U.S. - Ireland Legal Symposium 2011

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U.S. – IRELAND LEGAL SYMPOSIUM 2011 DOING BUSINESS IN THE U.S./IRELAND/EUROPE: CRITICAL LEGAL ISSUES FOR U.S. AND IRISH COMPANIES MAY 11 – 13 2011, Westport, Co Mayo, Ireland www.brehonsymposium.com

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U.S. – IRELAND LEGAL SYMPOSIUM 2011 SYMPOSIUM OVERVIEW The Brehon Law Society is delighted to bring the inaugural U.S. - Ireland Legal Symposium to Ireland in 2011 and it is the intention of the Society to make the U.S. - Ireland Legal Symposium an annual event rotating between Ireland and the U.S. The objectives of this unique event are : To harness the experience and expertise of top legal professionals across the global Irish community; To profile the high quality offerings in the U.S., Ireland and Europe in the areas of legal, financial, tax and other professional services; To promote Ireland and the U.S. as destinations for foreign direct investment by way of debate and presentation amongst the top legal, financial, tax and accounting professionals. - SPONSORS - www.brehonsymposium.com

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U.S. – IRELAND LEGAL SYMPOSIUM 2011 SYMPOSIUM CREDITS - SPONSORS - www.brehonsymposium.com This Symposium provides an opportunity to acquire up to 12 CLE credits (in Pennsylvania; Other state approvals to follow). CPD hours will be awarded at the Symposium and certification will be issued for the full day and a half of seminars. Details regarding total CPD hours available will be released once the Programme is finalised .

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U.S. – IRELAND LEGAL SYMPOSIUM 2011 SYMPOSIUM AUDIENCE - SPONSORS - www.brehonsymposium.com This Symposium is designed to bring together private legal practitioners who advise local and international corporations and other entities, in-house lawyers from various companies and business executives who want to make well-informed decisions so as to better access the investment opportunities in key sectors in Ireland, the U.S. and Europe. Academics and law students are also expected to participate. Topics relevant to international business exchange are high on the agenda and delegates from the Banking and Financial Services Sector, Accountants and Tax Professionals, Venture Capitalists, State Bodies, Government Departments and Local Authorities will also be in attendance.

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U.S. – IRELAND LEGAL SYMPOSIUM 2011 SYMPOSIUM TOPICS - SPONSORS - www.brehonsymposium.com I. Accessing Capital and Starting Up a Business Attracting venture capital, capital finance, banking State funding and grant assistance Legal structures and formations, redomiciliation, mergers and acquisitions and other areas of corporate law Public private partnerships Current tax and accounting issues

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U.S. – IRELAND LEGAL SYMPOSIUM 2011 SYMPOSIUM TOPICS - SPONSORS - www.brehonsymposium.com II. Conducting Business/Comparative Analysis Employment and Benefits Insurance; Immigration; Lobbying Public Law, Regulatory Law Intellectual Property Law Legal issues relevant to Hi-Tech Industries Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance Investigations and fraud Contracts and Commercial Transactions

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U.S. – IRELAND LEGAL SYMPOSIUM 2011 SYMPOSIUM TOPICS - SPONSORS - www.brehonsymposium.com III. Litigation and Dispute Resolution Commercial/Regulatory Litigation Alternative Dispute Resolution Ireland as a Forum for Alternative Dispute Resolution * Topics are subject to change. A final program will be circulated to all delegates and interested parties as speakers and panels are confirmed.

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U.S. – IRELAND LEGAL SYMPOSIUM 2011 SYMPOSIUM SPEAKERS - SPONSORS - www.brehonsymposium.com Deirdre Somers : Chairperson for the Brehon Law Symposium 2011 CEO, Irish Stock Exchange Deirdre was appointed Chief Executive of the Irish Stock Exchange ( ISE ) in June 2007 leading the ISE in developing its position as the centre-point of liquidity for Irish shares and as a global leader in the listing of specialist securities. She is Vice President of the Federation of European Securities Exchanges ( FESE ). Full biography can be found at: www.brehonsymposium.com

