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Nathan President and CEO, Sue Chodakewitz, Elected to Professional Services Council (PSC) Board of Directors

Nathan President and CEO, Sue Chodakewitz, Elected to Professional Services Council (PSC) Board of Directors

ARLINGTON, January 4, 2021 – The Professional Services Council (PSC) Board of Directors in a December 15 vote, elected Sue Chodakewitz, Nathan President and CEO, to serve a three-year term on the Board of Directors. Ms. Chodakewitz will also serve as Vice Chair on the PSC Council of International Development Companies (CIDC) Executive Advisory Board (EAB) for the 2021 term. Sue will be joining an esteemed group of executives from PSC member companies who have shown leadership in the industry and a commitment to building a fair and competitive federal ...
Nathan Publishes Third Communication on Progress to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)

Nathan Publishes Third Communication on Progress to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)

ARLINGTON, December 18 – Nathan is delighted to announce the publication of its third Communication on Progress to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC). The UNGC is a voluntary corporate sustainability initiative. UNGC aims to “mobilize a global movement of sustainable companies and stakeholders to create the world we want.” The UNGC reports that over 12,000 companies in over 160 countries have joined the network and committed to aligning their strategies and operations with the 10 principles of the UNGC covering human rights and labor rights, environmental sustainability, and ethical ...
Nathan Supports Launch of the IFC-Funded Mongolia Trade Information Portal

Nathan Supports Launch of the IFC-Funded Mongolia Trade Information Portal

ARLINGTON, December 11 – Nathan is thrilled to launch the International Finance Corporation-funded Mongolia Trade Information Portal. In partnership with the Mongolian Customs General Administration, Nathan supported the development and implementation of the Mongolia Trade Information Portal that will serve as a new resource for exporters and importers and ease cross-border trade for the Mongolian business community The Mongolia Trade Information Portal is a single repository for all trade related information, including trade regulations and procedures, laws, administrative procedures, applicable fees or penalties, and any forms, licenses or permits required ...
Dr. Edward H. Bersoff, Chair of Nathan’s Board of Directors, Inducted into Washington Business Hall of Fame

Dr. Edward H. Bersoff, Chair of Nathan’s Board of Directors, Inducted into Washington Business Hall of Fame

ARLINGTON, December 3 – On Wednesday evening, Dr. Edward H. Bersoff, Chair of Nathan’s Board of Directors, was inducted into the Washington Business Hall of Fame. The Washington Business Hall of Fame is the region’s signature lifetime achievement award that honors individuals who have made a lasting impact on the Greater Washington region through the private sector economy. Dr. Bersoff joins only 100 Laureates who have been inducted since its inception in 1988. Dr. Bersoff is deeply involved in business, community, and professional activities throughout the Greater Washington region. In ...
Nathan Supports Myanmar Ministry of Commerce to Launch TradeNet2.0 Platform

Nathan Supports Myanmar Ministry of Commerce to Launch TradeNet2.0 Platform

ARLINGTON, November 24 – In the age of COVID-19, access to digital services is more important than ever for businesses to survive. For years, exporters and importers in Burma have had to physically turn in documents to government ministries to apply for licenses to trade, and ministries have had to hand-deliver these licenses in return. Nathan, through the USAID/Burma Transparency and Inclusive Growth Activity (TIGA), supported the Myanmar Ministry of Commerce (MoC) to launch the TradeNet2.0 platform, which will allow traders to apply for import and export licenses online. The ...
Nathan Provided Expert Analysis and Testimony on Behalf of S&P Dow Jones Indices in a SIAC International Arbitration

Nathan Provided Expert Analysis and Testimony on Behalf of S&P Dow Jones Indices in a SIAC International Arbitration

ARLINGTON, November 17 – Nathan recently provided analysis and expert testimony on behalf of S&P Dow Jones Indices (SPDJ), one of the world’s largest financial services firm, in a Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) seated arbitration relating to its dispute with the Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd (BSE). SPDJ claimed that BSE had unlawfully terminated the joint venture between the two entities in India, and sought specific performance and damages suffered by it as a result of BSE’s action. Nathan conducted analysis to estimate lost profits and loss in terminal value ...
Nathan Participates in Roundtable Discussion During 2020 Concordia Africa Initiative

Nathan Participates in Roundtable Discussion During 2020 Concordia Africa Initiative

ARLINGTON, November 17 – On Tuesday, November 17, Nathan Vice President, Victoria Waite, participated in a private roundtable discussion on promoting economic growth and development through enhanced trade facilitation and customs modernizations across the Africa continent. The participants, comprised of US government officials from USAID, DFC, State, MCC, and USTDA as well as representatives from the African Export Import Bank, the US and African private sector, business associations, and think tanks, discussed the United States’ whole of government approach to unlocking trade and investment opportunities through US initiatives like the ...
Nathan Wins Millennium Challenge Corporation Gender and Social Inclusion Contract

Nathan Wins Millennium Challenge Corporation Gender and Social Inclusion Contract

ARLINGTON, November 13 – The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) has awarded Nathan Associates the five-year Gender and Social Inclusion (GSI) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA). This BPA will support MCC’s GSI practice group through a number of call orders to provide gender and social inclusion due diligence support and oversight throughout MCC’s program development and implementation processes across the partner countries where MCC works. This work may include conducting country and sector analyses, designing programs, providing oversight and monitoring of program implementation, and supporting learning and development for GSI in a ...