Vance Center Organizes CLE Program on Business and Human Rights

January 2018

The Vance Center’s Human Rights and Access to Justice program has organized a Continuing Legal Education program on business and human rights at the New York City Bar Association on February 8, 2018 from 9:00am until 12:45pm.

Business & Human Rights – What Do They Mean for Lawyers?” will familiarize lawyers with the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGP) and explain the relevance of this new area of law to their legal practice. The program will cover basic information on the UNGP, as well as the practical implications for attorneys. The faculty includes highly-experienced practitioners : Lee Caplan (Partner, International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, Arent Fox), Deborah Enix-Ross (Senior Advisor, International Dispute Resolution, Debevoise & Plimpton), Viren Mascarenhas (Partner, International Arbitration and Litigation, King & Spalding), and John Sherman III (General Counsel, Senior Advisor and Secretary, SHIFT). The timed agenda is available here. View the speakers’ bios here.

The CLE program provides 3.5 CLE credits (2.5 Professional Practice and 1.0 Ethics credits). The program fee is $199 for NYC Bar Members and $299 for Non-Members. The program also will be offered as a live webcast.