March 22, 2007 SHOW ME THE MONEY, Part I CLE

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WSBA International Practice Section
2007 Midday CLE Series

SHOW ME THE MONEY: INTERNATIONAL FUNDS TRANSFERS & OFAC EMBARGOES, ANTI-BOYCOTT RULES, AND INTERNATIONAL PAYMENTS

Thursday, March 22, 2007:

  • Thomas Taylor—Senior Vice President and Manager, Overseas Banking Division, U.S. Bank
  • Nelson Dong—Partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Dear Members and Colleagues: We are pleased to extend to you an invitation to join the International Practice Section for Part I our upcoming “SHOW ME THE MONEY” Midday Speaker Series event, the first within a series.

Date/Time: Thursday, March 22, 2007, 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m (Doors open at 11:45 a.m). You are welcome to bring a lunch with you.

Topics/Speakers: International Funds Transfers: Trade Payments and Foreign Direct Investment in the Post 9/11 Environment Mr. Taylor will expand on the various traditional methods of making and receiving payments overseas, focusing on pitfalls to avoid as well as conflict resolutions. He will review the changes that are underway in financial institutions as a result of the newly implemented post 9/11 Anti-Money Laundering (AML) legislation, and how these may impact a firm’s ability to operate in the international arena. Thomas L. Taylor – Senior Vice President and Manager, Overseas Banking Division, U.S. Bank, Seattle

OFAC Embargoes, Anti-Boycott Rules and International Payments: A Short Introduction Mr. Dong will explain the Office of Foreign Assets Control’s (OFAC) various national embargoes (e.g., Cuba, Iran, Sudan), investment bans (e.g. Myanmar/Burma); the list of Specially Designated Nationals (SDNs), including terrorists and terrorist-sponsoring organizations; and a review of banking-related rules in the Commerce Department’s anti-boycott regulations covering letters of credit. Nelson G. Dong – Partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Seattle

Location: Offices of Dorsey & Whitney 34th Floor; main conference room1420 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3400 Seattle, WA 98101 USATel: (206) 903-8800 http://www.dorsey.com/
Credits: Approved for 1.5 CLE General Credits for Washington Attorneys; 1.8 CPE Credits
Fee:Free for International Practice Section Members ($25.00 to join the Section)
Registration: Registration is open but space will be limited. We would appreciate hearing from you beforehand to ensure that enough seats are available.
To register online through the WSBA, go to: https://pro.wsba.org/forms/cle/N70322.asp
Or
RSVP by mailing or faxing the registration form below by
March 16, 2007

Questions:
Robert Richardson, Esq.
robert.richardson@openinterface.com
Direct: 206-315-5574

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