Exploring Corporate Governance Around the World

By Allison Garrett, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at Oklahoma Christian University

Monday, July 24, 2006

ACGA's 6th Annual Conference

The Asian Corporate Governance Association's 6th Annual Conference will be held in Beijing on Thursday, October 26, 2006 at The Peninsula Palace hotel. The ACGA website is here.

Speakers and panelists include:

-- Xiao Gang, Chairman, Bank of China
-- Ambassador Linda Tsao Yang, Chair, ACGA
-- Dr. William Overholt, Asia Policy Chair and Director, RAND Centre for Asia Pacific Policy, Santa Monica, California
-- John Wilcox, Senior Vice President and Head, Corporate Governance, TIAA-CREF, New York (one of the largest pension funds in the US and globally)
-- Tong Daochi, Deputy Director General, China Securities Regulatory Commission, Beijing
-- Fred Hu, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC

The program will examine corporate governance and ownership in China, shareholder voting practices in Asia, board oversight and financial disclosure issues.

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