Shearman And Sterling

Event March 04, 2021

U.S. Regulatory Developments and Trends Under President Biden

  • Webinar

Under President Biden’s administration, what will be the potential changes to U.S. policies and regulations with respect to investment restrictions and sanctions? What will the regulators be focusing on in terms of securities and investment related enforcement actions? What will be the challenges and opportunities for Asian investors and companies?

Partners Philip Urofsky and Brian Burke joined a panel discussion titled “U.S. Regulatory Developments and Trends Under President Biden”, co-hosted by Shearman & Sterling and Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (HKVCA) on March 4, 2021.  The session was moderated by Asia Regional Managing Partner and Head of Greater China Lorna Chen and Vice Chairman of HKVCA, John Levack. 

During the webinar, the panelists discussed the following topics:

  • An update on U.S. regulations related to the investment sector, in particular, those related to China.
  • An exploration of trends in U.S. sanctions laws, CFIUS rules and securities law enforcement.
  • Substantive discussions of potential implications for Asian investors and PE/VC firms.