Roundtable Discussion with Mr. Christopher Johnstone (CSIS)

On July 7, Keidanren USA Hosted a roundtable discussion with Mr. Chris Johnstone, Senior Adviser and Japan Chair of CSIS. Mr. Johnstone discussed his views on how to further deepen the U.S.-Japan relationship, expectations to the Japanese companies in the U.S. and his priorities as the Japan Chair, followed by Q&A session.

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Roundtable Discussion with Mr. Goldstein

On March 1, Keidanren USA hosted Mr. Paul Goldstein (President & CEO of PTB Global Advisors) for a roundtable event. Mr. Goldstein has been a private intelligence professional for the past 45 years, with deep connections to the U.S. national security system and major corporations. He gave a presentation titled “Japan: Difficulties, Responsibilities and Consequences: (…)

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Roundtable Discussion with JETRO New York

On February 10, Keidanren USA hosted Messrs. Kenichi Kawamoto (President), Hiroshi Yoneyama (Executive Director of Research & Information Services) and Keita Miyano (Director of Research & Information Services) at JETRO New York Office for a Hybrid roundtable event. They briefed Keidanren member companies on the latest macroeconomic situation in the U.S. as well as FY2021 (…)

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Webinar on CFIUS Current News and Activities with EisnerAmper LLP

On May 18, Keidanren USA hosted a webinar with Messrs. Michael P. Rose and Michael Rosenberg from EisnerAmper LLP. They gave an update on CFIUS regulations, including how export controls are now a trigger for mandatory filings with CFIUS, how the increased CFIUS budget enables them to look back at past deals where filings were (…)

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Webinar with Ambassador Kurt Tong of The Asia Group

On November 17, Keidanren USA hosted Ambassador Kurt Tong, Partner at The Asia Group. He discussed the trajectory of U.S. foreign economic policy in 2021 and detail the findings of The Asia Group’s 2020 Asia Power Trends report with Keidanren members. This report identifies the ten most significant trends shaping the future of trade, commerce, (…)

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Webinar on Pre-election Overview with K&L Gates LLP

On October 15, Keidanren USA hosted a webinar with former Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA) and former Rep. Bart Gordon (D-TN) from the K&L Gates LLP. They discussed the current state of play for the November Presidential and Congressional elections. Also They discussed what issues are motivating the voters, and the policy positions of the Trump (…)

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Webinar with Dr. Jonathan D.T. Ward of Atlas Organization

On September 10, Keidanren USA hosted a webinar with Dr. Jonathan D.T. Ward, founder of Atlas Organization, and an author of “China’s Vision of Victory”. Dr. Ward spoke on “China’s Vision of Victory: The Next Decade in China’s Global Strategy and What It Means for Japanese Corporations”, followed by a Q&A session.

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Webinar with Mr. Takeshige Sugimoto from S&K Brussels

On July 31, Keidanren USA hosted a webinar with Mr. Takeshige Sugimoto from S&K Brussels on California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Mr. Sugimoto provided an update on recent developments in CCPA, followed by Q&A session.

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Webinar with Mr. Araki from Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP

On June 22, President Trump signed a presidential proclamation creating a new suspension Entry of Some Foreign Nationals on non-immigrant visas. In response to this news, Keidanren USA hosted a webinar with Mr. Shintaro Araki from Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP to discuss the hot issues with the proclamation and to learn latest (…)

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Webinar Co-Hosted with the Global Business Alliance (GBA)

On June 23, Keidanren USA co-hosted a roundtable Webinar with the Global Business Alliance (formerly the Organization for International Investment, OFII) on “The Current U.S. Policy Environment for Japanese Companies.” Mr. Kevin Klein from GBA and Mr. Justin McCarthy from the law firm of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld discussed current U.S. policy issues (…)

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