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January 13, 2020
The Asia Group Announces Opening of New Office in Hanoi and Addition of Ambassador Pham Quang Vinh as Senior Advisor

The Asia Group is proud to announce that it will be opening a new office in Hanoi and that it has appointed former Vietnamese Ambassador to the United States Pham Quang Vinh as a Senior Advisor to support the firm’s innovative Vietnam practice.

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December 20, 2019
Senior Advisor Mark Linscott on the U.S.-India Trade Partnership in the Context of China

The Atlantic Council

The Trump administration believes it is now on a roll on trade, with deals last week on US-China and the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Another deal is close to conclusion with India on a modest package of outcomes to solve several high priority market access problems.

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December 6, 2019
Amb. Kurt Tong on What the United States Can - and Can't - Do to Help Preserve Hong Kong's Autonomy

Foreign Affairs

In the months after large-scale protests first broke out in Hong Kong last June, U.S. policy circles remained relatively quiet. Yet as demonstrations turned violent and rumors of a Beijing-directed crackdown spread, concern in Washington grew. Last week, President Donald Trump signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, which arrived at his desk with veto-proof backing from both houses of Congress. The legislation gives the U.S. government a stronger mandate to adjust its legal stance toward Hong Kong, as well as offering renewed sanctions authorities and a clearer expression of where the United States stands on the city’s future.

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December 6, 2019
The Asia Group Announces Departure of Partner Brian Andrews

WASHINGTON, D.C. | December 6, 2019 — The Asia Group today announced that Brian Andrews, a Partner and member of the firm’s Executive Committee, is resigning in order to pursue a new professional opportunity. Starting December 16, Brian will join Audible, a division of Amazon based in New Jersey, to lead their international public policy effort. Audible is the world’s largest seller and producer of audiobooks and other spoken-word entertainment.

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November 15, 2019
Vice President of Values and Culture and Executive Assistant Groslyn Burton Named Executive Assistant of the Year at 2019 Pinnacle Awards

2019 WashingtonExec Pinnacle Awards

The Asia Group Vice President of Culture and Values and Executive Assistant to the Chairman Groslyn Burton was named Executive Assistant of the Year in WashingtonExec’s 2019 Pinnacle Awards.

In 2018, WashingtonExec established the Pinnacle Awards, an opportunity to recognize top-level senior executives and executive assistants who are strong leaders, experts in their respective fields who have made a tremendous impact, and whose contributions drove positive change in the federal government and in private sector companies. Groslyn was nominated by her peers for Executive Assistant of the Year for a private company in the 2019 Pinnacle Awards. She was selected as one of five finalists for her category and was one of 450 nominations spanning all categories. The awards ceremony was emceed by former U.S. Congressmen Mike Rogers.

A heartfelt congratulations to Groslyn for her exemplary work and dedication!

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