Wednesday, February 20, 2013

OWIT -- Anticorruption, Regulations and Compliance Issues in Trade and Logistics

Organization of Women in International Trade
Houston Chapter

Quarterly Luncheon – Anti-corruption, Regulations
and Compliance Issues in Trade and Logistics.

February 27th 

CĂ©line Gerson joined Cameron International Corporation (“Cameron”) as Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer from the acquisition of NATCO Group Inc. by Cameron. In her position, Ms. Gerson’s primary responsibilities include oversight of compliance related policies, procedures, enforcement and investigations, and training program. Her area of responsibility include Export Controls, Customs, FCPA and other anticorruption laws and regulations, Anti-Boycott and OFAC. Prior to joining NATCO and Cameron, Ms. Gerson represented clients on trade compliance and anticorruption matters.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Gerson also developed substantive international business skills through her position as the executive of an international trading oilfield company, where she acquired proficiency in international business practices in the areas of export of goods and services, negotiation of contracts and dispute resolution, among many other skills. These skills were used in connection with transactions between large multinational companies in Latin America, Europe, West Africa and Southeast Asia. 

Ms. Gerson is also a certified mediator and is fluent in French, Spanish and German. She is also an avid diver.

Date: February 27, 2013
Time: 11:30 AM – 01:00 PM
Place: University of Houston Small Business Development Center (UHSBDC)
2302 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77002
Cost: Members - $5.00
Non-Members - $15.00
Lunch - $10.00

Monday, February 18, 2013

Just a little Ole Pick-Up

One of the GREAT things about our Business is the variety of companies that we work with and the unexpected items that we handle for them.

This little surprise arrived this past week and is bound for overseas.