Schillings Lawyers to Speak at International Bar Association Conference
on: October 9, 2008, 8:33 am
Release Author: Schillings
Release Summary: Schillings Lawyers are set to speak the 2008
International Bar Association Conference, held in Buenos Aires.
Release Body: Schillings, one of Britain’s top law firms
dedicated to safeguarding the reputations of corporate organisations
and high profile business people is set to be represented at the
2008 International Bar Association Conference to be held in Buenos
Atkins, Partner at Schillings and the IBA’s Programme Officer
of the Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee,
will be taking part in an international panel discussion on Protection
of Information in different jurisdictions around the world.
panel will deal with issues such as cross-border protection of
information and sanctions for its misuse, the extent of solicitor/client
privilege, especially in the context of multi jurisdiction litigation,
and also consider what other advisers can take advantage of such
regarding sanctions for breach will also take place as well as
the examination of scenarios where different jurisdictions give
conflicting decisions as to disclosure and privacy of the same
information. Specific attention will also be given to the impact
law in identifying cyber-counterfeiters with or without the
help of judicial or criminal authorities.
about the conference, Rachel
Atkins said, “At this time of volatile market conditions
disputes are on the increase. It is particularly exciting
to be involved in a panel which is at the forefront of considering
how advice given in one jurisdiction can have such a dramatic
effect on a client position in another”.
International Bar Association (IBA), established in 1947, has
a membership of 30000 lawyers and 195 bar associations & law
societies. The IBA has considerable expertise in providing assistance
to the global legal community. The 2008 International Bar Association
Conference will take place in Buenos Aries, Argentina from the
12 – 17th of October.
Schillings is one of Britain’s top law firms specialising
in reputation management as it relates to international corporations,
brands, celebrities and high-profile business people. The firm’s
track-record in defamation, privacy and copyright cases is second
privacy law and copyright are at the heart of the firm’s
work, prompting The Independent newspaper to call Schillings a
“spectacularly efficient media law firm.”
firm uses the law to protect the reputations, privacy and confidentiality
of clients by helping them and their PR advisers to manage what
is published and broadcast about them. It is their ability to
adapt to the threats posed by the ever changing media landscape
which keeps them at the forefront of this specialist area.
clients include supermodel Naomi Campbell, actress Nicole Kidman,
seven times Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, Harry Potter
author JK Rowling, pharmaceuticals maker GlaxoSmithKline, leading
investment bank Kaupthing, steel maker Arcelor Mittal, the Harrods
Group and the London Stock Exchange.
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