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Dykema to Host World Services Group’s Annual Meeting 2011

September 13, 2011

CHICAGO—Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that it will help co-host the World Services Group’s Annual Meeting in Chicago on Sept. 14 to 16.

World Services Group (WSG) is a global membership association whose members are among the top providers of professional business services. WSG has more than 130 member firms representing 19,000 professionals in almost 400 offices which span more than 115 countries. Dykema is among several WSG members which are serving as hosts for the WSG Annual Meeting 2011.

In addition to Dykema’s role as co-host for this two-day conference, Paul M. Laurenza, managing member of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, is scheduled to participate as a panelist in the "Global Automotive Outlook – Evolution to Revolution" panel on Sept. 16. Laurenza’s presentation is entitled "The ‘Connected Vehicle’ – Issues and Models."

This discussion of the latest trends in the global automotive industry will also include the following panelists:

  • Jim Gillette, Principal Analyst - Financial Services, Automotive, IHS Inc.
  • Mike Benson, Managing Director, Stout Risius Ross
  • Kyu Wha Lee, Partner, Lee & Ko (South Korea)
  • Dr. Mathias Schröder, LL.M., Partner, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek (Germany)

Laurenza focuses his practice on representing consumer product, automotive and other clients on federal regulatory and related litigation issues, including those before the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Department of Transportation, Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.