IBA Annual Conference Miami 2022
30 Oct - 4 Nov 2022
Room 211, Level 2
Bridging the divide: good practice principles for cross-border closing opinions - an update on the initial project of the ABA/IBA Joint Task Force on cross-border closing opinions
Thursday 3 November (0930 - 1045)
Banking & Financial Law Committee
This session will present an update on the initial project of the ABA/IBA Joint Task Force on cross-border closing opinions. The ABA and IBA formed the Joint Task force to build upon work done under the auspices of the ABA, the IBA and others as well as a number of bar groups in several countries to improve the practices of lawyers in countries throughout the world relating to the giving of, and advising recipients of, closing opinions in cross-border transactions The initial project has focused on developing principles-based guidance on good practices for both opinion givers and opinion recipients for closing opinions in cross-border transactions.