Conference Program

PROGRAM

DAY 1

THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2006

8:00-9:00 AM

Continental Breakfast and Registration

9:00-9:30 AM

Opening and Welcome

Christopher Edley, Jr., Dean, Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California , Berkeley

Jesse M. Fried, Co-Director, BCLBE and Professor of Law, Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California , Berkeley

9:30-11:30 AM

Session 1: Cultural and Psychological Foundations

 

 

Michael Harris Bond, Professor of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Presentation

Kaiping Peng, Associate Professor of Psychology, University of California , Berkeley

Lilach Sagiv , Senior Lecturer, School of Business Administration , Hebrew University , Jerusalem
Presentation

 

Discussants

Robert C. Berring, Jr., Walter Perry Professor of Law, Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley

Donald Langevoort, Thomas Aquinas Reynolds Professor of Law, Georgetown University School of Law

12:00-1:30 PM

Lunch and Keynote Speaker

Richard Nisbett, Theodore M. Newcomb Distinguished University Professor, University of Michigan and Co-Director, University of Michigan Culture and Cognition Program

2:00-3:30 PM

Session 2: Perspectives from Economics

 

 

Franklin Allen, Nippon Life Professor of Finance and Professor of Economics, The Wharton School , University of Pennsylvania
Presentation | Handout

Joseph P.H. Fan, Professor and Deputy Director of Centre for Institutions and Governance, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Presentation

Yingyi Qian, Professor of Economics, University of California , Berkeley

T.J. Wong, Professor and Director of the Centre for Institutions and Governance, Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

Discussant

Frank Wang, Professor, Kenneth Wang School of Law, Soochow University, Suzhou, China; Visiting Professor and Distinguished Scholar in Residence, McGeorge Law School, University of the Pacific; Visiting Professor, University of California, Berkeley; Senior Counsel and Founder, U.C. Berkeley War Crimes Studies Center

3:00–3:45 PM

Coffee Break

3:45–5:15 PM

Session 3: Principles for Corporate Governance

 

 

 

Hasung Jang, Dean and Professor of Finance, Korea University Business School ; Director of the Asian Institute of Corporate Governance
Presentation

 

Amir Licht , Dean of the School of Law , Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya , Israel
Presentation  

 

Curtis Milhaupt, Fuyo Professor of Law; Director, Center for Japanese Legal Studies; Chair, Transactional Studies Program, Columbia University School of Law
Presentation

 

Discussants

 

Robert MacCoun, Professor of Law and Public Policy, University of California , Berkeley


Katharina Pistor, Professor of Law, Columbia University School of Law

5:15-7:00 PM

Reception and Cocktails ~ Bancroft Hotel, 2680 Bancroft Way , Berkeley

DAY 2

FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2006

8:30-10:00 AM

Session 4: The Legal Environment

 

Donald Clarke, Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School

Kon Sik Kim, Professor of Law, Seoul National University
Presentation | Handout
Xin Tang, Associate Professor, Tsinghua University School of Law
Presentation

Discussants

Stanley Lubman, Lecturer, Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California , Berkeley

Jun Qian, Associate Professor of Finance, Boston College

10:00-10:15 AM

Coffee Break

10:15-12:00 PM

Session 5: Reflections from Practice

Panelists

Carmen Chang, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

David Mapplebeck, President, Sovereign Global Investment, Ltd.

Richard M. Frasch, Vice President, Business Development and Legal Affairs, GlobiTech Holding Company

Thomas Manning, Chairman, China Board Directors, Limited

Moderator

Laura Young, M anaging Partner, Wang and Wang; Professor, Kenneth Wang School of Law, Soochow University, Suzhou, China; Visiting Professor, McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific; Visiting Professor, University of California, Berkeley; Editorial Advisor and Author, CCH's China Watch and CCH Employment Asia

12:00-2:00 PM

Lunch and Keynote Speaker

Stijn Claessens, Senior Advisor, Operations and Policy Department, Financial Sector Vice-Presidency, The World Bank; Co-founder and former Co-Chairman, Global Corporate Governance Academic Network; Professor of International Finance, University of Amsterdam