Upcoming Seminar:
EFFECTIVE PROSECUTION OF FINANCIAL CRIMES, HUMAN TRAFFICKING, AND CYBERCRIME
August 6-10, 2018

Prosecuting financial crimes, human trafficking, and cybercrimes often involves bringing together multiple people, often across many departments (and multiple jurisdictions), which can pose a variety of challenges. The covered material will be of interest to prosecutors, criminal justice personnel, judges, attorneys, and academics, specifically in developing economies where these crimes are emerging or may pose a particular threat. Drawing from the U.S. prosecutorial experience, this seminar will integrate the selected topics through class discussion. Participants will engage in in-depth study of each crime through discussion while developing their skills. More generally, the seminar will focus on the investigation, preparation, prosecution and required professional and technical skills in the context of these crimes.

Additionally, the seminar covers the institutional arrangements, such as working with the police, judges, and other relevant institutions and agencies at national and transnational levels. Moreover, the relevant legislation and recommended means of implementation and lessons learned will be discussed in the seminar.

   

Key Topics:

  • Financial Crimes (Fraud, Bribery, Corruption, and Money Laundering)
  • Human Trafficking
  • Cybercrime

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Washington, DC; 10 Business Days; Tuition $3950
 
 

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ABOUT THE ILI

 

The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution. ILI has a long-standing track record of assisting emerging economies and developing countries in achieving economic growth through sound governance and legal infrastructure.

ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations.

ILI participants are exposed to the best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 37,000 participants, from 186 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates. ILI organizes special seminars and conferences in the ILI facilities and abroad. ILI also partners with many renowned organizations to co-sponsor other events which contribute to the promotion of the rule of law and international development.

 

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Fostering Prosperity Through the Rule of Law
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Tel: 202.247.6006 Fax: 202.247.6010 Website:
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The International Law Institute (ILI) is pleased to present a series of three concurrent judicial seminars focusing respectively on case management for judges, case administration for court administrators, and fair and effective trial methods for judges.  Held in the ILI’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., the seminars are led by the founder and director of the ILI International Judicial Academy, James G. Apple.

Judges and court administrators contend with nuanced and complex challenges whilst also maintaining an efficient, fair, and transparent system, independent of specific countries and legal systems. These seminars have been formulated to highlight these principles and to present techniques.  References will be made to the experience of judges and court administrators in the United States as a foundation for discussions.

The  effects of the curriculum are dualistic—both so that judges and court officers gain greater insight for the legal system in the context of the proper functioning of their government and to emphasize the full weight these individuals carry in shaping external views about the countries.  Mr. Apple notes that “foreign investors are very interested in whether a country has a fair and efficient court system staffed by well educated judges.”

Past participants have further emphasized the benefits of the course, citing the experiences derived from the program to be “enduring” and that the “interactive nature of the course is excellent."

To educate judges and administrators, these seminars will combine lectures on important subjects, both specific to each course and collaboratively. The course also integrates site visits to allow participants to observe trials and speak with judicial officials.

The seminar for The Fair and Effective Trial Judge: Methods and Techniques is to be held from 30 July – 3 August 2018. Both the seminars Judicial, Court, and Case Management for Judges and Court and Case Administration for Court Administrators are to be held from 30 July – 10 August.

Course Advisor:

James G. Apple is Director of the International Judicial Academy, the ILI’s judicial and court center. He founded and presided over the IJA before it became affiliated with the ILI. Before founding the IJA in 1999, Mr. Apple was a senior staff member at the Federal Judicial Center where he lead the Center’s office responsible for international programs and promoting good relations between state and federal courts. At both the Center and the IJA, Mr. Apple has conducted over 200 seminars and other educational programs for judges and court offices on issues of judicial and court administration and other topics relating to the functioning of modern court systems. Before joining the Federal Judicial Center he was a practicing attorney for 25 years specializing in the trial of civil cases.


By Sarah Graham


For more information on:   The Fair and Effective Trial Judge: Methods & Techniques, Judicial, Court, and Case Management for Judges and Court and Case Administration for Court Administrators

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Upcoming Seminars:
LEGAL ENGLISH AND LEGAL WRITING
July 16-27, 2018

The Legal English and Legal Writing seminar exposes foreign legal practitioners and law students to English legal terminology and usage through an overview of the U.S. legal system, contract law, constitutional law, commercial law and legal drafting. In addition to learning legal terminology, participants benefit from an introduction to the legal reasoning process of the U.S. legal system, helping them apply the terms and concepts as they learn them.

Participants in this seminar will develop the advanced skills they need to succeed in a multi-jurisdictional legal practice. The methodology, language and reasoning skills learned in this seminar are useful for working with clients, firms and organizations in the United States, and they are transferable to the professional legal practice abroad. This seminar is also highly encouraged for foreign lawyers wishing to pursue an LL.M. from an institution within the United States. Participants engage in interactive seminars consisting of lectures, individual writing and speaking exercises, and group projects.

If requested, the International Law Institute will provide complimentary tutors, U.S. lawyers, to help review writing samples with participants out of class time.

