Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

Learn the Tricks of the Trade

Join MS+K for this special seminar series presented by Su Ross and designed to give you every advantage in navigating federal trade regulations and agencies while controlling costs.

                                            January 19, 2011

Getting the Most Out of Free Trade Agreements: Looking for a way to reduce your cost of goods? This session is for you and will cover:

What Rules of Origin really require

How to obtain the FTA's lower duty rates

Record keeping requirements

The consequences of non-compliance

The direction of future U.S. FTA actions, including the Korea, Panama and Colombia FTAs

                                           February 10, 2011

Streamlining Food & Drug Administration Examination: Want to get your goods through the import process faster? This session is for you and will cover:

Proper labeling, be it on the product, its packaging or insert, its advertising, or on the Internet

How you may be responsible for what others say about your product, and what to do about it

If and how the PREDICT risk-based screening system is helping

The latest legislative and regulatory changes from the FDA and the Hill, including the Food Safety Bill

                                            March 9, 2011

Relief From Export Headaches (with special guest Frank Record, Executive Partner, MK Technology, and former Acting Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation): If the increasingly complex export process is taking its toll on you, this session is for you and will cover:

An up-to-date review of the Departments of Commerce and State licensing rules

The most common mistakes made when facing licensing issues, and how to avoid them

The roles of Census and the Automated Export System (AES)

What to do when things go wrong  

For each session:

Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP
11377 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064

8:00 - 8:30 AM ~ Check-in and Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 11:30 AM ~ Program
11:30 - Noon ~ Q+A

$90.00 for each session, or $250.00 for all three.
Please make checks payable to:
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP

Space is limited. You may register on line at

Be sure to register by January 7, 2011 for the January 12 session.
For questions, contact Jake Heffern at or 310.914.7981.

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