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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 ...
Nathan Webinar Launches US-SEGA Liquidity Toolkit

Nathan Webinar Launches US-SEGA Liquidity Toolkit

ARLINGTON, October 29 – On Thursday, Nathan led a webinar under the US-Support for Economic Growth in Asia (US-SEGA) project focusing on how U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) tools can be harnessed to address a lack of liquidity in financial systems. The webinar launched the USAID Liquidity Toolkit, which was developed by Nathan and funded by USAID as part of the US-SEGA project. The Toolkit is designed to be a practical guide that presents a selection of USAID and DFC tools that ...
Nathan CEO Participates on Panel During Indo-Pacific Business Forum

Nathan CEO Participates on Panel During Indo-Pacific Business Forum

ARLINGTON, October 27 – Nathan Associates was honored to participate in the Indo-Pacific Business Forum, a virtual event from Hanoi, Vietnam held on October 28 and 29 (Hanoi Time). This premier public-private event is supported by the Governments of the United States and Vietnam, and is co-organized with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Treasury, U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Department ...
APEC Webinar: Reaching Women's Potential in Cross-Border E-Commerce

APEC Webinar: Reaching Women’s Potential in Cross-Border E-Commerce

ARLINGTON, October 9 – On Thursday, Nathan Associates held a webinar under the US-Support for Economic Growth in Asia (US-SEGA) project focusing on women’s entrepreneurship in cross-border e-commerce. The webinar launched the Women-Owned Businesses in Cross-Border E-Commerce: A Diagnostic Toolkit, which was developed by Nathan Associates and funded by USAID and US Department of State as part of the US-SEGA project. The Toolkit is designed to assist Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) policymakers with supporting women-owned businesses ready for or engaged in cross-border e-commerce. Informed by a comprehensive literature review and ...