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 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 and Biden campaigns, (…)

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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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Remote discussion with Mr. Kyle Sullivan from the Crumpton Group

On April 29, Keidanren USA hosted a remote discussion with Mr. Kyle Sullivan from the Crumpton Group to discuss China’s economic recovery through the COVID crisis and how that could affect your companies. In China, government officials have signaled victory over the virus while state media has been releasing data about work resumption rates to (…)

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Briefing on Global Economic Prospects by Dr. Kawamoto with the World Bank

On February 18, Keidanren USA hosted Dr. Atsushi Kawamoto, Senior Economist, Prospects Group at The World Bank. Dr. Kawamoto briefed keidanren member companies on newly released Global Economic Prospects report, followed by Q&A session. You can find Global Economic Prospects report by visiting World Bank’s website here. In Japanese please click HERE

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Roundtable Discussion with Barnes & Thornburg LLP

On February 12, Keidanren USA hosted a roundtable Discussion with Barnes & Thornburg LLP. Mr. David Spooner and Ms. Linda Weinberg from the firm gave a presentation titled “Trade Policy Session: What to Expect in 2020”, followed by a Q & A session.

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Roundtable Discussion with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development

On December 11, 2019, Keidanren USA hosted a roundtable discussion with Ms. Masami Izumida Tyson, Global Director of FDI and Trade with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development.

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