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What is the ART Act?
September 23, 2014
Herrick was pleased to sponsor an evening devoted to an examination of the American Royalties Too (“ART”) Act and issues arising from it. The proposed legislation would provide resale royalties to visual artists. Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), the author of the Act and ranking Democratic Member of the House Intellectual Properties Subcommittee, explained its features and answer questions from the audience.
Breakfast Briefing with His Excellency Ali Babacan, Deputy Prime Minister for Economic and Financial Affairs, Government of the Republic of Turkey
October 10, 2013
Herrick’s Turkish Practice Group hosted a breakfast briefing with His Excellency Ali Babacan, Deputy Prime Minister for Economic and Financial Affairs, Government of the Republic of Turkey.
Breakfast Briefing with the President, Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry, Investment Support and Promotion Agency
October 1, 2013
Herrick’s Turkish Practice Group hosted a BCIU breakfast briefing with Mr. Ilker Ayci, President, Investment Support and Promotion Agency of Turkey (ISPAT). A delegation of 13 business leaders joined the discussion. ISPAT is the official organization promoting Turkey's investment opportunities to the global business community and providing assistance to investors before, during, and after their entry into Turkey. Mr. Ayci, who reports directly to Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, discussed Turkey's economic and commercial strategy.
What Legal Pitfalls are there for Foreign Investors Investing in the USA
September 27, 2013
Barbaros Karaahmet presented on legal issues for foreign investors investing in the United States at the UIA Conference on Foreign Investment In and From Turkey.
32nd Annual Conference on U.S. - Turkish Relations Partnership, Trade and Investment
June 2-5, 2013 -- American-Turkish Council
Larry Kaye, Barbaros Karaahmet and Michael McMahon attended the American-Turkish Council in Washington, DC.
Baku International Humanitarian Forum (Azerbaijan)
Baku, Azerbaijan
Michael McMahon was a panelist on Multiculturalism in the Life of a Society at the Baku International Humanitarian Forum.
International Conference on Small Business and Private Entrepreneurship
September 2012 -- Tashkent, Republic of Uzbekistan
Michael McMahon was a speaker at the American Business Law and Politics International Conference on Small Business and Private Entrepreneurship discussing the Implementation of Socio-Economic Policy.
Cocktails and Conversation with Mayoral Candidate Scott Stringer
June 5, 2012 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
On Tuesday, June 5th our guest was Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer. Mr. Stringer, a native New Yorker, is a two-term Borough President who previously served for more than 13 years in the New York State Assembly. Over the years he has developed a strong reputation as a catalyst for reform on a range of issues including affordable housing, environmental sustainability and New York City income tax reform.
Energy Security and The Regional Problems in Caucasus
May 2012 -- Bursa, Turkey
Michael McMahon was the keynote speaker presenting "Energy Security and The Regional Problems in Caucasus" at the Uludag University and Haydar Aliyev Foundation Conference in Bursa, Turkey.
Think Globally, Act Locally
April 2012
Michael McMahon served on a panel entitled “Turkish American Grassroots Advocacy”, at the 32nd Annual Turkish American Federation in Washington, D.C.
Cocktails and Conversation with former Comptroller William Thompson
November 10, 2011 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
On November 10th Herrick hosted William C. Thompson Jr., former two-term New York City comptroller and former president of the Board of Education.
Turkey's New Foreign Policy and its Implications
November 2012
Michael McMahon served on a panel entitled “Turkish American Grassroots Advocacy”, at the 32nd Annual Turkish American Federation in Washington, D.C.
Political Approach to Threats and Opportunities in the Region
October 2011 -- Antalya, Turkey
Michael McMahon moderated a panel entitled “Political Approach to Threats and Opportunities in the Region" sponsored by Turkish Textile Employers' Association in Antalya, Turkey. The panel included Fareed Zakaria of CNN and TIME, Emma Sky of the BBC and Faruk Logoglu, Former Ambassador from Turkey to U.S. and Vice Chair of the CHP Party.
Cocktails and Conversation with Public Advocate and Mayoral Candidate Bill de Blasio
September 22, 2011 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
On September 22nd our guest was New York City public advocate Bill de Blasio, one of the leading candidates to succeed Michael Bloomberg as Mayor.
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Cocktails and Conversation with City Counsel Speaker Christine Quinn
June 29, 2011 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Herrick hosted an evening of cocktails and conversation with New York City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn.
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The Lower East Side—An Endangered Place
April 23, 2009 -- Two Bridges Neighborhood Council
Richard Bass was a panelist at the premiere screening of "The Lower East Side—An Endangered Place," a documentary about how gentrification has impacted the lives of people who live and work in the Lower East Side.
Fundraiser for Melinda Katz
June 5, 2007 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Herrick hosted a fundraiser for Melinda Katz, chair of the New York City Council’s Committee on Land Use, member of the Advisory Council to the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation and candidate for New York City Comptroller.