Hull, McGuire & Boyer, P.C. Appointed To Austrian-based
International Business Law Consortium
Pittsburgh, 5/1/1998 - Hull, McGuire & Boyer,
P.C., a law firm based in Pittsburgh, has been appointed as the Western
Pennsylvania member to the International
Business Law Consortium (IBLC),
an exclusive international law organization based in Salzburg, Austria.
was established by the Center for International Legal Studies to assist
law and accounting firms in participating in the Center's publishing,
conference, study, professional development, research and fellowship
programs. The Center promotes information exchange and
interdisciplinary discussion within the international legal community. The
Center, also based in Salzburg, was founded in 1976. Membership
in the IBLC
is extended by invitation of the Center with only one member firm per
category admitted per city, state or province. Currently the IBLC
has a membership of approximately 70 law or accounting firms worldwide,
including firms headquartered in Great Britain, Belgium, Canada, Germany,
Italy, Japan, Korea and the U.S.
Julie McGuire, a shareholder in Hull, McGuire and Boyer,
P.C., who is a Certified Public Accountant as well as a tax attorney, said
that her firm's membership in the IBLC
"nicely compliments our activities in and out of Pittsburgh and the
U.S. in the areas of international tax, business formation and
intellectual property." "We are really excited,"
she continued, "about learning new international developments from
hosts several professional conferences each year. Upcoming
conferences will include week-long sessions in international licensing,
construction law and litigation, and globalizing bank regulation. The
Consortium is neither a formal or informal marketing network. It
exists to assist its members and the Center in research, education and
professional development. It publishes the IBLC Newsletter,
a monthly newsletter with articles by member firms on a variety of
international business and law topics.
In May, the IBLC Newsletter will publish an article
by Ms. McGuire's partner Dan Hull entitled "ISO 14001: New Global
Environmental Management Model Will Generate New Standards of Care
(available in PDF: pages 1
and 2)." Mr.
Hull's article discusses a new consensual standard for environmental
management based in part on ISO 9000, the well-known quality control model
authored by the International Organization for Standards.