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Hearing: Corporate Accountability, Access to Credit, and Access to Markets in China’s Financial System – the Rules and their Ramifications for U.S. Investors [Webcast]

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Dirksen Senate Office Building,

Room 562 1st Street SE,

Washington DC 20515

[Press Release]

Co-Chairs: Commissioners Robin Cleveland and Carte Goodwin


9:00 am- 9:15 am          Co-Chairs’ remarks

  • Commissioner Robin Cleveland [Remarks]
  • Commissioner Carte Goodwin [Remarks]

9:15 am – 10:45 am      Panel I:  China’s Financial Sector: Governance, Transparency and Accountability

  • Cynthia M. Fornelli, Executive Director, The Center for Audit Quality [Testimony]
  • Paul Gillis,Professor of Practice and co-director of the IMBA program at Peking University's Guanghua School of Management [Testimony]
  • Tom Quaadman, Vice President, Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness, U.S. Chamber of Commerce [Testimony]

10:45 am—11:00 am    Break

11:00 am – 12:30 pm    Panel II: China’s Banking System and Access to Credit

  • Regina Abrami, Ph.D., Director of the Global Program, Lauder Institute for Management and International Studies
  • Lynette Ong, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Toronto [Testimony]
  • Carl Walter, former COO of JP Morgan China; co-author of Red Capitalism: The Fragile Financial Foundation of China’s Extraordinary Rise [Testimony] [Supplemental]
  • Sheridan Prasso, Editor-at-Large, Asia Pacific Region, Bloomberg News (providing written testimony only) [Testimony]

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm       Lunch Break

2:00 pm – 3:30pm          Panel III: Market Conditions and Access Issues for Banking, Investment, Insurance and other Services Firms

3:30pm                          Adjourn