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Jurisdiction: Building Confidence in a Borderless Medium

July 26-27, 1999
Montreal, Canada

Speaker Biography

Matthew S. Yeo

Associate
Steptoe & Johnson

Matthew Yeo is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Steptoe & Johnson LLP, where he practices within the firm's international and communications practice groups. Mr. Yeo's practice focuses primarily on the intersection between technology and international law, including issues related to international electronic commerce. Mr. Yeo also works on matters related to international telecommunications projects. He is the author, most recently, of "Conflict Looms Over Choice of Law in Internet Transactions," 4 Elec. Comm. & L. Rep. No. 4 (BNA)(Jan. 27, 1999)

Prior to joining Steptoe & Johnson, Mr. Yeo was an associate with the Washington, D.C. law firm of Covington & Burling. Mr. Yeo's practice at Covington & Burling included public international law, transnational and foreign sovereign litigation, U.S. constitutional law, and the deregulation of electric power markets.

Areas of Practice

Communications and Space Law, Electronic Commerce, International Law, Trade and Investment

Education

Harvard Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1994
Brown University, A.B., magna cum laude, 1989

Membership in State Bars

District of Columbia, Massachusetts (inactive)

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