The 2016 Global Business Forum, a joint conference hosted by Freshfields and The Richman Center was held on April 5, 2016 in New York City. The forum brought together executives and legal counsel to share insights on conducting international transactions and doing business in the global marketplace. As part of the conference's agenda were four panels that covered topics including: getting a deal done in today's market environment, global business risk and reward, cybersecurity, and global business in 2016. Carlos Brito, the Chief Executive Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev, provided the event keynote address.

Conference Speakers

Columbia Business School

Aryeh Bourkoff

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, LionTree Advisors

Columbia Business School

Carlos Brito

Chief Executive Officer, Anheuser-Busch InBev

Columbia Business School

Charles Fabrikant

Founder, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, SEACOR Holdings

Columbia Business School

Gregory Fleming

Senior Research Scholar in Law and Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Yale Law School

Former President, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Columbia Business School

Jeffrey Kindler

Chief Executive Officer, Centrexion

Chairman, GLG Institute

Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Pfizer

Photo of Samuel Palmisano, Chairman of Center for Global Enterprise

Samuel Palmisano

Chairman, Center for Global Enterprise

Columbia Business School

Gillian Tett

US Managing Editor and Markets & Finance Columnist , Financial Times