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Past Event

International Innovation through Global Migration:

Canada - United States - France

Special thanks to Zahira Benabdallah for the Photos.

Merci beaucoup to Alexander David Bervik for the recap article.

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Stephen W. Green, Esq.

Senior Partner

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Jonathan A. Grode, Esq.
US Practice Director
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Michael E. Scullin, Esq.

Hon. Consul of France
Philadelphia & Wilmington

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Laure Pallez
Deputy Economic Counselor


Thursday, September 27th, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM 

McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP

1617 John F Kennedy Blvd. Ste. 1500, Philadelphia, PA  19103

CLE Credit was obtained for attorneys.

Participants heard from an international immigration legal expert and representatives of the French government and the Embassy of France in Washington, DC, who explained how each country is working to attract and foster innovation.


Our panelists shared the best strategies for your company to expand globally and key practices for successfully navigating international immigration and cross-border business travel.



6:00 PM   Registration, Networking, Refreshments: French Wine & Cheese


6:30 PM   Welcome, Presentations and Q&A


Laure Pallez, Deputy Economic Counselor, Embassy of France

Important French Economic Reforms to Promote Business Development and

Welcome Global Business under Emmanuel Macron, President of the Republic of France


Michael E. Scullin, Esq., Hon. Consul of France, Philadelphia & Wilmington, and

                                          Counsel, McElroy Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP

French Consular Services in the US & American Business Travel to France


Jonathan A. Grode, Esq., US Practice Director, Green and Spiegel LLC

Update on US Immigration for Innovation


8:00 PM   Business Card Drawing, More Networking & Refreshments

8:30 PM   Program Concludes

The French-American Chamber of Commerce - Philadelphia and the France Canada Chamber of Commerce - Ontario

collaborated on this seminar which was held on 9/26 in Toronto and on 9/27 in Philadelphia.


FACC Philadelphia

McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP

1617 John F. Kennedy Blvd. Ste. 1500

Philadelphia, PA, 19103 USA

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

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FCCC Ontario
Green and Spiegel LLP
150 York Street, 5th Floor 
Toronto, ON M5H 3S5 Canada 

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

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