Wednesday, October 24, 2018
from 8:00 AM to 9:45 AM EDT

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Golf Club of Dublin 
5805 Eiterman Rd
Columbus, OH 43016

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Columbus Chinese Chamber

Trade, Tariffs, and the Bottom Line
sponsored by the City of Dublin

The Greater Columbus Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP invite you to a presentation and panel discussion with Jack Beeler and William C. Sjoberg, International Business & Trade Attorneys, and  Dr. Oded Shenkar, Ford Motor Company Chair in Global Business Management at Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.

With the announcement of additional tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods and Chinese retaliatory response, companies and organizations must be prepared to act and to adjust their strategy. Our panelists will discuss the course of events leading to present day Chinese-American trade policies, interpret current government responses, explain commonly used business tactics in application, and revisit how similar cases have historically evolved.

Wednesday, October 24th
8:00 am Registration and Breakfast
          8:30-9:45 am Presenation, Panel Discussion and Q & A
Golf Club of Dublin,
Members: $20    Non-Members: $30
Member Table of 10: $180    Non-Member Table of 10: $280

Registration Required. The event venue is limited in seating capacity. Please RSVP no later than 5 pm Monday, October 22.


Oded Shenkar
Fisher College of Business,
Ford Motor Company Chair
in Global Business Management

Dr. Oded Shenkar is a leading expert and advisor in Chinese management systems, international strategic alliances, and organizational theory and design. His published books include Organization and Management in China 1979-1990, The Chinese Century, and Copycats: how smart companies use imitation to gain a strategic edge, among others. Throughout his career, Shenkar has published more than one hundred scholarly articles in leading journals such as The Academy of Management Review and the Harvard Business Review, while remaining a commonly cited source in news media.


Jack Beeler
Porter Wright Morris & Authur LLP
Partner in International Business & Trade

Jack maintains a general corporate practice with an emphasis on international business transactions, affordable housing, governmental economic development programs and financing for emerging small businesses. His foreign clients are based in Asia and throughout Central and South America. For more than 30 years, Jack has served as counsel for many Japanese manufacturers, logistics companies and related businesses that have established operations in Ohio, dealing with the corporate, real estate, tax, immigration and financing issues that have confronted foreign investors in the United States.


William C. Sjoberg
Porter Wright Morris & Authur LLP
Partner in International Business & Trade

Will Sjoberg brings more than 25 years of experience representing clients in antidumping and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) matters before the Office of Enforcement and Compliance (DOC) and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), and on a variety of issues before U.S. Customs and Border Protection (DHS). Will also represents clients in export control matters before the Bureau of Industry and Security (DOC), the Office of Foreign Assets Control and the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DOS).