Next Barcelona meeting
Date: Wednesday, 26th June
Location: RCNB (not the Real Club Marítim which is next door).
Dress code: Smart or Smart casual
Cost: Members 10 euros
Before dinner, we will be addressed by Mary Mesaglio, one of Gartner’s leading keynote speakers, on the life stages of technology (the “hype cycle”) and how to generate a culture of innovation in the workplace.
Next Madrid meeting
“Without Question” + Debate
Date: Thursday, 27th June
Location: Gómez Acebo & Pombo, Paseo de la Castellana 216 (Torre Realia, Plaza de Castilla), 28046 Madrid
Dress code: Business
Cost: FREE (kindly sponsored by GA_P and PAS)
Important: Prior to the event, you will need to send me your DNI or passport number to be able to gain access to the GA_P building!
Without Question draws out many themes for discussion such as reliance on experts, accounting estimates and confidentiality. It also examines:
- conflicts within a family-owned company;
- the difficult transition to become a listed entity;
- the struggle of founding shareholders with the loss of control; and
- the struggle of new independent directors in asserting control and good governance.
The fillm (English with Spanish subtitles) is about 40 minutes, following which we will hear the views of two experts (an accountant and a lawyer) and then open up the debate.
We will then have a cocktail dinner at the same location.