International Business Transactions

International Business Transactions Philadelphia, PA January 15, 2015     In a world that is changing rapidly, business opportunities that span the globe can involve some great challenges. Being aware of the many issues and potential issues involved increases the chance for success. J. Michael Considine, Jr. of J. Michael Considine, Jr., P.C. has chaired The International Business [...]


Political Risk in Overseas Business

Political Risk in Overseas Business November 17, 2014 Philadelphia, PA.   On November 5, 2014, the International Business Initiative sponsored a presentation Political Risk in Overseas Business by Frank Plantan, Ph.D., Co-Director, International Relations Program, The University of Pennsylvania. The leading risk for multinational corporations has become risk to reputation. Learn how to protect your company from risks in [...]


J. Michael Considine Jr., P.C. retained as legal counsel for Solar USA Power, LLC

Philadelphia, PA August 25, 2014 J. Michael Considine, Jr., of J. Michael Considine, Jr., P.C., has been retained as legal counsel for Solar USA Power, LLC, 3900 Market Street, Suite 100, Wilmington, DE 19802.  The company is involved in major solar energy projects in the United States and around the world. Considine is Chairman of the International Business Initiative of the Philadelphia [...]


Helping Global Companies Avoid Money Laundering

Helping Global Companies Avoid Money Laundering August 8, 2014. Philadelphia, PA    The Pennsylvania Bar Institute and The International Business Initiative of the Philadelphia Bar Association announce the following presentation: Helping Global Companies Avoid Money Laundering Understand why the topic of money laundering has gone from being an obscure banking issue to a legal juggernaut [...]


Appointment as General Counsel

October 14, 2013. Philadelphia, PA.  J. Michael Considine, Jr., Chairman of the International Business Initiative and co-chair of the International Law Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association, has been appointed as general counsel for Liberty Real Estate Associates, LLC, 924 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Considine will continue to represent business and individual clients from [...]


Joint Venture with Gallagher Malloy and Georges Law Firm

July 10, 2013. Philadelphia, PA.  Gallagher, Malloy and Georges, a Philadelphia law firm with a concentration in international business, energy,  personal injury and workers’ compensation, and Philadelphia attorney J. Michael Considine, Jr., former visiting lecturer in international business at Wuhan University in China and co-chairman of the International Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association, [...]


Enforcement of Intellectual Property in China

             CHINA & INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTION     At the International Business Initiative, Robert Gaybrick, Partner and Co-Chair of the Intellectual Property Practice of Morgan, Lewis and Bockius in Washington, DC., who has been involved in over 100 Patent Licensing transactions and negotiations and has significant experience in intellectual property involving China, Jennifer Groves, a partner [...]


Humor in International Business

                                                              Humor Can Help International Business Can a Playful Spirit, a Light Heart, Joking and Laughter help you be successful?  Used wisely, it can help build bonds with clients that will help your practice, according to Henri de Jongste, a Lecturer at FH Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Dortmund, Germany, author of [...]


Dilligence

May 24, 2013     When choosing a lawyer, understand that dilligence is the leading rule for the lawyer. This is a famous quote of Abraham Lincoln. Find legal counsel who will be dilligent in representing your interests. J. Michael Considine, Jr., 1760 Market Street, Suite 1100, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (215)963-1555.