New England – May 2014 -- Paul Oliveira, Shareholder and Director of KLR’s Tax Services Group will lead a panel discussion on Mitigating the Risk in Global Business.  This session is one of 16 sessions at World Trade Day 2014, where New England manufacturers and their partners gather together to discuss Global Success.


This year’s conference includes 6 tracks:  Local Partners for Growth; Partners in the Export Value Chain; Thinking outside the Box:  New Partnership Opportunities; Industry Specific Partnerships; Global Trade Partnership Opportunities and New this year an Advice Clinic.


Paul Oliveira will moderate a panel consisting of four business leaders who will provide advice on how to protect global business and review the resources that are available to assist manufacturing companies.  The Mitigating the Risk in Global Business session falls under the Local Partners for Growth track.


The panelists include:

Richard Cant – Dezan Shira & Associates
Daniel Schobel – CoFace USA
Mary Beth Schneider – Alex & Ani
Ian Moss – Goulston Storrs


About World Trade Day

World Trade Day is presented by the John H. Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University, in partnership with Commerce RI, the State of Rhode Island and the US Small Business Administration.


By providing comprehensive international trade services including global market research, corporate training and strategic consulting, the Chafee center is a gateway for companies to access international markets.  World Trade Day is the largest regional event of its kind and delivers valuable services to the business community.



KLR is one of the largest full-service CPA and business consulting firms in New England and is ranked amongst the Top 100 firms in the United States. From five offices, Boston, Cambridge, Newport, Providence & Waltham, the 10-person firm provides assurance, tax, and consulting services to private and publicly-held companies throughout the United States and abroad.  KLR is a member of the Leading Edge Alliance, the 2nd largest international professional association of independently-owned accounting and consulting firms.