USRBC LUNCHEON WITH RF CENTRAL BANK FIRST DEPUTY GOVERNOR KSENIA YUDAEVA
April 17, 2015 - USRBC hosted a special luncheon with Ksenia Yudaeva, First Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Russia, at the W Hotel, Washington, DC. Read more >>
USRBC MEMBERS-ONLY BRIEFING: RUSSIA'S CURRENT SLOWDOWN: SERIOUS, AN OPPORTUNITY OR BOTH?
March 6, 2015 - Chris Weafer, Founding Partner at Macro-Advisory, shared with USRBC members his unique insights into what to expect from the Russian economy this year, how investment opportunities are being shaped by the economic downturn, and what areas hold potential for emerging business prospects. Presentation >>
USRBC's SEMINAR ON "UNDERSTANDING THE CURRENT BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT IN RUSSIA"
March 5, 2015 - USRBC’s seminar on “Understanding the Current Business in Environment in Russia” placed in perspective the current challenges facing Russia’s economy with presentations by SPIEF’s Chairman of the Board Sergey Belyakov, Citi’s Managing Director and Head of Global Country Risk Management Alexander Wolfson and the Director of Columbia University Harriman Institute Timothy Frye. Attorneys from Debevoise & Plimpton, the event’s sponsor, offered insights regarding important reforms in Russia related to the court system and new rules with implications for corporate governance in Russia, foreign investment and corporate structures. Photos and presentations >>
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USRBC Roundtable and Cocktail with Young Russian Political Leaders
April 27, 2015 - USRBC members shared their government relations experiences and insights into the U.S. policy making process with a delegation of young Russian political leaders visiting the U.S. under an exchange program organized by the American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL). The discussion continued at a cocktail reception hosted by the USRBC in collaboration with Toyota Motor North America.
"Foreign and domestic business should be equal partners in [our] regulatory dialogue. Feedback is a pre-requisite of success."
-- Viktor Khristenko, Chairman, Eurasian Economic Commission
The USRBC, in collaboration with the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia and in cooperation with the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), provided a unique opportunity for the business community to engage with EEC officials and augment its understanding of the EEC's new rules and regulatory framework impacting their business. Read more >>
This year's USRBC Annual Meeting "The New Economic Reality of Today's Russia" provided businesses and entrepreneurs access to the latest information on market conditions, complicated geopolitical relationships, and regulatory developments with leading U.S. and Russian investors and policy experts. This years' Annual Meeting refocused attention on the business community's role in spurring progress in commercial relations, strengthening economic engagement and successfully managing investments in this challenging period. More >>
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