Apr. 19, 2021

Timothy D. Charlesworth to Host “Legal Considerations When Entering a Foreign Market”

On Tuesday, April 27, at 10:30 am, FLB International Business & Trade Law attorney Timothy D. Charlesworth will be presenting “Legal Considerations When Entering a Foreign Market,” in conjunction with LEXNET, The World Trade Club of the Lehigh Valley, and the Lehigh University Small Business Development Center. Topics will include: Options to enter a new foreign market or expand in existing markets; […]

Nov. 13, 2020

Getting Ready for LIBOR to Disappear

Most of FLB’s business clients borrow money from commercial lenders, such as banks and credit unions.  If any of your loans are priced on the basis of LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate), you have probably heard that this is going to change.  The “sun will set” on LIBOR at the end of 2021, and lenders […]

Nov. 3, 2020

This way to the Brexit.

Whether there is a Brexit deal or not, changes are coming as of January 1, 2021.  At that point, the United Kingdom will no longer be part of the European Union.  Whether you import or export (or both), there is a good chance that you will be affected.  Many of our clients have used the […]

May. 8, 2020

Webinar: Tips for International Trade in Covid-19 Era

On Tuesday, May 19 at 11 am, FLB International Business & Trade Law attorney Timothy D. Charlesworth will be presenting “Tips for International Trade in the COVID-19 Era,” in conjunction with LEXNET and the Lehigh University Small Business Development Center. Topics will include: Distributor Agreements Logistics Challenges Delays at Ports Changes in Export Rules Exporting […]

Apr. 10, 2020

U.S. Restricts Export of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has announced a Temporary Final Rule (to be published and effective April 10, 2020), dealing with “Prioritization and Allocation of Certain Scarce or Threatened Health and Medical Resources for Domestic Use.”  This Rule prohibits the export of enumerated personal protective equipment (PPE), including certain respirators, surgical masks and gloves.  […]

Jan. 13, 2020

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba Completes Relocation to Downtown Allentown

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba (FLB), the Lehigh Valley’s leading law firm, announced today it has completed its relocation to downtown Allentown. The firm moved to a 20,000-square-foot space on the 8th Floor of Two City Center, consolidating its legal and administrative offices under one roof. “We are excited to officially be a part of downtown […]

Dec. 9, 2019

Joseph A. Bubba Explains Why FLB is Positioned For Growth While Discussing Move to Allentown

Co-Managing Shareholder, Joseph A. Bubba is profiled in a special feature of Lehigh Valley Business, discussing why the law firm is in a position to grow in the new decade. The section featured 20 business leaders and asked them to provide insights into the new year (and decade) by answering a single question. Mr. Bubba […]

Oct. 7, 2019

FLB Tops Lehigh Valley Business Reader Rankings For Third Consecutive Year

For the third consecutive year, Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, PC has been named by the readers of Lehigh Valley Business both the Top “Business Law Firm” and Top “Mergers & Acquisitions Firm” in the region.  Thousands of votes were cast in Lehigh Valley Business’ reader rankings, and the results were published on October 7, 2019. […]

Oct. 3, 2019

Timothy Charlesworth Invited To Reception For Local Business Leaders

The Consul General of Canada hosted a Reception for local business people and community leaders at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg Center on September 26.  The Reception was followed by the opening of a performance of Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal.  FLB’s Timothy Charlesworth was among the invitees. This outreach by the Canadian Government highlights […]

Aug. 30, 2019

Timothy Charlesworth Reviews US-China Tariff Impacts on Lehigh Valley Businesses With The Morning Call

Timothy D. Charlesworth, shareholder and chair of the Firm’s International Business & Trade Law group was recently asked by The Morning Call to comment on the impact of US-China Tariff’s on Lehigh Valley businesses. The article, “Despite Trump’s order, Lehigh Valley companies are staying in China” tackles the impact of the growing economic tensions between […]