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Fortnight Focus

June 13, 2019

A Biweekly Publication of Important Information for WLG Relationship Managers

As our main points of contact, please help us ensure that the appropriate people at your firm are aware of the many upcoming events, meetings, webinars, and action items below.


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International Trade Mid-Year Report: Call for Contributors

WLG is preparing a mid-year report on the state of global trade and welcomes your participation by June 19. We ask each participant to prepare a write-up based on your country (or region) using the questions found in the template below.

state of global trade template     Our members

Call for Speakers (WLG Conferences)

We are looking for speakers who have the demonstrated expertise and examples to share with their WLG colleagues. If you, another lawyer or business professional in your firm would be a good fit for an upcoming conference, submit names to Ashley LeCroy for consideration. Our goal is to have programming that:

  • supports the professional growth of delegates at small, medium and large firms;
  • features knowledgeable, dynamic and engaging speakers/leaders;
  • highlights the depth and variety of expertise of WLG members globally in law firm technology, pricing strategies, strategic planning, business development, client development and firm leadership;
  • emphasizes soft skills such as emotional intelligence people development, building relationships and innovative thinking.

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New Group! Artificial Intelligence


Artificial Intelligence represents a major technological, economic and social change that has entered the mainstream. Worldwide, there are many hubs for AI research and development and we want WLG members to be widely viewed as preferred counsel for clients because of our expertise, creativity/imagination, and ethical professionalism. 

Who should join the group? Lawyers practicing in Technology and Commercial, Corporate, Privacy & Data Protection, IP, Regulatory & AI User Compliance, Competition, and Dispute Resolution & Crisis Management.

Interested? Join by visiting theworldawgroup.com, sign in to your account (or create a new one), click your name in the gray bar at the top to access your Profile, select 'Artificial Intelligence' under 'Practices & Industries', and click 'Update Profile'. The group will hold its first meeting on June 20th at 13:00 UTC (local times). Questions? E-mail Hanna Shea.

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New Website: How-To Videos & Mobile Device Shortcuts

World Law Group has soft-launched a new website. We recently held training sessions for Marketing & Business Development Professionals and Administrative Contacts and created a number of brief how-to videos on some of the basic features of the new site.

We want all Key Contact Partners to know how to save the WLG website (or any of its individual pages) to your phone’s home screen so it will appear right alongside your apps for easy access on the go. Follow the simple instructions below. 

how-to videos iphone | bookmark android | bookmark

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2019 International Exchange Program

At the end of June, 22 interns will take off for a month-long exchange at another member firm’s jurisdiction. Meet the interns participating this year! 

meet the interns IEP Homepage

Key Dates

Important deadlines, dates and upcoming events to know and share.




business development committee meeting  


JUNE 20 | 13:00 UTC

artificial intelligence group Teleconference



july 9 | 13:00 UTC

Restructuring & Insolvency Resolution group Teleconference



Sep 19-21

2019 Fall Semi-Annual Conference: Da Nang, Vietnam



nov 7-8

2019 EMEA Regional Conference: Stockholm, Sweden


Full event details and meeting dial-in information can be found on the Event Calendar.

The members of World Law Group are independent and autonomous firms and are not affiliated for the joint practice of law. Each member firm is solely responsible for its work product and staff and provides professional services to its respective clients on an individual basis.

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