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Legal Keys to the U.S. Market

November 14, 2012 • Louvain-la-Neuve, Brussels

This seminar is organized by Crowell & Moring in cooperation with the Walloon Foreign Trade and Investment Agency (AWEX) and Brussels Invest & Export (B.I.E.).


9:00: Welcome

9.15: Introduction by Régine Pangaert, Head of the Walloon Brabant office, Awex
         Presentation of the programme of action of AWEX to the United States by Yaël Haumont, Area Manager
         North America, Awex     

9.30 : ‘Introduction to the legal aspects - the different potential approaches to the U.S. market. Practical aspects and experiences.’, by Emmanuel Gybels

10.15: ‘Creation of a subsidiary(/branch?) in the U.S. - Is it appropriate and/or necessary? Corporate, tax and employment aspects’, by Morris DeFeo

11.00 : Coffee break

11.15: ‘Product Liability - legal aspects of putting a product on the US market’, by Natalia Medley

12.00: Testimonials of companies

12.15: Q&A

12.30: Closing and lunch

Emmanuel Gybels, Morris DeFeo and Natalia Medley are participating.

Please send the information requested below to Stéphanie BURY (

Registration for the seminar is free, but mandatory.

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