On May 3, 2017 WSCRC ran the second session of its Policy Briefing Series (PBS) with an off-the-record briefing from Ron Cai – Partner and Partner-in-Charge and Chief Representative, Shanghai, China Office at Davis Wright Tremaine – on New Cybersecurity Law of China: Impact on Companies Doing Business with China. The WSCRC PBS engages leading subject-matter experts from government, industry, law, and technology communities to provide in-depth insights on current key issues in US-China-WA relations.
Ron Cai has more than 25 years of legal experience assisting clients in U.S.-China business projects. He handles international mergers & acquisitions, general business and corporate law for multinational companies in China, international business transactions, and dispute resolution. Ron also advises clients on contract law, employment and labor law, intellectual property rights, regulatory approvals, and corporate compliance auditing. Ron is familiar with a wide range of industries, including, e-commerce, high-tech, media and entertainment, retail and distribution, healthcare, renewable energy, transportation and heavy machinery industries, and infrastructure projects. He also represents Chinese companies in their business transactions and litigation in the U.S. Ron speaks and writes frequently on U.S.-Chinese business issues.
Ron’s clients include: Bank of China, Boeing Shanghai Aviation Services, Brioche Doree China, China Central Television, China Development Bank, China Railway Construction Corporation, China South Locomotive Corporation, Eaton, General Electric, Getty Images, Goodyear, Manitowoc, Marriott International, Microsoft, Neuhaus, Nike, PACCAR, Pudong Development Bank, Starbucks Coffee Company, TESCO, TomTom, Tyson Foods, and Umbro.
Attendees included representatives from the corporate, legal and defense sectors.
Davis Wright Tremaine generously hosted the session.
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Montlake Cut, Seattle
Regatta 10 a.m. – Noon
Opening Day Boat Parade Noon – 2 p.m.
Details at WindermereCup.com
The University of Washington and Windermere Real Estate are excited to host the 31st annual Windermere Cup races to be held on Saturday, May 6, on Lake Washington.
The races are held as part of the celebration of Seattle’s Opening Day of Boating Season and are followed by the Seattle Yacht Club’s Opening Day Boat Parade. More than 800 rowers compete in this prestigious event, which culminates with the women’s and men’s Windermere Cup races.
Following the races, fans are invited to join the regatta champions for an awards ceremony and presentation of the Windermere Cup Trophy on the stage located near the video board on the NW side of the Montlake Cut, near the finish line.
Admission to the event is free. Viewing is available on the shores of the Montlake Cut, or by boats anchored to a log boom in Lake Washington.
For more information, visit windermerecup.com.
On April 19, 2017 WSCRC launched the first session of its Policy Briefing Series (PBS) with briefings from Godfrey Guerzon, Homeland Security Investigation (HSI) Senior Special Agent and Nelson Dong, Head of Dorsey & Whitney’s National Security Law Group and co-Head of its Asian Law Group. The WSCRC PBS engages leading subject-matter experts from government, industry, law, and technology communities to provide in-depth insights on current key issues in US-China-WA relations.
Nelson Dong presented a comprehensive background on the role and scope of Chinese industrial espionage in the United States, civil and criminal enforcement tools of US government investigators and prosecutors, US customs and border protection (CBP) policy.
Godfrey Guerzon provided a comprehensive overview of HSI’s Counter-Proliferation Investigation Program, described two Seattle case studies and underscored the importance of industry cooperation in enforcing US export laws.
Please contact WSCRC staff for copies of speakers’ Powerpoint presentation.
Attendees included Congressional staff, K&L Gates, Global Innovation Exchange (GIX) at University of Washington, Skagit County, Washington Search Partners, and MKL Enterprises Ltd.
Dorsey & Whitney’s Seattle Office generously hosted the event.
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