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MSBA International Business Law Section
Annual Report
2012-13

Section Membership
As of June 17, 2013, the International Business Law Section has 148 members. 

Financial Status
The International Business Law Section had an account balance of $7,557.43 as of June 27, 2013.

Continuing Legal Education Programs and Social Events
The Section hosted seven CLE programs in fiscal year 2012-13.  In addition, the International Business Law Section co-sponsored the Annual International Business Law Institute with Minnesota CLE.  The Institute featured 6.0 Standard CLE credits and was well attended with ­­71 participants.  The Section also sponsored two social events in 2012-13, a Holiday Dinner in December and a dinner in conjunction with the Section’s annual meeting and elections in June.

Program Date

Program Title

CLE Credit

CLE Event Code

# of Attendees

9/21/12

China: the country, the economy, and foreign investment

1.0 Standard

171591

26

11/26/12

The Ex-Im Bank: what it does and why it is so vital to exporters and commercial lenders

1.0 Standard

174184

17

12/18/12

Holiday Dinner and CLE: US-Canada Trade Relations: Insights from New Canadian Consul General/Minneapolis Jamshed Merchant

0.5 Standard

174764

30

3/19/13

Reforms to Mexico’s Labor Code and Immigration Code

1.0 Standard

177317

10

4/4/13

Visiting Russian Law Firm to Present an “Update on Intellectual Property and Business in Russia

1.0 Standard

177631

24

5/28/13

The New 2013 US Immigration Bill- The Biggest Changes in US Immigration Law in 50 Years?

1.0 Standard

179756

22

6/27/13

Annual Meeting, Dinner and CLE

0.5 Standard

1.0 Std – still pending

20

Legislation and Amicus Briefs
The International Business Law Section did not submit any legislative proposals or amicus briefs in the 2012-13 term.

Annual Meeting and Election Results
The Section’s annual meeting and elections were held on June 27, 2013, at The Cooper Pub in St. Louis Park, MN.

The following individuals were elected to serve as Section Officers in 2013-14:

Chair: Ben Sharp
Vice Chair: Mary McCormick
Treasurer: Eugene Sherayzen
Secretary: Boris Parker

The following individuals were elected to serve on the Section’s Council from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2013:

Patrick Kelly
Suzanne Haas
Scott Borene
Thomas Davis
Frederick Dawe
Edward J. Hayward
Paula Johnson
Gaylen Knack
Alison McElroy
Mark McNeil
Ted Dorenkamp
Suncica Sejdinovic

Membership Committee:
Frederick Dawe, Chair
Susanne Haas
Paula Johnson

 

Submitted By:
Eugene Sherayzen, Section Chair
July 1, 2013

 

 

- Last Updated 02/27/2014 -

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