

The below monograph “Global COVID-19 and Sports: Exposure Claims and Liability Considerations” represents an updated version of recorded presentations made by members of the international law firm of Crowell & Moring LLP, who participated as invited contributors of the original conference.

We invite you to download a copy of this important monogrpah HERE

Specific to this monograph, special acknowledgements are extended to editors, Professor Yonah Alexander, Director of the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies; Professor Don Wallace, Jr, Chairman of the International Law Institute; members of the law firm of Crowell Morning, LLP: Chalana Damron, Counsel [Washington, DC office]; Thomas Geis, Partner [Washington, DC office]; Kristof Roox, Co-Managing Partner [Brussels office]; and Laurence Winston, Partner [London office]   

Thank you for your interest in this important and global issue.


[Please Note: The contents of this monograph are not intended to serve as legal advice related to any individual situation. This material is made available by the contributors at Crowell & Moring LLP for information purposes only.  Editors and contributors cannot be held responsible for any errors and consequences arising from the use of the information contained in this publication. Also, the views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the academic institutions associated with this Monograph.]
 

COVID 19 and Sports Web 

The International Law Institute is pleased to partner with STATUT Law School, organizers and speakers in the presentation of their conference on "Judicial and Extra-judicial Methods of Protections Against Public Administration in Russia and the United States: Challenges, Practices, and the Future".

The program will focus on differences between the pre-trial (extrajudicial) method of legal protection and justice in administrative cases; and cases of administrative offenses; evaluate their effectiveness; and highlight the main mistakes made when applying for protection.

Observations will be made as to methods of protection from the state that exist in the United States, including trends from the US and the US Supreme Court, in comparison to main positions in the judicial practice of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation and other courts.

Invited to contribute to this program will be representatives of judiciaries and other public authorities, lawyers, lawyers of law firms, corporate lawyers, private lawyers, and academic practitioners.

Details and registration are included   HERE    <<You may need to enable your web page translator to English>>


STATUT Admin Seminar 1 
STATUT Law School invites you to a practical online seminar in the field of comparative administrative law enforcement "JUDICIAL AND EXTRAJUDICIAL METHODS OF PROTECTION AGAINST PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION IN RUSSIA AND THE USA: Challenges, Practice and the Future."

The event is held online on the Zoom platform

Organizer:  STATUT Law School

During the seminar, we will consider the differences between the pre-trial (extrajudicial) method of legal protection and justice in administrative cases and cases of administrative offenses, evaluate their effectiveness, highlight the main mistakes made when applying for protection.

Let us characterize the methods of protection from the state that exist in the United States, including the latest trends taking into account the practice of the US Supreme Court, compare them with the main positions in the judicial practice of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation and other courts, and provide recommendations.

Representatives of the judiciary and other public authorities, lawyers, lawyers of law firms, corporate lawyers, private lawyers, and academic practitioners are invited to the discussion.

Moderator:  Nikiforov Maxim Vladimirovich, Candidate of Law, Advisor on Administrative Law and Compliance at the Law Firm "Nasonov, Pirogov and Partners" (Pravo.ru-300), Lecturer at the STATUT School of Law, Associate Professor of the Volga Branch of the Russian State University of Justice (RPMU), certified anti-corruption specialist.

Workshop Program

1. "Administrative proceedings in the United States: subjects, litigation rules, main problems and legal positions
      of the Supreme Court."

      Speaker: Felter Edwin, Founder, Chief Justice (1983-1998) and Colorado Administrative Courts Judge,
                     University of Denver Professor.

2. "Problems of administrative review and judicial control over public administration in Russia and the
      United States: comparison of judicial approaches."

      Speaker: Denis Aleksandrovich Karimov , Advisor on Administrative Law to the Deputy Chairman of the Committee
                     of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) on Intellectual Property and Creative Industries,
                     Advisor on 
Administrative Law to the Chairman of the Board of the Non-profit Partnership Community of Users of Copyright
                     and Related Rights (NP SPAS)

3. "Russian models of legal proceedings in cases of administrative offenses: courts of general jurisdiction and
      arbitration courts."

      Speaker: Maxim V. Nikiforov , Ph.D., Advisor on Administrative Law and Compliance, Nasonov, Pirogov & Partners Law Firm
                     (Pravo.ru-300), Lecturer at STATUT Law School and M-Logos Law Institute , Associate Professor of the Privolzhsky
                     branch of the Russian State University of Justice (RPGU), certified specialist in combating corruption.

4. "Administrative proceedings in the Intellectual Property Rights Court: Paradoxes and Intrigues."

      Speaker: Anatoly Vyacheslavovich Semyonov , Deputy Chairman of the Committee of the Russian Union of Industrialists and
                     Entrepreneurs (RSPP) on Intellectual Property and Creative Industries, Public Advisor of the FAS Russia.

5. "Protection of the rights of procurement participants for state (municipal) needs: departmental appeal to the
      FAS Russia in comparison with the court."

      Speaker: Mikhail Soloviev , lawyer of the Sverdlovsk Regional Economic Bar Association, Senior Lecturer of the Administrative Law
                     Department of the Ural State Law University, member of the Public Council at the Department of Public Procurement
                     of the Sverdlovsk Region.



The event is held online on the Zoom platform.

The event is free.

