Banker to the World - Lessons from the Front Lines of Global Finance
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
6:00pm – 7:30pm EST
Japan Society
333 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017, United States
Event Details

Bill Rhodes, an international financial diplomat and author of the book Banker to the World, was involved in every major sovereign debt crisis around the world up to 2005. He played a key role in negotiating a resolution to the sovereign debt crises in Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey and Asia in the 1980s and '90s. Mr. Rhodes will talk about the current economic and financial challenges facing Europe, and the posing threats to both the global economic outlook and the stability of financial market economies. He will also comment on Japan, China and Korea's economies.

Bill Rhodes, President and Chief Executive Officer, William R. Rhodes Global Advisors, LLC; Senior Advisor, Citi; Professor-at-Large, Brown University

Harold (Terry) McGraw III, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, The McGraw-Hill Companies

6-6:30 pm Registration
6:30–7:30 Lecture and Q&A
7:30-8 Reception and Book Signing

Corporate members are entitled to a designated number of free admissions to this event, based on their company's current membership level. These reservations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the event. Additional corporate registrants and Japan Society individual members at the Patron level and above pay the discounted corporate member rate of $10 for the lecture. Nonmember admission is $15. The academic and government admission rate is $10. When payment is required, prepayment must be made, or registration secured, with a credit card. All registrations and cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the event. Substitutions are welcome.

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For information only, please contact the Corporate Program at 212-715-1208.

Where & When

Japan Society, 333 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017, United States

Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 6:00pm – 7:30pm

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Center on Japanese Economy and Business

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