BUSINESS AND GOVERNMENT: How they relate. Veit V. Dengler General Manager, Central and Eastern Europe Dell Consumer. Our agenda. Introduction: Who’s talking ? Business – government framework Promote Regulate Control Case study: Dell and U.S. Government. Introduction: VEIT DENGLER.
Veit V. Dengler
General Manager, Central and Eastern Europe
To promote the export of goods & services from the United States, particularly by small- and medium-sized businesses
To represent U.S. business interests internationally
To help U.S. businesses find qualified international partners
The U.S. Commercial Service is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, an agency of the United States government.
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA): US law designed to prevent bribery and corruption of non-US government officials. All US companies must comply with the FCPA in all their global operations.
Sarbanes-Oxley Act:Legislation setting new, more comprehensive standards for management and boards of publicly traded companies and public accounting firms.
The SEC (US Securities and Exchange Commission) an independent agency of the US government which holds responsibility for enforcing the federal securities laws and regulating the securities industry, the nation's stock and options exchanges, and other electronic securities markets.
Total commited government funds (loans, capital and guarantees)
exceed US$ 12 trillion (this is more than current US public debt)
Most experts agree that doing nothing would cause immeasurable damage on US and global economies.
Gold Key Service
Trade Counseling & Advocacy
Quick & easy online registration
Allows overseas companies to view brochures online
Lists over 20,000 companies from 90 different countries
Enables to run search agents to inform you of new buyers
Establishes direct contact with international companies
An online e-marketplace for buyers, sellers & distributors of U.S. products
Country Commercial Guides (CCGs) - Prepared annually by US Embassy Staff, CCGs contain information on the business and economic situation of foreign countries and the political climate as it affects U.S. business and foreign investments.
Industry Sector Analyses (ISAs) - In-depth analysis of specific industry sectors and sub-sectors within a given market.
International Market Insight (IMIs) - Brief updates within a foreign country highlighting specific market opportunities, trade events, or changes in market conditions.
Trade specialists in the U.S. work directly with teams of experts overseas in getting you all the information and advice that exporting businesses need. U.S. Embassies worldwide an important player.
US DC helps :
Pre-screened appointment schedule arranged before travel overseas
Customized market and industry briefings with local trade specialists
Timely and relevant market research
Post-meeting debriefing with USDC trade specialists and assistance in developing appropriate follow-up strategies
Help with travel, accommodations, interpreter service, and clerical support
1. US exporter provide materials and background on any company
2. USDC work with due diligence subcontractor to create a report.
Time and money saving through due diligence.
High-quality product about foreign partners.
All this information in 15-30 days.
The Single Company Promotion service offers support and event facilities which will allow business to engage target audience through:
Facilities available include exhibition halls, auditoriums, meeting rooms, hotels and even the residences of some US Ambassadors.