Law360, New York (January 11, 2018, 7:13 PM EST) — Ireland — spotting an England-size Brexit gap in English-speaking countries practicing common law within the European Union — is launching an initiative to promote itself as global center for international legal solutions, the country’s bar association said on Wednesday.

The government is encouraging legal professionals to collaborate to bolster the legal trade in international sectors, according to a statement.

As with trade and investment opportunities, the initiative pursues opportunities in the wake of Brexit, or Britain’s impending exit from the EU.

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Aer Lingus, Ireland’s only 4-Star airline connecting North America to Ireland, offers U.S. travelers extended savings when booking trips to more than 25 destinations across Ireland, the United Kingdom and Continental Europe.  To enjoy these special offers, customers must book via by January 30th (7:00 p.m. ET) and travel between April 1, 2017 and August 22, 2017. 

Aer Lingus guests may take advantage of roundtrip fares from the East Coast to Ireland, Britain and Continental Europe from $579* for springtime travel between April 1st and June 15th. Or plan a summer trip with discounted rates beginning at $749* for travel between August 1st  through August 22nd.  Terms, conditions and blackouts apply. Visit for full details.

For low fares and great deals on hotels, car hire and travel insurance visit

Welcome new Irish Chamber members!
Be sure to look out for new members at upcoming events. They will have maroon ribbons on their name tags.

Mid-Size Firm Members

Malvern Preparatory School, Mary-Helen McCulloch
Dwyer Insurance, Inc., Timothy Dwyer and Joseph Moran

Individual Members

Patrick J. Kelly, Ph.D., J.D., Riverside Law LLP
Patrick Griffin, Esq, Cantor Colburn LLP
Bruce D. Mullen, Mullen Consulting Group, LLC
Joseph O’Donnell, OMEGA Commercial Real Estate
Matthew Kilcur
Jane Barr Horstman, Jane Barr Horstman & Associates
Marguerite Boyd (Meg), AmeriHealth Caritas
Brendan McPoyle, CFP, Affinity Wealth Management, Inc.
David McLaughlin, QuantaVerse
Bray Hansel, Sterling Investment Advisors
Joseph Fitzgerald, Fitzgerald Consulting, Inc.
Nora Barry, Bridge View Media, Inc.
Michael Barney, Diversified Business Interests, LLC
Jack Butler, MRP
Michael Cawley, Gordon & Rees
Catherine Arthey, DArcy Consulting
Patrick J. Burns, Jr., Esq., Law Offices of Patrick J. Burns, Jr., P.C.
– Thomas J. Golarz, Colliers International
Michele Keogh, TranferMate Global Payments
Kate Shields, Vault Communications

The International Trade Landscape Under the Trump Administration—An Update

Trade policy is one of the ways the U.S. administration is trying to further the economic goals of the United States. In many instances, the changes represent a significant departure from the past. If the changing trade policy environment impacts your business or supply chain, you may benefit from KPMG LLP’s one-hour Webcast hosted by Trade & Customs professionals, where they will cover:

  • Renegotiation of the NAFTA, including potential key changes
  • Various executive and statutory tools being used by the Trump administration to obtain trade objectives, including remedies that may impact custom duties and the flow of goods
  • Enforcement trends.
This Webcast will be of greatest interest to import and export compliance and trade professionals and executives who are considering how to strategically plan for what’s ahead. Click HERE to register.

Teleflex Completes Previously Announced CEO Transition

WAYNE, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), a leading global provider of medical technologies for critical care and surgery, announced today that it has completed its previously announced senior leadership transition. Effective January 1, 2018, Liam Kelly, who previously served as Teleflex’s President and Chief Operating Officer, assumed the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Kelly succeeds Benson Smith, who retired as Chief Executive Officer, effective December 31, 2017. Mr. Smith, who was re-elected to the Teleflex Board of Directors in May 2017 for another three-year term, will continue to serve as non-executive Chairman of the Board. In addition, Mr. Smith will provide transition support to the Company on a consulting basis through December 31, 2019.

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