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Asian Century Forum: Maximizing Investment Opportunities and Strategic Partnerships

Friday, February 17, 2012 - Friday, February 17, 2012
06:00 am London - 06:00 am London

Co-hosted by Paul Hastings and the Financial Times, in association with CICC, the Asian Century Forum will bring together senior business executives and General Counsels from leading Chinese organizations and multinational corporations, as well as high-profile economic strategists, and leading legal experts. During this half-day, invitation-only event, we will explore the opportunities and challenges created by increasing levels of Chinese outbound investment.

9:00 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Raymond Li, Partner and Chair of Greater China,Paul Hastings and Jamil Anderlini, Beijing Bureau Chief, Financial Times

9:10 am

Keynote Address: Balance-of-Payments Adjustments: Accomplishmentsand Challenges

Wang Xiaoyi, Vice Chairman, State Administration of Foreign Exchange

9:45 am

Plenary Panel Discussion: Regulation, Re-regulation and the Impact onInvestment and Capital Flow

• Victor Chu, Chairman, First Eastern InvestmentGroup

• Rosemary Gallant, Principal Commercial Officer,U.S. Embassy in Beijing

Susan Li, Managing Director, China InternationalCapital Corporation (CICC)

• Jing Ulrich, Managing Director and Chairman ofGlobal Markets, China, JP Morgan

• Shi Yinhong, Director, Center of American Studies,Renmin University

• Jamil Anderlini, Beijing Bureau Chief,Financial Times

10:45 am

Networking Break

11:00 am

Breakout Panel Discussions: Positioning your Organization for Future Opportunity

Outbound M&A: The critical components to a successful overseas M&A strategy

• Thomas Kruger, Partner, New York, Paul Hastings

• Michael Weiss, Managing Director and Head of China M&A, Morgan Stanley

• Dr. Christopher Wolff, Partner, Frankfurt, Paul Hastings

• Xu Yicheng, Managing Director and Head of M&A, Investment Banking Department, CICC

• David Wang, Partner and Chair of Shanghai Office, Paul Hastings (moderator)

Capital Markets: International capital markets outlook for Chinese companies and their investors

• Christopher Betts, Partner, Hong Kong, Paul Hastings

• Andrew Kuo, Senior Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Greater China,The Blackstone Group• Dr. Olin Liu, Executive Director, Research Department, CICC

• Mark Machin, Former Vice Chairman Asia Pacific ex-Japan, Goldman Sachs

• Steven Winegar, Partner, Hong Kong, Paul Hastings

• Henny Sender, Chief Correspondent, International Finance, Financial Times (moderator)

U.S. Disputes: How Chinese entities can avoid common pitfalls in U.S. litigation and investigations

• Michael Cohen, Partner and Chair of Antitrust and Global Competition Practice, Washington DC, Paul Hastings

• Robert Masters, Partner and Global Vice Chair of Intellectual Property, Washington, DC,Paul Hastings

• Steven L. Skalak, Partner, Beijing, PricewaterhouseCoopers

• Ken Su, Partner, Beijing, PricewaterhouseCoopers

• Thomas O'Brien, Partner, Los Angeles, Paul Hastings and former U.S. Attorney, Central District of California (moderator)

Real Estate: Investment opportunities in the U.S. and Europe

• Philip N. Feder, Partner and Global Chair of Real Estate, Los Angeles, Paul Hastings

• William D. Schoenfeld, President and Founder of Asia Pacific Land Group

• Simon Treacy, Group CEO, MGPA and Chairman of ULI South Asia

• Wang Jianye, Chief Economist, Export-Import Bank of China

• Joel Rothstein, Partner and Vice Chair of Beijing Office, Paul Hastings (moderator)

12:30 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm

Conference Concludes

For event-related questions, contact Maggie Lau at

 or +852.2867.9529.


Contributors

Image: Thomas E Kruger
Thomas E Kruger
Partner, Corporate Department
Image: Raymond Li
Raymond Li
Partner, Corporate Department
Image: Dr. Christopher Wolff
Dr. Christopher Wolff
Partner, Corporate Department
Image: Philip N Feder
Philip N Feder
Partner, Real Estate Department
Image: David S Wang
David S Wang
Partner, Corporate Department