Events Calendar

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Upcoming events

    • 03 Dec 2015
    • 04 Dec 2015
    • Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre

    • 03 Dec 2015
    • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    • King & Wood Mallesons, 13/F Gloucester Tower, The Landmark, 15 Queen's Road Central, Central
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    The HKCCA’s Executive Committee invites you to the following presentation, hosted by King & Wood Mallesons.

    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.

    Hong Kong Competition Law – Leniency and Enforcement Priorities of the Competition Commission and Practical Tips for Compliance


    1:00pm –



    Edmund Wan, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons, Hong Kong




    1:05pm- 1:30pm

    Leniency and enforcement priorities of the Competition Commission


    Tim Lear, Executive Director (Operations), Hong Kong Competition Commission



    In this session, you will hear directly from the Competition Commission on the leniency and enforcement priorities of the Commission, as well as updates on the latest development of the Competition Ordinance which will take full effect on 14 December 2015.



    1:30pm- 1:55pm

    Practical tips for compliance



    Martyn Huckerby, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons, Shanghai

    Sharon Henrick, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons, Sydney

    James Wilkinson, Senior Associate, King & Wood Mallesons, Hong Kong



    In this session, we will share our insights from key overseas case studies and market trends with our experience from across the region.


    1.55pm- 2.00pm

    Q&A Session


    Tim Lear, Executive Director (Operations), Hong Kong Competition Commission

    Mr. Tim Lear is the Executive Director (Operations) at the Hong Kong Competition Commission, responsible for the Commission’s enforcement operations.

    Tim has been involved in competition and consumer regulation since 2000 in private practice and within competition authorities. From 1999, he worked as a litigator in Sydney, acting for a variety of local and international businesses and Australian Government clients, including the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). In 2005, Tim joined the ACCC’s Enforcement Division, running investigations and managing litigations. At the ACCC, he supervised teams working on competition and consumer matters, including investigations relating to hard core cartels, misuse of market power and mergers.

    Immediately prior to joining the Hong Kong Commission, Tim was Director of International Affairs at the ACCC. In this role, he represented the ACCC at International Competition Network, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Association of South East Asian Nations and other Asian competition workshops and meetings, working to promote the implementation of competition regulation in the East Asian region.

    Martyn Huckerby, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons, Shanghai

    Martyn Huckerby is an International Partner of King & Wood Mallesons who splits his time between Shanghai and Hong Kong.  Martyn has particular expertise in advising clients on Hong Kong, Chinese, and EU competition law matters. Martyn has delivered compliance training to a variety of multinational organizations across Asia and has advised clients on numerous competition law investigations. Martyn's international merger control experience includes advising BlueScope on international merger filing requirements in relation to its $1.4 billion joint venture with Nippon Steel.  Martyn is rated by Chambers Asia as one of China’s leading competition lawyers and has appeared in the “International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers and Economists” for several years.


    Sharon Henrick, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons, Sydney

    Sharon Henrick is the Head of King & Wood Malleson’s Australia-based Competition Law and Regulatory Group. Sharon is widely recognised as a leader in her field. She is listed as one of the world's top 100 advisors by Deal Makers; one of the world's top 500 lawyers by the Intercontinental Finance Magazine; recently won Global Competition Law Review's Merger Control Matter of the Year - Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa; Euromoney's Women in Business Law Award for Competition - Australia as well as Lawyer Monthly's Competition / Antitrust Lawyer of the Year – Australia. Sharon is ranked as an elite practitioner by Global Competition Law Review, and listed as a leader in directories, including Global Competition Law Review, the Asia Pacific Legal 500, IFLR, PLC Which Lawyer and Chambers.

    Edmund Wan, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons, Hong Kong

    Edmund Wan has a broad disputes practice involving construction, commercial, banking and finance, insolvency and employment, frequently with cross-border issues. He is experienced in conducting litigation, arbitration and mediation in these areas.  He is also a CEDR Accredited Mediator.

    James Wilkinson, Senior Associate, King & Wood Mallesons, Hong Kong

    James Wilkinson is a senior associate of King & Wood Malleson’s disputes practice in Hong Kong. He has particular expertise in the construction, infrastructure, energy, resources and manufacturing sectors. James has substantial experience advising clients on competition law issues, including on competition investigations.   

    Register now.

    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.            

    • 08 Dec 2015
    • Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

    For registration and other event details, please click here.

    • 09 Dec 2015
    • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Deacons Office, 14th Floor, Alexandra House, Central
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    Breakfast Presentation

    The HKCCA’s Executive Committee invites you to the following presentation in our Meet the GC Series, hosted by Deacons.

    Food and drinks will be provided. 1.5 Law Society of Hong Kong CPD points have been applied for.  New York and California Approved Jurisdiction policy may apply.

