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Butzel Long Hosts Briefing on Common Challenges and use of ‘Shelters’ in Doing Business in Mexico and Reception on April 12 in Detroit

DETROIT, Mich. – México is a hub of opportunity for U.S.-based companies looking to expand their businesses. At the same time, business leaders need to understand common challenges and important trends occurring in Mexico before moving forward.

Butzel Long is hosting a complimentary briefing program on the challenges and opportunities of doing business in Mexico from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at its Detroit office, located at 150 W. Jefferson, Suite 100.

Featured presenters include:

* James Bruno, Butzel Long attorney and shareholder
* Juan Manuel Solana Morales, Honorable Cónsul of México in Detroit
* Angel Habid Ramirez, Deputy Trade Commissioner of México
* Mariana Ruiz Lions – Strategic Relations (Onilog Group)
* Luis Emilio Fernández de Jáuregui – IT Director (Onilog Group)
* José Núñez – Business Development & Human Resources Director (American Industries)
* Salvador Martínez – Director (Entrada Group México)

The following topics will be discussed:

* México as a strategic partner,
* Growth perspectives and opportunities in the auto making and automotive parts industries in México;
* Entering and operating in the Mexican market; and,
Shelter operations in México (operating a manufacturing facility without payment of Mexican income tax, VAT or customs duties).

In addition, Butzel Long, in partnership with the Consulate General of Mexico, is hosting a complimentary reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12 at its Detroit office during the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) World Congress 2016.

Register online at For inquiries, contact Jocelyn Pomaranski at (313) 225-7075 or email at

About ProMéxico

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About Butzel Long

Butzel Long is one of the leading law firms in Michigan and the United States. It was founded in Detroit in 1854 and has provided trusted client service for more than 160 years. Butzel’s full-service law offices are located in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Mich.; New York, NY; and, Washington, D.C., as well as alliance offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City and Monterrey. It is an active member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms.

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