Haynes and Boone Presents: Doing Business in the United States

October 22, 2002

Mexican delegates and businessmen to discuss current issues in immigration, mergers and acquisitions and tax and trade in the U.S.

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HOUSTON–Haynes and Boone, L.L.P., a full-service corporate law firm, in conjunction with Bancomext and Consejo Empresarial Mexicano de Houston (CEMH) will host a seminar entitiled “Doing Business in the United States,” Friday, November 8, 2002.  The event will run from 7:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Inter-Continental Hotel, 2222 West Loop South, Houston, Texas, 77027.

The Houston seminar is the second in a series addressing the concerns of companies conducting transnational business in specific markets. Haynes and Boone presented a similar “Doing Business in the United States” seminar in Dallas, and will soon address business leaders in Mexico City.

Speakers will cover topics that provide current, practical and relevant information corporate, tax, trade, mergers and acquisitions and immigration issues.  Among the issues discussed are: U.S. companies, mergers and acquisitions in the United States, the minimization of U.S. taxes, United States trade initiatives and how they affect international trade and business immigration after September 11.

Special guest speakers include, Eduardo Ibarrola Nicolin, Consulate General of Mexico in Houston and Adrian Aguayo, President of the Consejo Empresarial Mexicano de Houston.  Other speakers at the event are Harold Graham, attorney with the Law Office of Lawrence Hanson, and Luis Campos, Arthur S. Berner and Rochelle S. Seade, attorneys with Haynes and Boone.

The Keynote Speech will be given by Eduardo Ibarrola Nicolin.  The seminar was specifically designed so that both large and small companies conducting transnational business will greatly benefit from the in-depth knowledge of the speakers on their individual topics.

Register online for this event or for more information, contact Alejandro Pucheu at 713.547.2040 or pucheua@haynesboone.com.  Application has been made for CLE credit.

Haynes and Boone, L.L.P. is an international law firm with nine offices throughout  Texas, Washington, D.C. and Mexico City providing a full spectrum of legal services to clients around the world. With more than 425 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by National Law Journal.  AmLaw Tech Magazine Scoreboard ranked Haynes and Boone first in law firm technology in 2001. The firm has been recognized as one of the 25 “Best U.S. Law Firms at Which to Work” (Of Counsel, 2000), one of the “Best Corporate Law Firms in America” (Corporate Board Member Magazine, 2002) and recipient of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s 2002 Thomas L. Sager Award for commitment to diversity.

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