SIPS hosted a webinar for our HKACC Members on Thursday, 21 May 2020 with the presenters Joe Simone and Dan Plane on the topic of Protection of IP Rights in China: A Legislation Update and Best Practices Overview. This was well attended by our members.
On Thursday, 14 May, HKACC hosted a webinar with Clyde & Co on the topical topic of Hong Kong Employment Updates amid COVID-19. It was informative and well attended by our members.
On Tuesday, 28 April, HKACC hosted a webinar with ADR International on the topic of: Why is Mediation So Effective, presented by Norris Yang. It was informative and well attended by our members.
On Wednesday 15th April, the HKCCA hosted a webinar on ‘Establishing the Facts’, presented by James Ellender of Futurum Global. Leveraging his vast experience, James gave insight into a proven interviewing technique, and how by coupling this with behavioural indicators, can give the interviewer a tool to identify topics which need further probing. The benefit of this methodology is the interviewer has the chance to identify and explore topics which could have been concealed or left unexplored. The webinar was well attended by our members.
On Thursday, 26 March, HKACC hosted its 2nd webinar with Han Kun Law Offices on the topic of: Chinese Financial Sector Reform presented by Yin Ge in Shanghai. It was informative and well attended by our members.
On Wednesday, 18 March, HKACC held its first webinar on the topic of: COVID-19: Mitigating Your Supply Chain Risk - From Both A Legal and Operational Perspective jointly delivered by Barbara Li at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP Beijing Office and Peter Greaves at PwC Hong Kong. It was well attended by our members.
Eversheds Sutherland hosted a panel discussion ‘Key things you need to know about Legal Tech in 2020 and how they change your lives’ on 15 January 2020.
Rhys McWhirter, Of Counsel of Eversheds Sutherland, moderated the panel which included Duncan Watt, Of Counsel of Eversheds Sutherland, Mardi Wilson, Head of Legal Resourcing of Konexo, Erika Evasdottir, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer of Origin x Capital and Sebastian Ko, Co-Founder of DHB Global covering key legal technology trends in 2020 with live demos.
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On 11 December, Skadden partner Christopher Betts and Counsel Anthony Pang presented to HKACC members an hour long seminar on the topic of "The Impact of the Updated Rules on Backdoor Listings on M&A Transactions in Hong Kong". The seminar covered the timeline of the changes to the rules, the various tests applied to issuers' businesses, and the intended and unintended consequences of the updates on acquisitions, disposals and capital raisings. This was well attended by our members.