Global Governance - China

Virtual Event [GMT +08:00] | Thursday 09 Dec 2021

£300

Speakers:

  • Michael Sheng

    Michael Sheng

    Ashurst (Shanghai office)

  • Melody He

    Melody He

    Ashurst (Hong Kong office)

  • Dan Yang

    Dan Yang

    Ashurst (Beijing office)

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Overview

This workshop is designed for aspiring and existing directors, and those that have business dealings with China and wish to learn more about the role of the board member in this unique jurisdiction. While effective boards, effective behaviours and best practices apply to most regions, each country has its own nuances in culture and opportunities as well as their own unique listing regulations and associated challenges. Our workshop will provide detailed instructions to help understand the duties and liabilities, the opportunities and challenges, as well as the culture of boards in China. 

Topics included:

  • Corporate Governance 
    • Board and board meeting structure
    • Directors and Risk Management
    • Compliance Essentials: A Director's Responsibility
    • Differences in listing rules between China and Hong Kong
    • Differences in corporate requirements between listed and private companies
    • Impact of COVID on companies, regulations and governance
  • Legal Liabilities of a Board Director 
    • Overview of legal framework in China
    • Definition and authority of a director
    • Responsibilities and standard of duty
    • Directors' duties
  • Board Culture - A Director's Personal Insight

Speakers

  • Michael Sheng

    Michael Sheng

    Partner
    Ashurst (Shanghai office)

    See bio
  • Melody He

    Melody He

    Partner
    Ashurst (Hong Kong office)

    See bio
  • Dan Yang

    Dan Yang

    Partner
    Ashurst (Beijing office)

    See bio
  • Frank  Bi

    Frank Bi

    Partner
    Ashurst (Hong Kong office)

    See bio

Benefits

  • Get a deep understanding of the role of a board director in China
  • Understand the legal, regulatory and governance issues facing board members today
  • Understand the importance of board behaviour in strengthening company performance
  • Familiarise yourself with Board Culture
  • Learn and discuss subjects with leading experts and experienced non-executive directors
  • Gain greater confidence to prepare for the challenges ahead in your portfolio career
  • Hear from experts on how to successfully develop your personal NED career
  • Network with like-minded professionals

Delegates of the Global Governance will also be offered exclusive access to our regular networking evenings including speaking sessions with recognised thought-leaders.

Contact

Chris Moon
Asia Director
FT Board Director Programme