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Lex Mundi is the 2014 sponsor of ACC's International Legal Affairs Committee.

The International Legal Affairs Committee helps ACC members working in international legal and business affairs to develop professionally and serve their clients in a cost and time-effective manner. Resources provided include tips for managing global legal departments and hiring foreign nationals.

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Special AnnouncementS

ILA COMMITTEE CALL: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2014, AT 11:00 AM ET

Legal Quick Hit (PRESENTATION DURING THE MEETING)

"Regulation of Virtual Currencies: Polish and European Perspective and Beyond"

As in most other jurisdictions, trading in virtual currencies (Bitcoin) in Poland and in the EU is practically unregulated. This legal quick hit presentation will identify the main legal challenges related to the growing use of virtual currencies, the potential initiatives to regulate this market and the main advantages that new forms of currency bring to business.

ILA Committee Call: Thursday, November 13, 2014, at 11:00 AM ET

Legal Quick Hit (PRESENTATION DURING THE MEETING)
"United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods"

This legal quick hit topic will provide a review of the differing legal regimes potentially covering sales of goods within and outside of the United States as well as the practical approaches to establishing, terminating and re-establishing sales agency and distribution relationships. Jeffrey S. Dunn, Partner with Michael Best & Friedrich LLP and Lex Mundi member firm will present.

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Upcoming Teleconference Meeting

Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 11:00 AM ET, 3:00 PM GMT
Legal Quick Hit (Webcast presentation during the meeting)

Regulation of Virtual Currencies: Polish and European Perspective and Beyond

As in most other jurisdictions, trading in virtual currencies (Bitcoin) in Poland and in the EU is practically unregulated. This presentation will identify the main legal challenges related to the growing use of virtual currencies, the potential initiatives to regulate this market and the main advantages that new forms of currency bring to business. Ewa Butkiewicz, Legal Adviser and Partner, Wardynski & Partners, Lex Mundi member firm for Poland

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