Schedule
8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

9:00 a.m.-9:20 a.m.

WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS

Cai Hongbin, Dean, Peking University Guanghua School of Management
Robin Panovka, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
9:20 a.m.-9:50 a.m.

MORNING KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Gao Xiqing, Former Vice-Chairman & President, China Investment Corporation
9:50 a.m.-10:50 a.m.

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION:
HOT ISSUES IN GLOBAL CROSS-BORDER M&A

-- Inversions
-- Choice of domicile
-- Protecting national champions and jobs
-- Choice of governing law

-- Guest speakers:
Nigel P.G. Boardman, Partner, Slaughter and May (Moderator)
Robert Partridge, Managing Partner, PE Leader, Asia Pacific, Ernst & Young
Tim Payne, Senior Partner, Brunswick Group LLC
10:50 a.m.-11:10 a.m.

Break

11:10 a.m-11:30a.m.

GLOBAL OVERVIEW OF THE MARKET FOR CORPORATE CONTROL

Richard Campbell-Breeden, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs Asia
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION:
ACQUISITIONS IN DEVELOPED MARKETS – CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

-- Structuring the deal
-- Outright acquisitions vs. stepped transactions vs. JVs
-- Strategies for winning the deal
-- Auctions
-- Hostiles
-- Dealing with regulators, domestic and foreign
-- Financing the deal
-- Post-deal integration

-- Guest speakers:
Adam O. Emmerich, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz (Moderator)
Javier Illescas, Head of Business Legal Department, Banco Santander, S.A.
Sean Moylan, Associate General Counsel, United Technologies Corporation
12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

LUNCH

LUNCH SPEAKER: Ma Weihua, Chairman, Wing Lung Bank
Introduction by Franny Yao, Partner, Ernst & Young
2:00 p.m.-3:00 pm.

ACQUISITIONS IN AND OUT OF CHINA — CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

-- Economic rebalancing
-- Privatization of SOE operations
-- Market and industry sector openings and barriers
-- NDRC approval reform
-- The negative list

-- Guest speakers:
Wang Kejin, Vice Director, CBRC Supervisory Rules and Regulations Department
Wang Wei, Chairman, China M&A Association
Ian Woo, Managing Director, Lazard Asia (HK) Limited
Simon Meng, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons (Moderator)
3:00 p.m.-3:20 p.m.

TRENDS AND DEVELOPMENTS IN THE CHINESE ECONOMY

Cai Hongbin, Dean, Peking University Guanghua School of Management
3:20 p.m.-3:35 p.m.

Break

3:30 p.m.-3:50 p.m.

RMB CROSS-BORDER UTILIZATION AND FTZ PILOT POLICIES

Wang Changyuan, Vice Director, PBOC Shanghai Department of RMB Cross-border Transactions
3:50 p.m-4:50 p.m.

HOT ISSUES IN CHINA CROSS-BORDER M&A

-- Anti-monopoly activism
-- Third & fourth plenum impact
-- Anti-corruption campaign
-- SOE reform and emergence of the private enterprise
-- Secrecy and security

-- Guest speakers:
Victor Chu, Chairman/CEO, First Eastern Investments Group
Brent Irvin, Vice President and General Counsel, Tencent Holdings Limited
Zili Shao, Vice Chairman, JP Morgan Asia-Pacific
Andy Browne, Senior China Correspondent, Wall Street Journal
Handel Lee, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons (Moderator)
4:50 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

THE ROAD TO A CROSS-BORDER IPO – RECIPE FOR SUCCESS; INVESTMENTS AND STRATEGY

Justin Chen, Managing Director,Strategic Investment Department,Vice President Alibaba Group
Wang Liang, Vice President, Legal Department, Chief Transactions Counsel, Alibaba Group
5:30 p.m.-5:40 p.m.

CLOSING REMARKS

Stuart Fuller, Global Managing Partner, King & Wood Mallesons
6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Three on the Bund - 7th Floor Rooftop
No.3 The Bund
7:00 p.m.

DINNER


XBMA Award to Outstanding Legal Department – Tencent Holdings Limited
XBMA Award to Outstanding Investment & M&A Team – Alibaba
XBMA Leadership Award – Wei Christianson, co-CEO, Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific

Dinner Speaker: Wei Christianson, co-CEO, Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific


Jean-Georges, Three on the Bund
No.3 The Bund