Daily Briefs

Butzel Long hosts briefing on common challenges in doing business in Mexico

Mexico is a hub of opportunity for U.S.-based companies looking to expand their businesses. At the same time, business leaders need to understand common challenges and important trends occurring in Mexico before moving forward.

Butzel Long is hosting a complimentary briefing program on the challenges and opportunities of doing business in Mexico from 8:30-11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 12 at its Detroit office, located at 150 W. Jefferson, Suite 100.

Featured presenters include:

• James Bruno, Butzel Long attorney and shareholder

• Juan Manuel Solana Morales, Honorable Cónsul of México in Detroit

• Angel Habid Ramirez, Deputy Trade Commissioner of México

• Mariana Ruiz Lions - Strategic Relations (Onilog Group)

• Luis Emilio Fernández de Jáuregui - IT Director (Onilog Group)

• José Núñez - Business Development & Human Resources Director (American Industries)

• Salvador Martínez – Director (Entrada Group México)

The following topics will be discussed:

• Mexico as a strategic partner,

• Growth perspectives and opportunities in the auto making and automotive parts industries in Mexico;

• Entering and operating in the Mexican market; and,

• Shelter operations in Mexico (operating a manufacturing facility without payment of Mexican income tax, VAT or customs duties). 

In addition, Butzel Long, in partnership with the Consulate General of Mexico, is hosting a complimentary reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12 at its Detroit office during the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) World Congress 2016.

Register online at www.butzel.com/event. For inquiries, contact Jocelyn Pomaranski at (313) 225-7075 or email at pomaranski@butzel.com.


Registration open for ‘Walk for Justice’

Registration is now open for The Salvation Army William Booth Legal Aid Clinic’s third annual Walk for Justice at the Detroit Zoo on Saturday, April 23 starting at 8 a.m.

 Tickets are $40 and available at www.walkforjustice.org. Law students can register for $20 and children, up to 16 years old, are admitted for free. The registration fee includes zoo admission, parking, a Walk for Justice t-shirt, refreshments and entry into a door prize drawing.

 Guests will enjoy face painting, a magician, clowns and games for children, as well as have the opportunity to bid in a silent auction featuring items donated by local businesses.

 All proceeds benefit The Salvation Army’s William Booth Legal Aid Clinic, which has helped resolve over 20,000 legal issues affecting low income families, individuals and U.S. military veterans. The Clinic provides quality guidance and advocacy in a wide variety of areas including family matters, housing, credit and disability issues. 

For more information about the Walk for Justice and to register, please visit www.walkforjustice.org or call (313) 361-6340.