2-Credit CLE Seminar – Contract Drafting Primer: Practical Tips from the Trenches

Temple Law Japan is honored to present Mr. Joe Jones as a special guest speaker for a 2-credit CLE seminar on the topic Contract Drafting Primer: Practical Tips from the Trenches.

Date:
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Time:
18:30 doors open
19:00 seminar starts
21:00 seminar ends
Venue:
Temple University, Japan Campus, Mita Hall 5th Floor (Access)
Cost:
¥5,000 for attendees requiring CLE credit.
(Free to anyone not requiring credit)
Registration:
This event has passed

Note:

  • The seminar is held in English.
  • Persons who are interested in the topic but who do not require CLE credits are most welcome to attend.

Fast-paced review of essential contract elements, drafting pitfalls, distinguishing between superfluous "boilerplate" and required provisions, avoiding conflicts of interest, special considerations for international practitioners, and other practical considerations.

About the Speaker

Joe Jones

Joe Jones is a lawyer at Squire Patton Boggs (Squire Gaikokuho Kyodo Jigyo Horitsu Jimusho). Joe's practice focuses on cross-border corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic investments, financing arrangements and technology transactions.

Prior to joining Squire Patton Boggs, Joe worked at Shinsei Bank in Tokyo, where he handled the restructuring of debt and equity investments in the US, UK, Spain and Germany, and assisted the cross-border M&A advisory team in arranging and executing transactions for Japanese companies in the US and India. He also spent one year on secondment to the legal division of a major Japanese general trading company, covering contract negotiations for its aviation, maritime and infrastructure divisions. He started his career at the Japanese affiliate of a major US law firm, where he handled domestic corporate, intellectual property and labor issues for multinational brand owners, IT firms and media firms.

Joe attended high school in Osaka, Japan, and has passed both levels of the Japan Securities Dealers Association Sales Representative examination in Japanese.

About CLE Credit

Attorneys who need credit should bring their state attorney ID number so that they can complete the necessary paperwork. Various states, including California and New York, recognize Pennsylvania CLE credits. However, attorneys are responsible for checking with the CLE board in their jurisdiction before attending the CLE seminar whether Pennsylvania CLE credits will count towards their CLE requirements and what their jurisdiction requires them to do to claim out-of-state CLE credits. Please inform us before the seminar if your CLE board requires anything other than a copy of the Pennsylvania CLE credit form and a certificate of attendance.

Note: Persons who are interested in the topic but who do not require CLE credits are most welcome to attend.