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Hearing: Chinese Fundraising Activities in U.S. Capital Markets

December 6, 2001

Room 124, Dirksen Senate Office Building

1st & Constitution Avenue, NE
Washington, DC

Opening Remarks by Senator Fred Thompson
(9:00-9:30 a.m.)

Panel 1
Overview -- U.S. Capital Markets/China’s Capital Requirements
(9:30 – 11:30 a.m.)

  • Prof. Warren Bailey, Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University
  • Dr. Nicholas Lardy, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
  • Thomas Byrne, Vice President, Moody’s Investors Service
  • Stephen Harner, President, S.M. Harner and Co. (Shanghai)

Panel 2
Market Participants and Underwriters
(1:30 – 3:00 p.m.)

  • Paul Wolansky, Managing Director, New China Management Corp.
  • Robert D. Hormats, Vice Chairman, Goldman Sachs
  • Marc E. Lackritz, President, Securities Industry Association

Panel 3
Investors and Risk Assessment
(3:00 – 4:30 p.m.)

  • James A. Dorn, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Cato Institute
  • William Patterson, Director, Office of Investment, AFL-CIO
  • Michael Flaherman, Chair of Investment Committee, Cal. Public Employees’ Retirement System
  • Rep. Steven R. Nickol, Pennsylvania House of Representatives