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International Bar Association (IBA) Conference

On October 14, 2007 by Schnader

From October 14-19, 2007, Scott Wenner and Emma Lee spoke at the International Bar Association (IBA) Conference in Singapore. Scott was co-chair for the “Sex, Age and Race Discrimination in Law Firms” session held on October 16. Emma’s presentation, titled “Alternative Methods of Payment,” focused on various forms of payment – through Internet portals such as PayPal and payments via mobile devices such as cell phones) – as well as: the technical execution of such payments; the regulatory framework involved (in particular whether the service provider needs a banking concession); the contractual relationship between the involved parties, payer, payee and service provider, along with their rights and liabilities; and potential risks and liabilities caused by fraud and crime.