Roundtable Discussion with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

On November 8, Keidanren USA hosted a roundtable discussion with Mr. Zachary M. Rudisill, Partne and Mr. Roger P. Murry, Senior Policy Adviser, both at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.  Mr. Rudisill and Mr. Murry briefed us on 2018 Midterm Election Results.

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Roundtable Discussion with Mr. Bruce Stokes (Pew Research Center)

On November 5, Keidanren USA hosted Mr. Bruce Stokes, Director of Global Economic Attitudes at the Pew Research Center. Mr. Stokes gave a presentation on “Americans, Japanese See Trade as Good, But Doubt the Benefits.”

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Roundtable Discussion with Mr. Masatoshi Yoshihara and Mr. Takashi Kawaguchi (Mizuho Bank, Ltd.)

On October 30, Keidanren USA hosted a roundtable discussion with Mr. Masatoshi Yoshihara, Managing Executive Officer & Co-Head of Global Markets Division at Mizuho Bank, Ltd. and Mr. Takashi Kawaguchi, Executive Officer & Head of Americas Treasury Department at Mizuho Bank Ltd.  Mr. Yoshihara and Mr. Kawaguchi shared their views on how the U.S. and (…)

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Roundtable Discussion with Arnold & Porter Law Firm

On September 26, Keidanren USA hosted Mr. Chris Dodd (former U.S. Senator), Mr. Charles Landgraf and Ms. Claire Reade from Arnold & Porter Law Firm. They led a discussion on the recent developments in U.S. trade policy and effective strategies for companies to protect their interests in the current volatile political environment.Topics include a report (…)

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Roundtable Discussion with Mr. Kiyoyuki SEGUCHI (Research Director, the Canon Institute for Global Studies)

On September 21, Keidanren USA hosted Mr. Kiyoyuki Seguchi (Research Director, the Canon Institute for Global Studies) for Roundtable Discussion. Mr. Seguchi gave a presentation titled “US-Japan relations under the Trump and the Xi Jinping leaderships.”

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A Conversation with Mr. Goodman (CSIS) and Prof. Kubo on Prospects for U.S.-Japan Relations

On August 29, Keidanren USA hosted Mr. Matthew Goodman, Senior Vice President, William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy and Senior Adviser for Asian Economics at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and Professor Fumiaki Kubo, Project Leader at Keidanren’s 21st Century Public Policy Institute. We discussed the Trump administration’s various policies including (…)

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Roundtable Discussion with Mr. Atsushi Suzuki of JETRO New York

On July 18th, Keidanren USA hosted Mr. Atsushi Suzuki, Director of Research & Information Services at JETRO New York office for a roundtable event. Mr. Suzuki gave a presentation on “New Development of Trump Administration’s trade policy – Section 232 and Section 301” and updated “.

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Roundtable Discussion with Mr. Steven Siemborski of Calfee Strategic Solutions

On June 18, 2018, Keidanren USA hosted Mr. Steven Siemborski, Managing Director of Calfee Strategic Solutions for a roundtable event. Mr. Siemborski explained the steps, in the area of governance and good business practices that Japanese companies can take in the United States to restore their reputation for excellence and minimize the cost of regulatory (…)

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Roundtable with Michael Best Strategies

On April 17, 2018, Keidanren USA hosted a roundtable with Mr. Thomas B. Schreibel, Ms. Anne C. Canfield and Ms. Sarah C. Helton from Michael Best Strategies. Mr. Schreibel and Ms. Canfield briefed on President Trump’s various trade issues including steel and aluminum tariffs, followed by a discussion among participating member companies.

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Roundtable with Former Acting Deputy USTR Wendy Cutler

On April 11, Keidanren USA hosted a roundtable with former Acting Deputy USTR Wendy Cutler who is a senior policy consultant to Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. Ms. Culter briefed on the Section 301 tariffs against China, followed by a discussion among participating member companies regarding impact and concerns.

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