Testimony: Office of the United States Trade Representative 2007
Testimony: Office of the United States Trade Representative (Arlington, Virginia, June 22, 2007) Written Testimony by Rupert Hammond-Chambers Dear Tim, Over the past 2-3 years we have seen a significant rise in mergers and acquisitions activity in the Taiwan market. America’s leading private equity companies – led by The Carlyle Group, KKR, Oaktree and Blackstone […]
Special Commentary: Implications for Taiwan of the Failed Carlyle/ASE Buyout Deal
Special Commentary: Implications for Taiwan of the Failed Carlyle/ASE Buyout Deal (Arlington, Virginia, April 26, 2007) Special Commentary by Rupert Hammond-Chambers Earlier this week, Taiwan’s Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) announced that global private equity firm The Carlyle Group had broken off negotiations to purchase the company, the end of a process begun late last year […]
Testimony: United States International Trade Commission 2007
Testimony: United States International Trade Commission: Investigation No. 332-478 U.S.-China Trade: Implications of U.S.-Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Trends (Washington, D.C., March 21, 2007) Written testimony by Rupert Hammond-Chambers Dear Ms. Abbott, The US-Taiwan Business Council appreciates this opportunity to provide comments on the above-referenced investigation. The US-Taiwan Business Council is a private, non-profit and member-based […]
Special Commentary: America & China Shrug
Special Commentary: America & China Shrug (Arlington, Virginia, March 15, 2007) Special Commentary by Rupert Hammond-Chambers A leading global magazine recently posted a column on Taiwan in which it claimed that President Chen Shui-bian’s recent statements to the Formosan Association for Public Affairs (FAPA) were “designed to provoke China’s leaders”. I firmly believe that this […]
Happy Lunar New Year 2007!
The Council celebrates Lunar New Year 2007, Year of the Fire Pig!
Archived Press Releases – 2005-2006
Archived press releases are available for download as PDF files. December 13, 2006 — Senator Lisa Murkowski Joins the US-Taiwan Business Council as Honorary Co-Chairman November 14, 2006 — US-Taiwan Business Council Supports Taiwan’s Finalizing of Investment Regulations for Chipmaking in China August 17, 2006 — Senior U.S. and Taiwan Defense Officials to Deliver […]