Past Events

Jaroslaw to Moderate WWCDA Panel, “Navigating Pool Counsel and Joint Defense Representations”

Date: March 5, 2024
Location: The Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco
CLE: Yes
Ilene Jaroslaw, moderator

Ilene Jaroslaw will moderate a panel at the 2024 Women’s White Collar Defense Association (WWCDA) Leadership Retreat and Annual Attorney Meeting in San Francisco on March 5. The panel, “Navigating Pool Counsel and Joint Defense Representations,” will include attorneys from several countries to discuss the tips, tricks, and ethical considerations of acting as pool counsel …

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Partners to Speak at Harvard Asia Law Society

Date: January 29, 2024
Location: Wasserstein Hall
Start: 12:30 pm
End: 1:15 pm

Dennis Kwok and Benjamin Qiu will join Isaac Stone Fish from Strategy Risks for a conversation, “China Practice: In the New Geopolitical Age,” on the present and future outlook of dispute resolution and legal advisory work in China amid the current geopolitical headwinds. Lunch will be provided. The event is co-sponsored by EKL&J. More information.

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EKLJ Sponsors WWCDA Awards Gala

Date: November 28, 2023
Location: The Conrad, Washington, DC
Start: 6:00 pm

EKLJ is a proud sponsor of the Women’s White Collar Defense Association Awards Gala on November 28, 2023, with master of ceremonies former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch. More information about the gala.

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Jaroslaw to Moderate Panel on Extradition Waivers at ABA London White Collar Crime Institute

Date: October 9, 2023
Location: London
Start: 10:00 am
End: 11:15 am
CLE: CLE credit is available

Ilene Jaroslaw will moderate “The Extradition Waiver Credit — Myth or Reality?” a plenary session at the American Bar Association London White Collar Crime Institute in London. Whether to waive extradition is one of the most fraught decisions an indicted foreign national must make. This panel of American and European lawyers will explore the cost/benefit …

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Jaroslaw to Moderate Aug. 4 ABA Ethics Panel on Simultaneous Representation

Date: August 4, 2023
Location: Denver
Start: 2:00 pm
CLE: CLE available
Aug. 4 ABA Ethics Panel on Simultaneous Representation

EKLJ Partner Ilene Jaroslaw will moderate the ABA Criminal Justice Section panel at the ABA 2023 Annual Meeting in Denver: “The Ethics of Simultaneous Representation: Navigating Pool Counsel Waters.” The CLE session will take place at 2 pm on Friday, Aug. 4, with a brilliant panel of experts: Gabrielle Friedman of Lankler Siffert & Wohl …

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Kwok on AABANY Panel About Emerging Legal Risks in Greater China

Date: February 28, 2023
Location: JAMS NYC Midtown office | 620 8th Ave, 16th Floor, Room 18 | New York, NY 10018
Start: 7:00 pm
CLE: Eligible for NY CLE credit

Dennis Kwok will serve on a panel presented by the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY) in collaboration with JAMS: “Emerging Legal Risks in Greater China: Navigating Litigation and Corporate Issues.” With the geopolitical, economic, and COVID-19–related environment in constant flux, legal practitioners and businesspeople, alike, may struggle to understand the current dynamics …

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Kwok Speaks on “Corporations and Human Rights: Thoughts on the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Movement — A View From Asia”

Date: February 3, 2023
Location: Dockser Hall: Room 42, 65 Greenleaf St., Boston, MA 02115
Start: 12:45 pm

When companies and investors talk about their Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) commitments, most focus only on environmental issues — and overlook social and governance issues. Of particular concern are human rights violations related to supply chain policies and modern slavery practices. How can we harness the ESG movement to address these and other issues? …

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