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Affirmative Defenses to Return of a Child Under the Hague Convention

Affirmative Defenses to Return of a Child Under the Hague Convention

December 1, 2017

On December 1, 2017, Judge Messitte will travel to São Paulo to address an International Conference of the Hague Convention on Child Abduction on the topic of “Affirmative Defenses to Return of a Child Under the Hague Convention.” The Conference is being sponsored by Brazil’s Central Authority under the Convention and the Mackenzie Law School.

Judge Messitte Visits the Law School of the University of São Paulo

Judge Messitte Visits the Law School of the University of São Paulo

December 4-8, 2017

From December 4-8, 2017, Judge Messitte will be a guest of the Law School of the University of São Paulo, where he will participate in a number of programs.

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Conference on “Compliance” will be held at AUWCL, with the joint participation of Brazilian and American experts

Conference on “Compliance” will be held at AUWCL, with the joint participation of Brazilian and American experts

February 14-15, 2018

On February 14-15, 2018, a Conference on “Compliance” will be held at the Law School, with the joint participation of Brazilian and American experts. From the U.S. standpoint, the topics will touch upon various aspects of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Professor Nancy Boswell, who teaches Anti-Corruption courses at WCL, is the co-sponsor of this event, along with the Brazil-U.S. Legal and Judicial Studies Program.

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Date: to be determined

Other future programs are being planned in conjunction with the Brazil Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center.  They include visits by Brazil’s new Attorney General Raquel Dodge, as well as visits by attorneys who have acted as defense counsel in the Lava Jato prosecutions.  Discussions are also underway with Brazilian federal and state prosecutor groups for seminars dealing with Anti-Corruption, among other topics.