Significant International Legal Developments Made in the Area of Ethics in 2020

By Amy M. Bowers

(Originally featured by the ABA International Section’s Ethics Committee at: ABA – International Section: The Year in Review; International Legal Developments Year in Review: 2020)

This article reviews some of the most significant international legal developments made in the area of ethics in 2020.

2020, the year of COVID, witnessed more than the warp-speed development of several vaccines against the Coronavirus. Indeed, as the world tackled a pandemic, the application of justice and law has carried on. Four areas of interest that merit highlighting in 2020 are: (1) service of process abroad, and how the pandemic has impacted alternative service under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure Rule 4(f); (2) the nomination of Supreme Court justices in the United States; (3) the neutrality or non- neutrality of wing arbitrators; and (4) the tackling of corruption in the execution of contracts that are later arbitrated.

Partner Ryan Stumphauzer Speaks At HCCA’s 21st Annual Compliance Institute

National Harbor, MD | March 29, 2017 – Stumphauzer & Sloman partner Ryan Stumphauzer recently gave two presentations at the Health Care Compliance Association’s (HCCA) 21st Annual Compliance Institute in National Harbor, Maryland, on March 29, 2017.  The first presentation was titled “Compounding Pharmacy Prosecutions: Past Lessons and Future Trends.”  Mr. Stumphauzer served on the […]