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U NC LASSI F I E D U . S. Department of State Case No.

F-20 1 1 -03401

Doc No. C05458023 Date: 02/25/20 1 4

Obtained by Judicial Watch, Inc. via FOIA

United States Department of State

WashUJBton, D.C.

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February 4, 201 1

MEMORANDUM
TO:

!RELEASED IN FULLI

Terry Krinvic

Director of Scheduling and Advance


Office ofWilliam Jefferson Clinton

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FROM :

James Tbessin, Deputy Legal Adviser and


Designated Agency Ethics Adviser
U.S. Department of State

COPY:

Laura Graham
COO and Chiefof Staff to President Clinton

Cheryl Mills
Counselor and Chief of Staff
U.S. Department of State

SUBJECT:

ReQuest for Conflict of Interest Review of WJC Speaking Engagements

In response to your memoranda received February 4, 201 1 , we have reviewed for


purposes of conflict of interest the following sponsors:

(1) Goldman Sachs & Co. for an event on April l l, 201 1 ;


(2) Fidelity Investments for an event on May 3 , 201 1 ; and
(3) HCL America Inc for an event on November 14, 201 1 .
We have no objection to the proposed sponsors above. Please do not hesitate to contact m e if you
have questions on this matter.

]REVIEW AUTHORITY: Frank Tumminia, Senior Reviewe

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U N C LASSI F I E D U . S . Department of State Case No. F-201 1 -03401

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Name of Entities/Sponsors:

Goldman Sachs & Co.

Name of Other Event Sponsors:

n!a

Location of Entities:

New York, NY

Scheduled Date:

Monday, April l l , 201 1

Location of Speech:

United'Nations Dining Room, New York, NY

Response Time (from State):

5 days

Nature of Event:
President Clinton is invited to speak at Goldman Sachs' upcoming Client Conference. Fareed

Zakaria and Richard Haass are also confirmed speakers for the event.
Sponsor description:
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a global financial services finn providing investment banking,
securities and investment management services to a diversified client base. Founded in 1 869, the

finn is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong
Kong and other major financial centers around the world.

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For more infonnation, please visit http://www2 .goldrnansachs.com/.


Itinerary:

Photoline, speech and moderated Q&A

Attendees:

Approximately 250 high level clients and investors will be


in attendance.

Past Speakers or Attendees:

n!a

Press:

Closed

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