Presentation to offer legal perspective on international trade

Peter KucherepaA presentation organized by the Cross Border Institute will explain how contracts can mitigate the risk of engaging in international trade, Wednesday in the Joyce Entrepreneurship Centre.

Barrister and solicitor Peter Kucherepa will discuss “How contracts are the foundations of international transactions.”

A senior policy advisor at the Department of Foreign Affairs Trade and Development Canada and director of the Forum for International Trade Training, he provides strategic policy advice on emerging non-tariff commercial barriers with Canada’s biggest trading partner, the United States.

The event will open at 1 p.m. with a networking session before the 1:30 p.m. start to the formal program. Attendance if free but registration is encouraged; e-mail