International Bar Association (IBA)

Association internationale du barreau

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URL: http://www.ibanet.org/

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Founded

1947-02-17 New York NY USA

History

17 Feb 1947, New York NY (USA), as a federation of national bar associations. Constitution modified: 1947; 1958; 1966; 1968; 1972; 1976; 1982; 1984; 1986; 1988; 1991; 2000; 2002; 2005; 2007; 2009; 2010; 2012; 2016. Restructured 24 Oct 2004, Auckland (New Zealand). Incorporated in the State of New York (USA), 2007. EU Transparency Register: 55828722666-53.

Aims

Support the independence of the judiciary, the right of lawyers to practise their profession without interference, and human rights of lawyers worldwide; establish and maintain permanent relations and exchanges among bar associations and law societies and individual member lawyers; discuss problems of professional organization and status; advance the science of jurisprudence in all its phases; promote uniformity and definition in appropriate fields of law by common study of practical legal problems; promote administration of justice under law among peoples of the world; promote legal aspects of the principles and aims of the United Nations in executing these objectives; cooperate with, and promote coordination among, international juridical organizations having similar purposes.

Events

2022-10-30 | Miami, FL USA – Annual Conference
2021-09-15 | Amsterdam, Netherlands – Annual Real Estate Investments Conference
2021-06-08 | New York, NY USA – Annual International Mergers and Acquisitions Conference
2021-05-26 | Venice, Italy – International Financial Law Conference
2021-05-26 | Vilnius, Lithuania – Anniversary Bar Leaders Conference
2021-05-23 | New York, NY USA – Annual Conference on the Globalisation of Investment Funds
2021-05-17 | Amsterdam, Netherlands – Global Entrepreneurship Conference
2021-05-12 | Madrid, Spain – Annual Transnational Crime Conference
2021-04-28 | Madrid, Spain – Annual Employment and Diversity Law Conference
2021-03-18 | Barcelona, Spain – Conference on Mergers and Acquisitions in the Technology Sector
2021-03-18 | Istanbul, Turkey – Annual International Arbitration Days
2021-03-12 | Cape Town, South Africa – Opportunities and challenges in mergers and acquisitions transactions
2021-03-07 | London, UK – Annual International Conference on Private Investment Funds
2021-03-05 | Mumbai, India – Key opportunities and challenges in recent times
2021-03 | Cape Town, South Africa – Annual Competition Mid-Year Conference
2021-02-25 | London, UK – Insurance without borders
2021 | Paris, France – Annual Conference
2020-12-06 | Edinburgh, UK – Annual Global Insolvency and Restructuring Conference
2020-11-29 | Paris, France – Annual Communications and Competition Conference
2020-10-07 – Private Equity Transactions Symposium
2020-09-24 | Cape Town, South Africa – Opportunities and challenges in mergers and acquisitions transactions
2020-09-11 – Annual Competition Conference
2020-09-02 | Singapore, Singapore – Conference on Litigating in the Asia Pacific Region

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Structure

IBA Council (meeting twice a year), comprises one representative of each member organization and, ex officio, the officers: President; Vice-President; Secretary-General; Treasurer. Management Board. IBA Office. Standing Committees. From 24 Oct 2004, two divisions replace U-XK1106 - International Bar Association - Section on Business Law (SBL), U-XK1114 - International Bar Association - Section on Legal Practice and U-XK1119 - International Bar Association - Section on Energy and Natural Resources Law: E-XJ7042 - International Bar Association - Legal Practice Division (LPD) comprises: LPD Council; LPD Officers - Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary-Treasurer (who is also IBA Treasurer) and Honorary President Founder; Sections - SBL Committees, SERL Committees and SLP commercially-focused committees. E-XJ7043 - International Bar Association - Public and Professional Interest Division (PPID) - comprises: PPID Council; PPID Officers - Chair, Vice-Chair and Secretary-Treasurer (who is Assistant Treasurer of IBA); Bar Issues Commission; professional and public interest committees; some IBA Standing Committees; E-XE3348 - International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI). Meetings closed.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

XB1396

Last News

2018

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