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Upcoming event

Diversity in its Various Forms and How This Enables Companies to Move Forward in Japan

SCCJ EVENT
  • 19 December 2019 19:00 - 21:00

  • Embassy of Sweden, Clubroom (Apartment Entrance)

The SCCJ WIN Diversity and Inclusion Steering Committee welcomes Mr. Laurence W. Bates, Director, Managing Executive Officer, and General Counsel from Panasonic Corporation, the leading Japanese company and brand that is known around the world. Mr. Bates will share through this keynote seminar, his extensive career experience in Japan and overseas, in terms of how diversity exists in many different forms, and how this can help transform Japanese companies into being more international and dynamic. Mr. Bates will also share his personal experiences in diversity and inclusion with the audience. Come to join us at our SCCJ WIN keynote seminar on December 19th at the Embassy of Sweden in Tokyo for this precious opportunity!

 

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Laurence Bates

Director, Managing Executive Officer, General Counsel, Chief Risk Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for Panasonic Corporation

Laurence Bates is Director, Managing Executive Officer, General Counsel, Chief Risk Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for Panasonic Corporation, based in Osaka. Previously, he was senior managing director and chief legal officer, LIXIL Group Corporation, Tokyo; general counsel. BE Japan and GE Capital japan, GE Medical Systems Asia, Tokyo and Hong Kong; associate, Morrison & Forester, Tokyo; and associate, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison (New York and Beijing). He has served as president for the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan. Mr. Bates received his BA from Yale University and JD from Harvard Law School. He was the recipient of the Fulbright Senior Professional Research Grant, Tokyo University and was a Yale-China Teaching Fellow, Wuhan University, China.

 

 

  • Thursday December 19th, 19:00 - 21:00

  • Embassy of Sweden, Clubroom (Apartment Entrance)

  • 1-10-3-100 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 106-0032

  • Free for Members, 2,000 JPY for Non-Members (incl. drinks and light snacks)

  • Free for Members, 2,000 JPY for Non-Members (incl. drinks and light snacks)

  • Non-members must pay online in advance. All cancellations after December 16th and no-shows will be fully charged.

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