FLORIDA-QUEBEC FORUM

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, March 16, 2018

2018/03/16 07:30:00
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The Florida Bar International Law Section and Quebec Bar are organizing the 2018 Florida-Quebec Forum at the Fort Lauderdale Hilton Hotel on March 16, 2018, focusing on American-Canadian Business and Investment topics. Main theme is “Legal & Tax Pointers for Business & Investment Success”.

This Forum is dedicated to improve relations between colleagues of the NAFTA legal & professional communities, including solicitors, accountants, bankers, lawyers, judges and civil law notaries.

Outstanding lecturers include eminent legal practitioners and academics practicing in international investment, tax and business fields between United States and Canada.

PROGRAM

Florida-Quebec Forum

March 16, 2018

Hilton Hotel, Fort Lauderdale

HOURS

PROGRAM

PLACE

7:30-8:30

Speakers’ breakfast

Hilton Restaurant – Garden Grille & Bar

8:00 – 8:20

Late Subscriptions
Sponsors & material installation
Florida Bar Services’ presentation
(International Law Section)
Sponsors announcement

Dolphin Ballroom Conference Room

PROGRAM

PART 1. PROFESSIONNALS SESSION

HOURS

TOPICS

SPEAKERS

PLACE

8:20 – 9:10

Cross Border Product Liability:
Enterprise’s viewpoint & Legal Aspects

Pierre-Alexandre Fortin (Canadian speaker)
Frederic Michel Barthe (US speaker)

Dolphin Ballroom Conference Room

9:10 – 10:00

US & Canadian Immigration Law Update

James LaVigne (US speaker)

Dolphin Ballroom Conference Room

10:00 – 10:10

Break (coffee/tea)
Networking
Sponsors announcement

Dolphin Ballroom Conference Room

10:10 – 11:00

Managing & Selling a Florida Business

Thomas Raleigh (US speaker)

Dolphin Ballroom Conference Room

11:00 – 11:50

Automatic Disclosure of Banking
Information: Problems & Solutions

Eric Vigneron (French speaker)
Francis Boyer (US speaker)

Dolphin Ballroom Conference Room

11:50 – 12:50

US Federal Tax Law Update

Lucius Smejda (US/Canadian speaker)
Professor William H. Newton (US speaker)

Dolphin Ballroom Conference Room

12:50 – 14:00

Professional lunch
2 Keynote speakers (US & Canadian)
Networking
Awards
Sponsors Announcement
Violin solo session by Marie-Eve Paré

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(Hilton staff organizing conference room to welcome the public)

Hilton Restaurant – Garden Grille & Bar

PROGRAM

PART 2. PUBLIC SESSION

14:00 – 14:10

Late subscriptions
Buying lottery tickets
Quebec Bar Services’s Presentation:
Maryse Carré (Quebec Bar Chair)

Dolphin Ballroom Conference Room

HOURS

TOPICS

SPEAKERS

PLACE

14:10 – 15:00

Managing & Selling Florida Real Estate

William H. Hill Jr. (US speaker)
Frederic Michel Barthe (US speaker)
Kim Radcliffe (US pending speaker)

Dolphin Ballroom Conference Room

15:00 – 15:50

Vehicle Registration & Insurance in Florida

Charles Laflamme (Canadian Speaker)

Dolphin Ballroom Conference Room

15:50 – 16:40

Special Visas for Canadians

James LaVigne (US speaker)

Dolphin Ballroom Conference Room

16:40 – 17:20

How Canadians May Benefit from US 2017 Tax Reform

Lucius Smejda (US/Canadian speakers)
Margarita P. Muina (US speaker)

Dolphin Ballroom Conference Room

17:20 – 18:00

End of the forum
Sponsors announcement
Lottery draw
Invitation to the next forum

Dolphin Ballroom Conference Room

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TO REGISTER FOR

FLORIDA-QUEBEC FORUM

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Supporting Organizations

Business

  • International Business Corp

  • International Symposium Inc

  • Florida Panthers

  • City Center West Orange

Legal

  • Florida Bar (International Law Section)

  • Quebec Bars

  • Lex International Law Firm

  • Akerman LLP

Contact Us

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For sponsorship questions, please contact:

Sara Benmouna, Coordinator at IntlSymposium@gmail.com

International Symposium
150 SE 2nd Street,
Suite 1002
Miami, FL 33131 USA
Tel: +1 (305) 358-4441
Fax: +1 (305) 358-1144

 

For legal or other questions, contact:


Lucius Smejda
, Chair, Florida-Quebec Forum

Sara Benmouna, Coordinator, Florida-Quebec Forum

Lex International Law Firm
100 S.E. 2nd Street Suite 2222
Miami, FL 33131 USA
Tel: +1 (305) 358-9990
Fax: +1 (305) 358-9997
www.lex-international.com
Email: Lex1USA@aol.com