PAST EVENT:  12/14/2020

French-American Office Hours: 

For French Employees, HR Professionals,
American & International Business Travelers, and 
Companies with French Business Ties


US Work Visa and Travel Questions Were Answered!


Monday, December 14th, 2020

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Complimentary Webinar via Zoom

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM EST

Participants stayed on Zoom to introduce themselves and network.
The information shared was optional, but we suggested

Full Name, Job Title, Company, and your Zoom Location.

Guests were invited to share their email (also optional) in the chat.

Over 40 participants joined us to hear from our speakers who addressed questions that French and American companies HR Personnel, and employees had regarding work visas, immigration, business, and travel to/from Europe in the near future.

TARGET AUDIENCE:  HR Professionals, French Employees, American & International Business Travelers, and 

Companies with French Business Ties

WELCOME BY:  Jeremy Heep, Esq., FACC President



Blandine Chantepie-Kari
VP Universities and Entrepreneurship, Soft-landing Programs
European American Enterprise Council and ENRICH in the USA

Blandine, International Strategist, specializes in Foreign Direct Investment attraction programs and support services, from planning entry strategies to new markets, and creating the local support ecosystem. She also advises companies on business development in the US, Canada, Europe, and beyond.



Jonathan Grode, Esq.

U.S. Practice Director & Managing Partner

Green and Spiegel LLC - Immigration Law

  • General US Immigration and Visa Update

  • Coronavirus Quarantine and Travel Bans between the US, France, and Canada

  • US Embassy and Consulates Abroad



Michael Scullin, Esq.

Honorary Consul of France in Philadelphia and Wilmington,

and Counsel to McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP

  • Perspectives on scope of services

  • Developments on the horizon

  • Business creation in the post-COVID environment

Olivier Piton, Esq.

Founder of Piton Gillespie Transatlantic Law Firm,

Vice President, Consular Council, DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV

  • Current Restrictions for travel between the US and France

  • Current Situation in France

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