    An Interview with Gill Meller, Legal Director & Secretary, MTR Corporation

    As in previous events in this very popular series, Gill will submit to a thorough cross examination by Jonathan Ross covering her rise to this important position in the Hong Kong legal community, her work for the MTR, and her thoughts on being a senior in-house counsel.  The audience will be encouraged to participate as much as possible and to ask their own questions.

    Gill Meller  has been the Legal Director & Secretary and a Member of the Executive Directorate of MTR Corporation since 1 September 2011.  She joined the Company in August 2004 as Legal Adviser and was appointed Deputy Legal Director in December 2010.  Ms. Meller is responsible for the provision of commercial legal support and advice to all aspects of the Company’s rail and property operations in Hong Kong, the Mainland of China and overseas, the Company’s new rail and property projects in Hong Kong and its international growth business.  She is also responsible for the strategic management of the Company’s insurance programmes, its governance and risk management, and corporate responsibility functions and for overseeing the Company’s procurement and contracts department.  Before joining the Company, Ms. Meller was Director of Legal Services for Metronet Rail SSL Limited in London, the United Kingdom, and a solicitor at CMS Cameron McKenna in London, the United Kingdom.  She graduated from Hertford College, University of Oxford in the United Kingdom and holds a Master of Arts degree in Geography.  Ms. Meller then obtained her postgraduate qualifications in law from The College of Law in Guildford, the United Kingdom.  She also completed the Senior Executive Programme in Asia offered by the University of Michigan in 2009 and the Stanford Executive Programme at Stanford University, United States of America in 2010.  Ms. Meller is qualified to practise as a solicitor in Hong Kong and England and Wales.  She is also a director of some of the members of the Company’s group.


    Register Now.

    Please note this event is exclusively for HKCCA members. If you are not an HKCCA member but you wish 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.           

    • 09 Dec 2015
    • 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Thomson Reuters, 42/F, Gloucester Tower, the Landmark, 15 Queens Road, Central

    For registration and programme details please click here.

    • 13 Dec 2015
    • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Repulse Bay to Deep Water Bay via Seaview Promenade
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    It is our pleasure to announce the HKCCA's participation in the South District Beach Run 2015. 

    Venue and Description: The course is a 5km Circuit race, starting and finishing in Repulse Bay Beach, via the Seaview Promenade to Deep Water Bay, and back.  

    Cost and Attire: Free entry. You may be asked to don appropriate attire as may be determined by the organisers and/or HKCCA in their sole discretion.                                                     

    Places on the HKCCA team will be limited, so please sign up as soon as you can. The deadline for registration will be 30 October. No cancellations will be accepted after 13 November. Should you have any queries, please email our administrator at meegan@hkcca.net.

    Non-participants who show up to cheer our members on will be given the option of priority registration at our future sports events. So come out and lead or cheer our team to victory! 

    Yours sincerely,

    HKCCA Sports Subcommittee


    All participants taking part in the Beach Run do so entirely at their own risk. Hong Kong Corporate Counsel Association shall not be liable, nor accept liability, for any accidents, injury, loss or damage sustained as a consequence of participation in the same. 

    Participants are advised to wear suitable clothing and footwear for a lengthy off road race and be prepared for all weather conditions. Participants are also advised to carry water and snacks with them. They should also carry any medication that may be required (for example, asthma inhalers). Any participant who has any doubts about their fitness or ability to take part should consult their GP or a suitably qualified health professional before participating.


