November 12, 2016
3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Seisen University, Tokyo

November 2016 JATLAW Legal Translation Seminar

By Chris Rathbone, Attorney-at-law (U.S.), Legal Translator, and Legal Translation Teacher
Saturday, November 12, 2016, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Seisen University, Room 132 Building 1
About the seminar:
Why are boilerplate clauses important?  What are the key boilerplate clauses?  The talk will answer these questions and look at force majeure and arbitration clauses in detail.
About the speaker:
Chris initially studied at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada (B.A. and J.D.). He traveled to Japan as a Coordinator of International Relations with the JET program and was later awarded a Monbusho scholarship. Chris completed a Master's degree in law (LL.M.) at Hokkaido University in 2000, his thesis dealing with the trade dispute surrounding the Japanese Foreign Lawyers Law. Since then he has worked in Tokyo as a legal translator and been able to observe US and Japanese lawyers in a variety of settings. Chris is admitted as an attorney at law in Massachusetts and teaches at Temple University.
Advance Payment via Eventbrite (purchase tickets below):

JAT members: 1,000 yen; Non-members: 3,000 yen
Payment at Seminar Registration on the day:
JAT members: 1500 yen; Non-members: 3500 yen
This seminar will take place in English, but the speaker can take questions in either language.

JATLAW Networking Dinner

Saturday November 12, 2016, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.


Tickets via Eventbrite: (sales close 3 p.m. Thursday November 10, 2016)
3,500 yen (course dinner - food & coffee/tea only) (cash bar)
Tickets at Workshop Registration on the day:
4,000 yen (course dinner - food & coffee/tea only) (cash bar)

**If you have special dietary needs please register for the dinner on Eventbrite then email with your requirements.