The 2nd Conference of the EU Asia Corporate Governance Dialogue Series

The Centre for Law & Business (CLB) and the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) co-organised the 2nd Conference of the EU Asia Corporate Governance Dialogue Series on 24 February 2015 at the Multipurpose Auditorium at the NUS Bukit Timah Campus.

The theme of this conference was Corporate Governance and Large Shareholders and the programme was divided into two sessions. The morning session on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises provided insight into some of the likely changes in the upcoming revision of the OECD Guidelines on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises and an overview of recent regulatory developments in Singapore, China and India. The afternoon session on Regulating Controlling Shareholders looked at how countries such as Singapore, Japan and Korea handle the issue of regulating controlling shareholders through legal means.

The conference, attended by 117 local and overseas participants, was graced by the Prof Simon Chesterman, Dean, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore; Mr Paul F. Winkelmann, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Hong Kong; Mr Bernhard N. Faustenhammer, Chargé d'Affaires a.i., Delegation of the European Union to Singapore; and, Mr David Devlin, Chairman of the European Corporate Governance Institute.

The speakers and discussants at the conference included:
 

  • Adrian Chan, First Vice-Chairman, Singapore Institute of Directors

  • Dan W. Puchniak, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore

  • Fianna Jurdant, Senior Policy Manager, OECD Corporate Affairs Division

  • Guo Li, Professor, Peking University Law School

  • Harald Baum, Senior Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Comparative & International Private Law

  • Hideki Kanda, Professor, Graduate Schools for Law & Politics, University of Tokyo & ECGI Research member

  • Kon Sik Kim, Professor, Seoul National University, School of Law

  • Lan Luh Luh, Associate Professor, NUS Business School & Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore

  • Mak Yuen Teen, Associate Professor, NUS Business School

  • Ong Boon Hwee, CEO, Stewardship Asia Centre

  • Umakanth Varottil, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore

  • Walter Woon, David Marshall Professor, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore & Former Attorney General, Singapore

  • Wang Jiangyu, Deputy Director, Centre for Asian Legal Studies, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore

  • Wolf-Georg Ringe, Professor of International Commercial Law, Copenhagen Business School
     

Details on the conference can be found at: http://law.nus.edu.sg/clb/events/EACG_Dialogue_Conference2015/


 

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