CLE: The Confluence of France and Louisiana’s Legal Traditions and Their Impact on the International Legal Market

May 11 -18, 2019
Crowne Plaza Republique
Paris, France

Please contact Marie Thomas for registration information. 


Monday, May 13, 2019 (3 hours CLE credit):

9 am          Panel discussion: French General Counsel and their interaction with the American legal system

10:10 am   Introduction and discussion of the French civil and criminal legal systems

11:20 am   Comparative analysis and evolution of France and Louisiana’s legal systems


Tuesday, May 14, 2019 (3 hours CLE credit):

9 am           Panel Discussion: A comparative analysis of the role of the Judiciary in France and Louisiana

10:10 am    Napoleonic Code and its impact on common law in the United States and around the world

11:20 am    Navigating France’s discovery process


Wednesday, May 15, 2019  (3 hours CLE credit):

9 am           Panel Discussion: Conducting business in France

10:10 am    The interplay and impact of French and US tax law

11:20 am     Understanding the interactions of French estate and property law in the international marketplace


Conference Faculty

Richard G. Duplantier
Jan M. Hayden
Kyle Schonekas
Jason P. Waguespack
Gerard Wimberly