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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.

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: China and Russia Challenges”, followed by Q&A session.

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 JETRO Survey on Business Conditions for Japanese Companies Operating Overseas (North America).
You can find more detailed information regarding the survey by visiting JETRO’s website below.

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 not made, and the outlook for CFIUS in the new administration.