Register Now to Attend a CLE and Reception – “Going Global: How to Expand Overseas Without Getting Lost in Translation”

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Register Now to Attend a CLE and Reception

“Going Global: How to Expand Overseas Without Getting Lost in Translation” ­

Thursday, May 12, 2016

THE INTERNATIONAL PRACTICE SECTION of the Washington State Bar Association cordially invites you to attend this popular spring event.  Space is limited and this event sold out last year!

To register, please click here.

Date: Thursday, May 12, 2016

Location: Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, 719 S. King St, Seattle, WA 98104

Time:
4:00 PM: Registration
4:30 – 6:00 PM: CLE session (description below).
6:00 – 8:00 PM: Hosted reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres.  Attendees may also view the exhibits at the Wing Luke Museum, including Year Two of the ongoing Bruce Lee exhibit.

Price: $80 for CLE and Reception.  $70 for IPS members (join IPS here) and law students.

CLE Session: 1.50 Credits Law & Legal Procedure

Is your business considering expanding into a foreign jurisdiction?  Do you have clients that are considering doing business overseas?  Every day more companies, spanning virtually all industries, consider making the leap to doing business overseas, or expanding their current overseas operations.  When companies decide to expand in this way, in-house counsel face many complex issues, including those related to regulatory compliance, tax, employment, intellectual property, and M&A transactions.  Outside counsel are similarly challenged with providing complete, yet practical, advice on overseas expansion.

This CLE is intended to highlight key legal issues that arise when companies expand or do business overseas.  The panelists, representing both in-house counsel and private practitioners, will discuss common issues encountered by companies looking to expand abroad.  They will also outline best practices for international expansion, and suggest helpful resources.

Format: Panel discussion beginning with initial observations from each panelist, followed by a guided Q&A session during which the moderator will present a scenario or question and have the panelists walk through the implications and issues in different areas of law.

Moderator: Jim Clack, General Counsel, Paccar Inc.

Panelists:
• Won-Han Cheng – Partner (Tax), K&L Gates LLP
• Linda Chu – Assistant General Counsel, NBBJ
• Joaquin Hernandez – General Counsel, B.E. Meyers & Co.
• Sara P. Sandford – Owner, Garvey Schubert Barer