FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 26, 2018

Contact:
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
716-847-5444

PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP SPECIAL COUNSEL JON P. YORMICK TO SPEAK AT ERIE INSTITUTE OF LAW CLE EVENT “INTERSECTIONS OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND IMMIGRATION: CURRENT & PROPOSED CHANGES”

Buffalo, N.Y. – Jon P. Yormick, special counsel for Phillips Lytle LLP, will speak at the Erie Institute of Law CLE event titled “Intersections of International Trade and Immigration: Current & Proposed Changes.” The event will take place at the Bar Association of Erie County, 438 Main Street in Buffalo on Tuesday, February 27th, from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Mr. Yormick will introduce the concept of a “deemed export” and explain how EAR and ITAR export control laws govern these exports. He will describe the increase in enforcement in these areas over the past several years including possible violations and how businesses can mitigate against them. He will also discuss how the proposed changes to NAFTA are being articulated by various members of the administration and government and will then explore how those changes could impact international trade.

Mr. Yormick is an experienced international business and trade attorney, practicing for more than 25 years. He has represented clients in the advanced manufacturing, advanced materials, aerospace and defense, automotive, distribution, electronics, energy, medical device, oil/gas, optics, photonics and imaging (OPI), steel and specialty metals, textiles and apparel, and transportation/logistics sectors.

Phillips Lytle LLP is a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence. With offices in New York State, Washington, D.C., and Canada, our attorneys serve a multinational client base including FORTUNE 1000 companies, global and regional financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, middle market companies, startups, entrepreneurs and individuals on important matters affecting their businesses and personal wealth. For more information, visit www.phillipslytle.com.

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