HULL McGUIRE LAWYERS PARTICIPATE IN IBLC PARTNERS’ RETREAT &
IBA ANNUAL CONVENTION, AND OTHER NEWS
San Francisco, CA, 9/25/2003 - Two lawyers at
Hull McGuire PC, a law firm based in Pittsburgh, recently participated in
key annual meetings of the International Business Law Consortium (IBLC)
and the International Bar Association (IBA), both held at Union Square in
On September 11-14, shareholders Julie McGuire and Dan
Hull met with approximately 40 lawyers at the Crowne Plaza Hotel for the
IBLC Annual Partners’ Retreat. The goal of the retreat was to discuss
better ways to serve IBLC member firms’ corporate clients globally.
Attendees represented law firms from Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile,
China, England, France, Germany, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru,
Spain, Switzerland, and Wales. On September 13, other IBLC lawyers from
firms in Austria, Argentina, Canada, Finland, and the United States
conducted a seminar concerning the international transfers of wealth.
Headquartered in Salzburg, Austria, the IBLC is an arm of
the Center for International Legal Studies, also based in Salzburg. It
consists of 80 law and accounting firms under 150 professionals in size
with one IBLC member firm located in each major city across the globe.
Hull McGuire is the IBLC’s western Pennsylvania member. Membership is by
2003 International Bar Association Meeting
Between September 14 and 21, Ms. McGuire and Mr. Hull
participated in the week-long International Bar Association’s Annual
Conference at the San Francisco Marriott. Over 3,000 attorneys from 109
countries gathered to take part in more than 100 3-hour or 6-hour working
sessions ranging from “Antitrust Issues in Sports” and “Current
International Tax Law Developments,” to “International Humanitarian
Law” and “Building, Maintaining and Financing Public Art Collections
Post-9/11.” The San Francisco meeting marked the first time in 10 years
that the IBA held its annual conference in the United States.
Based in London, the IBA is comprised of 16,000 lawyers
and 180 Bar Associations and Law Societies from all continents. The 2004
annual meeting will be held in Auckland, New Zealand.
Other Firm News
In May 2004, Dan Hull will give a talk and Power Point™
presentation in Rome, Italy before the Congress of Fellows for the Center
for International Legal Studies on selection of arbitration panels in
international litigation submitted to alternative dispute resolution. In
April 2004, Julie McGuire will give a related talk in Buenos Aires to
Argentinian businessmen and lawyers.