International Society of Primerus Law Firms
May 2-4, 2019
Miami, Florida
2019 Primerus Business Law Institute
International Convocation

May 2-4, 2019
Miami, Florida
Eden Roc Miami Beach

Earn up to 7 hours of CLE credit

Program Highlights

The Program Will Bring in-house Counsel Together With Primerus Lawyers to Share Their Extensive Knowledge Related to Challenges Facing Companies in Today’s International Marketplace. The Conference Offers a Mix of Substantive Programming, Leisure Activities and Evening Networking Events Giving Members and Corporate Guest Attendees the Chance to Get to Know Each Other Both Personally and Professionally With the Goal of Encouraging Meaningful Business Relationships.

Keynote Speaker

Recognized by the ABA as a Legal Rebel, Michele is a law professor at the University of Miami School of Law, guest faculty at Harvard Law School Executive Education, and the founder of LawWithoutWalls, a multi-disciplinary, international think-tank of more than 1,000 lawyers, business professionals, entrepreneurs, and law and business students. Michele is an author, speaker, and consultant on innovation, culture creation, and teaming.

Through her company MoveLaw, Michele creates bespoke, experiential-learning workshops grounded in human-centered design to transform how lawyers collaborate and create culture change. Michele writes about the growing intersections between law, business, and legal innovation. Her book, Legal Upheaval: A Guide to Creativity, Collaboration, and Innovation in Law leverages more than 100 interviews with General Counsels at international corporations and Heads of Innovation at law firms.



  • Members Only Meeting
  • Community Service Volunteer & Team Building Activity
  • Opening Cocktail Reception


  • Creativity, Collaboration, and Innovation: The New Value Equation in Law
  • Blockchain – Good for Business and the Law?
  • Managing the New Standards in Data Protection
  • Leisure Activities
  • Dinner


  • The New International Trade Agreements: The Practical Effects 
  • UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts: Is It the Future or Fantasy? 
  • The Dark Side of Global Trade: Protecting Your Brand from Global Threats
  • Risk Mitigation: Leveraging Exemption Clauses, Insurance, Credit Insurance, Letters of Credit, and Asset Collateralize in Cross-Border Commerce
  • Effectively Using Dispute Resolution Clauses for International Business: Arbitration versus Litigation – The Impact of the 2005 Hague Choice of Court Convention Becomes a Game Changer
  • Leisure Activities
  • Dinner

Networking & Leisure Opportunities

Kayaking at Crandon Park

The tour will paddle at a leisurely pace along the mangroves and point out wildlife that guests come across. As guests paddle toward the Ibis Preserve Island, guides will talk about the adaptations of Mangroves to salt water conditions and point out the various species of coastal birds that roost and breed on the island.

Miami Seaquarium

Explore different exhibits and see the penguins, tropical birds, seals, and sea lions. Travel through a reef with the Seaquarium’s 750,000 gallon saltwater aquarium with reef marine life of every size and color imaginable!

Little Havana Cultural Tour

Experience a unique and vibrant facet of American culture that can only be found in Miami. Visit a cigar factory, explore Domino Park, and see The Bay of Pigs Monument. Taste authentic Cuban cuisine while learning about Little Havana’s culture and traditions.

Jungle Island

Enjoy one day of access to Jungle Island, its spectacular shows, unique animal exhibits and fun children’s play area, all set among a lush, tropical environment. Jungle Island is home to animal wonders including lovable lemurs from Madagascar, parrots, twin orangutans and much more.


  • $2,999 Member Registration Fee (North America)
  • $2,499 Member Registration Fee (Outside North America)
  • $1,999 Second Member Registration Fee (All Regions)
  • $999 Third Member Registration Fee (All Regions)
  • $750 Spouse/Guest Registration Fee


Please contact Chris Dawe at, or by phone at 800.968.2211 or 616.454.9939.