Global Law and Business
State Department Lawyer – Niels von Deuten

State Department Lawyer – Niels von Deuten

September 14, 2021

In Episode #73, we are joined by Attorney-Advisor at the U.S. Department of State, Niels Von Deuten.

We discuss:

We’ll see you next week for another exciting and informative episode when we sit down with Luis Martínez, the director of the Southeast energy, climate, and clean energy program at Natural Resources Defense Council.

Elite Athletics Coaching – Kelly Sullivan

Elite Athletics Coaching – Kelly Sullivan

September 7, 2021

In Episode #72, we are joined by Kelly Sullivan, the current head track and field coach at Seattle University and former Team USA coach.

We discuss:

  • Kelly's experiences mentoring 23 Division III All-American athletes
  • Coaching at the World Track and Field Championships and the Olympic Festival
  • Preparing athletes for competition beyond colleges and universities
  • Traveling extensively overseas and engaging with coaches and athletes from around the world
  • Whether elite athletes are "born with" innate excellence inside them
  • Listening, and watching recommendations from:

We’ll see you next week for another exciting and informative episode when we sit down with Niels Von Deuten, Attorney-Advisor at the U.S. Department of State.

Cannabis in Taiwan— Zoe Lee

Cannabis in Taiwan— Zoe Lee

August 31, 2021

In Episode #71, we are joined by Taiwanese cannabis lawyer Zoe Lee, of Better Call Zoe fame.

We discuss:

  • Zoe's path to becoming Taiwan's best-known cannabis lawyer, and what her docket looks like.
  • The legal status of cannabis and CBD in Taiwan.
  • Zoe's inspirations for her podcast, In the Weeds.
  • Legalization efforts in Taiwan and Zoe's prediction on when legalization will come about.
  • The incongruity between Taiwan's progressive ethos and the country's restrictive cannabis laws.
  • Zoe's foray into politics with the Green Party Taiwan, and the views on cannabis of Taiwan's mainstream parties.
  • Listening, and watching recommendations from:

We’ll see you next week for another exciting and informative episode when we sit down with Kelly Sullivan, Seattle University's head track and field coach.

Haiti — Robert Fatton Jr.

Haiti — Robert Fatton Jr.

August 24, 2021

In Episode #70, we are joined by Robert Fatton Jr., the Julia A. Cooper Professor of Government and Foreign Affairs in the Department of Politics at the University of Virginia and one of the foremost experts on Haiti.

We discuss:

We’ll see you next week for another exciting and informative episode when we sit down with Zoe Lee, Taiwan's pioneering cannabis lawyer!

Journalism, Podcasting, and Asia — Andrew Peaple

Journalism, Podcasting, and Asia — Andrew Peaple

August 17, 2021

In Episode #69, we are joined by Andrew Peaple, editor at The Wire China, and co-founder and presenter of the Asia Matters podcast.

We discuss:

  • Andrew's journalism career, including a 16-year stint at The Wall Street Journal.
  • The JET Program and why it represents a soft power triumph for Japan.
  • How journalism has been impacted by the growth of the public relations industry, as well as the emergence of social media.
  • Asia Matters, and how it was partly motivated by existing gaps in non-China Asia coverage.
  • The importance of understanding how Asians are interacting with each other - not just DC thinktank perspectives.
  • The culture shock of returning to the UK after many years abroad.
  • Brexit and Britain's importation of the American culture wars.
  • What it means if someone in the UK compares you to Marmite.
  • Listening, and watching recommendations from:

We’ll see you next week for another exciting and informative episode when we sit down with Robert Fatton Jr., one of the foremost experts on Haiti.

Women-Focused Insurance in U.K. and Australia  –  Sam White

Women-Focused Insurance in U.K. and Australia – Sam White

August 10, 2021

In Episode #68, we are joined by Sam White, serial entrepreneur and CEO at Freedom Services Group, a UK-based insurance agency.

We discuss:

We’ll see you next week for another exciting and informative episode when we sit down with Andrew Peaple from Asia Matters Podcast!

Crypto and Blockchain – Enrique Martinez

Crypto and Blockchain – Enrique Martinez

August 3, 2021

In Episode #67, we are joined by Enrique Martinez, CEO and founder of WebCapitalists Corp., a cryptocurrency and blockchain consulting company.

We discuss:

We’ll see you next week for another exciting and informative episode when we sit down with Sam White to discuss the insurance world, the differing work styles across the Anglosphere, and more!

Tales of the Tribunal Podcast – Chris Cambpell

Tales of the Tribunal Podcast – Chris Cambpell

July 27, 2021

In Episode #66, we are joined by Chris Campbell, in-house attorney for Baker Hughes and Tales of The Tribunal podcast host.

We discuss:

We’ll see you next week for another exciting and informative episode when we sit down with Enrique Martinez to discuss global cryptocurrency markets!

Cannabis in Ireland – Natalie O’Regan

Cannabis in Ireland – Natalie O’Regan

July 20, 2021

In Episode #65, we are joined by Natalie O’Regan, a cannabis activist in Ireland.

We discuss:

We’ll see you next week for another exciting and informative episode when we sit down with Chris Campbell to discuss his The Tales of the Tribunal Podcast, and much more!

Technology in Law & International Trade  –  Simon Igelman

Technology in Law & International Trade – Simon Igelman

July 13, 2021

In Episode #64, we are joined by Simon Igelman, an international business associate at Garfinkle Biderman LLP, a Canadian-based law firm.

We discuss:

We’ll see you next week for another exciting and informative episode when we sit down with Natalie O'Regan to discuss cannabis in Ireland.

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