Event Details

The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) had recently concluded its latest negotiation round in Bali, Indonesia, on 18 March and is about to host another round in Singapore from 8-15 April.

As the 14 participating countries reconvene, Khalil Hegarty, Senior Policy Advisor, and Jackson Cox, Interim President of the American Association of the Indo-Pacific (AAIP) will provide AMCHAM with a briefing on 02 May 2023 on the latest thoughts around IPEF including some current challenges.

Topics to addressed:

IPEF: Current Regional Expectations.

IPEF State of Play, recap of the last negotiating round and expectations.

Potential Benefits for the Malaysian private sector.

Member's input for AAIP submissions and for negotiating teams.

This will be an excellent opportunity to contribute to the conversation and learn more about how the private sector is navigating and providing inputs to the process. The discussion will also touch on opportunities to incorporate your views. As such, please submit any questions in advance to gr@amcham.com.my or directly in the registration form.


Date: Tuesday, 2 May 2023

Time: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm (MYT)

Platform: MS Teams (Note: link will be sent 2 days before the session)


This webinar is open to AMCHAM Members ONLY

AAIP is a regional business association for American headquartered companies and AmChams and manages an IPEF Taskforce which comprises American companies, AmChams from IPEF economies, and members of AAIP's Advisory Board. AMCHAM Malaysia is an active member of AAIP. For more information on AAIP go to: https://americanindopac.com/

Registration is compulsory for all participants, and only registered participants will receive access to the scheduled session.


  • Khalil Hegarty (Senior Policy Advisor at American Association of the IndoPacific (AAIP))

    Khalil Hegarty

    Senior Policy Advisor at American Association of the IndoPacific (AAIP)

    Khalil Manaf Hegarty is an expert in trade policy focusing on Southeast Asia and specializing in trade and sustainability. He has extensive experience and networks across Indonesia and Malaysia. worked as an advisor on trade policy and certification to the governments of Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Japan, South Korea, and Australia. He provides ongoing policy advice to governments and the private sector in Southeast Asia, covering agriculture, manufactured goods, services, and investment.

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  • Jackson Cox (Interim President at American Association of the IndoPacific (AAIP))

    Jackson Cox

    Interim President at American Association of the IndoPacific (AAIP)

    Jackson has twenty years of experience leading comprehensive development, policy, government relations, and public affairs projects for clients in Mongolia and throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Jackson came to Asia in 2001 to lead democracy-strengthening programs in Mongolia and Cambodia and started his consulting business, Woodmont International, in 2005 where he works to position multi-national companies and large- scale projects for long-term success in some of the region’s most challenging markets.

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