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1st U.S.-Azerbaijan Banking & Finance Forum

15 April 2015

USACC is pleased to invite you to the 1st U.S.-Azerbaijan Banking & Finance Forum. The forum will take place at the heralded Harvard Club of New York City on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

Organized by the United States-Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce (USACC), based in Washington, D.C., and powered by two leading regional banks, International Bank of Azerbaijan and PASHA Bank, the 1st U.S.-Azerbaijan Banking & Finance Forum will highlight the important issues that will play a major role in the expansion of U.S. – Azerbaijan banking and finance relationship. Government officials, banking leaders as well as members of the international financial community will discuss and evaluate the economic potential of the region, focus on such crucial and timely topics such as the future of banking industry in the region in light of decreased oil prices, shifts in regional dynamics and its implications on the capital marketplace, cross border finance and private equity. The aim of the forum is to raise the awareness on the issues of concern for the region and explore the opportunities for cooperation.

Welcoming Speech:
Susan Sadigova, Executive Director, USACC
Bill Delahunt, Co-Chairman, USACC
H.E. Elin Suleymanov, Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United States
Farid Akhundov, Chairman, PASHA Bank Moderators:
Tal Barak Harif, Top Editor, Bloomberg LP
Daniel Bases, Senior Correspondent, ReutersSpeakers:
Zubaid Ahmad, Vice Chairman, Citigroup
Rashad Hajiyev, Deputy Chairman/CFO, International Bank of Azerbaijan
Brian A. Ruane, Executive Vise President, BNY Mellon
Taleh Kazimov, CEO Designate, PASHA Bank
Rupert Scofield, President & CEO, FINCA International
James Hogan, Managing Partner, Dentons
Michael Lally, Executive Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce
Christian Mulder, Senior Manager, The World Bank Treasury

More speakers to be announced.

We hope you will join us for this one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn more about Azerbaijan and the region, meet key business leaders, fund managers and government officials from both countries and forge new partnerships for your business.

For sponsorship opportunities please contact us at chamber@usacc.org or 202-333-8702.

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