Past Event: 7/1/2020
French American Office Hours - Part 2:
For French Employees and Companies with French Business Ties
Update with Q&A
Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Registrants joined us on Wednesday, July 1st, to hear from our speakers who addressed questions from French and American companies, executives, employees, and individuals, regarding work visas, immigration, business, and travel to/from Europe.
TARGET AUDIENCE: Personnel from French and American companies, French employees on work visas, and business people normally traveling to France.
Blandine Chantepie-Kari, VP Soft-landing Programs, European American Enterprise Council
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, Green and Spiegel LLC Immigration Law
Unpacking the expected upcoming Immigration Executive Order to be issued by President Donald J. Trump
General US Immigration and Visa Update
The 14-day Quarantine as Travel Bans are lifted
US Embassy and Consulate re-openings worldwide
Michael Scullin, Esq., Honorary Consul of France in Philadelphia and Wilmington,and Counsel to McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP
Perspectives on scope of services upon reopening
Developments on the horizon
Business creation in the post-COVID environment
Olivier Piton, Esq., Founder of Piton Gillespie Transatlantic Law Firm, and Vice President, Consular Council, DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV
Opening of the French Consulate in Washington, DC for Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia Residents
Re-opening to phase 2 in France
Observing the funny side of quarantine