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ALM's U.S. Latin America Legal Summit Slated for October 30, 2013 in Miami

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NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In response to the growth in cross-border business activity across the Americas, ALM and Akerman Senterfitt will present the inaugural U.S. Latin America Legal Summit at the Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove in Miami on October 30, 2013.

The exclusive gathering will bring together legal counsel, corporate executives and compliance officers from Fortune 500 and Latin 500 companies -- as well as other key stakeholders in the region -- who will engage in lively peer-to-peer discussions on the most challenging legal issues affecting U.S. and Latin American businesses.

Core discussion topics at the Summit will include:

  • Overview of the Latin American Political and Economic Scenes
  • Legal Strategies for Conducting Business in Latin America
  • Miami as a Center for Commercial Disputes Involving Latin America
  • Seizing Business and Trade Opportunities in North America
  • Latest Trends and Hot Topics in FCPA Enforcement
  • Mitigating Risks, Liabilities and Opportunities with Labor and Employment
  • Strategies for Handling Multi-Jurisdictional Discovery and Data Collection

Akerman is serving as the sole presenting sponsor of the event. Luis A. Perez, shareholder and co-chair of the Latin American & Caribbean Practice at Akerman, is the chairman of the Summit.

The keynote address, "A Legal Overview of Latin American Political and Economic Scenes," will be presented by Professor Keith Rosenn, chair of the Inter-American and U.S. Transnational Program, at the University of Miami School of Law.

The Summit is qualified for CLE credit. A cocktail reception for speakers and attendees will follow the full-day event.

Registration for the U.S. Latin America Legal Summit is currently open. For more information about the event and to register, please go to www.corpcounsel.com/uslatamlegalsummit. Registration questions may be directed to Jennifer Coniglio at 212-457-7926; jconiglio@alm.com.

ALM Events is a leading producer of educational and networking events for legal and business professionals.

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