Geopolitical Risk in a Post-Financial Crisis World

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Featuring Ian Bremmer, President, Eurasia Group

Geopolitical Risk in a Post-Financial Crisis World

We are pleased to host Ian Bremmer for this unique opportunity to hear his
insight first hand.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
8:00 am – 9:30 am

Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
1301 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1500
Downtown Seattle

$15 for students
$20 for members
$30 for non-members
$35 at the door
Continental breakfast will be served

Register online

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The Trade Alliance is pleased to host Ian Bremmer, President of Eurasia Group, for a discussion on global political risk. Whether it’s China’s slowing economy and leadership changes, continued uncertainty in the EU or the fiscal cliff, politics are coming to dominate market outcomes. This was especially true in the case of the financial crisis, when government action was called for and global markets moved to price in the uncertainty that ensued. With the rise of emerging markets around the world  – “those countries where politics matters at least as much as economics to market outcomes” – it is more true now than ever before.

Eurasia Group is the leading global political risk research and consulting firm. The group specializes in providing financial, corporate and government clients with information and insight on how political developments move markets.

Ian Bremmer created Wall Street’s first global political risk index, and has authored several books including national bestsellers Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World and The End of the Free Market: Who Wins the War Between States and Corporations?

He is a contributor for the Financial Times A-List and Reuters.com, writes “The Call” blog on ForeignPolicy.com, and has published articles in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the New York Times, Newsweek, Harvard Business Review, and Foreign Affairs. He appears regularly on CNBC, Fox News Channel, National Public Radio, and other networks.

Recent media appearances:

Bloomberg, with Nouriel Roubini, the professor who predicted the 2008 financial crisis: http://www.bloomberg.com/video/84608720-nouriel-roubini-ian-bremmer-on-economy-risks.html

Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/video/ian-bremmer-on-cyprus-bailout-north-korean-threat-vX3tm5O7RCO1XLUKlqu2LA.html

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Registration: For questions regarding this event, please contact Samantha Paxton at samanthap@seattletradealliance.com or (206) 389-7319.

Co-promoted by:

British American Business Council Pacific Northwest
City of Seattle Office of Economic Development
Italian-American Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest

Polish-American Chamber of Commerce – Pacific Northwest
Washington Council on International Trade
World Affairs Council
World Trade Center Tacoma
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