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Doug Bergner and Ian Graig discuss U.S. trade policy at JMC
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On November 14, Doug Bergner and Ian Graig of Global Policy Group spoke on U.S. trade policy in the aftermath of the 2018 midterm elections to a group of business executives hosted by the Japan Machinery Center (JMC) for Trade and Investment.  The session was held at JMC's Tokyo headquarters and simulcast to JMC’s office in Osaka as well.

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Doug Bergner and Ian Graig speak at MHIR in Tokyo
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On November 15, Doug Bergner and Ian Graig of Global Policy Group addressed a seminar on U.S. climate, environmental, and energy policy in the aftermath of the 2018 midterm elections that was sponsored by the Mizuho Information and Research Institute in Tokyo.

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Ian Graig speaks to New York Pharma Forum
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Ian Graig of Global Policy Group discussed U.S. public policy trends and the outlook for the upcoming November 6 U.S. midterm elections at a special meeting of the New York Pharma Forum on “The 2018 Midterm Elections and Global Risk,” which was held July 24 in New York City.

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Doug Bergner and Ian Graig address Keidanren
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On June 12, Doug Bergner and Ian Graig of Global Policy Group spoke to Keidanren (the Japan Business Federation) in Tokyo, discussing key trade, business, and security issues and the outlook for U.S.-Japan relations with executives from Keidanren member-companies. 

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Doug Bergner and Ian Graig address MMPC
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Doug Bergner and Ian Graig of Global Policy Group offered an overview of the U.S. policy process to the Michigan Minority Procurement Conference in Detroit on May 9, 2018.  The seminar was designed to help MMPC executives better understand the U.S. policy process and how federal government policies can affect their businesses.

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Article by Ian Graig looks at Trump's first year and the auto industry
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In a new article in AutomotiveWorld Monthly, Ian Graig of Global Policy Group examines the first year of the Trump administration and its impact on the automotive industry.  The article also looks at the outlook for the year ahead, which could be even more interesting for many issues of vital importance to the industry.

"A year unlike any other: Trump Year One and the auto industry," AutomotiveWorld Monthly, March 2018

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Ian Graig comments on State of the Union Address
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Ian Graig of Global Policy Group spoke recently with Japan's Nikkei newspapers about President Trump's first State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress, and his comments appeared in the February 1 morning edition of the Nikkei Shimbun (in Japanese).

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Doug Bergner and Ian Graig address Keidanren
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On November 9, Doug Bergner and Ian Graig of Global Policy Group spoke to the Task Force on U.S. Relations of Keidanren (the Japan Business Federation) in Tokyo, discussing key trade, business, and security issues and the outlook for U.S.-Japan relations following President Trump's recent visit to Japan. 

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Doug Bergner and Ian Graig speak on U.S. climate and energy policy

On May 25, Doug Bergner and Ian Graig of Global Policy Group addressed a seminar on “U.S. Climate and Energy Policy in the Trump Administration” that was sponsored by the Mizuho Information and Research Institute in Tokyo.  The seminar examined the implications of the Trump presidency for U.S. climate and environmental policy and for U.S. energy production using fossil fuels and renewable sources.

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Doug Bergner and Ian Graig discuss U.S. trade policy
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On May 24, Doug Bergner and Ian Graig of Global Policy Group spoke on “The Trump Administration and U.S. Trade Policy” to a group of business executives hosted by the Japan Machinery Center (JMC) for Trade and Investment.  The well-attended session was held at JMC's Tokyo headquarters.

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Ian Graig speaks at Autonomous Car Detroit conference

Ian Graig of Global Policy Group participated in a panel on "Autonomous cars: the next ten years" as part of the recent Autonomous Car Detroit 2017 conference.  Graig spoke about the regulatory and policy challenges raised by the emergence of autonomous vehicle technologies.  The conference, which featured speakers from industry, government, and academia, was held at the Henry Hotel in Dearborn.  Graig also published a comment piece in AutomotiveWorld in conjunction with the conference.

"New administration, new approach to self-driving vehicles?" AutomotiveWorld, March 15, 2017  

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Doug Bergner addresses West Sweden Chamber
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Douglas Bergner of Global Policy Group recently addressed members of the West Sweden Chamber of Commerce (Västsvenska Handelskammaren) in Göteborg, speaking to a roundtable of senior executives entitled “What consequences does the new U.S. administration have to the businesses in West Sweden?”  The roundtable explored the implications of the Trump administration for U.S. energy, climate, environmental, trade, and other issues of interest to international business.

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Ian Graig speaks with Nikkei about Trump administration

Ian Graig of Global Policy Group spoke recently with Japan's Nikkei newspapers about the Trump administration.  In late January, he discussed the Trump Cabinet and the early days of the administration, and his comments appeared in the January 22 edition of Nikkei Veritas and the January 24 evening edition of the Nikkei newspaper (both in Japanese).  In late February, he discussed President Trump's address to a joint session of Congress, and his comments appeared (again in Japanese) in the March 2 edition of the Nikkei newspaper (http://www.nikkei.com/article/DGKKZO13562420S7A300C1EA2000/).

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New article by Ian Graig on the Trump administration and the motor vehicle industry

In a new article in AutomotiveWorld, Ian Graig of Global Policy Group offers his views on the implications of the Trump administration and its legislative and regulatory agenda for the motor vehicle industry.  The article explores such issues as taxes, international trade, and automotive emissions and safety regulations.

"It’s complicated: Trump and the auto industry," AutomotiveWorld, February 6, 2017 

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Two new resources

We have added two new resources to the Global Policy Group website to help you keep track of the rapidly evolving situation in Washington: a Policy Calendar page that provides an overview of upcoming U.S. economic, legislative, and political events, and a Trump Administration page that provides for an overview of the Trump Cabinet, other senior administration officials, and top White House staff.

  

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