Leadership Series

US and Foreign International Business Regulations & Privacy Information Security

NCCBA Luncheon 10-7-2016

You are cordially invited to join the NCCBA's First Friday Luncheon on Oct. 7, 2016. Three honored guest speakers Saad Gul, Michael E. Slipsky, and Jennifer G. Parser from Poyner Spruill LLC will share their experience on international business regulations and privacy information safety based on their extensive experience and knowledge. In general, topics will be covered as below:

  1. Bilateral investment treaties (political risk insurance from government; World Bank/Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency financing available)
  2. IP
  3. NDA/Non-competes
  4. Know Your Customer- don't become an “Unindicted co-conspirator”
  5. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (local agents)
  6. Cyber Risk - Breach
  7. Cyber Risk - Malware
  8. Cyber Risk - Industrial Espionage
  9. Insurance - cyber, Commercial & General Liability - geographic
  10. Data Export Restrictions - Incoming and Outgoing (dual use and privacy concerns)
  11. Doing business with foreign partners - the immigration aspects: business visitors; avoiding H-1B quota; status of EB-5 program, retrogression, changes ahead


Please enjoy the lecture with us!

Saad Gul

Saad Gul

Saad Gul focuses his practice on privacy and information security.He advises dients on a wide range of privacy, data security, and cyber liability issues, including risk management plans, regulatory compliance, cloud computing implications, and breach obligations. In advising his clients on these issues, he often draws on his technical background and prior career as an IT consultant. Saad also published a dozen law review articles, as well as a number of articles in trade journals. He is also served on the Cyber Security Task Force of U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

In addition to his privacy practice, Saad also represents clients in complex commercial litigation, regulatory disputes, and antitrust matters. He has handled high- profile litigation in state and federal appellate courts across the country, including in the United States Supreme Court.

Michael E. Slipsky

Mike is an attorney in the Business Organizations group and has practiced with the firm since 2005. Mike focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions for companies across a broad range of industries. He represents buyers and sellers in mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. He also counsels clients on a variety of privacy and information security matters, including HIPAA compliance and data breach prevention and responses. Additionally, Mike advises clients on a broad range of corporate and securities matters, including corporate reorganizations and restructurings, commercial contracts, corporate governance, the formation and maintenance of business entities, and securities offerings. Prior to joining the firm, Mike practiced with Dechert LLP in its Philadelphia office.

Jennifer G. Parser

Jennifer's practice includes a broad range of immigration and labor and employment matters. She is a multi-lingual attorney able to handle all immigration matters, including H-1B visas, L-1A, L-1B, and H visas, J-1 visas, E-1, E-2, and Australian E-3 visas, F visas and the OPT period option, the newly enacted deferred action program for undocumented youth, O and P visas, TN visas, PERM labor certifications, permanent resident, investor-, employment-, and family-based visa petitions, deportation and political asylum cases, and naturalization and renunciation matters. Jennifer can assist with EB-5 green card investor petitions, both direct and through Regional Centers for Foreign Investment. She advises on I-9 compliance, oversees and responds to issues relating to employer-generated audits, and assists with Immigration and Custom Enforcement issues. She also monitors and advises on the increasingly mandatory use of E-Verify.

After completing law school, Jennifer received a number of law certificates, including: Certificate in Public International Law, International Courts of Justice, The Hague; Certificate on E.E.C. Law, London University; and comparative private international law, Institut Universitaire de Hautes Études Internationales, Geneva, Switzerland. She is fluent in French and speaks conversational German.