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Events Calendar

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Upcoming events

    • 18 Sep 2014
    • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Level 22, The Center, 99 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong
    • 7

      

    Lunch Presentation

    The HKCCA’s Executive Committee invites you to the following presentation, hosted by FTI Consulting and Howse Williams Bowers.

    Food and drinks will be provided. 1 Law Society of Hong Kong CPD point has been applied for.  New York and California Approved Jurisdiction policy may apply.

    TOPIC:  Regulatory-driven Investigations: What You Need to Know

    With more stringent regulatory requirements over business transactions and operations all over the world, in-house counsel are encountering ever-growing challenges in performing their compliance and gatekeeper role for their companies.  FTI Consulting and Howse Williams Bowers (HWB) are organising a lunch seminar on “Regulatory-driven Investigations: What You Need to Know” to address the latest issues in-house counsel are facing. The speakers will also share hands-on experience and insights relating to fraud, investigations and regulatory issues involving listed companies, from investigative and legal perspectives respectively.

    SPEAKERS:  

    David Holloway, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting

    David Holloway is a senior managing director and leader of the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment as well as co-leader of the Global Risk and Investigations practice of FTI Consulting in the Asia Pacific region.  

    David has more than 38 years of experience in investigations in Asia, with significant experience in the investigation of all types of business and financial fraud, corruption, conflict of interest situations, mass staff defections, theft of trade secrets, anti-trust matters and other corporate integrity-related issues. He is also highly experienced in multi-jurisdiction asset searches, anti-money laundering and FCPA/bribery investigations; in the conduct of sophisticated business intelligence, political and market entry risk assessments and investigative due diligence assignments; in consulting on brand integrity and product counterfeiting issues in emerging markets; and in crisis contingency planning and response.

    David has successfully completed engagements across the Asia Pacific region and globally for corporate clients and their legal advisors in most industry sectors, including financial services,pharmaceuticals, medical devices, food and beverages, electronics, construction and infrastructure, automotive, telecommunications, media and manufacturing.

    David began his consulting career with a multinational corporate investigations firm in 1996 and he joined FTI Consulting in July 2006. Previously, he served for 22 years with the Royal Hong Kong Police, including periods as head of the Hong Kong Interpol national sub-bureau, in criminal intelligence and as deputy head of the Commercial Crimes Bureau.

    Jill Wong, Partner, Howse Williams Bowers

    Jill specialises in financial services and corporate regulatory and compliance issues.

    She was previously Deputy General Counsel at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and was also in-house counsel at Credit Suisse.  In addition, Jill has also worked in leading international law firms in Hong Kong. Her unique experience allows her to advise on both on contentious and non-contentious issues, and often in both capacities for the same clients. This makes Howse Williams Bowers' regulatory practice unique in its ability to provide in-depth and constructive insights to clients from all perspectives. 

    Jill's experience compasses all aspects of banking and securities laws and rules affecting listed companies. She regularly represents clients (including senior management) in SFC, HKMA and HKEX investigations and inquiries. She is also active in new areas of regulatory scrutiny such as money-laundering, sponsor liability, corporate governance, privacy, retail payment systems and competition. 

    She has been identified as a leading lawyer in legal directories such as Chambers Asia Pacific and IFLR 1000.  She is named as an External Counsel of the Year in Asian-Mena's annual "Representing Corporate Asia and Middle East Survey 2013".

    VENUE: Level 22, The Center, 99 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong 

    DATE:  Thursday 18 September 2014

    TIME:  12.30 for lunch, 13.00 - 14.00 for presentation 

    RSVP:  Please register your attendance online no later than Friday, 12 September, 2014. If you register but are then unable to attend, please email events@hkcca.net and tell us so that other members on any waitlist may attend. If you have any suggestions for topics or speakers for future HKCCA events, please let us know at events@hkcca.net.

    Please note this event is exclusively for HKCCA members. If you are not an HKCCA member but you want to attend this presentation, you need successfully to apply for membership at www.hkcca.net and pay the membership fee before registering for the event. If you have any membership queries, please contact HKCCA Secretariat on events@hkcca.net or (852) 2516 7007.

    • 23 Sep 2014
    • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, 21/F, AIA Central, 1 Connaught Road, Hong Kong
    • 21




    Lunch Presentation

    The HKCCA’s Executive Committee invites you to the following presentation, hosted by Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.

    Food and drinks will be provided. 1 Law Society of Hong Kong CPD point has been approved.  New York and California Approved Jurisdiction policy may apply.

