CBA/ABA International Law joint panel and reception

  • October 20, 2015

You’re invited!

The National Section on International Law invites you to join us for a speaker session and cocktail reception to kick off the ABA Section of International Law Fall Meeting

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 
Presentation: 4:00–6:00pm 
Reception: 6:00–7:30pm
Fairmont, The Queen Elizabeth 
900 Rene Levesque Blvd. 
Montréal, QC

Speaker Session: Negotiating the Canada-EU Trade Agreement: A Prologue of Things to Come

Canada and the United States are currently engaged in separate yet parallel trade agreement negotiations with the European Union. In these negotiations, the Canada-EU negotiations were the first to set the tone.

You are invited to come hear what the Canadian experiences in these negotiations have been so far and how the relationship between the U.S., Canada and the European Union may be called upon to change.

Panel Chair:

René Cadieux, Fasken Martineau, Montréal, QC, Canada


Raymond Chrétien, OC, Former Canadian Ambassador to France, the United States, Belgium, Mexico and the Congo, Fasken Martineau LLP, Montréal, QC, Canada


Marie-Anne Coninsx, Ambassador of the European Union to Canada, Ottawa, ON Canada 
Pierre-Marc Johnson, G.O.Q., MSRC, former Premier of QuĂ©bec, Lavery Lawyers, MontrĂ©al, QC, Canada 
Sylvie Tabet, General Counsel and Director of the Trade Law Bureau of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada

This program is offered free of charge



Joint Reception with the American Bar Association, QuĂ©bec Bar and MontrĂ©al Bar. Sponsored by the Canadian Bar Insurance Association.

The 2015 Fall Meeting’s kickoff event will be an excellent opportunity to reconnect with friends from prior meetings and make new ones. Light hors d’oeuvres & drinks will be served.

Registration Information:

To register for the panel and purchase tickets for the reception please email:

Full conference registration information and pricing is available at:

One reception ticket per person is included for meeting attendees who have registered for the entire ABA conference as part of your Fall Meeting registration fee. CBA members are entitled to the Section of International Law Member Discount for the conference. When registering online, use the discount code “ICFM1020” on the checkout page.