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April 19 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
This event is open to Stanford students and faculty only.
Join Brent Irvin and Roberto Gonzalez as they discuss the Trump Administration’s WeChat “ban,” the litigation in federal court that blocked it, and the intersection of technology and national security in the U.S.-China relationship
|Brent Irvin joined Tencent, a leading global Internet company, in 2010. He is currently Vice President and General Counsel, overseeing all legal matters, including intellectual property, litigation, privacy, compliance and public policy. Prior to joining Tencent, he worked at a leading Silicon Valley law firm, specializing in M&A and technology transactions, with a special emphasis on Internet companies. He received his JD from Stanford Law School, an MA in Asian Studies from Yale University and a BA in History from Carleton College.|
|Roberto Gonzalez represents financial institutions and other companies in high-stakes litigation, investigations and advisory matters, spanning the areas of economic sanctions, anti-money laundering, export controls, antitrust, the False Claims Act, consumer financial protection and cybersecurity and data privacy. Drawing on his experience in senior legal roles at the Treasury Department, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the White House, he helps U.S. and non-U.S. clients navigate complex criminal and regulatory matters and provides strategic counseling on compliance issues and crisis management.|
|Curtis J. Milhaupt is the William F. Baxter-Visa International Professor of Law and Senior Fellow, by courtesy, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. His research and teaching interests include comparative corporate governance, the legal systems of East Asia (particularly Japan), and state capitalism. In addition to numerous scholarly articles, he has co-authored or edited seven books, including Regulating the Visible Hand? The Institutional Implications of Chinese State Capitalism (Oxford, 2016), Law and Capitalism: What Corporate Crises Reveal about Legal Systems and Economic Development Around the World (Chicago, 2008) and Transforming Corporate Governance in East Asia (Routledge, 2008). His research has been profiled in The Economist, the Financial Times, and the Wall Street Journal and has been widely translated. He is a Research Associate of the European Corporate Governance Institute and a member of the American Law Institute.|