MIAMI – Feb. 24, 2016 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP and advisory and investment firm Agamya Capital announce a new conference they are co-hosting titled, “Trends in Food & Agribusiness – An Essential and Growing Economy.” This event will take place in Greenberg Traurig’s Miami office Feb. 25 at 1 p.m., followed by a cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m.
The conference will focus on cutting-edge trends surrounding food and agribusiness, with industry leaders engaging in discussions regarding the latest innovations and challenges as well as tested industry-focused business and legal strategies.
The conference panels include leaders and experts in food and agribusiness, with principals and practitioners from Archer Daniels Midland, Agrium, Rembrandt Foods, HAVI Global Solutions, PSP Capital Partners, Rutgers Food Innovation Center, and more. Greenberg Traurig speakers include CEO Brian L. Duffy, as well as moderators and panelists Robert J. Herrington, Michael D. Karpeles, Justin J. Prochnow, Thomas B. Romer, Barry J. Schindler, and Meital Stavinsky. Panel topics will cover: “Avoiding Fumbles in M&A: Lessons from the Trenches”; “Regulatory Compliance and Food Safety as a Competitive Advantage”; and “How to be a Front-Runner in Food Technology, Innovation and IP Protection.” In addition, Praful Mittal, President of Agamya Capital, will give a presentation with Ken Shearer, Senior Vice President of HAVI Global Solutions, on the recent trends and climate of the industry.
Greenberg Traurig’s Food, Beverage, & Agribusiness attorneys, positioned in key jurisdictions, are called on to represent some of the most significant players in the food, beverage, agriculture, and dietary supplement industries. As clients identify new opportunities and face robust challenges, the firm’s food, beverage, and agribusiness attorneys are retained to advise and defend some of the most influential companies in the marketplace. The group has a great deal of experience guiding established brands and emerging leaders through mergers and joint ventures, false advertising claims litigation, product labeling, FDA scrutiny, related employment issues, intellectual property protection, public private partnerships and many other facets required to be successful in this dynamic industry.
“The food and agribusiness space is undergoing immense transformation and growth, and this industry has a direct impact on finance, labor, intellectual property and technology,” said Prochnow, a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Food & Beverage Practice. “Greenberg Traurig continues to play a role in cutting-edge issues in this evolving space and we are proud to have a history of providing positive solutions for our clients.”