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Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Mastering China at the Board Level

Please join us for our upcoming seminar on Mastering China at the Board Level on October 07, 2020.

About the Seminar

As most internationally oriented firms have an increasing number of interactions with China and Chinese firms, a solid understanding of the opportunities and challenges of doing business with and in China is essential. The effective governance of such interactions has turned out to be a major value driver. This requires investors, board members and top management to be fully aware of the corporate governance regulations, and have a clear view of how to drive board effectiveness in such a context.

Now in its third year, this seminar is aimed at executives of companies which do business with or have an interest in China and who wish to learn about work and boardroom culture issues and the corporate governance system of China.


09:00   Introduction: Key Challenges of Mastering China at the Board Level
09:15   Succeeding in Today’s China
10:30   Coffee Break
10:45   Mastering Corporate Governance in a Globalized World – The Case of China with Prof. Dr. Michael Hilb
12:00   Lunch
13:00   Mastering Chinese Corporate Culture with John-James Farquharson
14:15   The Board’s Necessary Knowledge of Chinese Law with Dr. Paul Thaler
15:15   Coffee Break
15:30   Mastering Subsidiary Governance with Prof. Dr. Roland Müller
16:30   Lessons Learned
17:00   Network Apéro Riche


This event is organised by the following partners:

International Center for Corporate Governance
China Europe International Business School (CEIBS Europe)
Swiss-Chinese Chamber of Commerce

Our Speakers

John-James Farquharson

Former Chief HR Officer ChemChina-Bluestar

Prof. Dr. Michael Hilb

Titular Professor, University of Fribourg, Board Member, Klingelnberg, and Entrepreneur, DBP Holding

Prof. Dr. Roland Müller

Titular Professor, Universities of Berne and St. Gallen and Chairman of the Financial Market Authorities of Liechtenstein and of Trisa Ebnat Ltd.

Dr. Paul Thaler

Senior Partner of Wenfei Law, Member of Legal Chapter SCCC

Event Details

Date: October 07, 2020
Time: 9:00am-5:00pm (Zurich time)
Venue: CEIBS Zurich Campus, Hirsackerstrasse 46, 8810 Horgen
Language: English
Price: CHF 850.- (including digital board seminar documentation as well as lunch, snacks and Apéro Riche)
Application deadline: September 30, 2020