February 29, 2012 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST

"Managing Risk in International Operations and Meetings" at Meetings Beyond Borders

This event has already occurred.
The Westin Alexandria
400 Courthouse Square
Alexandria, VA 22314

I. Organizational Options

1. One time event versus ongoing presence in the international location

....IF ongoing presence
a. Independently incorporated entity
b. Branch office

2. Availability and treatment of nonprofit status varies in international jurisdictions

II. Contract Issues - Generally

a. Dispute Resolution
b. Governing Law
c. Intellectual Property Issues
d. Termination Provisions

III. Contract Issues - Hotels/ Convention Centers

a. Limitations of Liability
b. Broad Force Majeure
c. Currency
d. Security

IV. Insurance Issues

a. Scope of association coverage - does it cover claims abroad?

V. Tax and Accounting Considerations

VI. Intellectual Property

a. Registration of IP
b. Is IP at risk in target country?

VII. Additional US Law Considerations

a. US export controls and economic sanctions
b. US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
c. National and international bribery laws


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