MEDIA ADVISORY: Luncheon Discussion -- The Global Investment Agenda

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - May 29, 2009) - The United States Council for International Business issued the following media advisory:

WHAT:     Luncheon discussion: "The Global Investment Agenda," organized by
          the United States Council for International Business

WHO:      Angel Gurría, secretary general, Organization for Economic
          Cooperation and Development
          Daniel Price, Sidley & Austin (former senior advisor to President
          George W. Bush)
          José Viñals, director, capital markets division, International
          Monetary Fund
          Jeff Shafer, vice chairman, global banking, Citigroup

WHEN:     Tuesday, June 2, 2009
          12:00 - 2:30 p.m.

WHERE:    Grand Hyatt Hotel, 10th and H Streets, N.W.
          Washington, DC

          Contact Jonathan Huneke,, 917-420-0039

The G20 governments have pledged to refrain from imposing new protectionist measures for international trade and investment. How are they holding up? This timely discussion among key officials will explore the challenges facing investors and institutions that oversee the framework for cross-border investment and capital flows. Issues include whether countries are keeping their markets open to FDI, investment protectionism, uncertainties facing the suppliers of long-term capital, and the role and progress of the IMF and OECD in encouraging capital flows. View the invitation at

USCIB promotes open markets, competitiveness and innovation, sustainable development and corporate responsibility, supported by international engagement and prudent regulation. Its members include top U.S.-based global companies and professional services firms from every sector of our economy, with operations in every region of the world. With a unique global network encompassing leading international business organizations, USCIB provides business views to policy makers and regulatory authorities worldwide, and works to facilitate international trade and investment. More information is available at

Contact Information: Contact: Jonathan Huneke 917-420-0039