Podcasts UIA

Bienvenido a los podcasts de publicaciones de la UIA, una serie de audios que presenta los últimos títulos de la colección de publicaciones UIA / LexisNexis.
Al escuchar nuestros podcasts, tendrá la oportunidad de descubrir una colección de libros que tiene su propia línea editorial identificable y que es diferente de todo lo que ya existe hoy en día en el mercado de publicaciones para profesionales del derecho.


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.



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.


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.


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 #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


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.


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.


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.