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BIC Showcase: Preparing for the Future — Changes in Structures, Technology & Regulation

Wednesday, October 9, 2:30–5:30 pm
Milstein Conference Center, Wasserstein Hall
Harvard Law School

Reception to follow

Special panel event presented by the International Bar Association (IBA) Bar Issues Commission (BIC) as part of the IBA 2013 Annual Conference

The session will explore the future of the global legal profession as it relates to three separate areas: structures (eg ABSs, virtual law frms etc); technology (eg outsourcing, cloudcomputing etc); and regulation of lawyers (eg entity regulation, the split between regulatory and representative etc).


2:30 - 4:00 pm    (Milstein East)

  • Martha Minow, Dean, Harvard Law School
  • Horacio Bernardes Neto, Chair, IBA Bar Issues Commission
  • Michael J. Reynolds, President, International Bar Association
  • David B. Wilkins, Vice Dean, Global Initiatives on the Legal Profession; Faculty Director, Program on the Legal Profession; and Lester Kissel Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
    View presentation slides >
  • Laurel S. Terry, Harvey A. Feldman Distinguished Faculty Scholar, Penn State Dickinson School of Law; Member, BIC International Trade in Legal Services Committee
    View presentation slides >
  • Jonathan Goldsmith, Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), Brussels; Secretary-General, Bar Issues Commission; Vice Chair – BIC Liaison, Regulation of Lawyers’ Compliance Committee
    View presentation slides >
  • Gopal Subramanium, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India; Bar Association of India

4:00 - 4:30 pm    Coffee Break

4:30 - 5:30 pm   (Milstein East)

  • Francisco Roggero, Bulló Tassi Estebenet Lipera Torassa Abogados, Buenos Aires
  • Aminu Gamawa, SJD Candidate, Harvard Law School

5:30 - 7:30 pm    (Milstein West)

Cocktail Reception
Hosted by the Law Council of Australia

Members of the Harvard community should RSVP by emailing us.


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