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Top Ten Legal Considerations Doing Business Globally

Top Ten Legal Considerations Doing Business Globally

Tuesday, 19 November, 2019

Location: College of DuPage Business Development Center

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Doing business in the international space couldn’t be easier with the technologies/infrastructures available. While pursuing the growth in the international marketspace, many legal missteps may be made given the regulatory complexity of global business.

Come join our workshop for the MUST-KNOW legal considerations and guidance useful to developing a strong cross-border legal compliance strategy.

“Up Your Game” with Ten Going Global Gems of Information for Key Topics:

  • US Foreign Corrupt Practice Act
  • US Export Controls
  • US Economic Sanctions
  • US Anti-boycott laws
  • Controlling Law, Jurisdiction and Venue contract clauses
  • Arbitration vs. Court
  • Protecting Intellectual Property outside US
  • Avoiding unintended Tax Presence in Foreign Country
  • “Do I need legal counsel outside the US?”
  • Free and Affordable Resources for Small Businesses Going Global

    Presenter// Gabrielle Bellaja, Managing Partner, Bellaja Law Group (Chicago)

    Gabrielle Bellaja is an international trade, corporate and commercial transactions attorney with 27-year experience practicing law inside and outside of the United States.

    She is the founder of Bellaja Law Group, a Chicago law firm providing world-class legal services to foreign and domestic small to mid-size businesses, entrepreneurs, “start-ups” and not-for-profit organizations. For almost 20 years, Ms. Bellaja worked as an in-house attorney for Fortune 100 conglomerates supporting multi-million dollar cross border transactions. She has led legal departments supporting organizations with sales revenues as high as $8 billion and manufacturing footprints on numerous continents. She held legal management positions in the United States, Belgium, Switzerland, and Germany. Ms. Bellaja speaks English, French, and basic German. She is licensed to practice law in Illinois and California, as well as numerous federal district courts across the United States. She holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and a JD from the University of Illinois.

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