On October 1, 2010 partner Paul C. Rosenthal participated in the National Confectioners Association’s 2010 Washington Forum. The event was held in Washington, D.C. Mr. Rosenthal spoke on the new framework agreement established between the cocoa industry and governments of the United States, Ghana and Ivory Coast, which represented a significant step forward in addressing child labor issues in the harvesting of cocoa beans in West Africa.