The 2013 Mercer Law Review Symposium on Friday, Oct. 11 will focus on “Current Trends in International Trade and Their Impact on Multinational Business.” The symposium will feature a mix of leading academics, key government officials, and expert attorneys in private practice and corporate general counsel. The symposium will take place in the first-floor moot courtroom of Mercer Law School from 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Muna Ndulo, a professor or law and director of the Institute for African Development at Cornell University Law School, is scheduled to give the Luncheon Keynote Address in the Presidents Dining Room at the University Center.
Articles submitted by Symposium participants will be published in the Mercer Law Review. To purchase a copy or for further information on the symposium, please contact Yonna Windham Shaw at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 478-301-2622.
|8:30 – 8:45 a.m||Welcome and Introduction to Symposium|
|8:45 – 10:00 a.m.||The Broader Context: Changing Patterns of International Trade|
|10:00 – 11:15 a.m.||Exporting from the United States and Doing Business in Emerging Markets: What You Need to Know|
|11:15 – 11:30 a.m.||
|11: 30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.||Trends in International Trade in the Southeastern United States|
|12:45 – 2:30 p.m.||Keynote Address, President's Dining Room|
|2:30 - 3:45 p.m.||Globalization and Impact on Global Supply Chain Solutions|
|3: 45 - 4:00 p.m.||Break|
|4:00 - 5:15 p.m.||Transactional Issues for the International Trade Lawyer|
Todd Benson, Assistant General Counsel, International Trade, United Parcel Service
Eric Chaffee, Professor of Law, University of Toledo College of Law
Evan Chuck, Partner, Bryan Cave LLP
Greg Desautels, International Consultant and former Executive Director, International Mergers and Acquisitions, Superior Essex, Inc.
Kathe Falls, Director, International Trade, Georgia Department of Economic Development
Nicola Fiordalisi, Partner, Bryan Cave LLP
Curtis Foltz, Executive Director, Georgia Ports Authority
John Linarelli, Professor of Law & Legal Theory, Dean of Swansea Law School, United Kingdom
Muna Ndulo, Professor of Law & Director of the Institute for African Development, Cornell University Law School
Penelope Prime, Professor, Institute of International Business & Director, China Research Center, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University
James Reed, Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Counsel, YKK Corporation
Elizabeth Silbert, Associate, King & Spalding
David Stepp, Partner, Bryan Cave LLP
Roger Tutterow, Professor of Economics, Stetson School of Business & Economics, Mercer University
Lynn Van Buren, Counsel, Bryan Cave LLP
Joel Williams, Partner, Bryan Cave, LLP
The Symposium is co-sponsored by the Walter F. George School of Law, the Mercer University Stetson School of Business & Economics, the ICLE of Georgia, and Bryan Cave LLP.
Lunch Reservations are required if you plan to attend lunch in the President's Dining Room (please bring a $20 check made payable to Mercer Law Review). Trolley service is available to the lunch on main campus. Make your reservation online here.
The luncheon keynote address will also be streamed to the Mercer Law School First-Floor Courtroom. Luncheon items may be purchased in the Law School cafeteria.