IBA Annual Conference, Vancouver, 2010 - Coverage

 
 
CONFERENCE COVERAGE | FILMED SESSIONS | INTERVIEWSINFORMATION
OPENING CEREMONY | PHOTOS | DAILY NEWS | VOX POP

  TOP INTERVIEW VIDEOS
 

Opening ceremony keynote speaker Bob Woodward, foremost journalist of his generation, discusses the presidential administrations he has investigated.

Human rights lawyer Andrew Makoni, forced to flee Zimbabwe in 2008, speaks about the difficulty of upholding the rule of law in a country beset by corruption.

Chief Justice of Canada Beverley McLachlin talks about the challenges she faces as the most powerful member of the judiciary in the country.

 

Pulitzer Prize winner and automobile industry expert Paul Ingrassia speaks about the industry in the US, competing with Asia, and the US economy.

Civil rights lawyer Clive Stafford Smith, recipient of the IBA Human Rights Award 2010, discusses subjects including Guantanamo Bay and the death penalty.

President of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), Luis Urrutia Corral, discusses FATF's priorities including anti-money laundering.

 

   SESSION VIDEOS
 



IBA Human Rights Institute showcase session on appointment of judges: Former Law Society of Zimbabwe President Sternford Moyo addresses fellow panellists and attendees on the ICC and Africa.

 



Risks and threats of corruption in the legal profession
: Mark Mendelsohn, former US DoJ prosecutor, on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and OECD Anti-Bribery Convention

 

    DAILY NEWS
 


Read the conference's Daily News publication.

 
 

Monday 4 October: 

Bob Woodward opening ceremony keynote speech; sustainability; global automotive industry (see also filmed interview with Paul Ingrassia); enforcing human rights; in-house advice and privilege; anti-corruption; schedules

Wednesday 6 October

Environmental crime; capital markets – Mexico; social media in international franchising; when to mediate?; material adverse change clauses; the International Criminal Court; interview with IBAHRI Co-Chair Juan Mendez on terrorism book (see also filmed interview with Juan Mendez); how mandates are really won; schedules

 
 

Tuesday  5 October

Billing; M&A – UK takeover rules; anti-money laundering (see also filmed interview with Luis Urrutia Corral); public-to-private partnerships; interview with LPD Chair Hendrik Haag on the IBA report on the financial crisis; bankers’ counsel poll on sovereign issues; US antitrust; schedules

Thursday 7 October

UN insolvency law; how companies and First Nations co-exist; recession threats to pro bono; human rights and LGBT communities; Interview with Judge Goldstone (see also filmed interview with Judge Goldstone); global law maps; the perils of drafting; schedules

 

     PHOTO GALLERY
 



Click to view photos from the opening ceremony