UIA Podcasts

"Worldwide Lawyers on the Mic", a series of podcasts hosted by the UIA.
Episodes feature lawyers from all around the world sharing their legal insights and experience. 
Regular topics include the promotion of core values, how to approach cases with an open mind, and on a global scale.
"Worldwide Lawyers on the Mic", a series for lawyers who belong to UIA 3.0 or who are willing to take part in designing the future of the legal profession!
 

UIAPODCAST #4 -  Prevention and solution of Family´s Disputes

This episode in Spanish is an informal conversation among Jenifer Alfaro Borges, the UIA Director of Publications and  Federico Prus, an Argentinian lawyer specialised in Family Law, former President of UIA Family Law Commission and member of the UIA Governing Board. They discuss the importance of prevention and effective solution in Family Law disputes and the role of the Alternatives Dispute Resolution methods. Federico shared some tips to successfully draft an agreement to avoid problems in the management and succession in a family company.

Recorded on April 22, 2022

UIAPODCAST #3 – Women Lawyers in the Tech Sector

This third episode is an informal conversation among Elena Borsacchi, UIA Deputy Director of Publications and Aparna Viswanathan, an active UIA member and a lawyer specialised in corporate law as well as in the tech sector, practicing in the US, in England and in India as the founder of the Law Firm Viswanathan & Co, Advocates in New Delhi.

They discuss the  role and the future of Women Lawyers in the Tech sector, starting from the joint committee session “Start Up and Venture Capitals/Women Committee” held at the UIA Madrid Congress on Women Entrepreneurs. Aparna gives an interesting insight on the future of Women Lawyers and the Tech Sector.

Recorded on February 25, 2022

UIAPODCAST #2 - Globalization in Family Law

Jenifer Alfaro Borges, UIA Director of Publications speaks with Carolina Marin Pedreño, a Spanish lawyer practicing in England and Wales and specialised in International Family Law and President of UIA Human Rights Commission.
Carolina comments on the globalization in family law: the increased number of couples formed by people from different nationalities (even living in a third country) and the constant movement of families for different purposes (including work). The consequences are more conflicts to be solved and prevent (where ADR must be considered).

Recorded on March 4, 2022.

 

UIAPODCAST #1 - An introduction to Brazilian Company Law - in Portuguese

This inaugural episode is an informal conversation among Jenifer Alfaro Borges, UIA Director of Publications and Ettore Botteselli, a lawyer specialised in corporate law in Brazil and President of UIA Brazilian National Committee.
They discuss the  foreign investment´s regulation of Brazilian corporate Law: among others, the absence of limitations related to nationality to be shareholder and/or director of a Brazilian company, the limits to public access to the information on the identity of the shareholders.

Recorded on February 25, 2022.

 

 

 
 
Welcome to the #UIAPublications Podcasts, an audio series presenting the latest titles of the UIA / LexisNexis Publications Collection.
By listening to our podcast, you will have the opportunity of discovering a collection of books that has its own identifiable editorial space and is different from everything that already exists today on the market of publications for legal practitioners.

UIAPODCAST #5 - Fashion Law: Trends and New Challenges

Carlo Mastellone, Director of Publications, interviews Francisco Javier García Pérez, Uría Menéndez, Barcelona, Spain, editor of book #10 of the UIA/LexisNexis Publications Collection: Fashion Law: Legal Trends and New Challenges (189 pp, October 2020). This book is an exciting and insightful guide for any legal practitioner assisting clients in the world of fashion houses and big branding.
Recorded on October 26, 2020

UIAPODCAST #4 - Environmental Law and Sustainable Development

Carlo Mastellone, Director of Publications, interviews Carlos De Miguel Perales of Uría Menéndez, Madrid, Spain, editor of book #9 of the UIA/LexisNexis Publications Collection: Environmental Law and Sustainable Development (133 pp, September 2020). This book is a multi-jurisdictional analysis of environmental legislation, discussing changing trends and emerging issues relating to smart cities, corporate accountability, waste management and electric mobility.
Recorded on October 19, 2020

UIAPODCAST #3 - Recognition and enforcement of judgements and arbitral awards

Carlo Mastellone, Director of Publications, interviews Paolo Lombardi of Elexi Studio Legale, Turin, Italy, editor of book #3 of the UIA/LexisNexis Publications Collection: Recognition and enforcement of judgements and arbitral awards - Recent trends and developments (105 pp, October 2018). This book explores recent developments on the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgements and arbitral awards from both a domestic and a cross-border perspective. Particular attention is paid to current trends concerning these principles in EU Regulations and international conventions.
Recorded on October 12, 2020

UIAPODCAST #2 - International public procurement

Carlo Mastellone, Director of Publications, interviews Pedro Melo of Miranda Law Firm, Lisbon and Oporto, the Chair of the UIA Administrative and Regulatory Law Commission and the editor of book #7 of the UIA/LexisNexis Publications Collection: International public procurement (116 pp, ISBN 9782711033133, October 2019) – which focuses on public procurement in the USA, in several EU countries (Germany, Spain, Portugal, Luxembourg, Italy) and other countries  (Brazil and Angola ), and is a very useful comparative guide on how public procurement rules apply in these jurisdictions. Of great use to lawyers advising their clients in public procurement bids in a foreign country, the book addresses, on a country by country basis, the national public procurement legal framework, the award procedures, social and environmental concerns encompassed in public procurement rules, E-Procurement regulation and the litigation process.
Recorded on July 23, 2020

