Worlds in Collision? East Meets West: Doing Business and Investing in Asia

15 Dec 2010 11:30 a.m. - 02:00 p.m.

Morrison & Foerster LLP
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Palo Alto, CA 94304
Palo Alto Events
(650) 813-5746

Morrison & Foerster and Markkula Center for Applied Ethics Seminar Series

Hear from a panel of senior executives who have decades of experience in growing businesses organically and via acquisitions in China, Japan, Korea, and elsewhere in Asia. The panel will discuss best practices for Asian market development and deal execution in an interactive discussion that will be moderated by an expert with over 16 years of on-the-ground current experience in Japan and China.

Topics Will Include:

Best Practices to Address Critical Challenges in Key Asian Markets

  • Market & Channel Development
  • Government Relations
  • Learning from China
  • Internal Controls

Investing & Partnering

  • Strategic Alliances and Joint Ventures
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Avoiding Opaque Diligence
  • Maximizing Synergies for Win/Win
  • Realities of a Resurgent China

Legal and Ethical Challenges

  • Partner Selection & Diligence
  • Protecting IP
  • FCPA and local regulation


  • C.S. Park
    Former Chairman and CEO
    Maxtor Corporation and Hynix Semiconductor
  • Richard S. Hill
    Chairman and CEO
    Novellus Systems Inc.
  • Richard J. Char
    Senior Managing Director
    Regent Pacific Management
  • Kirk Hanson
    Executive Director
    Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Charles C. Comey, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP 

Registration & Lunch:  11:30 a.m. - Noon
Program:  Noon – 2:00 p.m. 

CLE credit is pending.




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