AFG Venture Group Dispatches

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Peter Church to speak at British Chamber of Commerce event in Bangkok

June 28th, 2013

We invite you to join AFG Venture Group Chairman, Peter Church for a discussion on Asian Family Capitalism. Details are below:


Date: Wednesday 24 July 2013

Time: 6.30 – 8.30 pm

Venue: Four Points by Sheraton on Sukhumvit Soi 15

BTS: Asoke BTS station exit 5 or Sukhumvit MRT station exit 3

Topic: Asian Family Capitalism

Guest speaker: PETER CHURCH OAM, Special Counsel to Stephenson Harwood and Chairman of Bangkok International Associates

Cost: THB 900 per person for BCCT member and non-members including cocktail food, soft drinks, beer and wine.

About the speaker:
Peter Church OAM is an international lawyer and corporate advisor who has spent 35 years working in Asia advising companies on their strategies, usually including acquisitions, joint ventures and choosing strategic partners. He has written two books entitled Added Value on Asian and Indian business leaders with a third due to be published by year end. His career has enabled him to understand what motivates Asian entrepreneurs, and the importance of certain traits of character, virtues and standards in their business careers.

In this presentation, Peter will discuss these matters, and the changes that may have to be adopted to enable such businesses, not only to grow, but to survive in an increasingly globalized world. He will discuss the life stories of certain Asian entrepreneurs and the decisions they made along the path to success.

Peter was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for his services to Australia’s business involvement in South East Asia. He is Special Counsel to the British law firm, Stephenson Harwood which has recently formed an association with U Tin Yu and Associates in Myanmar. He is also Chairman of Bangkok International Associates and has a number of other roles