Allen & Gledhill and Skadden are pleased to invite you to join us for a discussion analyzing potential Biden administration policies regarding U.S. trade, national security and enforcement, and the effects these directives might have on U.S.-China trade and businesses in Singapore, the wider Southeast Asia region and India. We will also review the implications of the U.S. government’s responses to developments in the entire region.
Moderated by Elsa Chen from Allen & Gledhill, the panel will include Skadden attorneys who previously served as senior U.S. government officials, as well as Allen & Gledhill attorneys and advisors who have significant experience regarding matters in the region.
Discussion topics will include:
• U.S-Asia Trade Relationships: A review of U.S. trade policy involving Southeast Asia, India, and China, and the effects of U.S.-China trade tensions on the wider trade and geopolitical landscape, including opportunities that may arise for other countries in the region.
• Export Controls and Other Trade Policy Tools: What are the implications of the expansion of the U.S. government’s Entity List regarding export controls, OFAC sanctions, and the executive orders issued under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act?
• National Security/CFIUS: How will increased scrutiny and security reviews affect Southeast Asian companies, including those with links to China? An update on the investment, cybersecurity and national security sectors.
• DOJ Enforcement: An update on Asia-focused enforcement activity in the U.S, including the “China Initiative,” the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and cases of money laundering and financial crime.
• The Impact of Global Geopolitics and COVID-19 on Singapore and Southeast Asia: How will the current geopolitical outlook shape policy on trade and international business through trade, financial relations, and technology use and transfer?