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An Agenda for China and the United States

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June 22-24, 2007 • Half Moon Bay, California

The fourth annual China-U.S. Symposium was held in Half Moon Bay, California. Sessions addressed the process of financial change in China and the United States, reform of capital markets in the two countries, and the role of joint ventures and private equity in and by China. As in previous meetings, participants recognized considerable progress in the infrastructure, regulation, and functioning of China’s financial markets. They also expressed confidence not only that China’s financial markets constituted a major opportunity for Chinese and foreign investors, but also that continued progress would contribute to the development and restructuring of the Chinese economy as a whole. With regard to U.S. financial markets, there were concerns expressed about the possible effects of costly regulation and litigation, as well as regulatory fragmentation. 

•  The Process of Financial Change in China and the U.S.
•  Reform of the Capital Markets in China and the U.S.
•  Joint Ventures and Private Equity in and by China

Keynote Speakers
• WU Xiaoling, Vice Governor, People’s Bank of China
• Clay Lowery, Assistant Secretary for International Affairs, U.S. Dept. of the Treasury
• LI Haiyan, Economic Counselor of the Chinese Embassy in the U.S.
• Robert Hormats, Vice Chairman, Goldman Sachs (International); Managing Director, Goldman Sachs and Co

Symposium Materials
Final Report
• Final Presentation

2007 China-U.S. Symposium Sponsors: 

Lead Sponsors:
• Deloitte
• Goldman Sachs

• Bingham McCutchen Murase
• BlackRock
• Caxton
• Ceyuan Ventures
• Chicago Mercantile Exchange
• Citigroup
• Davis Polk Wardwell
• Fidelity
• Greenberg Traurig, LLP
• H&Q Asia Pacific
• Lehman Brothers
• Mellon
• Moody's Corporation
• Morgan Stanley
• State Street Bank
• The Tudor Group
• Unio Holdings
• Wells Fargo
• Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

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