Past Events

Breakfast Presentation on State of the Economy

Date:Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Time:Breakfast will be served at 7:30am,
with the Presentation to follow at 8:00am


Place: 505 Howard Street, Suite 1000, San Francisco, CA 94105


The Association of Asian American Bankers (AAAB) and Perkins Coie LLC are delighted to invite you and your guest to attend a reception on Friday June 9th followed by the San Francisco Premiere showing of the Documentary Film - ABACUS; Small Enough to Jail.

This documentary film tells the incredible saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York. Accused of mortgage fraud by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr., Abacus becomes the only U.S. Bank to face criminal charges in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. The indictment and subsequent trial forces the Sung family to defend themselves - and their bank's legacy in the Chinatown community - over the course of a five year legal battle.The cost is free to members and $30 for non-members.

About Dan North:
Dan North has been with Euler Hermes since 1996, serving as the its chief economist for North America. He uses macroeconomic and quantitative analyses to help manage Euler Hermes' risk portfolio of more than $250 billion in annual trade transactions within the region. Dan North has appeared on CNBC, Fox Business News, ABC News Now, France 24, and Bloomberg Radio and Television. He has been quoted by USA Today, Barron’s, Bloomberg Business Week, The Washington Post, Paris Le Monde, and The Wall Street Journal.

About Perkins Coie LLP:
Perkins Coie is an international law firm headquartered in Seattle, Washington and founded in 1912. It is the oldest and largest law firm headquartered in the Pacific Northwest and has a total of 19 offices across the United States and Asia. In addition to corporate representation, the firm often represents political clients.



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