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This full-day Conference will be a joint effort of HKIRA and ONC Lawyers, bringing together bright minds to give talks and discussions on shareholder engagement and activism, sharing views and experience from various perspectives including investors, asset managers, listed companies, regulators and academia, to foster learning, inspiration and wonder – and provoke conversations that matter. Please click here to find the purpose of this conference.

RSVP: http://hkira.com/shareholder2017


Topics to be covered include:

- From Engagement to Activism – a Hong Kong Case Study
- The Available Tools for Achieving Shareholder Activism in Hong Kong
- Shareholder engagement and activism - Views from Investor Relation officers, Listco management and Regulators
- The Role of Foreign Investors in Debt – Equity Swap Change of Control Conversion Strategies in the PRC in light of Non-Performing-Loans and Distressed Corporate Bonds Challenges
- Criteria for Activist Investing Outside the U.S.: An Investment must be worthwhile in view of the added challenges encountered in Europe and Asia
- Minority Shareholder Protection Comparison - Delaware and Hong Kong against the Backdrop of Hong Kong Campaign Experience
- Defense Developments in the U.S. and abroad, including Hong Kong / China Campaign Experience
- Shareholder Activism - an Offshore Angle on Practice and Suggested Reform
- Emerging thematic areas of investor engagement for the next 5+ years (cybersecurity, tech disruption, board quality/diversity, climate change)
- Update on the legal issues of shareholder engagement and activism in Hong Kong
- Developments in Hong Kong shareholder engagement and activism
- If only INEDs are independent


Elite Speakers & Panelists include:

Dr. Eva Chan, Chairman, HKIRA
Mr. Sherman Yan, Managing Partner, ONC Lawyers
Mr. Dominic Wai, Partner, ONC Lawyers
Mr. William D. Anderson, Jr., Senior Managing Director, Global Head, Strategic Shareholder Advisory Business, Evercore L.L.C., New York
Ms. Pru Bennett, Director, BlackRock
Dr. Ami de Chapeaurouge, Partner, de Chapeaurouge + Partners, Frankfurt/New York
Prof. Louis Cheng, Professor of Finance, School of Accounting and Finance, PolyU
Ms. Emily Chew, Global Head, Manulife Asset Management (Hong Kong) Ltd.
Mr. Stephen Fraidin, Vice Chairman, Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P.
Ms. Daisy Ku, Head of Investor Relations, The Bank of East Asia, Limited
Mr. Warren Lee, Director, Yu Ming Group
Mr. Ian Mann, Partner, Harneys
Mr. Oliver Payne, Partner, Ogier
Mr Nigel Meeson QC, Partner, Conyers Dill & Pearman
Mr. David Webb, Share Market Analyst
Mr. Steve Wolosky, Partner, Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP, New York
Mr. Shinbo Won, Director, BlackRock
Mr. William Wong SC, Barrister-at-law, Des Voeux Chambers
Mr. Huen Wong, Consultant, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, Hong Kong
(Sequenced in alphabetical order of last name; subject to final confirmation)


RSVP: http://hkira.com/shareholder2017

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