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Miller Canfield International Business Briefing: Establishing a Business Presence in India

September 18, 2006

Michigan and Ontario businesses seeking to improve profitability by establishing operations in India or outsourcing products or services there should attend Miller Canfield’s upcoming International Business Briefing, “Establishing a Business Presence in India: Acquisitions, Operations and Outsourcing,” on Wednesday, October 18, from 8:30-11:00 a.m. at the Automation Alley International Business Center (2675 Bellingham, Troy, Mich.).

Attendees will hear from an impressive group of professionals who have first-hand experience with doing business in India. The briefing includes a legal overview by Sally A. Hamby, a Miller Canfield corporate attorney in Troy; a discussion on business issues and opportunities for North American companies considering India by Abeezar E. Faizullabohoy, a corporate and foreign investment attorney from J. Sagar Associates in Mumbai, India; and best practices from U.S. business leaders who have expanded into India, given by Varun Vijay Rao, vice president of operations of New York City-based OfficeTiger. Also presenting is Sri Bramadesam, vice president of Troy-based Detroit Engineered Products, which has a subsidiary, Nuvent Technologies, located in India.

This event is co-sponsored by Automation Alley and Miller Canfield. Cost is $25 per person. A continental breakfast is included starting at 8:00 a.m. Please make reservations to Sandy Bera at 248.267.3345 or

About Miller Canfield
The 350-attorney law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. was established in Detroit in 1852 and has offices in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Howell, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Monroe, Saginaw, and Troy, Michigan. Other offices are located in New York City, Naples and Pensacola, Florida, Windsor, Ontario, and in Gdynia, Warsaw, and Wroclaw, Poland.

About Automation Alley
Automation Alley drives the growth and image of Southeast Michigan's technology economy through a collaborative culture that focuses on workforce and business development initiatives.

More than 600 businesses, educational institutions and government entities belong to Automation Alley, covering an eight county area and the City of Detroit. Automation Alley promotes regional prosperity through the Automation Alley International Business Center, which provides business attraction services and exporting assistance; the Automation Alley Technology Center, which brings together businesses, educators and government to help entrepreneurs accelerate technology commercialization; and the GLIMA Network, a state-wide association for individuals engaged with and involved in technology-oriented industries. Visit