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In an effort to stop Merit copies from leaving China, Robert C. Fay, Merit’s Director of Government Relations, conducted training sessions on March 21 and 22, 2007 in the Guangzhou Customs District, the Huangpu Customs District and Shenzhen Customs District.
 
Assisting Mr. Fay in the training sessions were Frank Ballouz, Vice President International, Louie Chong of the Harbour Group Shanghai’s office and Xilin Shen of Baker & McKenzie law firm.
 
“Chinese Customs has a great reputation, and we were pleased with their interest and commitment in working with us to stop Merit copies from leaving China,” Fay stated. “In addition to the training on how to detect Merit copies, we provided them with a list of known Merit copiers. I’m confident that these three training sessions will pay dividends for us in the future.”
 
 
Robert C. Fay, Director of Government Relations, explains how to detect Merit copies to Chinese Customs officials Zheng Liang, Deputy Director, Division of Legal Affairs Huangpu Customs District and to Bing Chen, Director Customs Supervisor, Division of Legal Affairs Huangpu Customs District. Also pictured left to right are Louie Chong of the Harbour Group Shanghai's office, Xilin Shen of Baker and McKenzie law firm and two other Customs officials.

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