    TOPIC:  Approvals and Capital Requirements in China: Recent Developments and their Impact on Foreign Investors

    This is a one-hour seminar provided for in-house counsel to better understand recent developments in Chinese law and practice relating to changes in approval processes for foreign invested enterprises, statutory capital requirements following amendments to China’s Companies Law, capital extraction by way of reduction of capital and the impact of such developments on foreign investors.

    SPEAKER:  Stuart Valentine, International Counsel, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.

    Stuart is an English and Hong Kong qualified lawyer who has been working in Beijing and Hong Kong since the 1980’s advising foreign companies entering and doing business in those markets.

    VENUE: Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, 21/F, AIA Central, 1 Connaught Road, Hong Kong

    DATE:  23 September 2014

    TIME:  12.30 for lunch, 13.00 - 14.00 for presentation

    RSVP: Please register your attendance online no later than 19 September 2014. If you register but are then unable to attend, please email events@hkcca.net and tell us so that other members on any waitlist may attend. If you have any suggestions for topics or speakers for future HKCCA events, please let us know at events@hkcca.net.

    Please note this event is exclusively for HKCCA members. If you are not an HKCCA member but you want to attend this presentation, you need to successfully apply for membership at www.hkcca.net and pay the membership fee before registering for the event. If you have any membership queries, please contact HKCCA Secretariat on events@hkcca.net or (852) 2516 7007.           

    • 27 Sep 2014
    • 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
    • 10/F, 122 Queen's Road, Central, Hong Kong


    For more information please click here

    • 06 Oct 2014
    • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    • 10th Floor, Alexandra House, 18 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong
    • 36


    Lunch Presentation

    The HKCCA’s Executive Committee invites you to the following presentation, hosted by Linklaters.

    Food and drinks will be provided. 1 Law Society of Hong Kong CPD point has been applied for.  New York and California Approved Jurisdiction policy may apply.

    TOPIC:  “Privilege in Asia”

    A refresher and overview of the operation of legal professional privilege in Hong Kong and the Asia region, addressing common issues in investigations and litigation.

    SPEAKER:  Gavin Lewis, Partner, Linklaters

    Gavin Lewis has extensive experience of complex litigation and investigations work in Asia.  He has practised in Hong Kong since 1999.  

    VENUE:  10th Floor, Alexandra House, 18 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong

    DATE:  Monday, 6 October 2014

    TIME:  12.30 for lunch, 13.00 - 14.00 for presentation

    RSVP: Please register your attendance online no later than 3 October 2014. If you register but are then unable to attend, please email events@hkcca.net and tell us so that other members on any waitlist may attend. If you have any suggestions for topics or speakers for future HKCCA events, please let us know at events@hkcca.net.

    Please note this event is exclusively for HKCCA members. If you are not an HKCCA member but you want to attend this presentation, you need successfully to apply for membership at www.hkcca.net and pay the membership fee before registering for the event. If you have any membership queries, please contact HKCCA Secretariat on events@hkcca.net or (852) 2516 7007.

    • 09 Oct 2014
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Hong Kong
    Asia C2C Exchange 2014

    OVERVIEW

    The Counsel-to-Counsel (C2C) Asia Exchange 2014 is a premier event exclusively for General Counsel, Head of Legal, Head of Compliance and C-suite executive. The exchange gathers more than 80 legal professionals in various industries, providing an extensive platform for business collaboration and experience sharing. Planned receptions and breakout sessions allow participants to deep-dive into the hottest topics in the legal field for the year with business peers and other legal professionals. The C2C Asia Exchange 2014 showcases Asia’s top General Counsel, Head of Legal and legal practitioners in Asia with dynamic and comprehensive panel discussion, workshops, focus group discussions and one-to-one meetings. It is an event you cannot miss!

    EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

    • 20+ speakers as top legal practitioners in Asia Pacific Region
    • Convergence of diverse experience in different industries
    • 8 exciting sessions
    • All day one-to-one business collaboration meetings
    • Excellent networking opportunity
    • Opportunity to share latest legal best practices
    • Discussion on latest litigation cases
    • Covers topics such as anti-corruption, China legal business, in-house legal management practices and global regulatory compliance

    SPEAKERS

    Andrew Ning
    Head of Legal, CCB International

    Bella Chhoa
    Company Secretary, General Counsel and Assistant Director, Corporate Affairs, Hang Lung Properties

    Datwani Mohan
    Director of Technical and Research Department, Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries

    Danh Nguyen
    Senior Counsel and Head of Legal, Asia Pacific, The Western Union Company

