Highlights of the IBLS Strategic Global Summit for E-Commerce which took place March 16 and 17, 2006
Wyndham Orange County, at the Orange County Performing Art Center, Costa Mesa, California, site of the Summit
The IBLS Strategic Global E-Commerce Summit brought together speakers and attendees from around the world; the Summit was one of the most important events for defining the direction of Internet Law in 2006. The event was a showcase as to the importance of global coordination and networking in play when doing business online. Providing a firm foundation into the ways laws coexist in competing jurisdictions was the ultimate achievement of the Summit.
U.S. Federal Trade Commissioner Opens the IBLS Summit
U.S. Federal Trade Commissioner William E. Kovacic delivering his opening address at the Summit
The keynote speaker was U.S. Federal Trade Commissioner William E. Kovacic, who extrapolated on the importance of continuous institutional improvements and the pursuit of better practices.
Distinguished Speakers Make an Impression
Giorgio Corno, Partner, Studio Corno, Italy
Topic: Recent regulations concerning e-commerce and personal data processing under Italian law
Antonio Duarte, Baker & McKenzie, Colombia
Topic: Electronic Files as Court Evidence in Civil Law Countries.
Mahender Khari, Khari & Co. International Accountants, United Kingdom
Topic: E-Commerce and the accounting principles
Thibault Verbiest, Senior Partner with ULYs Law, Belgium
Topic: European legal framework of online gambling
Nancy Volesky, Director of E-Commerce, Bermuda
Topic: Small Island, Global Reach: Developing a legislative framework for doing electronic business around the world
Stan Abrams, Lehman, Lee & Xu Law Firm, China
Topic: China is Clicking
Kenneth G. McGuire, Supervisory Special Agent, Cyber Crime Squad, FBI- Los Angeles Field Office
Topic: Emerging Cyber Crime Threats
Rick Riccobono, Rick Riccobono & Associates, Inc. Santa Monica, California
Robert R. Jueneman, Chief Scientist, Spyrus, Inc.
Kelly O'Connell, Law Professor, ST. Thomas University
Topic: Nigeria Scam
Jonathan Kish Adamu, Nigeria
Topic: Disputes arising from International e-commerce contracts, and where to resolve them.