PALESTINIAN BREWERY THRIVES DESPITE CHALLENGES

PALESTINIAN BREWERY THRIVES DESPITE CHALLENGE David Khoury, founder of Taybeh Brewing Company, noted at a meeting of the International Business Initiative, speaking live from Palestine, that despite tremendous challenges of international businesses in Palestine and of beer producers in a country that is largely muslim, Palestinian businesses can be successful around the world, Born in [...]


OBSCURE MOLDOVA PRESENTS OPPORTUNITIES FOR BUSINESS

OBSCURE MOLDOVA PRESENTS OPPORTUNITIES FOR BUSINESS Speaking live from Chisenau, Moldova, Stefan Gligor, an attorney, and Elena Dragalin of Moldova AID, told the International Business Initiative the agriculture, wine. IT and real estate of Europe’s poorest but rising country present great investment opportunities. After 80 years of communism, a third of the population departed. Located [...]


MEXICAN BUSINESS HELPS INDIGENOUS TRIBE RETAIN CULTURE AND BE SELF-SUFFICIENT, EXPERIENCING CHALLENGES & MIRACLES

MEXICAN BUSINESS HELPS INDIGENOUS TRIBE RETAIN CULTURE AND BE SELF-SUFFICIENT, EXPERIENCING CHALLENGES & MIRACLES Jan Milburn, whose business sells beautiful handmade woodworking arts and crafts made by the Tarahumara Indians, cave and cliff dwellers in the area near Copper Canyon, Mexico who descended from the inhabitants on Mesa Verde, said he experienced many miracles that [...]


LAW EMERGING ON US BUSINESS WITH IRAN

LAW EMERGING ON US BUSINESS WITH IRAN Gerhard Barcus, of Certius, from UAE and Iran, said, live from Tehran, foreign– not US– companies are seizing opportunity in Iran, at the International Business Initiative. There is pent-up demand for western consumer goods and technology. Ventures don’t require an Iranian partner. 70% of industry is government-owned. Travel [...]


Ecuador’s Rapid Change Requires Preventative Lawyering

Ecuador’s Rapid Change Requires Preventative Lawyering Ecuador, where many Americans retire, has an often inefficient court system so arbitration clauses, negotiation and creative lawyering are necessary, the audience learned at a live conference between my Philadelphia office and Quito with Pablo E. Bermeo, Bermeo & Bermeo, (admitted in Argentina, NY and Ecuador) and Jaime Vintimilla, [...]