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Events Calendar

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Upcoming events

    • 09 Sep 2015
    • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Davis Polk offices, 8/F, Hong Kong Club Building, 3A Chater Road, Central
    • 18

    Lunch Presentation

    The HKCCA’s Executive Committee invites you to the following presentation, hosted by Davis Polk & Wardwell.

    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:  Internal Systems and Controls – Risk Areas and Topical Issues

    An overview of recent topics relevant to in-house counsel and covers: 

    • U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
    • Engendering a Risk Management Culture
    • Data Security
    • Director’s Dealing and Disclosure of Interest in Shares
    • Weighted voting rights in Hong Kong

    SPEAKERS: Partners Bonnie Chan, Paul Chow and Martin Rogers

    Bonnie Y. Chan, Partner

    Ms. Chan is a partner in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, resident in Hong Kong. Her practice includes advising issuers and underwriters on capital markets transactions and advising on securities, corporate and governance matters, generally.  Before joining the firm in 2010, Ms. Chan served as a senior vice president of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, where she led the IPO Transactions Department of the Listing Division. Previously, she was an in-house counsel at Morgan Stanley, where she was responsible for overseeing their capital markets transactions in Asia.  Ms. Chan was appointed as a council member of the Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) by the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR in 2015. She has been a member of the FSDC’s Financial Development Research Committee since 2013 and was also appointed as a member of the Hong Kong Government’s Standing Committee to the Company Law Reform. 

    Paul Chow, Partner        

    Mr. Chow advises on public and private M&A transactions, cross-border and strategic investment transactions and privatizations and takeovers in Hong Kong. His clients have included PRC state-owned and private enterprises, Hong Kong-listed companies and international corporates, sovereign wealth funds and private equity and buyout funds. He also regularly advises investment banks and issuers on equity, equity-linked and debt offerings, including initial public offerings.

    Martin Rogers, Partner  

    Mr. Rogers is a partner in Davis Polk’s Litigation Department, based in Hong Kong. He is regarded as one of the market’s leading litigation and financial services regulatory lawyers with over 25 years’ experience in Asia, advising on complex litigation, arbitration, regulatory and white collar crime matters, with extensive experience advising leading corporates, the financial services industry and government bodies.  Mr. Rogers is consistently recognized as a leading lawyer by the leading legal directories, including Chambers Asia-Pacific, IFLR1000 and Asia Pacific Legal 500.

    • 11 Sep 2015
    • 6:30 PM
    • Grand Ballroom, Conrad Hong kong

    The HKCCA are proud to be a supporting partner of the Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2015.

    The hosts are offering a 10% discount on the ticket purchase price to all HKCCA members.

    To register, please click here.

    Kind Regards


    • 17 Sep 2015
    • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    • 17th Floor, Edinburgh Tower, The Landmark, 15 Queen's Road, Central, Hong Kong
    • 0
    Registration is closed

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

    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:  Employment Disputes: Litigation update and strategy.

    Managing disputes with employees is becoming more and more challenging in an increasingly regulated and litigious environment in Hong Kong.

    How should employers prepare for the litigation process and adopt an effective strategy for dispute management?

    This seminar will discuss key Employment Litigation process points and current market trends, as well as tips and pitfalls in managing dispute strategy.

    You will walk away from this seminar with insights to help you on the following:

    • How to prepare for litigation in the Tribunal and High Court;
    • Understanding the use of technologies in dealing with employment disputes;
    • How witnesses should be prepared;
    • The importance of strategy and preparation;
    • Understanding the latest trends in disputes (stress induced illness, exercise of discretion); and
    • Key tips on effective strategy for handling disputes.


    Julie Gorham
    DLA Piper
    Head of Employment
     +852 2103 0818 

    Julia Gorham practises across all areas of employment law, with a particular focus on contentious employment disputes, conducting internal and regulatory investigations for both regional and international clients and strategic Boardroom level advice. Her clients include companies in a range of sectors including investment banking, financial services and technology. Prior to joining DLA Piper, Julia gained experience working for another international law firm in London and Hong Kong for almost 10 years, before taking on the role of Executive Director for a global investment bank in Hong Kong. Julia was recognised by the Asian Lawyer as "in-house counsel of distinction" for 2014; and recognised as one of the top 100 Women in Global Investigations by "GIR Women in Investigations" 2015.

    Anita Lam
    DLA Piper

    Of Counsel, Solicitor Advocate
    +852 2103 0650 anita.lam@dlapiper.com

    Anita Lampractises across all areas of employment law, with a particular focus on contentious employment disputes. Anita is one of very few solicitors in Hong Kong who has been granted Higher Rights of Audience in civil proceedings by the Higher Rights Assessment Board of Hong Kong, giving her the right to conduct trials in the High Court and argue cases in the Court of Appeal and Court of Final Appeal. Anita is also an accredited mediator, a certified fraud examiner of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiner and has significant experience across the spectrum of employment law. She has handled a number of high-profile employment and discrimination court cases as well as cases relating to data privacy. Anita has been recognised as a leading Employment lawyer by Chambers Asia Pacific in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

    • 19 Sep 2015
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Hiking trail and meeting point will be advised the day prior to the hike.

    The HKCCA is pleased to announce the commencement of its Weekend Hiking Group.

    We are now seeking interest from members keen to join an organised hiking group, details as follows:

    Date and Time:  Commencing in late September, we initially anticipate meeting on either day of the weekend, with a view to arranging monthly hikes.  Thereafter, the frequency of group hikes will be subject to member's  participation and suggestions.

    Registration Deadline: 18 September, 2015.  Register here.

    Venue:  Various (hiking trails will be confirmed by the team leader on a meet by meet basis).

    Cost and Attire:  These events are complimentary and you are encouraged to don comfortable hiking attire.           

    Places for the Weekend Hiking Group will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. This success of this event depends on your participation, so please sign up before the registration deadline. If you have any suggestions or enquiries about timings, frequency or trails to hike please contact our administrator at events@hkcca.net.  Hikers of all levels and all backgrounds are welcome. 

    Best regards,

Past events

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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