A free all-day conference under the auspices of the European Commission and the Japanese Financial Services Agency, organised by the European Corporate Governance Institute and the University of Tokyo. The organisers are most grateful for the support for the 2012 Conference of the University of Tokyo, Keio University, the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Japan Securities Dealers Association.

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Hasung Jang
Professor of Finance
Korea University Business School

Hasung Jang is professor of Finance at Korea University Business School. He is the president of Korea Finance Association. He also serves as the executive director of the Asian Institute of Corporate Governance. Dr. Jang received Ph.D. in finance from the Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania in 1987, and had taught at the Wharton School and University of Houston.He has published numerous papers in journals including Journal of Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Financial Markets, Journal of Law, Economics and Organization and Financial Analyst's Journal. He received the Graham & Dodd Award from the Financial Analyst Journal in 1996.

His academic interests as well as non-academic activities are focused in corporate governance. He has been involved in various public entities as either advisor or consultant to the World Bank/IFC, OECD, China Securities Regulatory Commission, Korea Stock Exchange, World Economic Forum, FTSE-ISS Corporate Governance Index Committee, Lazard Korea Corporate Governance Fund. He also served on the Board of Governors of International Corporate Governance Network. He serves as chairman of Institute of Directors in East Asia Network. In recognition of his various activities in contributing in improving corporate governance, Business Week placed him among the Asian Star 50 in 1998 and 1999. International Corporate Governance Network awarded him the Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance in 2001.

The Dialogue is sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).