Briefing on the Relationship between Congress and the Trump Administration By K&L Gates LLP

On July 19, Keidanren USA hosted former Rep. Bart Gordon (D-TN) and former Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA) from the K&L Gates LLP. They discussed the relationship between Congress and the Trump Administration from the viewpoints of both parties, followed by Q&A session.

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Roundtable Discussion with The Asia Group

On June 20, Keidanren USA hosted Dr. Kurt Campbell (Chairman & Chief Executive Officer), Dr. Siddharth Mohandas (Director of Research & Principal) and Mr. Brian Andrews (Partner)  from The Asia Group. They showcased insights from their Asia Power Trends report – The Asia Group’s first public report, which outlines ten trends that will have an (…)

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Roundtable Discussion with Regional Representatives from St. Louis and Southwestern Illinois

On June 13, Keidanren USA hosted a delegation of economic, academic and local government leaders from the St. Louis and Southwestern Illinois region for roundtable discussion. The delegation members gave an introduction of the region and its economic development efforts which provide our member companies a great opportunity to better understand how U.S. regional organizations (…)

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Roundtable Discussion with Mr. Bryan Riley of The National Taxpayers Union (NTU)

On May 21, Keidanren USA hosted Mr. Bryan Riley, Director of the Free Trade Initiative at the National Taxpayers Union (NTU).  Mr. Riley discussed the politics surrounding President Trump’s trade policies, how Congress is responding to his tariffs, how the tariffs impact U.S. consumers, and how trade policy may affect the upcoming U.S. presidential election.

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Lunch gathering with new leaders of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan

On May 2, Keidanren hosted members of the House of Representatives of Japan, Messrs. Shinjiro KOIZUMI, Tatsuo FUKUDA, Keitaro OHNO and Hideki MURAI. They met representatives of both Japanese Companies and Medias based in Washington D.C. area and exchanged views on various issues.

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Roundtable Discussion with Mr. Atsushi Ijuin of Japan Center for Economic Research (JCER)

On April 26, Keidanren USA hosted Mr. Atsushi Ijuin (Lead Economist, Japan Center for Economic Research (JCER)) for Roundtable Discussion. Mr. Ijuin briefed us on Latest Korean Peninsula Situation, followed by a discussion with member companies.

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Roundtable Discussion with Mr. Isamu Wakamatsu of JETRO New York

On April 18, Keidanren USA hosted Mr. Isamu Wakamatsu, Executive Director of Research & Information Services at JETRO New York office for a roundtable event. Mr. Wakamatsu gave a presentation on “FY2018 JETRO Survey on Business Conditions for Japanese Companies in the U.S. (37th annual survey)”. You can find more detailed information regarding the survey (…)

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Roundtable Discussion with Progressive Policy Institute (PPI)

On March 25, Keidanren USA hosted Mr. Ed Gerwin, Senior Fellow for Trade and Global Opportunity and Mr. Rob Keast, the Vice President of External Affairs at the Progressive Policy Institute (PPI). They spoke about the role of Congress in trade policy and efforts to move Democrats in a more pro-trade direction.

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Roundtable Discussion with Professor Jun Arima

On March 20, Keidanren USA hosted Professor Jun Arima of the University of Tokyo’s Graduate School of Public Policy, and Executive Senior Fellow at the 21st Century Public Policy Institute, during his visit to Washington DC from Japan. Professor Arima updated member companies on both Japan and overseas’ environmental and energy policies trends after the (…)

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Roundtable Discussion with Ms. Yuki Sako (Associate, K&L Gates LLP)

On February 11, 2019, Keidanren USA hosted Ms. Yuki Sako (Associate, K&L Gates LLP) for Roundtable Discussion. Ms. Sako gave a presentation “US CFIUS reform – influence of Japanese companies on US inward investment-.

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