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STCL Houston Hosts Symposium on Compliance in International Corporate Legal Practices

South Texas College of Law Houston’s (STCL Houston) Institute for International Legal Practice & National Security, in partnership with Currents: Journal of International Economic Law, recently hosted its first symposium on compliance in international corporate legal practices. 

The event educated Houston’s international compliance community and STCL Houston students and faculty on industry developments and the future of this expanding field.

STCL Houston President and Dean Don Guter and Professor Cherie O. Taylor, director of the Institute for International Legal Practice & National Security, welcomed over 100 attendees to campus for the event. South Texas alumni Natalia Shehadeh ’99 and Skyler Obregon ’11 served as co-chairs of the symposium.

The symposium panels, including 23 speakers, covered cross-border trade compliance, international antibribery and corruption compliance, managing cross-border internal investigations, and data privacy. Following the day-long event, students panelists, and program attendees enjoyed a cocktail reception at the law school. 

Currents: Journal of International Economic Lawwill publish articles coming out of the symposium in its upcoming Volume 24.1.

Taylor; Jake Hubble, STCL Houston scholarly publications coordinator; and Ty Williams, STCL Houston event coordinator, planned this inaugural symposium for the Institute.