Past events

28 Nov 2015 Weekend Hiking Group
24 Nov 2015 SFC Investigations and Enforcement Powers under the SFO
18 Nov 2015 How In-House Lawyers Can Get it Wrong: Professional Conduct and the ‘Night Jack’ Case
16 Nov 2015 Leveraging the Law - A conversation with Su-Mei Thompson, CEO of The Women's Foundation
12 Nov 2015 Slaughter and May Junk
12 Nov 2015 Data Breaches and Cyber Security
28 Oct 2015 Cyber‐security – Managing the Risks in the Fast‐changing Internet
28 Oct 2015 UNCITRAL Asia -Pacific Judicial Summit
27 Oct 2015 ADR in Asia Confernece
26 Oct 2015 HKIAC Arbitration week
14 Oct 2015 A day in the life of In-house Counsel - Solving problems and creating efficiencies with technology and innovation
08 Oct 2015 Offshore Litigation in support of Onshore Proceedings
24 Sep 2015 The Hong Kong Competition Ordinance: How it may impact your business.
23 Sep 2015 Hong Kong: 4th Annual Global Competition Law Forum
17 Sep 2015 Employment Disputes: Litigation update and strategy
11 Sep 2015 The Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2015
09 Sep 2015 Internal Systems and Controls – Risk Areas and Topical Issues
25 Aug 2015 Creating an impact and building your brand
11 Aug 2015 Badminton Night
10 Aug 2015 Changes in the interpretation of legal advice privilege under Hong Kong law – What it means to you as an in-house counsel?
06 Aug 2015 Linklaters Summer Junk
29 Jul 2015 Directors' Duties and Liabilities
15 Jul 2015 Dealing with Regulatory and Law Enforcement Agencies Investigations
14 Jul 2015 Inaugural Badminton night
09 Jul 2015 Latest Trends in International Commercial Arbitration
25 Jun 2015 Conversation with ASEAN insiders
25 Jun 2015 2nd Anti-Trust Asia Pacific Summit
18 Jun 2015 When Things go Bad - What are the Options?
18 Jun 2015 Legal Week Corporate Counsel Hong Kong
17 Jun 2015 Trust Forum Asia
12 Jun 2015 HKCCA Badminton Night
09 Jun 2015 The Rise of 3D Printing – Practical Considerations from an IP and Commercial Perspective
03 Jun 2015 The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance – what you need to know
27 May 2015 Asia-Pacific In-house Counsel Summit 2015
21 May 2015 Competition Revolution - Are You Ready?
20 May 2015 HKCCA 12th Anniversary Celebrations
18 May 2015 New Chinese indirect offshore disposal rules (Announcement 7) and impact on M&A
16 May 2015 Disclosure of Interests: Part XV of the Securities & Futures Ordinance – Essentials for Directors and Shareholders of a Listed Company
13 May 2015 A Global Review of Recent Developments in Privacy and Cybersecurity Laws
13 May 2015 ICCA HKIAC Hong Kong 2015 Summit
06 May 2015 General Counsel…demonstrating value and achieving strategic influence
28 Apr 2015 Recent trends in Korean labor and privacy laws
23 Apr 2015 Korea’s Financial Market Regulation
22 Apr 2015 Hong Kong 5th Annual International Arbitration Summit
14 Apr 2015 HKCCA Annual General Meeting
14 Apr 2015 Innoxcell Asia Symposium (IAS 2015)
31 Mar 2015 China’s Draft Foreign Investment Law, a First-Hand View
26 Mar 2015 Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect
26 Mar 2015 ALB Hong Kong Anti-Corruption Forum 2015
25 Mar 2015 Asia Women in Business Law Forum
19 Mar 2015 Chartered Institute of Arbitrators – Centenary Celebrations
17 Mar 2015 Avoiding Legal and Financial Risk in Commercial Leasing
10 Mar 2015 IFLR Asia M&A Forum 2015
09 Mar 2015 Comparing credit & insolvency issues - BVI vs Cayman Island
05 Mar 2015 Deep diving on China - Topical China legal issues for all in-house counsel
03 Mar 2015 Department of Justice Seminar
02 Mar 2015 3rd Annual U.S. - China Legal Summit
11 Feb 2015 Meet the General Counsel
05 Feb 2015 Cyber Security
02 Feb 2015 US & EU regulatory and sanctions developments
22 Jan 2015 Reducing your risk: How to avoid being a patent defendant in China!
11 Dec 2014 2nd Anti-Corruption Compliance Asia Pacific Summit 2014
10 Dec 2014 Innovation & Leadership - Turning 2020 Vision into Action
09 Dec 2014 Arbitration in Action: A Guided Tour of Rules and Clauses
08 Dec 2014 Innovating in today’s legal market
04 Dec 2014 Business of IP Asia Forum
04 Dec 2014 Asia Capital Markets Forum
03 Dec 2014 8th Annual HTCIA Asia Pacific Training Conference
01 Dec 2014 APAC Innovation Summit 2014
19 Nov 2014 An update on the use of Offshore Vehicles
18 Nov 2014 Influence and Inspiration: Australia’s and Hong Kong’s Financial Markets
14 Nov 2014 HKCCA - AMT Financial Statement Analysis Conference
13 Nov 2014 Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2014
06 Nov 2014 3rd Annual Compliance Summit Asia
04 Nov 2014 Managing Business Disputes Risks in Asia
30 Oct 2014 Slaughter and May Junk Trip
22 Oct 2014 Discovery and privilege – overview of laws on discovery and privilege, case studies and practical tips on maintaining privilege
20 Oct 2014 Work Life Balance Week
16 Oct 2014 Asia at the Cutting Edge
13 Oct 2014 The Shine Conference
09 Oct 2014 4th Annual Asia Counsel-to-Counsel Exchange
06 Oct 2014 Privilege in Asia
27 Sep 2014 Notifiable Transactions Listing Rules: Chapter 14A
23 Sep 2014 Approvals and Capital Requirements in China: Recent Developments & their Impact on Foreign Investors
18 Sep 2014 Regulatory-driven Investigations: What You Need to Know
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
23 Jun 2014 Upcoming Courses and Seminars
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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