    Erica Chan
    Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Walmart Asia

    Henry Yu
    Executive Director, Deputy Head of Legal Counsel, ICBC International

    Jonty Lim
    Director and Legal Counsel, KPMG China

    Kevin Brocklehurst
    Group Senior Regional Counsel, AIA Group

    Raymond Goh
    Vice President of Legal, Barclays Bank

    Sarah Chan
    Director and General Counsel, China Vanguard Group

    Sharyn Ch'ang
    Director and Global Counsel, PricewaterhouseCoopers

    Stanley Lui
    General Counsel APAC, Nobel Biocare

    Yong Kai Wong
    Head of Legal & Compliance, CITIC Capital Holdings

       

    All General Counsel/Head of Legal/Legal Director/ C Level professional to attend the event is complimentary if registration make on/before 31 July 2014. After 31 July 2014, HKCCA member can still enjoy 10% discount off to sign up the event.

    To get the discount code, please email us at eunice.mak@innoxcell.net or call +852-3978-9900.

    Event website: http://www.c2c-exchange.com/

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    To know more about this conference, please contact us at +852 3978 9999, or email us at eunice.mak@innoxcell.net

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    InnoXcell Limited

    Tel: +852-3978-9999 Fax: +852-3978-9900 Email: eunice.mak@innoxcell.net
    Address: Unit A-B, 10/F, Casey Building, 38 Lok Ku Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

    • 16 Oct 2014
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong


    The ADR in Asia Conference is a major event in the arbitration calendar, and the flagship event of Hong Kong Arbitration Week. It is a platform for some of the most prominent members of the arbitration community from across the globe to address important issues and developments in international arbitration. The theme for the 2014 ADR in Asia Conference is:

    Asia at the Cutting Edge

    Topics of this year include:

      Sidestepping a Misstep:  Dealing with Pathological Clauses;

      Legitimate Strategy or Abusive Conduct:  The Place for Obstructive Parties in Arbitration;

      Arbitration Involving Sovereigns and State-Owned Enterprises: The Present Landscape and Future Horizons; and

      Should Arbitration Lawyers be Retooling as ADR Practitioners?  The Growing Demand for Dispute Prevention and ADR.

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    HKCCA members are entitled to a special discount rate. Complimentary passes, to the ADR in Asia Conference and the HK Arbitration Week Welcome Reception, are offered to the first ten (10) to express interest. To register for complimentary or discounted passes, please contact gen@hkiac.org.

    • 20 Oct 2014
    • 24 Oct 2014
    • Hong Kong


    For the 7th year running, Community Business’ Work-Life Balance Week provides a platform for organisations to demonstrate their commitment to work-life balance and raise awareness of work-life balance as a critical business issue. In 2013, a record-breaking 188 organisations across Asia participated by holding work-life activities during the Week. This year, Community Business invites companies across Asia to drive change across borders from 20 to 24 October 2014. 

    For more information, please visit our website or contact robin.bishop@communitybusiness.org.



    • 01 Dec 2014
    • 06 Dec 2014
    • Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre


    • 04 Dec 2014
    • 9:00 AM
    • 05 Dec 2014
    • 5:00 PM
    • Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre



    Business of IP Asia Forum

    Intellectual Property:  Powering Business Expansion

    Jointly organised by the Government of the HKSAR, HKTDC and Hong Kong Design Centre, the 4th Edition of Business of Intellectual Property Asia Forum (BIP Asia)
    is returning on 4-5 December 2014 with the exciting theme: “Intellectual Property: Powering Business Expansion”. 

    Our Chief Executive, Mr C Y Leung, also emphasised in the 2014 Policy Address on promoting Hong Kong as the region’s IP business hub.  With the full support from the Government, the Forum last year had attracted over 1,700 industry players from 24 countries and regions to join, featuring 60 heavy-weight speakers to share their insights.



    * Register and pay in full on or before 31 October 2014 (Friday) to enjoy the discount.
     