UIAPODCAST #1 - Family law challenges and developments from an international perspective

Carlo Mastellone, Director of Publications, interviews Federico Prus of Estudio Jurídico Dr. Prus in Buenos Aires (Argentina), Chair of the UIA Family Law Commission and Editor of book #8 of the UIA/LexisNexis Publications Collection: Family law challenges and developments from an international perspective (124 pp, ISBN 9782711034659, June 2020) – with contributions from family law practitioners from Brazil, Chile, England, Mexico, Montecarlo, Liechtenstein, Germany, France, the United States, Spain and Argentina.
The book addresses a variety of critical issues including: - assets in divorce and family relations; prenuptial and marital agreements;  the system of assets in force in matrimony and different kinds of unions; child custody regulations and the rights of children; domestic violence; the movement and international relocation of families; child abductions; habitual place of residence and the concept of "best interest"; surrogacy and international adoption; the influence of new technologies in the configuration of family law caseloads relating to jurisdiction and the competence of international divorces; ADR in family law.
Recorded on July 10, 2020

 

 

 

 

 
UIAPodcasts speak with leading practitioners to help lawyers around the world understand the impact of the COVID-19 virus on the practice of law and their clients' needs.

 

UIAPODCAST #3

Susanne Margossian, Chair of the UIA Commission on International Sale of Goods, talks with UIA member Dr. Christoph Oertel, a German expert in international trade law.  They talk about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on international sales contracts, discuss relevant concepts such as Force Majeure, Hardship, and Good Faith in different legal systems and conclude with a practical checklist of steps to be taken now.
Recorded on July 6, 2020.

UIAPODCAST #2

UIA President Jerry Roth talks with UIA member Steven Richman, an American expert in domestic and international commercial law. They discuss the doctrine of Force Majeure in the time of COVID-19 with respect to both national and cross-border contracts. 
Recorded on June 8, 2020.

UIAPODCAST #1

UIA President Jerry Roth speaks with California lawyer Natalie Pierce, a globally recognized specialist in employment law and AI.  She talks about the impact of COVID on legal practice, responding to clients’ needs, what we can expect post-COVID, and more.
Recorded on April 10, 2020.

 
Our new UIAPodcast series will introduce listeners to the global work of UIA through interviews of its members about the life of the association and about current legal issues of importance to lawyers around the world.

 

UIAPODCAST #5 – Entretien entre Hervé Chemouli, Président de l’UIA et Riad Khalil Hassanain du Barreau Fédéral Allemand

Dans cet épisode, le Président de l’UIA, Hervé Chemouli, s’entretient avec Riad Khalil Hassanain du Barreau Fédéral allemand (BRAK). Hervé Chemouli présente son parcours professionnel, son implication au sein de l’UIA, son accession à la présidence, et les axes de son mandat.
Il revient sur l’impact de la crise sanitaire sur la profession et sur les enjeux à venir dans un contexte post-crise, notamment la performance et l’efficacité des systèmes judiciaires. Ce thème sera abordé lors du prochain congrès de l’UIA à Dakar du 26 au 30 octobre prochain.

Enregistré le 23 février 2022

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UIAPODCAST #4 - Presentation of #UIAMadrid Congress - *UIA German Committee Contribution*

In this episode, the President of the German National Committee of the UIA, Claudia von Selle, talks with Riad Khalil Hassanain, Federal German Bar Association (BRAK), about the work of the UIA and the advantages of becoming a member. The UIA, as a globally active lawyers' organisation, strengthens the rights of lawyers and improves networking among them. Membership in the UIA is therefore very interesting for lawyers working internationally. 

The podcast also presents UIA's flagship event: its annual congress taking place in Madrid from 28-30 October 2021 in Madrid.

Recorded on October 18, 2021

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UIAPODCAST #3 - US Economic Sanctions - *UIAdvance Contribution*

UIA President Jerry Roth talks with Hoyoon Nam and Bruce Paulsen from Seward & Kissel LLP, a UIAdvance Law Firm based in New York, NY, USA. They discuss the issue of US economic sanctions, a hot topic in the news media lately.

Recorded on September 9, 2020.

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UIAPODCAST #2 - Digital Tech

A conversation with the brilliant Aparna Viswanathan. Aparna is a Corporate lawyer qualified in three jurisdictions (USA, E&W and India). A specialist area for Aparna is in Technology law. This is an area that she has been focused on for over 20 years and has published two books on.

She sits on the UIA Information Technology Law Commission and is hosting the UIA’s webinar on ‘Digital Transformation: What Lawyers must know about Smart Contracts, Digital Services and Block Chain’ happening on 2/3 March 2021.

This podcast discusses what the webinar will be covering and provides a fascinating insight into this area of law for anyone practicing in this cutting-edge legal area.

Recorded on February 24, 2021.

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UIAPODCAST #1 - An introduction to UIA

This inaugural episode is an informal conversation among Jorge Martí, the current UIA President, Jerry Roth, the immediate past UIA President, and Rachel Cooper, a barrister specialising in family law in England and Wales.  They discuss the almost century-long history of UIA, its mission, its subtantive work and membership, its resources, and the opportunities UIA makes available to those looking to enhance the international reach of their legal practice.

Recorded on February 22, 2021.