The first key-note speaker at the conference in Hong Kong

We are glad to announce the first key-note speaker for the International conference “Corporate Governance and Sustainable Development – Industries, Higher Education, NGO’s”, to take place in Hong Kong on May 4, 2017.

Marco Ventoruzzo a Professor of Law at Bocconi University in Milan (Italy), and at Penn State Dickinson School of Law (U.S.A.) will make a key-note speech at the conference in Hong Kong.

Professor Marco Ventoruzzo joined the faculty of Penn State Law in summer 2009 with a joint appointment with Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, where he is director of the Ph.D. in Corporate and Business Law program and vice-director of the Paolo Baffi Research Center on Central Banking and Financial Regulation.

A highly regarded scholar, Professor Ventoruzzo has published more than fifty articles, book chapters, and books in Italian, English and French, in some of the major U.S. and European law reviews, including the New York University Business Law Journal, the University of Pennsylvania Business Law Journal, the European Company and Financial Law Review, the Revue des sociétés and the Rivista delle società.

Professor Ventoruzzo is a member of the boards of editors of several Italian peer-reviewed law journals and a member of the scientific advisory committees of the Italian Association of Independent Directors and of the Italian Association of Financial Analysts. He has taught and lectured at various law schools and universities in Europe, the United States and Asia, including Oxford University (U.K.), Hamburg University (Germany), Fudan University (China), National Law School of Bangalore (India), LSU Law School (USA), Esade Law School (Spain), and several Italian universities.

Since 2001, Professor Ventoruzzo has been a special legal consultant for the Italian Stock Exchange (London Stock Exchange Group). He has also served on the committee that drafted the Italian Code of Corporate Governance and has been a member of the board of directors of several financial institutions in Europe. Additionally, Professor Ventoruzzo has served as an expert witness on comparative business law and is interviewed frequently by the media on current developments of corporate and business law in Europe and in the United States.

We expect submissions for the Hong Kong conference by March 1st 2017. Submissions can be sent to hongkong2017conf[at], or directly Professor Alexander Kostyuk at alex_kostyuk[at]