March 12, 2013
By: Jerry Demuth
In the March/April 2013 edition of Global Trade magazine, reporter Jerry Demuth called on Nexsen Pruet attorney David Dubberly for insight into the Palmetto State's role in the world economy.
We are number one in the United States on per capita foreign investment, so we have a lot of international companies and international business people here and we rub shoulders every day, which I think helps South Carolina companies understand that there’s nothing strange about getting on a plane and networking globally and doing business globally,” he explains. “The fact we have a lot of big banks that offer a lot of international services and have offices internationally also helps, as does the home-grown law firms that are becoming more adept at international issues. “And we have a great support structure,” Dubberly continues. “The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Commercial Service office has an office here in South Carolina. We’ve got real good people at the South Carolina Department of Commerce who help companies find international business partners and that set up trade missions.”
Continue reading "Sweet Carolina: South Carolina Opens Doors to the Worldwide Marketplace" from Global Trade magazine.
David E. Dubberly is co-chair of the Firm's International Law Team and chair of the Firm’s Employment and Labor Law Practice Group. Having spent significant time in South America, he speaks Spanish fluently and has extensive international experience with negotiating sales, supply, design, manufacturing, joint venture, distribution, agency, licensing, and related agreements, and with handling cases related to international commercial agreements.