Events

The Society hosts and co-sponsors monthly events at which speakers from foreign countries, the US Government, international institutions, and private practice address topics of current interest in the international arena.  The Society also organizes several signature events each year including the WFLS Embassy Roundtable, the WFLS Annual Dinner Gala, a Reception with the U.S. Department of State, and a spring Annual Meeting and Garden Party.

Upcoming Events

April 15, 2021Cyber Insurance Exclusions: What War?

The Washington Foreign Law Society Presents Cyber Insurance Exclusions: What War?  Thursday, April 15th, 2021
from 5:30 to 6:30 PM ET – This event is jointly organized with the Stimson Center –                The 2017 NotPetya cyberattack cost businesses hundreds of millions of dollars, and the attack is still roiling through insurance markets and some courts.… Read More »

April 27, 2021Panel Discussion: Where do we go from here? What will U.S. Trade Policy under Biden look like and how will it be received by our friends and allies?

The Washington Foreign Law Society Presents Panel Discussion: Where do we go from here? What will U.S. Trade Policy under Biden look like and how will it be received by our friends and allies? Tuesday, April 27th, 2021
from 5:30 to 6:30 PM ET Trump’s “America First” philosophy and weaponization of tariffs against even our closest allies present tough issues for the Biden administration. … Read More »

May 12, 2021International Human Rights in the Supreme Court: 2021 Term

The Washington Foreign Law Society presents International Human Rights in the Supreme Court: 2021 Term Wednesday, May 12th, 2021
from 5:30 to 6:30 PM EST – This event is co-sponsored by ASIL, the American Society of International Law, and by the ABA International Law Section – A panel of distinguished scholars and journalists will critique important new Supreme Court decisions defining the claims that may be brought under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act and the Alien Tort Statute involving human rights violations in foreign states.… Read More »