Does Brexit have a silver lining for the world’s film industry? The question came up at a seminar held on July 19 at the Atlanta law offices of Fragomen Worldwide about Georgia‘s entertainment industry and the opportunities it provides for international companies and joint ventures. Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford, the U.K. consul general for the Southeast U.S., […]
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It was several hours before Donald Trump‘s speech to accept the nomination as the Republican presidential candidate at the party’s convention in Cleveland, Ohio. Mark Landler, the New York Times’ veteran correspondent who has covered American foreign policy since the inauguration of Barack Obama as U.S. president, was at the Carter Center for a World Affairs […]
Atlanta’s new soccer club has signed its newest member, a young Argentine forward who shows how the team is scouring pitches around the world for talent before its inaugural season next year.
Teri Simmons, a partner with the Atlanta-based law firm of Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, has been elected to the 27-member board of directors of the 560 U.S.-member city Sister Cities International network. Ms. Simmons was elected as an at-large board member during the Sister Cities International annual business meeting at its 60th annual conference in […]
When Chick-fil-A announced in August 2014 that it would offer coffee from the THRIVE Farmers cooperative in all of it outlets nationwide, the cooperative’s members knew that they would no longer be at the mercy of the vicissitudes of global markets and that their lives would be changed for the better. Global Atlanta earlier this […]
Suniva Inc. Executive Vice President Matt Card has been named to a joint energy business council established between the U.S. and Mexico.
Savannah saw its largest-ever container ship July 13, the first to call on the port after passing through the recently expanded Panama Canal.
Visiting the Metro Atlanta Chamber, Steve Haro asked how many attendees thought the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a controversial free trade deal, would be ratified by Congress this year. Only a few hands went up.
World Affairs Council of Atlanta President Charles Shapiro was elated Thursday upon learning of the news that the U.S. Department of Transportation tentatively granted nonstop commercial airline service to Havana, Cuba, from Atlanta as well as a host of other cities. While the approval remains tentative with a deadline for objections to be filed by […]