Rick Minor, 'From NC to the EU and Back: One UNC Law Grad's Perspective on the State of Transatlantic Relations'

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Start:
April 18, 2016 @ 5:30 pm
End:
April 18, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
Contact:
Center for European Studies
Phone:
+1.919.962.6765
europe@unc.edu
Venue:
FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003
Phone:
+1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Rick Minor is a lawyer with more than two decades of multi-disciplinary in-house and advisory firm experience in the U.S. and Europe. He has held senior executive positions in Europe with U.S. Fortune 100 companies in the high tech (Honeywell) and e-commerce sectors (AOL Time Warner), and with the world’s largest steel company (Arcelor Mittal). He practiced international law with global law firms in Washington, D.C., London and Munich, and also worked in Brussels and Luxembourg.

Minor is a recognized thought leader on international tax policy and privacy law issues. In 2015, he was appointed to the technical advisory group of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris, to advise the OECD on developing international tax policy in the area of consumption taxes.

While in Luxembourg, Minor advised the Luxembourg government of Jean Claude Juncker (now President of the European Commission) on fiscal and privacy law matters. In 2007, the Luxembourg government awarded Minor a civil medal for his contributions in helping to develop the country’s high tech sector. Locally, Minor is a commissioner on N.C. Chief Justice Martin’s Commission on the Administration of Law in Justice and is Head of International Business Development at the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina.

This lecture is presented as part of Europe Week at Carolina, organized by the Center for European Studies.

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