MODERATOR: Lowell Bergman, Investigative Reporting Program
David Barboza, The New York Times
James Chanos, Kynikos Associates
Raymond Chow, Ghee Kung Tong
Steve Vickers, Steve Vickers & Associates
David Barboza has been a correspondent for The New York Times based in Shanghai, China since November 2004. He writes primarily for the Business section but also writes often for the culture section about art, film, television and dance in China.
Lowell Bergman, Director of the Investigative Reporting Program, is also a producer and correspondent for the PBS documentary series Frontline, and the Reva and David Logan Distinguished Chair in Investigative Journalism at the Graduate School of Journalism.
Jim Chanos is the founder and managing partner of Kynikos Associates LP. As the world’s largest exclusive short-selling investment firm, Kynikos Associates LP provides investment management services for domestic and offshore clients.
Steve Vickers is the founder and CEO of Steve Vickers and Associates Limited (“SVA”), a specialist risk mitigation, corporate intelligence and security consulting company. While an acknowledged expert at resolving kidnapping and product extortion cases, he additionally draws upon an unrivaled network of contacts and information sources in spearheading a wide range of business risk mitigation services.
Hedge fund manager James Chanos and Lowell Bergman, producer of the upcoming Frontline documentary "The Gods of Gambling," explain how Chinese businesses and junket companies launder money through casinos in Macau.