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Center for International Legal Studies

International Employment Law and Business Immigration

Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, 18 April - Saturday, 20 April 2013

Sessions will cover a wide range of employment law-related topics, including terms of employment, outsourcing, employer-employee dispute resolution, discrimination, redundancy, occupational hazards, compensation for work-related injury, visa related matters, expats, business immigration et. al.

The symposium is held at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) in Budapest. Professional sessions will run all day Friday and will be open for registration for attorneys, businessmen, and law students.

Thursday, 18 April 2013

6:30-9:00 PM

Cocktail Reception and Opening Dinner
Restaurant Károlyi

Friday, 19 April 2013

All Day Program at Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Law unless where specified

7:00-7:50 AM


7:50 AM

10-min Walk to Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Law

8:15 AM


8:30-10:30 AM

The Employment: How to Deal with It! - An International Perspective from Start to End

Panel Chair: Gunther Mävers, Mütze Korsch RA GmbH, Cologne, Germany

Dhiana Badji, Jeantet, Paris, France.

Wouter Hes, Boontje Advocaten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Kevin L. Jones, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, Shanghai, China.

Daniel Waldman, Waldman Law LLC, New York, New York, United States.

Barnabás Buzási, Wolf Theiss, Budapest, Hungary.

10:30-10:45 AM

Coffee Break

10:45 AM-12:45 PM

Labour & Employment Law

Panel Chair: Chrysta Bán, Bán S. Szabó & Partners, Budapest, Hungary.

Delia Baroianu, Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen, Bucharest, Romania.
The Romanian Perspective on the Content of the Employment Agreement

Elena Wilke, Gleiss Lutz, Munich, Germany
Compliance Performance Measurement in Employment Agreements

Markus Dörig, Badertscher Rechtsanwälte, Zurich, Switzerland
Crossborder Employment Checklist

Lisa Jo Fanelli-Greer, Law Offices of Lisa Jo Fanelli-Greer, Grantham, Pennsylvania, United States
Meandering through the Minefield of United States Discriminiation Laws

12:45-1:30 PM

Networking Lunch

1:30-3:30 PM

Business Immigration in the United States

Panel Chair: Ákos Fehérváry. Kajtár Takács Hegymegi-Barakonyi Baker & McKenzie, Budapest, Hungary

Rona M. Lum, Law Office of Rona M. Lum, PC, Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States
Recent Developments and Trends in United States Employment Visas

Lindsay Curcio, Law Office of Lindsay A. Curcio, Brooklyn, New York, United States
Non-Immigrant Visas for Entrepreneurs and Other Untraditional Jobs

Michael Eisenstadt, Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Options for Startup Businesses and Investors

Charles F. Hollis, III, Benjamin, Yocum & Heather, LLC, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
The H-1B Visa: The Hallmark of a Flawed Immigration System

Shyamala Rajender, Rajender Law Offices, Danville, California, United States
Foreign Investors in the United States Businesses - Investor Visa Program

3:30-3:45 PM

Coffee Break

3:45-5:45 PM

Global Business Immigration and Employment Law

Panel Chair: Julia Balazs, Oppenheim Law Office, Budapest, Hungary

Mehrnaz Mehrabi, International Law Office of Mehrnaz Mehrabi and Associates, Tehran, Iran
Employment Contracts in Iran: Content, Terms and Conditions

Vita Liberte, VARUL, Riga, Latvia
Temporary Residence and Real Estate in Latvia

Yoshikazu Sugino, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu, Toyko, Japan
Business Immigration and Related Legal Issues in Japan

Catherine Sas, Miller Thompson LLP, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
The Canadian Immigration Perspective

7:00-9:00 PM

Concluding Dinner
Restauran Apostolok

Saturday, 20 April 2013

7:00-8:30 AM

Millennium Court Marriott Executive Apartments

9:00 AM -12:00 PM

Budapest City Tour: Downtown Pest, Buda Castle and Pastry Break

12:00 PM

Check-Out and Individual Departure

Should you wish to check out later, please ask at the Front Desk if it is possible.

The Center will certify up 1.8 CLE credits (based on 50-min hours) and/or 1.5 CLE/CPD (based on 60-min hours) per 90-min session attended.

Fees include two nights hotel accommodation, dinners, breakfasts, cocktail, and cancellation insurance. Morning and afternoon coffee as well as a quick lunch will be provided for at the law school.

Dress: Business Attire

If cancellation received in writing before: 21 February 2013 we will refund/waive 80 per cent of your registration fees; 21 March 2013 we will refund/waive 40 per cent of your registration fees; Refunds are made after the event. “No Shows” are non-refundable and liable for the full registration

Registered Delegates and Faculty

Anders Aagaard, Raymond G. Areaux, Dhiana Badji, Júlia Balázs, Chrysta Bán, Delia Baroianu, Barnabás Buzási, Lindsay Curcio, Markus Dörig, Ike Ehiribe, Michael E. Eisenstadt, Lisa Jo Fanelli-Greer, Ákos Feherváry, Wouter Hes, Charles F. Hollis, III, Kevin L. Jones, Vita Liberte, Rona M. Lum, Gunther Mävers, Mehrnaz Mehrabi, Catherine A. Sas, Yoshikazu Sugino, Daniel E. Waldman, Elena Wilke,