Our Experience

International Economic and Political Forums

  • Prepared CEOs and other senior executives for effective participation in public and private events at the World Economic Forum and other senior business-to-government meetings
  • Managed novel leader-level dialogues involving the US, the EU, China, India, Brazil, and other major economies on issues ranging from climate change to currency issues
  • Integrated through the G8 leaders summit a variety of government, private sector, and NGO initiatives on public health, food security, sovereign debt reduction, and the environment
  • Negotiated accessions to NATO and the EU
  • Advised leaders on Middle East peace talks
Intl econ and political forums

Trade and Investment

  • Negotiated groundbreaking international trade and investment treaties, and resolved disputes on behalf of governments and private parties
  • Chaired the US government team that promulgated regulations for, and conducted national security reviews of, foreign acquisitions (CFIUS)
  • Helped private parties identify their interests in trade negotiations and market access talks
  • Advised members of US Congress on international trade and investment issues
Trade and investment

Global Finance and Business

  • Coordinated aspects of the US and EU responses to the financial crisis and the regulatory reform agenda through the G20, IMF, and Financial Stability Board
  • Led negotiations on financial crisis response, project finance, and macroeconomics through key international financial institutions, including the IMF and World Bank
  • Analyzed sovereign debt problems and negotiated workouts with numerous countries
  • Resolved “doing business” problems (e.g., tax, licensing, regulatory, IP protection, government procurement, national security) for infrastructure, energy, accounting, financial services, pharmaceutical, and consumer products companies
  • Devised country-specific strategies to help companies access markets and build their profiles

US Economic and Fiscal Policy

  • Prepared the Budget of the United States and worked with congressional leaders on its adoption
  • Represented the Administration in negotiations with Congress on key legislative initiatives
  • Advised businesses on budget and tax policy
  • Analyzed prospects for significant legislative developments on fiscal, trade, energy, and immigration matters
US econonmics