Archive | April 2013

Firm’s Mexican Colleague Will Speak to Bar Association in Buffalo

On May 1, Mexican attorney, Enrique Acosta Sáenz, will be in Buffalo  for a presentation at the Bar Association of Erie County, in downtown Buffalo.   Mr. Acosta is the Founding & Managing Partner of Boutique Legal Internacional, an affiliate of the Law Offices of Jon P. Yormick Co. LPA with offices in Buffalo and Cleveland.  Boutique Legal Internacional has offices in Chihuahua and Juarez, Mexico.

“After working with Enrique on client matters for the past 3 years, I am pleased we will have this opportunity to meet with clients, business groups, and other attorneys in the region to learn more about doing business in Mexico,” stated Yormick.  “Mexico is being discovered and ‘re-discovered’ by many companies as a market, strong manufacturing country, and recognized as a growing economy, mentioned as part of the TIMPs – Turkey, Indonesia, Mexico, and Philippines – and the MISTs – Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea, and Turkey,” Yormick added.

Mr. Acosta’s presentation is entitled Minimizing Duties and Taxes: A Mexican Update.  He will discuss strategies companies exporting to Mexico and those operating in Mexico can employ that minimize duty and tax liabilities to successfully compete in this important NAFTA market.

The program is presented by the International Law Committee, as part of the BAEC’s Noontime Lecture Series, but will begin at the special time of 4:00 pm.  The presentation is open to in-house and private practice attorneys, executives and managers of the international business community, and students.  To register, please visit http://bit.ly/112oSEC.

Firm Will Welcome Mexican Colleague to the Eastern Great Lakes Region

From April 30 – May 3, Mexican attorney, Enrique Acosta Sáenz, will be in the region for a busy schedule of presentations and client meetings with Jon Yormick.  Mr. Acosta is the Founding & Managing Partner of Boutique Legal Internacional, an affiliate office of the Law Offices of Jon P. Yormick Co. LPA.  Boutique Legal Internacional has offices in Chihuahua and Juarez, Mexico.

Messrs.  Acosta and Yormick will be meeting with clients in Toronto and Buffalo before traveling to Cleveland for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, International Law Section’s Conference on May 2, Challenges Facing Legal Counsel When Companies Think and Act Globally.  Mr. Acosta will participate on a panel at the conference, Doing Business Under NAFTA, giving a presentation on Structuring Mexican Operations to Minimize Taxes and Duties.  Mr. Yormick is the Chair of the CMBA International Law Section and will speak on How Importers Can Meet the Duty of Reasonable Care and Avoid Costly Customs Penalties, as part of the Customs Duty and Penalty Savings Strategies panel.  The conference is open to in-house and private practice attorneys, executives and managers of the international business community, and students.  For more information about the conference and registration, please visit http://bit.ly/WsEPba.

Messrs. Acosta and Yormick will then be back in Buffalo and in Rochester for more client meetings and Mr. Acosta’s May 3 presentation at the International Resource Group’s lunch meeting in Rochester.  At the luncheon, he will speak on Minimizing Duties and Taxes: A Mexican Update.  The meeting will take place from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Mohawk Global Logistics, 400 Air Park Drive (off Scottsville Road near the Greater Rochester International Airport) and is open to IRG and IBC members ($15), non-members ($25), and students ($10).  Please RSVP by April 23 to irg@rochester.rr.com.

“After working with Enrique on client matters for the past 3 years, I am pleased we will have this opportunity to meet with clients, business groups, and other attorneys in the region to learn more about doing business in Mexico,” stated Yormick.  “Mexico is being discovered and ‘re-discovered’ by many companies as a market, strong manufacturing country, and recognized as a growing economy, mentioned as part of the TIMPs – Turkey, Indonesia, Mexico, and Philippines – and the MISTs – Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea, and Turkey,” Yormick added.