This year’s Legal Exchange came shortly after the presidents of both China and the United States noted the importance of the U.S.-China relationship and reiterated their desire to strengthen bilateral ties through sustained engagement and a shared commitment to managing differences constructively.
On December 14-15, 2016, Deputy General Counsel for Strategic Initiatives Dawn Yamane Hewett addressed the inaugural “Indo-Asia Connectivity for Shared Prosperity” Conference in Kolkata, India on behalf of the Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP).
The U.S. Department of Commerce, and China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and State Council Legislative Affairs Office (SCLAO), will co-host the 21st U.S.-China Legal Exchange on the topic of U.S. bankruptcy law.
Commerce General Counsel Kelly Welsh, with Principal Deputy Associate Attorney General William Baer, led the U.S. delegation to the inaugural meeting of the U.S.-China Judicial Dialogue: In Support of Reform and Economic Growth on August 3 and 4.
To enhance U.S.-China trade and reduce barriers to U.S. companies doing business in China, the U.S. Department of Commerce and China’s Ministry of Commerce, supported by our respective embassies and other agencies, held the 5th U.S.-China Administrative Law Dialogue on May 3 and 4.