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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.

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 outsized impact on the political and economic landscape in Asia in the coming months. They shared their candid thoughts about current developments in the region with Keidanren members.

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 approach the issue of foreign investment and Japanese investment in particular.

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.