Frequently Asked Questions

     

     
    When and where will the 2016 Doing Business Globally series take place?

    This year the series will take place in three cities:


    What is the conference schedule?

    The Doing Business Globally programs in New York and Dallas will begin with a keynote address, followed by a plenary panel and luncheon. The afternoon session will feature a total of twelve panel discussions.
     Attendees can register to attend one out of three panel discussions offered during each of the four timed sessions. The program concludes with a cocktail reception.

    The Doing Business Globally program in Minneapolis will begin with a luncheon and plenary session, which includes a keynote speaker and General Counsel panel discussion. Following the plenary session, there will be four concurrent tracks. Each track will feature three consecutive panel discussions. Attendees can move between tracks and tailor their itineraries based on topics of interest. The program concludes with a cocktail reception and dinner.


    Who should attend?

    The Doing Business Globally program will benefit those with responsibilities for international business operations, business development, legal, finance, tax, HR, investment and compliance.  This program is designed for senior executives from corporations or other businesses. Due to space restrictions, Baker McKenzie will be limiting attendance by professionals from law firms and accounting firms.


    Why attend?

    The Doing Business Globally series, now in its sixth year, gives participants the opportunity to gain insight from global industry leaders, senior executives and interact with a global team of panelists who will present their views on industry and market developments, as well as the future of doing business globally and the associated opportunities and risks for multinationals.


    Is there a cost to attend?

    The program is complimentary; however, seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. This event is not open to attendance by other professional service providers.


    Can I receive Continuing Legal Education (CLE) or Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits by attending the conference?

    The New York and Dallas programs has been approved for 5.50 general CLE credits for California, Illinois and Texas; and approved for 6.50 general CLE credits for New York. Participants requesting CLE for other states will receive Uniform CLE Certificates. These programs will be conducted as GroupLive panel discussions. Participants can earn up to 2 CPE credits in the Business Law field of study.


    The Minneapolis program has been approved for 3.75 general CLE credits for California, Illinois and Texas; and approved for 4.5 general CLE credits for New York. Minnesota, Florida and Virginia CLE applications will be made upon request. Participants requesting CLE for other states will receive Uniform CLE Certificates. This program will be conducted as a GroupLive panel discussion. Participants can earn up to 3 CPE credits in the Business Law field of study.

    This program is designed as an overview for practitioners of all levels, and advanced preparation and prerequisites are not required to attend.*

    How do I register?

    Register online by clicking on your preferred city location.


    *Baker McKenzie LLP is a California and Illinois CLE approved provider. Baker McKenzie LLP is a California and Illinois CLE approved provider. Baker McKenzie LLP has been certified by the New York State CLE Board as an accredited provider in the state of New York for the period 12/12/15-12/11/18. This non-transitional program is not appropriate for newly admitted New York attorneys. Baker McKenzie LLP is an accredited sponsor, approved by the State Bar of Texas, Committee on MCLE. 

     

    Baker McKenzie North American Tax Practice Group is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.  State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.  Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.