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  • Events | 26 May, 2009 (18:49)

    Financial Markets: The Rise of China and the London Opportunity

    DATE: Tuesday, June 2, 9-9.45am
    SPEAKER EVENT: Financial Markets: The Rise of China and the London Opportunity
    SPEAKER: Ian Luder, The Rt. Hon. Lord Mayor of the City of London

    This event is organised by Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and FCCC members are invited to attend for no charge.
    RSVP to HeatherMowbray-Events@ckgsb.edu.cn

    Alderman Ian Luder is the 681st elected Lord Mayor of London’s financial district, The City of London, also known as ‘The Square Mile’. He is responsible for promoting London as the world’s leading financial and business centre. His talk will cover the following:

    Despite the crisis, London remains a robust and open capital-raising centre
    London has advantages beyond its capital markets (location, language, law)
    The rise of Asia is good for London and creates a win-win partnership situation
    London is strengthening cross-border cooperation in regulation and industry

    ABOUT Ian Luder – Lord Mayor of the City of London 2008/2009
    Alderman Ian Luder took office as the 681st Lord Mayor of the City of London on Friday 7th November 2008. As Lord Mayor he promotes the Square Mile as the world’s leading international financial and business centre, and his project is sponsoring the spread of financial literacy. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant and as a Chartered Tax Adviser with Arthur Andersen and is a tax and financial planning specialist. He was a partner in Arthur Andersen from 1989 to 2002, heading their Private Client Practice for over a decade. Since 2002 he has been a partner with Grant Thornton UK LLP, specialising in the tax affairs of professional partnerships and their partners, professional Institutions and Charities, as well as internationally mobile executives. His client base has included many global partnerships.

    Full details and address on Cheung Kong’s website at http://en.ckgsb.com/Article/Detail.aspx?ColumnId=657&ArticleId=4424