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U.S. – IRELAND LEGAL SYMPOSIUM 2011 SYMPOSIUM SPEAKERS - SPONSORS - www.brehonsymposium.com Enda Kenny is a senior Irish politician and has been the leader of the main opposition party Fine Gael from 2002 to the present. Enda Kenny is a native of Castlebar , Co. Mayo where he still lives. He first entered Dáil Éireann in 1975 following in his father’s footstep and has an unbroken election record. Full biography can be found at: www.brehonsymposium.com Enda Kenny : Official address at the Gala Conference Dinner Leader of Fine Gael and Taoiseach Elect

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U.S. – IRELAND LEGAL SYMPOSIUM 2011 ADDITIONAL SYMPOSIUM SPEAKERS - SPONSORS - www.brehonsymposium.com Kelly G. Huller , Globus Medical, Inc. John J. Egan , J Egan & Associates, LLC / J Egan Consulting LLC The Honorable Joseph Rocks , NHS Human Services Frank Ryan , Enterprise Ireland Nevan Elam , Aero Surgical Limited Gerry Kilcommins , American Chamber of Commerce Regina Brehony , Irish Venture Capital Association Gillian Buckley , Western Development Commission Brendan Cahill , William Fry Kieran Cowhey , Dillon Eustace Jeanne Kelly , Mason Hayes & Curran John Malady , Malady and Wooten Public Affairs Kevin Dooley Kent , Conrad O’Brien PC Joseph T. Kelley Jr. , Kelley & Murphy

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U.S. – IRELAND LEGAL SYMPOSIUM 2011 BOOKING FEES/COST - SPONSORS - www.brehonsymposium.com Special Early Bird Offer Early Bird - Registration and payment before March 31st, 2011 : €450.00 Register and pay for this symposium by March 31st and avail of the special Early Bird rate of €450.00 . (U.S. Dollar equivalent at time of publication: $650.00 ). Standard Attendance fee €595.00 after 31 March 2011 (U.S. Dollar equivalent at time of publication: $825.00 ); Members of the Law Society, the Bar Council and the Brehon Law Society receive a discount of €100.00 off the standard attendance fee of €595.00 - attendance fee: €495.00 after 31 March 2011. To avail of this rate, please select Affiliated Association Rate on the booking form after 31 March 2011.

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U.S. – IRELAND LEGAL SYMPOSIUM 2011 METHODS OF PAYMENT - SPONSORS - www.brehonsymposium.com Register online at www.brehonsymposium.com Online payment by Mastercard , Visa or Laser. In certain circumstances, Electronic Funds Transfers may be feasible but additional fees may apply. Please contact our re-seller Eventznet Ltd - email: accounts@eventznet.ie for details BEFORE effecting an Electronic Funds Transfer. Registration Terms and Conditions The registration fee includes registration, attendance at the Symposium, lunches, coffees, drinks receptions and admission to gala dinner per delegate. The registration fee is exclusive of travel and accommodation costs. Online payments must be made in Euros. Transactional fees may apply, and the dollar amounts stated should not be relied on for calculating the actual cost, in U.S. dollars, of online payments. Payments in U.S. dollars will be accepted by check made payable to the Brehon Law Society of Philadelphia when accompanied by the booking order from this booking site.

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U.S. – IRELAND LEGAL SYMPOSIUM 2011 - SPONSORS - Knockcranny House Hotel & Spa Westport, Co Mayo, Ireland Knockcranny House Hotel & Spa in Westport, County Mayo is recognized as one of Ireland's finest luxury four star deluxe hotel and destination spa establishments. It was awarded 'Best Four Star Hotel in Ireland 2010', 'Best Hotel Restaurant 2010' and 'Best Chef in Connaught 2010' to name but a few of their recent awards and accolades. SYMPOSIUM VENUE www.brehonsymposium.com

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U.S. – IRELAND LEGAL SYMPOSIUM 2011 - SPONSORS - Ireland Katie Cadden Solicitor c/o Lesley Emerson, PR West Tel: + 353 (0) 98 27883 Email: brehon@prwest.ie U.S. Kevin Kent Attorney at Law/ Solicitor c/o Siobhán Lyons, Executive Director Tel: + 1 267 702 5771 Email: siobhan@icphila.org www.brehonsymposium.com SYMPOSIUM CONTACTS www.brehonsymposium.com

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