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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Roundtable Discussion with Mr. Satoshi Aoki (Achievement Corporation)

On February 5, 2019, Keidanren USA hosted Mr. Satoshi Aoki, President and CEO at Achievement Corporation. Mr. Aoki gave a presentation on “Human resources development in 21st century-Capacity Development and recruitment-.”

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

On January 30, Keidanren USA hosted Dr. Michael Green, Senior Vice President for Asia and Japan Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and Professor Fumiaki Kubo, Project Leader at Keidanren’s 21st Century Public Policy Institute. In Japanese please click http://www.keidanren.or.jp/journal/times/2019/0214_11.html

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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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