The Middle East is a region of great opportunity for businesses of all types but there are also challenges. Indiana University CIBER in partnership with the IU Center for the Study of the Middle East wants to help you learn more about doing business in and with the Middle East in an exciting and informative workshop on Friday, September 5th at the Oasis Event Space in the Regions Tower (211 N. Pennsylvania St.) in downtown Indianapolis. Spend the day (8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.) learning more about the following topics from these experts:
• Middle East Markets and Opportunities by a representative from the Middle East Department, U.S. Department of Commerce
• Opportunities, Challenges, and Chamber Efforts in Region by Steve Lutes, Director, Middle East and North Africa Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
• Structuring Business Transactions and Dispute Settlement by Frank Emmert, Executive Director, Center for International and Comparative Law, Project Director Egypt, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
• Controlling Cash and Managing Foreign Currency Risk by Tom Miller, Foreign Exchange Sales, PNC
• Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Anti-Bribery Issues by Dale Stackhouse, International Group Chair and Regulatory Compliance Group co-chair, Ice Miller
Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Registration is open but space is limited so reserve your seat now for $20 at https://indianauniv.ungerboeck.com/prod/emc00/register.aspx?OrgCode=10&EvtID=6400&AppCode=REG.
The Centers for International Business Education and Research (CIBERs) were created by Congress under the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988 to increase and promote the nation's capacity for international understanding and competitiveness. Administered by the U.S. Department of Education under Title VI, Part B of the Higher Education Act of 1965, the CIBER network links the manpower and technological needs of the United States business community with the international education, language training, and research capacities of universities across the country. The 33 CIBERs serve as regional and national resources to business people, students, and teachers at all levels. This grant program adheres to the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) Title 34, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Parts 74-86 and 97-99.[More]