Legal Aspects of International Trade
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Eastern
Location: Wake Technical Community College, RTP Campus Room - Auditorium
Facilitated by Wake Technical Community College Small Business Center
92 Open Seats
Are you a...
• Budding entrepreneur with an interest in international trade?
• The owner of a U.S.-based small business who’s ready to expand internationally?
• A small business professional already operating in the global marketplace?
THIS IS FOR YOU! Find out how to succeed in international commerce and avoid common pitfalls. Learn about current international trade law and hear from attorneys specializing in business and government.
Agenda 8:30-8:55 a.m. Registration/Refreshments/Networking
8:55-9:00 a.m. Welcome Cherith Roberson, Wake Tech Small Business Center
9:00-9:20 a.m. Introduction to International Business William D. Harazin, PLLC
9:20-9:40 a.m. Intellectual Property in the International Arena William D. Harazin, PLLC
9:40-10:20 a.m. Government Assistance for International Trade Shirreef Loza, U.S. Department of Commerce Mike Siebert, SBTDC Blake Jackman, EDPNC Peter Thornton, NC Department of Agriculture
10:20-10:30 a.m. Networking Break
10:30-10:50 a.m. International Contracts David Garret, Nexsen Pruet
10:50-11:10 a.m. Dispute Resolution Andrea Carska-Sheppard, Workplace Options, LLC
11:10-11:30 a.m. Embargoes, Export Controls and Tarrifs David Robinson, Nexsen Pruet, LLP
11:30-11:50 a.m. International Business Best Practices Sarah Schtakleff, SAS
11:50-Noon Wrap-Up William D. Harazin, PLLC
Speaker(s): William D. Harazin, PLLC; Shirreef Loza, U.S. Department of Commerce Mike Siebert, SBTDC Blake Jackman, EDPNC Peter Thornton, NC Department of Agriculture; David Garret, Nexsen Pruet; Andrea Carska-Sheppard, Workplace Options, LLC; David Robinson, Nexsen Pruet, LLP; Sarah Schtakleff, SAS
Co-Sponsor(s): Wake Tech/Wells Fargo's Center for Entrepreneurship, in conjunction with the International Law and Practice Section of the North Carolina Bar Association and the North Carolina LEAP Program, EDPNC, NC Department of Agriculture, and SBTDC.