Shareholder Activism Asia

JANUARY 28, 2019
HONG KONG

AGENDA

The Skytop Strategies team is dedicated to crafting thought provoking
agendas that are diverse, not only in areas of thought and experience,
but in the broad range of attending speakers.

Time Description
8:00-8:25 AM Registration & Networking Breakfast
8:25-8:30 Welcome Remarks
Christopher P. Skroupa, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Skytop Strategies
8:30-9:00 Bridging the Cultural Divide: Shareholder Engagement in East and Southeast Asia
Discussants:

David Katz, Partner, Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz
9:00-9:20 Presentation
Topic: TBA
Presenter:

Richard Barton Managing Partner, Greater China, Newgate Communications
9:20-10:00 Panel Discussion
The Active Approach: Diverse Styles of Engagement in Asia
Moderator:

Panelists:
Edward Lee, Consultant, Saga Tree Capital Advisors
Phillip Meyer, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, and Chief Operating Officer, Oasis
10:00-10:20 Networking Break
10:20-11:00 Panel Discussion
How to Manage Changing Shareholder Expectations Around Multigenerational Board Directors
Moderator:

Panelists:
11:00-11:20 Presentation
Narrowing the Tech Valuation Gap: Dual Class Shares in Hong Kong
Presenter:
11:20-12:00 Panel Discussion
M&A Activism: Lessons Learned and How to Apply Them
Moderator:

Panelists:
Walied Soliman, Partner and Co-Chair of the Special Situations Team, Norton Rose Fullbright Canada LLP
12:00-1:00 Networking Luncheon
1:00-1:40 Panel Discussion
Public Proxies: Communicating with Shareholders and Activists
Moderator:

Panelists:
Richard Barton, Managing Partner , Greater China, Newgate Communications
Orestes Pasparakis, Partner and Co-Chair of the Special Situations Team, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
1:40-2:10 Discussion Session
Data Analytics: Breaking Down Public Activist Requests
Discussants:
2:10-2:40 Armchair Chat
Abenomics: Shareholder Rights and the Road Ahead
Discussants:

Kensaku Bessho, Managing Director, Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory Group, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co
2:40-3:00 Networking Break
3:00-3:40 Panel Discussion
Issues with CEOs: What Shareholders are Engaging on and Why
Moderator:

Panelists:
3:40-4:20 Panel Discussion
Sector by Sector: The Most Engaged with Companies and Why
Moderator:

Panelists:
4:20-5:00 Panel Discussion
Activist Frontier: What to Expect from Asia in the Years Ahead
Moderator:

Panelists:
5:00 Program Adjourns; Networking Reception Begins

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