Thursday, March 17, 2016 (12 PM - 1:45 PM) // Central, Hong Kong
Managing Legal and Reputational Risk in Global Business Transactions:
Lessons and Trends in International Trade Enforcement and Corporate Social Responsibility
12:00-1:45pm. This program will feature senior attorneys from Akin Gump’s global international trade and litigation teams, including Ambassador Daniel Feldman, who recently joined the firm after serving as the U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan at the Department of State. The session will highlight the extraterritorial reach of U.S. international trade laws and their impact on companies’ global operations, focusing particularly on recent enforcement cases and trends, and explore the ways in which compliance and corporate social responsibility programs are effective tools in mitigating risks and enhancing business opportunities in the global marketplace.
Given recent developments related to Iran and the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action ('JCPOA”) between the P5+1 (China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States), the European Union, and Iran, the panelists will provide an overview of developments in the United States’ Iran sanctions regime, particularly as those developments apply to non-U.S. companies and foreign subsidiaries of U.S. companies. First 15-20 minutes is for networking Sandwiches & beverages included Hosted by the Law Committee Sponsored by:
The American Chamber of Commerce in HK 1904 Bank of America Tower 12 Harcourt Road Central, Hong Kong