On December 13, 2012. the International Business Initiative hosted a presentation on Germany and Business.
On November 8, 2012, the International Business Initiative hosted a presentation on Relationships with Muslims in Business.
On September 12, 2012 at noon, the International Business Initiative, of which Considine is chairman, hosted a presentation on China: Enforcement of Intellectual Property. On August 8, 2012 the presentation was on International Issues in Copyright Law; on July 12, 2012, Immigration issues Affecting Business; on June 14, 2012, Foreign Buyers of Real Estate.
On June 29, 2012, Dr. Hao Zhao of the Chinese University of Political Science and Law Center for Intellectual Property Rights Studies was named an intern for the firm, to help in international matters, business and litigation.
In 2009, J. Michael Considine, Jr. was named Chairman of the International Business Initiative of the Philadelphia Bar Association by The International Law Committee. The International Business Initiative strives to increase expertise in and bring more international business to the Philadelphia region. Each month at a catered lunch the International Business Initiative host presentations by legal experts and companies on issues of international business. Articles based on the rountable discussions are published in the Phildelphia Bar Reporter newspaper. Handouts based on research of the latest case law decisions in International Business are provided each month.