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The MSBA's International Business Law Section

Holiday Dinner and CLE


Join us on December 18, 2012, in the annual celebration of the International Business Law Section.  This is a rare opportunity to network with your colleagues, enjoy a delicious dinner and receive CLE credits at the same time.  Become a new member and you will enjoy the dinner and CLE for free!


"US-Canada Trade Relations: Insights from New Canadian Consul General/Minneapolis Jamshed Merchant"

Almost $2 billion of goods and services cross the United States-Canada border every day. In 2011, two-way goods trade between Canada and our five-state region was $35 billion and supported 343,800 U.S. jobs. Canada is by far the number one export customer for the upper Midwest.

Mr. Merchant, the new Canadian Consul General in Minneapolis, will address current issues involving US-Canadian Trade Relations with a follow-up Q&A session open to all attendees.


Jamshed Merchant, Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis
Jamshed Merchant began serving as Canada’s Consul General in Minneapolis in October 2012. He is Canada’s senior representative in the Upper Midwest states of Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

0.5 hour of Standard CLE credit approved
(event code: 174764)



Date:   Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Time:    5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location:   The Woman's Club of Minneapolis
410 Oak Grove Street Minneapolis, MN 55403 [Directions/Map]


Section Members:  $20.00
MSBA Members (But Not International Business Law Section Members):  $25.00
Non-MSBA Members:  $30.00
Law Students:  Free
Join the International Business Law Section and attend this event for FREE (You must be a current MSBA member but not a section member. Pay the section dues and your membership will expire on June 30, 2013.): $33.00

This is a plated dinner. Pre-registration is required.

Teleconferencing is not available.

Cancellation Policy:

Refunds will be processed for cancellation requests received in writing on or before noon on the registration deadline. Requests should be directed to the event contact person listed at the bottom of this notice. Cancellation requests received after this time are not eligible for refunds. You may send a colleague in your place if you are unable to join us and the registration deadline has passed.

Requests for an exception to this policy should be directed to Nicole Battles, Section Services Director, by e-mail or at (612) 278-6336.