Speeches, Presentations and Panels
March 6, 2013
Targeted Sanctions of the Security Council against Terrorists and the Rule of Law - The Swiss Perspective. Ambassador Paul R. Seger, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations. Chaffetz Lindsey LLP, New York
April 13, 2011
Attorney-Client Privilege and Confidentiality: U.S. and European Perspectives. What International Litigators and In‐House Counsel Need to Know. Panel discussion with Christopher Raleigh, Partner, Cozen O’Connor, New York, NY, Marc Russenberger, Partner, Wenger Plattner, Zurich, Switzerland, Olivier DuPont, Member, Sacks & Muccini LLC, New York. Moderated by Assistant Dean Prof. Toni Fine, Fordham University School of Law, New York. In cooperation with French-American Bar Association.
October 27, 2010
Swiss Private Banking, US Tax Enforcement and Mutual Assistance after UBS. Panel with Henry P. Bubel, Partner, Taxation, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP and Jean-Rodolphe Fiechter, Attorney at Law (Switzerland), Senior Associate, Kellerhals Attorneys, Bern, Switzerland; moderated by Remy Farag, Editor, International Taxes Weekly, Thomson Reuters, New York. Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, New York
November 17, 2009 – In cooperation with Greater Zurich Area, Inc.
Current Trends in International Taxation. Panel with Daniel Shaviro, Wayne Perry Professor of Taxation, NYU School of Law; Russell Nance, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP, Ryan Davis, Managing Director, Private Equity and International Tax, KPMG, Rene Zulauf, International Tax/ICE/Switzerland Desk, Deloitte. Hudson Terrace, New York
June 3, 2009
The Use of Foreign Law in American Courts. Presentation of a draft report by the Committee on Comparative and Foreign Law of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, with Christopher Kende, Esq., and Robert Michael, Esq.
May 12, 2009
The New Kid on the Block: The International Criminal Court and the Challenges to the International System. Presentation by Ambassador Christian Wenaweser, Permanent Representative of Liechtenstein to the United Nations, President of the Assembly of State Parties to the Rome Convention on the International Criminal Court
April 7, 2009
Anything Under the Sun Made by Man: The New Motto for Trademark Law? Presentation by Dr. Demian Stauber, Esq., Zurich, Switzerland; LL.M. Candidate ‘09, Hauser Global Scholar, NYU School of Law
February 10, 2009
The Regulation of Shareholder Voting in U.S. Public Companies: A Desirable Concept for Switzerland? Karim Maizar, Esq., Zurich, Switzerland; Research Fellow, Fordham University School of Law, New York
December 2, 2008
Current Trends in Banking Regulation. Presentation by David R. Sahr, Esq., Mayer Brown LLP, New York
July 1, 2008
The Business Case for Preventing Foreign Bribery: Current Issues in Global Anti-Corruption Compliance and Enforcement. Panel Discussion with Prof. Dr. Mark Pieth, University of Basel School of Law, Chairman of the OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions; Claudius O. Sokenu, Esq., Partner, Mayer Brown LLP; and Glenn T. Ware, Esq., Managing Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mayer Brown LLP, New York
January 29, 2008
The Swiss Initiative on Private Military and Security Companies. Presentation by Emmanuel Bichet, Legal Adviser of the Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations. Mayer Brown, New York
June 27, 2007
The Current Status of Swiss American Relations: Political, Economic, and Cultural. Ambassador Christoph Bubb, Consul General of Switzerland in New York. Mayer Brown LLP, New York
March 27, 2007
How to Protect 25 Million Internally Displaced Persons More Effectively? Prof. Dr. Walter Kälin, University of Bern School of Law, Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations for Internally Displaced Persons. Inaugural Meeting. Mayer Brown LLP, New York
Social and Networking Events
January 23, 2013
Winter Networking Event. The World Bar, New York. With Foreign Lawyers New York, French American Bar Association, Nigerian Lawyers’ Association, Iranian American Bar Association.
November 28, 2012
Annual Raclette and Fondue Dinner. Heidi Restaurant, New York
December 2, 2010
Annual Raclette and Fondue Dinner. Mont Blanc Restaurant, New York. With French American Bar Association
September 23, 2009
End of Summer Cocktails. Church Lounge, The Tribeca Grand Hotel. With French American Bar Association
January 15, 2009
Annual General Meeting and Raclette & Fondue Dinner. Swizz Restaurant, New York
March 27, 2008
Spring Cocktails. Stone Rose Lounge, New York
December 4, 2007
SALA Raclette & Fondue Party. Swizz Restaurant, New York
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