Upcoming CMBA International Law Section Summer Meetings

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Jon Yormick, Chair of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, International Law Section, announces the Section’s summer lunchtime meeting schedule.

On June 14, Steve Petras, Partner and International Team Leader, Baker & Hostetler LLP, will lead a discussion on “Choice of Law in International Agreements.” The 1.0 CLE meeting will be hosted at Baker & Hostetler, 3200 PNC Center, 1900 E. 9 Street. Due to security requirements at the PNC Building, registrations must be received by June 13.

In July, Jonathan Leiken, Partner, Jones Day, will discuss recent cases and calls for reforms of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and review the UK Bribery Act a year on. The tentative date for this 1.0 CLE meeting is July 12 at Jones Day.

On August 2, at the CMBA offices, John Senese, Vice President, International Operations of NEOTEC, and David Gutheil, Vice President for Maritime & Logistics, Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority, will explain the advantages for manufacturing companies doing business in a Foreign Trade Zone, such as FTZ 181, and the recent agreement between NEOTEC and the Port Authority for the management of FTZ 40. This is a non-CLE program.

Each meeting is from noon to 1:30 pm and attendees can bring a lunch or order it when registering. For more information and registration, visit the CMBA website, www.clemetrobar.org, and go to the Calendar Events section, or contact Jon Yormick at[email protected].


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