KEN STUART SPEAKS ON DIRECTOR INDEPENDENCE IN KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA

Of counsel Ken Stuart was one of the speakers at the Inter-Pacific Bar Association Annual Meeting April 13-16, 2016 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, participating in a program on “Outside Directors and/or Independent Directors: Diversity in Corporate Governance.”  Joined by speakers from Japan, Singapore, Indonesia and Vietnam, the program surveyed the requirement in various jurisdictions for a minimum number of independent directors on a managing board, and the expected role and eligibility of an independent director, exploring the reasons for the difference among countries in relation to independent directors.