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$145

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Third Annual Mercer Conference on Current Trends in
INTERNATIONAL TRADE

THURSDAY  •  OCTOBER 8, 2015

Mercer University Atlanta Campus
3001 Mercer University Drive
Atlanta, Georgia (678) 301-6420

Directions to Mercer University Campus:  Exit I-85 at Chamblee-Tucker Road and proceed east.  Turn right on Mercer University Drive.  Turn right on Mercer Lane.  Turn right on University Circle.  Park in the North parking Lot on the left.  The seminar will be held in the Trustees Dining Room, located in the Pharmacy Administration and Cafeteria Building.  For a map of the Mercer campus please CLICK HERE

CLE Hours:
7 CLE Hours

Co-Sponsors:
International Law Section, State Bar of Georgia
;
Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics, Mercer University;
Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University
Mercer University BB&T Center for Undergraduate Research in Public Policy and Capitalism

Contributing Sponsors:
Bryan Cave
, LLP
King & Spalding LLP

Presiding:
Antonio Saravia, Program Co-Chair, Assistant Professor of Economics and Director of the BB&T
Center for Undergraduate Research in Public Policy and Capitalism, Mercer University Stetson School of Business and Economics, Atlanta
Mark Jones, Program Co-Chair, Professor of Law, Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon

8:00

Registration
(All attendees must check in upon arrival. A jacket or sweater is recommended.)

MORNING SESSIONS
8:45
Welcome and Program Overview
9:00
The Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership: Prospects and Challenges
Miguel E. Rodriguez, Bryan Cave LLP, Washington, DC
Y.S. “Steve” Lee, Distinguished Scholar in Residence and Adjunct Professor, Director of the Law and Development Institute, Emory University School of Law, Atlanta
Joseph Laroski, Counsel, King & Spalding LLP, Washington, DC
10:30
BREAK
10:45

Issues in Taxation and Transfer Pricing
Ben Miller, Director of Transfer Pricing, Bennett Thrasher LLP, Atlanta
George Soba, Principal, Global Transfer Pricing, Deloitte Tax LLP, Atlanta
James C. Nobles, Jr., James Nobles LLC, Atlanta
, International Tax and Transaction Law

AFTERNOON SESSIONS
12:15
Lunch and keynote address (Included in registration fee)
Enduring Themes and Radical Transformations in International Trade Law
Raj Bhala, Associate Dean for International and Comparative Law and Rice Distinguished Professor, University of Kansas Law School, Lawrence, KS
1:45
E-Commerce and cyber security
Evan Yee-Fan Chuck, Bryan Cave LLP, Santa Monica, CA
Todd R. Benson, Attorney, United Parcel Service, Atlanta
The Cyber-Security Aspects of E-Commerce
Steven Simon, Associate Professor of Management Information Systems, Mercer University Stetson School of Business and Economics, Atlanta
3:15
break
3:30
Drugs, Pharmaceuticals, and the Cosmetics industry
International Outsourcing of Clinical Trials and Its Effect on the Innovation and Pricing of Drugs in the U.S. Pharmaceutical Industry
Arnab Nayak, Assistant Professor of Economics, Visiting Faculty, Mercer University Stetson School of Business and Economics, Atlanta
International Trade Aspects of Drug Legalization on Producing Countries
Antonio Saravia
International Intellectual Property Protection for Cosmetics
Joel C. Williams, Bryan Cave LLP, Atlanta
5:00
ADJOURN