HLSA International Forum
The Harvard Law School Association invites you to a global speaker series featuring prominent HLS alumni from around the world. Each speaker will reflect on their time at HLS, how Covid-19 impacted their regions, and the current economic, social and legal context.
The Forum will run for an hour and forty minutes, and each regional conversation will be twenty-five minutes in length. Participants will have the opportunity to submit questions to the speakers.
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
8:00 am Eastern Time (New York time)
Should you register after 3 pm EST on Monday, December 14, please note that the Zoom Webinar link to join this event will be emailed to you before the start of the event on 8 am EST, Tuesday, December 15.
This event is hosted over Zoom; after registering, you will receive the log-in credentials.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Salvo Arena LL.M. ’00, President HLSA of New York City, Co-Chair of the HLSA International; Managing Partner at Chiomenti Studio Legale
Conversation with Japan (8:05 am - 8:30 am EST)
Speaker: Ambassador Hisashi Owada, Former President of the International Court of Justice, former Judge of the International Court of Justice, former Senior Advisor to the President of the World Bank, former Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations, and former HLS Visiting Professor
Moderator: Toshiro Mochizuki J.D. ’98, Corporate Partner at Shearman & Sterling
Conversation with India (8:30 am - 8:55 am EST)
Speaker: Rohinton Fali Nariman LL.M. ’81, Judge of Supreme Court of India, former Senior Counsel at the Supreme Court, and former Solicitor General of India
Moderator: Rohitashwa Prasad LL.M. ’99, Partner at J. Sagar Associates
Conversation with Europe (8:55 am - 9:20 am EST)
Speaker: Mary Robinson LL.M. ’68, Seventh President of Ireland (1990 – 1997), and former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Moderator: Camille Bourke LL.M. ’00, President HLSA of UK; Partner at Arendt & Medernach
Conversation with Brazil (9:20 am - 9:45 am EST)
Speaker: Professor Joaquim Falcão LL.M. ’68, Professor, Lawyer, and former Member on the National Council of Justice
Moderator: Max Fontes LL.M. ’00, President HLSA of Brazil; Partner at Fontes Tarso Ribeiro
Peter Krause J.D. ’74, HLSA Senior Advisory Council, Co-Chair of the HLSA International; Retired Managing Director, Morgan Stanley & Co. and Greenhill & Co.
Chris Mann J.D. ’89, President, HLSA; Partner at Sullivan & Cromwell