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ASEAN-USAID Inclusive Growth in ASEAN through Innovation, Trade, and E-Commerce (ASEAN-USAID IGNITE)

ASEAN-USAID Inclusive Growth in ASEAN through Innovation, Trade, and E-Commerce (ASEAN-USAID IGNITE)

Nathan is implementing ASEAN-USAID Inclusive Growth in ASEAN through Innovation, Trade, and E-Commerce (ASEAN-USAID IGNITE), a five-year program supporting the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). ASEAN-USAID IGNITE is designed to promote a well-integrated and inclusive ASEAN Economic Community by strengthening the enabling environment for cross-border trade. ASEAN-USAID IGNITE builds upon achievements of the US-ASEAN Connectivity through Trade and Investment (US-ACTI) project and provides technical assistance across three work streams: (i) Trade Facilitation; (ii) The Digital Economy; and (iii) Science, Technology, and Innovation. Through its support to the ASEAN Secretariat, ASEAN-USAID IGNITE aims to achieve the following objectives: Objective 1: ...
Bangladesh

Business Finance for the Poor in Bangladesh (BFP-B)

Business Finance for the Poor in Bangladesh (BFP-B) is a £25m facility to create economic opportunities for small businesses by changing the behavior of market actors in the financial sector. We are improving the policy and regulatory environment for financial institutions, inducing private sector investment in expanding the frontiers of finance, and enhancing the creditworthiness of small businesses. Small businesses are among the main drivers of growth for countries worldwide. In Bangladesh, small businesses employ over half of the country’s workforce and contribute to a quarter of GDP. These 8 million small business, also known officially as either cottage, micro ...
Moldova Structural Reform Program (MSRP)

Moldova Structural Reform Program (MSRP)

Nathan is implementing the USAID-funded Moldova Structural Reform Program, a four-year project that aims to strengthen Moldova’s business and trade enabling environment through a flexible, demand-driven approach, in consultation with key Government of Moldova counterparts, including the Ministry of Economy, Financial Market Regulators, the Customs Service, and others. By working with a wide range of stakeholders, Nathan is expected to contribute to improvements in policies, regulations, institutions, and processes that can help lead to sustained and inclusive economic growth in Moldova. From left to right: Karen Hilliard (Mission Director, USAID/Moldova), Douglas Muir (Chief of Party, MSRP), Chiril Gaburici (Minister of ...
COMPAS

COMPAS

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (“IIC”) and Bancolombia (together, the “Banks”) are considering providing financing through a corporate loan to Compañía de Puertos Asociados S.A (“COMPAS”) to modernize and expand the multipurpose terminal in Cartagena and to expand the terminal in Tolú. The loan is anticipated to also cover minimal investments in the Barranquilla terminal. As such, the IIC retained Nathan to provide a due diligence analysis of COMPAS and give recommendations to the banks on their anticipated corporate loan. Nathan held meetings with COMPAS and the Cartagena container terminal operator to better understand i) the project specifications for the expected ...
Statistical Sampling & Analysis

Statistical Sampling & Analysis

We were retained by a large U.S. insurer to assist in litigation to recover claims under its reinsurance policies. Based on a review of a sample of claims files by experts it had retained, the re-insurer alleged that our client overpaid and was therefore requesting amounts of coverage that were too high. Our expert was retained to examine the validity of the claim file sample and evaluate the extent to which the sample could be extrapolated to the claims population. Our team obtained summary characteristics of the entire claims population as well as the list of specific claims drawn by ...
Asbestos Insurance Consulting

Asbestos Insurance Consulting

Our insurance coverage experts have consulted and/or testified in numerous cases involving a range of alleged toxins and other issues. Each case has unique features and we recognize and approach the those issues accordingly. In one case, our experts provided settlement advice and expert testimony regarding asbestos insurance coverage for a Fortune-50 diversified manufacturing company. We acquired the client’s database of over 300,000 asbestos claimants and 3 million payment records, developed detailed disease-specific actuarial projections of future asbestos claims and resulting costs; developed an insurance allocation model to determine net present value exposure of excess insurance carriers to those claims; ...
Valuing Employee Stock Options

Valuing Employee Stock Options

Our expert Ron Rudkin was retained by a worldwide gaming company to determine the fair value of its outstanding employee stock options (EDOs). The valuations, which were required to consummate a merger with another firm, were challenging because of the large number of complex features of the ESOs being valued. The ESOs in this case study had features that were different from those of the instruments typically awarded by the firm, including stock prices that are no longer at-the-money, market-based mechanisms, accelerated vesting and time-varying inputs, which cause the models traditionally used to value ESOs (Modified Black-Scholes and Hull and ...
Patent Cases in the United States

Patent Cases in the United States

Nathan experts have substantial experience in providing expert analysis and testimony in cases and projects involving patented technology. The cases listed below are representative of the past engagements of the firm. Accuride International, Inc. v. SSW Holding Company Inc. Senior Vice President Russell Mangum provided deposition testimony on behalf of the plaintiff. Dr. Mangum evaluated damages associated with claims of patent infringement regarding residential oven mechanism technology. American Bio Medica Corporation v. Phamatech, Inc. Senior Vice President Stephen Schneider submitted a declaration as the expert witness on behalf of the plaintiff regarding lost income resulting from alleged patent infringement, trade ...
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