February 2008

Date: 
Thursday, 28 February, 2008

Annual Ukrainian Bar Association Conference - Kiev

FLI's Principal is featured as a keynote address speaker during the Ukrainian Bar Association Conference held in Kiev on Friday, February 22nd.: "Delivery of Legal Services in the 21st., Century: Just Being Good isn't Good Enough". FLI's presentation was based on the notion that competent legal advice, while essential for good client relations, alone no longer guarantees clients' loyalty. Today's attorneys must be perceived as an international, cross-border solution enabler, hence the vital importance to be an integrated member of an international network was discussed in detail.

FLI NET Partners Management and Cross-Border Business Development Spring Tour 2008

FLI Executive Management Partners from Germany (Schwarz, Kelwing, Wicke & Westphal), Italy (Mondini-Rusconi), France (Lamy-Lexel) and Russia/Ukraine (Konnov & Sozanovsky met in London (StoneKing Solicitors), Lyon, Berlin and Kiev during the week of February 18-22 for the express purpose of strengthening intra-Net partnership bonds while discussing cross-border opportunities. FLI's Executive Management took this opportunity to meet with our FLI NET Partners in France to review new strategies going forward under new point of contact Partner.

Fourth largest steel production company requests FLI's specialized assistance

FLI is engaged by the world's fourth largest Steel Company to facilitate their entry and participation into the working group commissioned by the EU to define the Euro code standards for steel interlock technology. Considering the impact which an adverse standard would have on this client as well as the US steel industry as a whole, this was a very time-sensitive undertaking. FLI successfully managed to secure our client's participation in the meeting and their ongoing role to monitor and positively influence this process at the EU-level.

FLI NET Partners Management and Cross-Border Business Development Spring Tour 2008

Annual Ukrainian Bar Association Conference – Kiev