FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 02, 2019

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

PHILLIPS LYTLE TO SPONSOR BUFFALO BUSINESS FIRST STATE OF THE REGION BREAKFAST “GLOBAL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES AND COMPLIANCE CHALLENGES”

Buffalo, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP is proud to sponsor the Buffalo Business First State of the Region Breakfast titled, “Global Business Opportunities and Compliance Challenges,” on Thursday, May 2nd from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Phillips Lytle’s One Canalside office in Downtown Buffalo.

Phillips Lytle Special Counsel Jon P. Yormick will moderate a panel discussion of experienced international business professionals as they discuss the broad implications of doing business in the global marketplace.

The panel includes the following:

  • Thomas Battley – Executive Director, New York Photonics
  • Patrick Emmerling, Ph.D., M.B.A., CLP – Director, Office of Technology Transfer and Commercial Development, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Rosanna Masucci – Director, Buffalo Export Assistance Center, U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
  • James Kevin Wholey – Partner, Phillips Lytle LLP
  • Albert W. Zenner – Vice President of Legal, Derrick Corporation

In addition to a Washington Outlook & Update, topics to be discussed include:

  • Finding and Vetting Prospective Partners for International Strategic Alliances;
  • Importance of Robust Compliance Programs;
  • Federal Agency Enforcement and Regulatory Factors, Including FCPA and Economic Sanctions;
  • Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) Update;
  • Uncovering the Nuances of Deemed Export Rules;
  • Global Opportunities for the Optics, Photonics and Imaging (OPI) Sector;
  • Potential Export Controls on Emerging and Foundational Technologies; and
  • NAFTA 2.0/USMCA Prospects.

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., Cleveland, Ohio, 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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