      

    For more information please click here

    For any enquires please email Mr. Hayens Luk at hayens.hl.luk@hktdc.org or call Tel: (852) 2584 4011

Past events

13 Sep 2014 Notifiable Transactions Listing Rules: Chapter 14
12 Sep 2014 Hong Kong Competition Law – What Can We Expect?
12 Sep 2014 ALB Hong Kong In-House Legal Summit 2014
05 Sep 2014 The 13th Annual The Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards
03 Sep 2014 Directors' and Officers' Liability Insurance
20 Aug 2014 Freshfields Junk Trip
20 Aug 2014 What is keeping senior executives awake - commercial bribery, cartel investigations and criminal liabilities
07 Aug 2014 Exclusive junk night for HKCCA members hosted by Linklaters
30 Jul 2014 Bitcoin: Love it or Hate it?
24 Jul 2014 Regulatory Changes on Supervision of Cross-border Capital Flows
07 Jul 2014 Update on Data Privacy in China
27 Jun 2014 HK Global Competition Law Forum
20 Jun 2014 Amended PRC Trademark Law: What Now?
19 Jun 2014 Legal Week Corporate Counsel Forum
17 Jun 2014 Asia Capital Markets Institute
12 Jun 2014 Enforcement of Judgment in Hong Kong and China
06 Jun 2014 Tour of Legislative Council Complex
05 Jun 2014 Data Privacy Seminar
03 Jun 2014 In-house Counsel World Summit
28 May 2014 asialaw’s Asia Pacific In-house Summit 2014
22 May 2014 The ILS Hong Kong Chapter Cocktail Event
21 May 2014 HKGALA - Women's Networking Event
21 May 2014 Corporate Rescue Reform
21 May 2014 Hong Kong International Arbitration Summit
17 May 2014 A Practical Introduction to the New Companies Ordinance & Companies Ordinance
17 May 2014 Notifiable Transactions Listing Rules: Chapter 14
16 May 2014 Risk Mitigation & Allocation
16 May 2014 Give & Gain Day
10 May 2014 Fashion Law Conference
10 May 2014 INTA 136th Annual Meeting
09 May 2014 Taste of IP in China
30 Apr 2014 Legal Big Data Symposium 2014
28 Apr 2014 Restructuring in the PRC in the Era of Muddy Waters: The Sino-Forest Case
23 Apr 2014 Duties & Liabilities for Directors of Listed Companies
10 Apr 2014 Destinazione Italia - fostering outbound investments into Italy
02 Apr 2014 Korea Night
02 Apr 2014 Overview of Korean Employment Law
25 Mar 2014 ICC Mediation Rules 2014 Launch Conference
20 Mar 2014 Derivatives in Asia
14 Mar 2014 Managing Potential Misconduct and Enforcement Investigations - the Internal Counsel’s Perspective
13 Mar 2014 IFLR Asia Women in Business Law Forum 2014
11 Mar 2014 LGBT in India Post Supreme Court Ruling – What Now?
05 Mar 2014 ALB Companies Ordinance Hong Kong Seminar
04 Mar 2014 The New Companies Ordinance – Share capital and reorganisation
03 Mar 2014 ALM - The U.S.-China Legal Summit
27 Feb 2014 Dispute and crisis management in Mainland China
27 Feb 2014 Essential Finance & Accounting
25 Feb 2014 IFLR Asia M&A Forum 2014
18 Feb 2014 Asian M&A Risk Management and Hong Kong M&A and capital markets briefing
24 Jan 2014 IPBA - CIC Construction Conference 2014
23 Jan 2014 Hong Kong Competition Ordinance
16 Jan 2014 Governance, Risk & Compliance for Internal Audit 2014
15 Jan 2014 The Future of Financial Transactions in Asia
15 Jan 2014 New Companies Ordinance
13 Jan 2014 Asian Financial Forum
09 Jan 2014 Mainland China’s litigation procedure – effect of reforms on current practice
13 Dec 2013 Reconceptualising Global Finance
 & its Regulation
10 Dec 2013 The Public Interest and Issues of Fairness in the Regulation of Financial Markets
05 Dec 2013 Business of IP Asia Forum 2013
04 Dec 2013 Asia Ethics Summit
03 Dec 2013 Latest Developments in Disclosure of Electronic Information / E-Discovery
02 Dec 2013 7th Annual HTCIA Asia Pacific Training Conference
26 Nov 2013 Law on disclosure of price sensitive information for listed companies
21 Nov 2013 Slaughter and May Junk Trip
18 Nov 2013 LAW 2020
13 Nov 2013 Changes in the Listing Regime – Highlights of the New Sponsor Regulations
08 Nov 2013 Latest legal practice relating to Share Incentive Scheme
07 Nov 2013 2nd Annual Compliance Summit Asia - Compliance & Corruption across Asia
24 Oct 2013 2 Day Practical Workshop on Fraud Management & Investigations
23 Oct 2013 Current trends in securities law enforcement actions and stock exchange listing proceedings involving China-based U.S.-listed companies
