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Wednesday, October 10, 2012


Speaker Luiz Eugenio Porto Severo de Costa

Mr. Porto Severo assists U.S. businesses with interests in Brazil. A graduate of the PUC Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, he served as counsel in the areas of consulting and tax litigation at law firms Castro, Barros, Sobral Advogados and Barbosa Gomes, Müssnich & Aragão Advogados. He is currently a member of the Bichara, Barata & Costa Law Firm. He is author of articles published in books specializing in Tax Law,and has delivered numerous lectures throughout Brazil. His post-graduate studies in state law were completed at the State University of the State of Rio de Janeiro - UERJ.LLM, and in tax from Northwestern University (USA). Member of the Brazilian Bar Association, Rio de Janeiro section. Other confirmed speakers include: Angelo Oricchio, CEO, Paramount Coffee Chuck Bird, Director of International Sales, Neogen Corporation Bruce Thelen, Member,Dickinson Wright PLLC Saulo Gouveia, MSU Assistant Professor of Portuguese

The Global Business Club of Mid-Michigan focuses on global issues of interest to the mid-Michigan business community. The monthly GB Club luncheons provide outstanding speakers and relaxed networking opportunities. With extensive international experience, the speakers wrap personal insights around a practical and up-to-the-minute approach to conducting international trade.


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