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Michael W. Galligan and Christopher J. Kula Instrumental in Coordinating Joint New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) International Section-Union Internationale des Avocates (UIA) Cross-Border Transactions Seminar
Members gather for two-day program on September 13 and 14, 2010 in New York City

Michael W. Galligan, partner in the Trusts & Estates Department and International Practice, and Christopher J. Kula, associate in the Corporate Department and International Practice, both members of the New York State Bar Association's International Section, were instrumental in the creation of a joint  two-day seminar on cross-border transactions held under the auspices of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) International Section and the Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA). 

The seminar, held on September 13 and 14 at the Yale Club in New York City, covered such areas as the formation of "inbound" businesses in the U.S. and "outbound" businesses in various foreign jurisdictions; fundamental considerations for cross-border M&A, a comparative law case study; regulatory changes private investment funds are facing in the U.S. and abroad, as well as a cross-border deal trends panel headed by investment bankers. 

Mr. Kula served as the NYSBA International Section Co-Chair of the program.  Mr. Galligan, the Immediate-Past Chair of the International Section, and Mr. Kula, served on the seminar's Organizing Committee. 

For the seminar brochure, please click here.