23 Oct 2013 ADR in Asia Conference
21 Oct 2013 Work-Life Balance Week
17 Oct 2013 HKCCA Annual Conference
15 Oct 2013 The New Companies Ordinance – Impact on Corporate Governance
09 Oct 2013 3rd Annual Counsel to Counsel Exchange
07 Oct 2013 The New Companies Ordinance – Impact on Corporate Governance
25 Sep 2013 Foreign Investment in India – Recent Lessons Learnt
17 Sep 2013 Protecting Your Offshore Investments Through the Use of Bilateral Investment Treaties
13 Sep 2013 Hong Kong In-House Legal Summit
06 Sep 2013 The Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2013
02 Sep 2013 Exclusive junk night for HKCCA members hosted by Linklaters
29 Aug 2013 Kluwer Law: Hong Kong Global Competition Law Summit 2013
27 Aug 2013 High-Yield Bonds in Asia: An Overview
20 Aug 2013 Recent updates on PRC cross-border lending
15 Aug 2013 International Patent Filing Strategy
24 Jul 2013 The Defaulting Debtor and Recovery Techniques
15 Jul 2013 10th Anniversary Celebration
04 Jul 2013 Recent Developments in PRC Antitrust Law
26 Jun 2013 Evening at the Races
26 Jun 2013 ILS Hong Kong Chapter Luncheon Event
24 Jun 2013 New Companies Ordinance
24 Jun 2013 Corruption & Compliance Asia Congress 2013
20 Jun 2013 Kluwer Law: 3rd Annual International Arbitration Summit
18 Jun 2013 Asia eDiscovery Exchange 2013
17 Jun 2013 New Companies Ordinance
11 Jun 2013 Legal Week Corporate Counsel Forum Hong Kong
06 Jun 2013 How To Negotiate the Key Legal Issues in a Commercial Contract
31 May 2013 Hong Kong Personal Data Privacy Laws and Data Audit
22 May 2013 Use of Offshore Trusts in Commercial Context
15 May 2013 Inside Information Disclosure Rules 2013 and Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
14 May 2013 Asia-Pacific In-house Counsel Summit
07 May 2013 DAVID GRAHAM - New Role and Priorities at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
23 Apr 2013 The M&A Blueprint – from inception to integration
18 Apr 2013 IP for Commercial Lawyers in Greater China
09 Apr 2013 China's assertive antitrust agenda – compliance challenges for companies
14 Mar 2013 HKCCA Executive Training Programme - Coaching
13 Mar 2013 Managing risk on M&A transactions
05 Mar 2013 Hong Kong’s New Companies Ordinance
27 Feb 2013 IFLR Asia M&A Forum 2013
25 Feb 2013 HKCCA General Counsel Series
22 Feb 2013 HKCCA Executive Training Programme - Interviewing & Selecting Talent
06 Feb 2013 Top tips for litigating and arbitrating in China – with high points of the new Civil Procedure Law
23 Jan 2013 What to do when the SFC comes knocking – Practical Tips on Dealing with a Regulatory Inquiry
15 Jan 2013 Global Joint Ventures between a Foreign Multinational and a PRC Enterprise
10 Jan 2013 HKCCA Executive Training Programme - Managing & Developing Teams
09 Jan 2013 Evening Presentation - Key Cases from 2012
07 Dec 2012 BIP Asia Business of IP Asia Forum
06 Dec 2012 How to Conduct Due Diligence on a Chinese Company
04 Dec 2012 HKCCA Executive Training Programme - Managing Performance
27 Nov 2012 The Eurozone Debt Crisis -- What Now?
27 Nov 2012 6th Annual HTCIA Asia Pacific Training Conference
22 Nov 2012 7th CSI Annual World Conference Series: The 2nd Global White Collar Crimes & Investigations Conference (GWCCIC)
22 Nov 2012 Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2012
21 Nov 2012 Hong Kong’s New Competition Law
15 Nov 2012 HKCCA Executive Training Programme - Managing Change
15 Nov 2012 Creating Inclusive Workplace for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Employees – Building the business case and making it happen
14 Nov 2012 Developments towards a class action regime in Hong Kong. The shape of Hong Kong litigation to come.
08 Nov 2012 Compliance Asia Summit
31 Oct 2012 Direct Marketing
30 Oct 2012 Asia Pacific Transfer Pricing Summit 2012
29 Oct 2012 HKCCA Executive Training Programme - All 5 Courses for Term 3
29 Oct 2012 HKCCA Executive Training Programme - Coaching
26 Oct 2012 Creating inclusive work places for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) employees
11 Oct 2012 2012 HKCCA Annual Conference
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