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Maria E. Celis, Partner, Neville Peterson LLP to Speak at the KC’s Event

New York, NY, April 05, 2016 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Maria E. Celis, Partner, Neville Peterson LLP to Speak at the KC’s event will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Significant Perspectives LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for June 8, 2016 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

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About Maria E. Celis
Maria E. Celis has worked in Customs and international trade for over 16 years, and is a partner in the New York office of Neville Peterson LLP. She practices in the areas of international trade, Customs, export law, Food and Drug Administration, and other federal regulatory matters. She is admitted to practice before various federal courts, including U.S. Court of International Trade and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Ms. Celis has been asked to speak before numerous groups regarding trade, including: Cargo Logistics America in San Diego, California; the Mediterranean Anglo- American Business Network (MAABN) in Aix-en Provence and Marseille, France; the Midwest Global Trade Association (MGTA), in Minneapolis, MN; and the Xinji Chamber of Commerce in Hebei, China, on such issues as Exporting and Business Strategies During a Recession, INCOTERMS, Free Trade Agreements, Essential in Commercial Contracts, and Payment Terms in International Commercial Contracts; and NAFTA and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement.

About Neville Peterson LLP
Neville Peterson LLP is a law firm concentrating in international and domestic trade regulation matters. For more than 25 years, the firm has provided legal counsel and representation to foreign and domestic corporations and industries, governments, Customhouse brokers, freight forwarders, carriers and individuals in the areas of international trade, Customs law, export controls, intellectual property, antitrust, shipping, product safety, and related Federal regulatory disciplines.

The firm’s practice spans administrative representation, litigation and counseling before United States and foreign agencies, courts and international organizations.

Event Synopsis:
After seven years of negotiation, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a massive trade agreement among twelve Pacific Rim countries was finally signed last February. The pact seeks to reduce tariffs and non-tariff barriers, set common standards for labor, environmental and intellectual property protections, and strengthen economic ties among the nations involved.

However, considering the criticisms the TPP has received in many countries prior to and after its signing, years of negotiations is still needed for this agreement to be totally implemented. Thus, it is crucial for companies to ensure their full understanding of the significance and consequences of this deal to avoid potential risks and maximize international trade opportunities.

In this two-hour Live Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group will discuss the latest issues and significant insights on strengthening your understanding of Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Key issues that will be covered in this course are:

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement - An Overview
Significant Issues Affecting the Global Trade Landscape
Possible Implications and Risks
Potential Challenges and Ramifications
Recent Regulatory Updates

About The Knowledge Group /The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit:
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