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May 2018
23 May
Panel Session

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE: NATIONAL STANDARDS IN THE AGE OF GLOBAL COMPANIES

17:15-18:30 Pavilion 5, Conference Hall 5.3


Major companies are ever more frequently capitalizing on global financial markets. However, corporate governance standards still vary markedly from country to country. How can regulators best respond to this?


Moderator:
Ruben Aganbegyan, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Otkritie Financial Corporation
Panellists:
Alexander Afanasiev, Chairman of the Executive Board, Moscow Exchange
Bob Foresman, President, Barclays Russia
David I. Gottlieb, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
David Gray, Managing Partner, PwC Russia
Alan Kartashkin, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Andrei Sharonov, Dean, Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO
Tomasz Telma, Director, Europe and Central Asia Department, International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank Group
Front row participant:
Hans Christiansen, Senior Economist, Head of Corporate Governance of State Owned Enterprises, OECD

Highlights

“We in Russia have to go above and beyond even normal expectations of corporate governance to give investors a very good excuse to come back to this market”.

Bob Foresman
President, Barclays Russia

“Having good corporate governance standards and practices in place is key in a constantly evolving and challenging global environment, especially in Russia.”

David Gray
Managing Partner, PwC Russia

“There has been improvement in the quality of boards in terms of the performance of directors...the (governance) code is a tool, but a tool is only as good as the people who use it.”

David Gray
Managing Partner, PwC Russia

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