MEDTECH 2016

BREAKOUT SESSION 2

REGULATORY & POLICY TRACK: Looking Ahead at Global Trade

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Technological improvements are making the world seem smaller and providing companies of all sizes access to the global marketplace. This panel will provide an overview of considerations when assessing the feasibility of entering a fluctuating international market. Key topics include the implications of the upcoming Presidential election, BREXIT and the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), as well as sanctions, customs and immigration and foreign currency and exchange issues.

Discussion Points:

- What are the current challenges and future expectations for the global economy?
- How can companies maintain or increase their market share in a fluctuating global marketplace?
- How could agreements like the TPP reshape the trade landscape and offer new rules for financial and other services?

Speakers:

  • Kathryn Bamberger - Moderator
    International Trade and Investment Specialist, Empire State Development, NYS Department of Economic Development
  • Sal Mannarino - Panelist
    Senior Manager – Life Sciences & Healthcare, Transaction Advisory Services , Ernst & Young LLP
  • John Tracy - Panelist
    Senior International Trade Specialist, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Saurabh Singh - Panelist
    Director of Mergers & Acquisitions , Albany Molecular Research Inc.