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Highlights of the IBLS Strategic Global Summit for E-Commerce which took place March 16 and 17, 2006

Wyndham Orange County Airport

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.