Roundtable discussion with White & Case LLP on Semiconductors and U.S. Trade Policy

On June 11, 2024, Keidanren USA hosted a roundtable discussion with experts from White & Case LLP on “Semiconductors and U.S. Trade Policy”. They provided an overview of U.S. trade policy measures impacting the semiconductor industry and related industries, including export controls, investment restrictions, and import restrictions such as Section 301 tariffs. They also explained (…)

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Roundtable discussion with experts from CSIS on China-Taiwan Cross-Strait Relations

On June 5, 2024, Keidanren USA hosted a roundtable discussion with experts from CSIS on China-Taiwan cross-strait relations. Mr. Jude Blanchette, CSIS Freeman Chair in China Studies, and Mr. Chris Johnstone, CSIS Senior Advisor and Japan Chair, discussed current dynamics in cross-strait relations and the implications for Japan, following the inauguration of President Lai Ching-te (…)

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Roundtable Discussion with Mr. Uemura of the World Bank

On May 30, 2024, Keidanren USA hosted Mr. Koji Uemura, the World Bank Group Alternate Executive Director for Japan, for a roundtable discussion with our member companies. Mr. Uemura gave an overview of the World Bank Group as well as briefed the outcomes of the IMF/World Bank Spring meeting held in April in Washington DC (…)

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Roundtable Discussion with The Honorable Ryan Costello

On May 16, Keidanren USA hosted an in-person roundtable discussion with The Honorable Ryan Costello, former Congressman and Founder of Ryan Costello Strategies on “Assessing the 2024 Political Campaign Landscape: Potential Outcomes and Policy Implications for Climate and Technology Issues”. As a former Republican Congressman from Pennsylvania, He shared his insights into the thinking of (…)

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Roundtable Discussion with Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Robert T. Koepcke

On April 30, Keidanren USA hosted Mr. Robert T. Koepcke, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Japan, Korea, and Mongolia in the State Department’s Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs (EAP) for a roundtable discussion. DAS Koepcke provided his thoughts on the Prime Minister Kishida’s official visit, highlighted other recent developments in our diplomatic relationship, and (…)

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Roundtable with experts from Crumpton Global

On February 1st, Keidanren USA hosted a roundtable discussion with experts from Crumpton Global. Messrs. Paul Lensink and H.K. Park discussed a CIA analytical tool called “future scenario planning” which can help companies prepare for the likely policies and actions of each Presidential candidate should they win the 2024 election, followed by Q&A session. 

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Briefing with Experts from K&L Gates LLP

On December 14,  Keidanren USA hosted a briefing with Mr. Matt Leggett and and other experts from K&L Gates LLP. They led a discussion on U.S. Energy Policy State of Play/Outlook and Reactions to COP 28 followed by a Q & A session.

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Briefing on Current Prospects for Congressional Action by Experts from K&L Gates LLP

On November 1st, Keidanren USA hosted a briefing with former Congressman Bart Gordon (D-TN) and other experts from K&L Gates LLP. They led a discussion on the prospects for Congressional action for the rest of the year, including areas such as government funding, defense, AI, and privacy.

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Roundtable Discussion on “Perspectives on U.S. Climate and Clean Energy Policy”

On June 29, Keidanren USA hosted a Roundtable Discussion with Mr. Alan Yu, Senior Vice President for National Security and International Policy, Center for American Progress (CAP)  on “Perspectives on U.S. Climate and Clean Energy Policy”. Mr. Yu discussed latest developments regarding U.S. domestic policy, including the Inflation Reduction Act and other federal and state (…)

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Seminar on Data Privacy & AI Regulation with S&K Brussels

On June 14, Keidanren held a seminar on Data Privacy & AI Regulation for Keidanren member companies. Mr. Takeshige Sugimoto from S&K Brussels explained in detail about Data Privacy & AI Regulation, followed by a Q & A session.  

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