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Hiscock & Barclay Attorney Speaks at Syracuse Conference

Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Partner Richard J. Paul will speak at the Going Global: “Export 201” conference at the Oncenter in downtown Syracuse on May 7, 2009. This full-day conference, sponsored by The Central New York Business Journal’s BizEventz, will address how companies in the current economic climate can navigate the maze of issues when conducting business internationally.

Paul’s presentation “Legal Issues in Doing Business Overseas,” will be part of the “Mitigating Risk in International Trade” track session. His talk will raise awareness of the legal issues companies face when conducting business globally, as well as highlight relevant U.S., foreign, and international law and contract issues.

Paul concentrates his practice on international business transactions. He advises clients on international business matters and counsels them on the unique issues companies contend with when doing business overseas. Paul has a lengthy representation of one of the leading U.S. Defense Contractors in support of their international business pursuits. He has traveled extensively to conduct negotiations and assist clients in pursuing business opportunities in numerous countries around the world. In doing so, he has forged relationships with lawyers in many countries which enable him to obtain country-specific legal advice on behalf of clients. Paul currently teaches International Business Transactions at the Syracuse University College of Law as an adjunct professor. He frequently speaks on international contract and legal issues, and has developed and conducted international contract training courses for companies doing business overseas.

Going Global: “Export 201” is designed for IT and sales-and-marketing executives, general managers, and purchasing agents of mid-market and large corporations which conduct international trade and wish to increase their activity. The audience, comprised primarily of manufacturers, is drawn from a 16-county area surrounding Syracuse. Registration and breakfast start at 8:00 AM on May7th and conclude with an awards luncheon at 1:30 PM. For more information and to register for the conference, contact BizEventz at: (315) 579-3925.