Visit From Mr.Barry Rhoads

It was a great pleasure to have Mr. Barry Rhoads, the Chairman of Cassidy & Associates – the largest lobbying firm in Washington — return to my seminar. He gave an overview of US trade and the exposure of importers under the trade policy of the Trump administration. As to be expected – an excellent and in-depth analysis, accompanied by forecasts of the 2018 midterm elections.

Visit From Ms. Lawless and Ms. Laurence Battaille

It was a great pleasure to have Martha Lawless (left side), chief of the Services Industry Research Division at the U.S. International Trade Commission, return to my seminar.   Ms. Lawless focused on the latest global regulatory and policy measures in digital trade. She particularly highlighted the rapid emergence of digitally enabled services and manufacturing.

We had a surprise visit from Ms.Laurence Battaille, the Managing Partner of IPAC in Brussels. She shared her work in managing public relations for global firms and explained her firm’s growth in global consulting!

Visit From Prof. Demir Yener at the Seminar

It was a great pleasure to have Prof.Yener of Johns Hopkins University visit us in the Seminar. He shared his thoughts about corporate governance and increased transparency in an entertaining way.

Visit From Mr. Frank Vogl at the Seminar

Mr. Frank Vogl, a veteran in international economics and finance and also the co-founder of Transparency International and the Partnership for Transparency, came to share his insights about International Business and corruption. What an insider!