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More Time for Nominations for Appointment to U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration has extended from March 30 to April 13 the deadline for submitting applications for up to three individuals to be appointed through Aug. 13, 2016, as representatives to the U.S. section of the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum. This forum provides joint recommendations on the creation of an economic environment in which the two countries’ private sectors can partner, thrive and enhance commercial ties to expand two-way trade. Nominations received will also be considered for ongoing appointments to fill any future vacancies that may arise through Aug. 13, 2016.

Each candidate must be the chief executive officer or president (or have a comparable level of responsibility) of a U.S.-owned or -controlled company that is incorporated in and has its main headquarters in the U.S. and that is currently doing business in both Brazil and the U.S. Each candidate also must be a U.S. citizen or otherwise legally authorized to work in the U.S. and able to travel to Brazil and locations in the U.S. for meetings. Candidates may not be registered foreign agents under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938.

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