Why you should attend:

PLI’s Second Annual Institute on Corporate & Securities Law in Hong Kong 2014 will feature a faculty composed of the leading legal and business practitioners active in the Asian, U.S. and U.K. corporate and securities law fields, as well as key government regulators, prominent investment bank professionals and distinguished general counsel who will provide timely, practical guidance on the most critical issues facing corporate and securities law practitioners in Asia today. Attend this program to gain clarity and unique insight into current business and legal climates in Asia, and receive up-to-the-minute guidance on the latest relevant corporate and securities law developments, including regulatory and enforcement initiatives. Learn from experts the best practices for serving your clients and corporations most effectively.

What you will learn:

  • Market Practice and Regulatory Developments in Asian Capital Markets: Hear the latest updates and learn how the experts are reacting to them
  • U.S. Regulatory Developments Impacting Asia: Understand the critical U.S. regulatory activity happening outside of Asia that will impact Asian markets going forward
  • Private Equity and Hedge Funds: Explore Pre-IPO investments, trends in deal protections, the rise of the secondary exit in Asia and alternative finance, in addition to the status of regulatory initiatives and opportunities for the industry
  • Hong Kong and PRC Debt Markets: Evaluate current trends and new products, including PRC corporate bond risks and opportunities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Update: Review the first 100 days of the new takeover regime in Hong Kong and learn about key drivers for the M&A market in Asia, as well as the impact of foreign investment restrictions and industry regulation across borders
  • Hong Kong Equity Capital Markets: Gain expert insight into the new Hong Kong sponsor regime, secondary listings, rights issues and block trades, the role of cornerstones, as well as market disclosures in practice
  • South and South East Asian Capital Markets: India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Singapore: Compare disclosure standards and recent trends in South and South East Asia; learn how the experts are navigating volatile markets
  • Corporate Governance Issues: Analyze whether Asian corporate governance deserves its negative reputation, liability issues impacting directors, and recent trends
  • In-House Counsel Roundtable: Gain insight from the insiders into the issues that are keeping General Counsel up at night
  • Enforcement Issues Today: Analyze current U.S., Hong Kong and U.K. enforcement activity, including anti-corruption efforts under the FCPA, UK Bribery Act and Hong Kong Prevention of Bribery Ordinance

Special Features:

  • Earn CPD, CLE and CPE credit, including one full hour of Ethics credit
  • Special rates available for in-house counsel

Mayer Brown partner Jason Elder will moderate a panel titled “Debt Markets - PRC and Hong Kong Issuers.”

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