Our Expertise

JKB prides itself on its multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary approach to helping clients achieve their goals in an effective, time efficient manner which always puts the client first.

globe-bulletExecutive Counsel

Anchored by the founder’s prior in-house experience with companies, governmental agencies and private sector associations, the firm is well positioned to serve as a “sounding board” to senior management regarding a host of traditional and one of a kind “doing business” issues confronted sooner or later by most multinational enterprises, entering or expanding in foreign markets.

globe-bulletForeign Investment Attraction

The firm helps local, regional and national investment agencies to develop market entry and market expansion strategies. A package of traditional investment promotion tools such as hosting media tours, road shows, attending exhibitions and professional conferences, planning trade and investment missions are all part of this undertaking.

The firm’s marquee client in this domain for many, many years was the Swiss Ministry of Economic Affairs (see, www.seco.ch) and more recently Swiss Global Enterprise (www.osec.ch).

globe-bulletGovernment Relations and Public Affairs

With its base in greater Washington, the firm is well positioned to monitor, report and reach out to relevant decision makers in federal and state governments. JKB assists its clients in developing, analyzing and implementing relevant strategies to ultimately communicate their desired messages. The firm also has substantial experience in helping corporations develop or expand their charitable, volunteer and corporate good governance programs.

foscFor over a decade, JKB organized and managed the “Friends of Switzerland Caucus” in the US Congress on behalf of the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs (see, www.swissemb.org).




globe-bulletTrade and Professional Associations Management

As former in-house counsel and chief lobbyist to a national trade association, the firm is ideally positioned to assist new and existing groups with their diverse needs.

Three of the firm’s clients are/have been the American-Swiss Business Council, the Direct Selling Association and the Swiss Biotech Association.



globe-bulletEvent, Fund-Raising and Sports Management

The FC Basel Football Club, based in the Swiss city of that name, today ranks as one of the most prominent European teams, and regularly plays in the Champions or Europe League.
The firm organized and managed the first ever visit of the FC Basel to the US, where it played “friendlies” against Boston and Washington teams.


June, 2002: 
FC Basel (Basel Soccer Club) to visit Washington D.C.
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