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How to Climb up in Ease of Doing Business Rankings?

About this event

Emerging economies are chasing the Ease of Doing Business report rankings as it is an important measure with economic and political consequences. 

• On the economic side, the Doing Business report has become one of the important indicators for foreign companies investment decisions.

• From a political point of view, this index has become a tool to measure the success of governments worldwide, which drives countries to compete in the international arena. 

• From the internal political point of view, governments often make ease of Doing Business rankings as a campaign issue in the elections, thus the whole country is carefully tracking them.

Join a practical knowledge sharing webinar to learn what actions should your institution take to improve the investment environment and help the whole country climb up in Ease of Doing Business rankings and boost the economy.

Dedicated for: Business Registrars and other policymakers

When: 14, July 2020. 3:00 PM (EAT/(GMT+3))

We will cover:

• Environment for doing business and how to reform it.

• A step by step guide how to assess the current situation and move forward.

• Practical case story: Rwanda. Climbing 16 positions in one year.

• The legal aspects of starting a business, digitalization in Company Law.

• Why Ease of Doing Business ranking is important for investment attraction?

Hosted by

  • Team member
    Infobalt .

  • Guest speaker
    Gintautas Bartkus Company Law and Commercial Law Professor @ Law Faculty of Vilnius University

    Gintautas Bartkus - Company Law and Commercial Law professor at the Law Faculty of Vilnius University. The former Minister of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania. A member of the Advisory Group on Modernizing Corporate Governance and Company Law established by the European Commission.

  • Guest speaker
    Ieva Tarailiene Head of Registry Practice @ NRD Companies

    Former acting CEO of State Enterprise Centre of Registers, Lithuania, today Ieva shares her experience with government institutions all around the Globe. Consults on digital registry development and operations, development of electronic services, and contributes to drafting legal acts.

  • Guest speaker
    Richard Kayibanda Registrar General @ Rwanda Development Board

    Richard KAYIBANDA is the Registrar General, Rwanda Development Board since 2018. Prior to that, he was a Lecturer of Law at University of Rwanda since 2009. He was also a practising lawyer on the roll of advocates of Rwanda Bar Association and a member of East African Law Society.

  • Guest speaker
    Sylvia Solf Global Lead for Business regulation in the Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation Practice @ The World Bank Group

    Sylvia Solf oversees business environment reform programs in over 60 countries at the World Bank Group. Previously she was program manager of the Doing Business project and lead author of 4 Doing Business publications on global trends. Advised and trained over 70 governments on regulatory reform.

  • Guest speaker
    Mindaugas Glodas Chief Executive Officer (CEO) @ NRD Companies

    Experienced executive with over 20 years of experience in the IT sector. Previously held managing positions at IBM and Microsoft, today serves as CEO at NRD Companies, chairman of the Board at UNICEF Lithuania, President of the Board of the Knowledge Economy Forum, and other organizations.

  • Guest speaker
    Kristina Balčėtė Senior Investment Advisor @ Invest Lithuania

    Kristina is a Senior Investment Advisor at Invest Lithuania which is an official government agency for Foreign Direct Investment. She specializes in the global technology markets and advises international companies on scaling their operations in Lithuania.


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