   

Key Topics:

  • U.S. Legal institutions
  • Introduction to Common Law
  • Researching and interpreting cases in the U.S. legal system
  • Legal research (including practical exercises)
  • Contract law
  • Legal Writing and analysis (including exercises)
  • Overview of U.S. business law
  • Overview of commercial arbitration in the U.S.
  • The U.S. Role in International Trade
  • Effective Negotiation Techniques in Commercial Context
  • Simulated arbitration exercise

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Washington, DC; 10 Business Days; Tuition $3950
 

 

ORIENTATION IN THE U.S. LEGAL SYSTEM, AND BUSINESS LAW
July 30 - August 10, 2018

In its 48th consecutive year, the Orientation in the U.S. Legal System, and Business Law seminar is the first and longest running program of its kind. This seminar introduces participants to the American common law, including the fundamental American laws and regulations affecting international business with U.S. counterparts. This seminar is ideal for foreign lawyers and professionals, arbitrators, law students, for those preparing for a U.S. LL.M., or for anyone who deals with American and international clients and partners.

   

Key Topics:

  • The American Court System
  • Arbitration and American Courts: Enforcement
  • The American Court System: Civil Litigation and Jurisdiction of Courts
  • International Litigation: Extraterritorial Application of U.S. Law; U.S. Civil Procedure Abroad; Other Proceedings
  • Commercial Contracts: Negotiation of Contracts with American Lawyers
  • American Torts in the International Setting
  • Products Liability Law in the U.S. Legal System
  • The U.S. Insurance System and Its Impact on Business Claims
  • SEC, Sarbanes-Oxley and Other Recent Legislation with International Effects on Corporations
  • Corporate Governance
  • Investor-State Arbitration
  • Intellectual Property

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Washington, DC; 10 Business Days; Tuition $3950

 
*Please note, for those participants who wish to attend the Combined: Legal English & Legal Writing and Orientation in the U.S. Legal System, and Business Law seminar, ILI provides a special course combination price of $3995, compared to $4500 if each one is applied to individually.
 

 
 
 

 

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ABOUT THE ILI

 

The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution. ILI has a long-standing track record of assisting emerging economies and developing countries in achieving economic growth through sound governance and legal infrastructure.

ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations.

ILI participants are exposed to the best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 37,000 participants, from 186 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates. ILI organizes special seminars and conferences in the ILI facilities and abroad. ILI also partners with many renowned organizations to co-sponsor other events which contribute to the promotion of the rule of law and international development.

 

International Law Institute

Fostering Prosperity Through the Rule of Law
1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW Suite M-100 Washington, DC 20007
Tel: 202.247.6006 Fax: 202.247.6010 Website:
www.ili.org

 

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Upcoming Seminar:
PROJECT MONITORING AND EVALUATION
September 24 - October 5, 2018

This seminar familiarizes participants with project monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems and tools that focus on results in international development. The seminar offers participants both a conceptual framework and practical skill development.

   

Key Topics:

  • Results-Based Management (RBM) in International Development
  • Planning for and Executing the Monitoring and Evaluation Processes
  • Tools, Methods and Approaches Facilitating Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Knowledge and Learning

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Washington, DC; 10 Business Days; Tuition $3950
 
 

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ABOUT THE ILI

 

The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution. ILI has a long-standing track record of assisting emerging economies and developing countries in achieving economic growth through sound governance and legal infrastructure.

ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations.

ILI participants are exposed to the best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 37,000 participants, from 186 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates. ILI organizes special seminars and conferences in the ILI facilities and abroad. ILI also partners with many renowned organizations to co-sponsor other events which contribute to the promotion of the rule of law and international development.

 

International Law Institute

Fostering Prosperity Through the Rule of Law
1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW Suite M-100 Washington, DC 20007
Tel: 202.247.6006 Fax: 202.247.6010 Website:
www.ili.org

 

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Upcoming Seminars:
ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION
May 21 - June 1, 2018

This seminar familiarizes participants with alternative methods of dispute resolution (ADR). The first part of the seminar introduces participants to the goals and techniques of mediation; the second half focuses on the legal issues involved in international commercial arbitration. The emphasis throughout is on the development of practical skills through lectures and hands-on exercises.

   

Key Topics:

  • Pros and Cons of International ADR
  • The Negotiation Process
  • How Mediation Works: Tools and Principles
  • The Role of Advocate and Litigant
  • Legal Issues in International Arbitration
  • The Arbitral Process

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Washington, DC; 10 Business Days; Tuition $3950
 

 

ADVANCED ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION
November 5-16, 2018

This course examines the practical applications of arbitration and mediation and discusses advanced legal issues in international commercial arbitration. The second week of the course takes critical focus on developing practical skills and knowledge through a simulated arbitration process. The course is intended for judges, lawyers, non-lawyer professionals who want to understand arbitration and mediation, as well as government officials, judicial officers, officials of judicial and legal training units, and court administrators.

   

Key Topics:

  • Negotiation and Mediation
  • International Arbitration (Advanced)

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Washington, DC; 10 Business Days; Tuition $3950

 
 
 

 

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ABOUT THE ILI

 

The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution. ILI has a long-standing track record of assisting emerging economies and developing countries in achieving economic growth through sound governance and legal infrastructure.

ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations.

ILI participants are exposed to the best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 37,000 participants, from 186 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates. ILI organizes special seminars and conferences in the ILI facilities and abroad. ILI also partners with many renowned organizations to co-sponsor other events which contribute to the promotion of the rule of law and international development.

 

International Law Institute

Fostering Prosperity Through the Rule of Law
1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW Suite M-100 Washington, DC 20007
Tel: 202.247.6006 Fax: 202.247.6010 Website:
www.ili.org

 

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