Rob is a uniquely qualified advisor on political, regulatory, and legal risks associated with foreign investments (portfolio and direct). As an attorney and a risk manager with a background in international political economy, insurance underwriting, international and domestic investment law and international compliance, Rob has developed an innovative and nuanced approach to helping companies and governments assess and manage the myriad risks associated with cross-border transactions.
Professor, Georgetown Law Center
Chairman, International Law Institute
Geopolitical risk, once relevant to only the largest multinational enterprises, should now be a real concern for any organization affected by cross-border supply chain, trade, staffing, finance or regulation issues. RBG Global is a particularly potent resource for those who seek to manage their existing international exposures and take on new challenges from a position of discipline, knowledge and strength. RBG's unique methodology and deep insights are its clients' best weapons to help identify, understand and manage international economic and business risks.
Murray C. Walton
Retired Chief Risk Officer
Rob’s experience in underwriting political risk insurance policies, participating in disputes arising out of bilateral investment treaties, reviewing local investment laws and regulations (domestic legal and regulatory frameworks) and mitigating risks in investment agreements combine to make him a valuable asset to foreign investors seeking to understand investment climates and manage risks in host countries.
Partner, International Arbitration Group
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Both the content and the delivery of the presentation were exceptional and provided helpful insights to our attorneys who are involved in international investment arbitration. Through his presentation, Rob demonstrated his command of the subject matter and his strong presentational skills, speaking clearly and confidently about the topic and engaging the audience from beginning to end.
Assistant Legal Adviser
Office of the Legal Adviser (Western Hemisphere Affairs)
United States Department of State