The Russia Forum New York

Russia Forum New York 2013: Russian Investment Climate

 When: November 18, 2013  |  Where: New York City

Russian Center New York as part of its economic initiatives hosted Russia Forum New York 2013: Russian Investment Climate – a series of discussions with a thematic emphasis on the Russian investment climate.

The 2013 Forum was of great value to anyone with an interest in the Russian and American economies and these great nations’ mutual business interests. RFNY 2013 featured the keynote speech by Lorraine Hariton, Special Representative, Commercial and Business Affairs, Department of State.

Forum’s sessions were focused on economic development in Russia, Russia’s integration into the global economic environment, trends in the Russian legal and tax policies, and innovative technology – Session A, moderated by Axel Tillmann, CEO of RVC-USA, and the role of media in fostering bilateral business relations – Session B, moderated by Alexey Dolinsky, Partner, Capstone Connections.

Speakers included Estella Dzhantukhanova, Tax Director, International Tax, ICE Russia Desk Leader, Deloitte, Peter Marber, HSBC, Chief Business Strategist Emerging Markets Debt and Currencies, Andranik Migranyan, Director, Institute for Democracy and Cooperation, Randi Levinas, Executive Vice President, U.S.-Russia Business Council, Aydar Shakirov, Russian Trade Representation in the U.S., Nora FitzGerald, Consulting Editor, RBTH and the Washington Post Edition of Russia Now, Sergey Markov, Member of Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation, Deputy Chairman for International Cooperation and Public Diplomacy, Public Spokesman for President Vladimir Putin, Edward Lozansky, President, American University in Moscow, and Alexey Osipov, Special Correspondent “Komsomolskaya Pravda” in New York.

Russia Forum New York 2013: Russian Investment Climate provides industrial and academic leaders an opportunity to:

  • share their experiences relating to current issues in international business, finance, regulation, and infrastructure;
  • develop a framework to improve interaction between the Russian and U.S. fiscal markets; and
  • discuss issues such as the formation of an international financial center in Moscow, investment opportunities in Russia’s vast, varied geographic regions and economic sectors, as well as innovative projects currently underway or on the drawing board.