August G. Minke holds degrees of Masters in Law (LL.M.) from Universiteit Utrecht (1986) in the Netherlands and from Pace University (2001) in White Plains, NY. He has worked as a corporate lawyer and business manager in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany before moving to the United States. Mr. Minke is an adviser to European companies conducting business in the United States and to U.S. law firms involved in international litigation with a European touch. He also trains corporate expatriates of Fortune-500 companies on successfully doing business across the Atlantic and has lectured on cross-cultural aspects when working abroad. Initially based in New York City, Mr. Minke currently operates from Newport Beach, California.