McCARTER & ENGLISH hosts a seminar series for the New Jersey Tech Council on the legal and business ground rules every technology company needs to know to grow and protect its business: Government and International Contracting, Protecting Intellectual Property, Export Control and Immigration.
Today, companies benefit greatly from marketing to and contracting with one of the world’s largest customers, the U.S. government, and from internationalizing earlier in their development than ever before. In this three-part seminar series experts and leaders from host and sponsor McCarter & English, along with accounting and finance professionals from EisnerAmper as well as business leaders, will guide you through the benefits and risks associated with government contracting and funding, international contracting and export control, with an emphasis on protecting intellectual property and enhancing company value.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Key Issues in International Contracting & the Impact of Export Control & Immigration Reforms on Your Business
Our experienced panelists in international business law, export controls, and immigration law will discuss critical components of each legal area in the current business landscape. You will get an overview of key international contracts pitfalls and practical ways to avoid them. Particular attention will also be paid to how reforms in immigration law and export controls may affect the cross-border movement of commodities, employees or technical data. As international opportunities continue to multiply, so do the pitfalls and regulatory requirements for companies operating in that space. Our panelists will provide helpful tips on what to look for and how to plan accordingly.
Amy Haberman has been practicing exclusively in the field of business immigration for 15 years. Amy represents domestic and multinational corporate clients across a variety of industries on a full range of employment-based immigration matters, including the recruitment and transfer of foreign national executives, managers, and professionals, the immigration consequences of mergers and acquisitions, the I-9 process, and compliance with Department of Labor statutory and regulatory recordkeeping requirements.
Zlatko “Zack” Hadzismajlovic counsels and represents large- and mid-capitalization corporations in export controls, including: licensing; compliance planning; assessments of commodity jurisdiction and classification; regulatory compliance in corporate reorganizations, mergers, acquisitions, and asset purchases; voluntary disclosures; preparation of WDA/TAAs; implementation and training of export control policies and procedures; and review and revision of existing distribution and sales contracts for compliance with export control regulations. As part of the cross-border focus, Zack also counsels and represents corporations in all aspects of U.S. and U.K. Immigration laws.