Legal Update

Wong Fleming Presentation in Hamburg, Germany on the
Limitation of Presidential Powers

Daniel Fleming and Linda Wong, Partners of Wong Fleming’s Princeton, New Jersey office, presented a seminar on the recent election and the limitations of powers of the President to withdraw from treaties, issue and cancel executive orders and congressional executive agreements, and affect international law and policy.
Wong Fleming’s European Alliance Partner, Schomerus & Partner, hosted the presentation on December 12, 2016 in its Hamburg, Germany office. 
This timely presentation, “How President Trump Can Affect Your Business and Your Future,” discussed how America’s 45th President might affect business in Europe, in general and Germany, specifically. Clients of Schomerus & Partner along with the members of the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce and several German Trade Business Associations were in attendance.
Mr. Fleming and Ms. Wong led a discussion after the presentation on what German businesses can do to prepare for, and even take advantage of, changes that President-elect Trump has promised to implement.
Daniel Fleming is the Chair of the Firm’s Banking, Finance & Bankruptcy Practice Groups. Mr. Fleming’s bankruptcy practice focuses on the representation of secured creditors. He received his law degree from the Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America in 1981. Mr. Fleming is a member of the New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio, and D.C. bars, with admission pending to the Bar of the State of California. For the last five years, he has served as a Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee for Asian Bank in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Linda Wong is the Chair of the Firm’s Employment Practice Group and Co-Chair of the Trial, Insurance Defense and Coverage Practice Group and the Intellectual Property Practice Group. Ms. Wong concentrates her practice on employment, commercial, insurance defense and intellectual property matters. She received her law degree from Rutgers University in 1982.  She is a frequent presenter at national and local bar associations and is a trainer and consultant on employment law issues, including sexual harassment for major corporations and public institutions. Ms. Wong is a member of the New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and D.C. bars.
Wong Fleming maintains an alliance with the German law firm of Schomerus & Partners, which is headquartered in Hamburg, Germany but maintains a global platform throughout all of Europe.
Wong Fleming provides experienced U.S. legal representation both for German and other European clients with business or personal interests in the United States and U.S.-based clients doing business in Germany and Europe. Our multidisciplinary Europe-U.S. cross-border team advises clients in a wide range of industries, including among many others, banking, communications, energy, aerospace, retail, insurance, food and beverages, life sciences, manufacturing, professional services, and software and technology.

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