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International Meetings: Critical Legal Issues
International meetings present unique challenges for planners and sponsors. Critical issues such as money transfers, terrorism and diseases, security, privacy concerns, and intellectual property disputes can challenge a meeting’s success. In addition, meetings in the Middle East and Asia bring different legal traditions to the bargaining table, impacting a meeting host’s rights and responsibilities. Examine important legal challenges and explore innovative ways to successfully navigate the maze of laws affecting events abroad.
- Identify the most critical legal issues unique to international meetings.
- Discover how contracts can differ from country to country, and how to adapt to those differences.
- Explore why disputes are particularly challenging to resolve in international settings, and the steps to take to level the playing field.
- Joshua Grimes, Attorney at Law, Grimes Law Offices, LLC