Everyone is welcome. Limited number of seats. Pre-registration of participants is required. 




STATUT Admin Seminar 2 




The Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies conducts another special edition of its Ambassadors’ Forum. The program, “Global COVID-19 and Sports: Threats and Responses” focuses on medical, policy and legal consideration of organizing sporting events, in a time of COVID. The program addresses timely and universal perspectives on the commencement of sporting activities as well as any large public event.

SPONSORS:

Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies 
Inter-University Center for Legal Studies at the International Law Institute
Center for Security Law, Univeristy of Vireginia Law School

 

 
 



OPENING REMARKS:  Prof. Don Wallace Chairman - International Law Institute
 
MODERATOR: Prof. Yonah Alexander Director - Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies
Senior Fellow - Potomac Institute for Policy Studies
     
PANELISTS: Prof. Rita Colwell Distinguished Professor - University of Maryland,
College Park and Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
  Dr. Richard Reff MD- Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist
Advisor - US Olympics Committee
Carl Francis Director of Communications - National Football League Players Association
Chalana Damron Counsel - Crowell & Moring, LLP Washington, DC Office, [BIO & CONTACT
Thomas Gies Partner - Crowell & Morning, LLP Washington, DC Office, [BIO & CONTACT]
Kristof Roox  Partner - Crowell & Morning, LLP Brussels Office, [BIO & CONTACT]
 
COMMENTATORS: Ambassador Charles Ray (Ret.)     Former U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia and Zimbabwe
  Ambassador Pjer Simunovic Ambassador - Embassy of Croatia
Held the Presidency fo the Council of the European Union from January to June 2020



Progam administered by Mythili Kotagiri, Gouregn Karapetyan, Robert Sargin


 

 



PAY PER VIEW: FORCE MAJEURE - GLOBAL INTERPRETATION AND ENFORCEMENT


PROGRAM:

The International Law Institute partnered with Dentons [the world's largest law firm] to conduct a high level conference on Force Majeure laws and protocols as they apply to various global jurisdictions as this relates to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The program was developed in June of 2020 with updated actionable information.

The 2 part program instructs on:

1.] Force Majeure law and related defenses to non-performance under contracts.
2.] Variances between common law and civil law in connection with the interpretation and enforcement of contract clauses.
3.] Force Majeure law and related developments in the US, UK, EU, Africa, China, and Latin America.


EXPERTS:

Richard Dodge
Randy Bregman
Dan Bodle   
Risteard de Pao
Samantha Hogben
Richard Keady
José Manuel Larraín
Sivakumaren [Robin] Mardemootoo     
Eva [Yue] Niu
Ximena Zuleta
Prof. Don Wallace Jr.
Dentons Partner, Washington DC, USA
Dentons Senior Counsel, Washington DC, USA
Dentons Partner, London, UK
Dentons Partner, Madrid, Spain
Dentons Partner, Johannesburg, South Africa
Dentons Partner, Hong Kong, China
Dentons Partner, Santiago, Chile
Dentons Partner, Port Louis, Mauritius
Dentons Partner, Beijing, China
Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas Partner, Bogota, Colombia
International Law Institute Chairman, Washington, DC 



REGISTRATION, ACCESS, PAYMENT

To view this program please register at:http://ili.org/training/event-registration.html

Access is Pay Per View : $100.00 USD

 

 ILI DENTONS FM 1
ILI DENTONS FM 2 




Administered by and Contact: Robert Sargin, Deputy Director - ILI

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THE INTER-UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR TERRORISM STUDIES

You Are Cordially Invited to
A Special Ambassadors’ Forum:
"Global COVID-19 and Energy: Threats and Responses"

Building on the three previous events held this year on security and economic perspectives of the global pandemic crisis, the current Forum will focus on energy-related challenges at home and abroad. Diplomats and scholars will discuss the lessons drawn from the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

 

Date:

Thursday, June 25th, 2020
2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Place:

Remote Attendance Using Zoom Conferencing
(Link to be Provided Upon RSVP)

Co-Sponsors:

Inter-University Center
for Terrorism Studies

   

Inter-University Center for
Legal Studies, at the
International Law Institute

   

Center for National Security
Law, University of
Virginia Law School

 

PROGRAM

 

Opening Remarks:

Professor Don Wallace, Chairman at the International Law Institute

Moderator:

Professor Yonah Alexander, Director of the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies, Senior Fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

Keynote Speaker:

General (Ret.) Wesley Clark, Retired U.S. Army General, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander

Panelists:

Distinguished University Professor Rita Colwell, University of Maryland, College Park and Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health

Ambassador (Ret.) Andras Simonyi, The Atlantic Council

Ambassador (Ret.) Gerald Feierstein, Senior Vice President of the Middle East Institute

Professor Shireen Hunter, Georgetown University

Commentators:

Ambassador (Ret.) Charles Ray, Former U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia and Zimbabwe

Ambassador Pjer Simunovic, The Embassy of Croatia – currently holding the presidency of the Council of the European Union

Dr. Anthony Fainberg, Former U.S. Government Official

 

RSVP is required. Please provide your name, title and affiliation.
To register please use the Event Registration Form or
Contact for further information and registration:
Mythili Kotagiri at
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or
 Robert Sargin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
 [
202-247-6006 x 114].

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