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SOLD OUT - Europe and the US: The Next Four Years

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SOLD OUT - Europe and the US: The Next Four Years

Time: February 5, 2013 from 6:15pm to 8:30pm
Location: Squire Sanders LLP
Street: 275 Battery Street, 25th floor
City/Town: San Francisco, CA 94111
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Event Type: baia 2013, mixer, panel, europe
Organized By: BAIA
Latest Activity: Feb 1, 2013

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Event Description

After three difficult years, Europe seems to have turned the corner on the severe economic crisis. The imminent breakup of the Euro now seems unlikely. Borrowing costs are decreasing, stock markets are improving, and a slow but steady stabilization of the region’s banking system is underway.

However, robust economic growth remains far off – current forecasts put it at just 0.1 percent in 2013 for the 17-nation Eurozone. The European business community is hoping that President Obama's second term will bring the growth that European companies so urgently need to counteract dismal national economies.

Despite the rise of China as a trading partner, the U.S. remains the biggest market for European exports. Leadership discussions between the EU and the US over the next fours years will also include eliminating barriers to trans-Atlantic trade, committing to multilateralism, and negotiating a deal with Iran.

BAIA invites you to join the Consuls General of five major European countries for a discussion on the trans-Atlantic relationship in this critical economic and political juncture at this extraordinary event.


  • Dana King, News Anchor at CBS 5 (moderator)
  • Mauro Battocchi, Consul General of Italy
  • Priya Guha, Consul General of Great Britain
  • Jorge Montealegre, Consul General of Spain
  • Peter Rothen, Consul General of Germany
  • Romain Serman, Consul General of France


  • 6:15 – 7:15pm Registration and Refreshments
  • 7:15 – 8:20pm Panel Discussion and Q&A


Event is SOLD OUT. No unregistered guests or walk-ins will be admitted to the event.



Grazia Bennett, Sotheby’s International Realty

Squire Sanders, an International law firm with 37 offices in 18 countries

Bank of the West, a well-capitalized and prudently managed bank for over 135 years.


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