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Professor Laurel Terry to speak at the ABA’s Annual Ethics Conference


Professor Laurel Terry will moderate a plenary session entitled Regulatory Innovation: What’s in it for Us? at the 40th National Conference on Professional Responsibility. The conference will be held in Long Beach, California from May 28-30, 2014. Professor Terry assembled materials on regulatory innovation and will lead a discussion that will focus on regulatory developments in Australia, Canada, England, and Wales. 

Professor Terry’s talk will close out a busy month. On May 1, she spoke on the topic of “Admitting Foreign-Trained Lawyers” at the annual bar admissions conference sponsored by the National Conference of Bar Examiners. On May 9, she participated in a panel that addressed Ethical Problems in Appellate Practice at the Third Circuit Judicial Conference. On May 16, she was the featured speaker at the Southeastern Workshop on the EU/US Free Trade Agreement, which was sponsored by the State Bar of Georgia and included high-level representatives from seven states.   

The Harvey A. Feldman Distinguished Faculty Scholar and professor of law, Professor Terry is a scholar of legal ethics and the international and inter-jurisdictional regulation of the legal profession. A three-time Fulbright grant recipient, her research interests include global regulatory initiatives, the application of the World Trade Organization’s GATS agreement to legal services, lawyer confidentiality and the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) recommendations, and the effect of the Bologna Process on legal education. 

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