Alliance Partnerships range across sectors from training to technology and are based on collaborations in which the structure and ideals of each organization reinforce the goals and objectives of both.
|The Academy of American and International Law|
|The Institute's premier annual event is the Academy of American and International Law. Since 1963, this multi-week program has attracted over 3,000 participants from 120 countries. Through its extraordinary classroom and extracurricular schedule, the Academy offers opportunities to forge valuable international relationships that last a lifetime. This intensive, six-week course of study is designed for lawyers from outside the United States and focuses on U.S. law and international business transactions. Participants from more than 20 countries study and socialize together, learning from each other. They receive instruction from some of the best teachers and practitioners of international law from U.S. law schools, law firms, and corporations. The practical curriculum includes both skills training and substantive law subjects (legal writing, negotiations, mediation, international arbitration and litigation, contracts, international business transactions, project finance, mergers and acquisitions, international taxation, and more).|
|The Symposium on Global Markets|
|The Symposium on Global Markets, a two-day event focused on international investment, trade, and security and gaining new legal tools for new challenges, is designed for senior international lawyers to explore current legal issues vital to international business. This event allows lawyers to analyze the dynamic legal landscape as well as understand the domestic and international legal regimes that govern the constant flow of business, information, money, people, and services across borders.|
|WSG Member Tuition:|
|WSG members have the opportunity to attend the Academy's six-week course and The Symposium on Global Markets at a discounted rate of USD $3,000 for both. Regular tuition fee for SWIICL Non-Members: USD $8,595.|
Notable International Corporate Alumni:
BP, Chevron Nigeria, Colgate Palmolive, Commercial Metals Corporation, Deere & Co., European Office, Digital China Information Service, Esso Petrobra Argentina, Ford, Ghana Commercial Bank, Goodyear, Kimberly Clark, Mary Kay (China) Cosmetics, Nigerian Meteorological Agency, Procter & Gamble, Softbank Corp, Sojitz Corp, Taiwan Semiconductor, Taiwan Power Company, Texas Instruments – Singapore, Toshiba Corp, Transelec, Ube Industries, Vallourec, Walmart Brasil.
WSG Academy Alumni:
Basham, Ringe y Correa (Mexico), Brigard & Urrutia (Colombia), Bustamante & Bustamante Law Firm (Ecuador), Carey (Chile), Consortium Legal (El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua), Estudio Beccar Varela (Argentina), Garrigues (Spain), Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners (Italy), Guyer & Regules (Uruguay), Haynes and Boone (USA, Texas), Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque (Venezuela), Makarim & Taira S. (Indonesia), Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (Romania), Pacheco Coto (Costa Rica), SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (Philippines), Veirano Advogados (Brazil).