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The “Other” Side of Japan: Yakuza and their involvement in Japanese Society, Government and Business

April 27 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Enjoy a luncheon with guest speaker Grant Newsham.

This event is now SOLD OUT

Thursday, April 27, 2017
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Ala Moana Hotel, Carnation Room
410 Atkinson Drive
Honolulu, HI 96814

$6 validated parking available at Ala Moana Hotel.

The yakuza is a blanket term for Japan’s organized crime groups.   Retired U.S. Marine Colonel Grant Newsham is an independent business risk consultant specializing in organized-crime, corruption, fraud, and other oft-overlooked threats to private companies doing international business. He lived in Japan for over 20 years and served as a U.S. Diplomat before spending over a decade with a major American financial firm fending off risk-threats to private companies. He will be sharing his experiences and discussing what the Yakuza look like in today’s Japan, how much they have permeated into Japanese society, and what impact do they really have on domestic and even global business — now and in the future.

Click here for the program flyer and more information.
Special Early Bird Registration: Register before April 13, 2017 and pay only $40, registration from April 13th will be $50.
Seating is limited so sign up today.  Cancellations after April 20th, or no-shows will be charged.
Click here to RSVP online.


April 27
11:30 am - 1:30 pm


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