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The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance – what you need to know

  • 03 Jun 2015
  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Mayer Brown JSM – 18th Floor, Prince's Building, 10 Chater Road, Hong Kong
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Lunch Presentation

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

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.


The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance – what you need to know

The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance is expected to come into force later this year.  Join us for this interactive panel discussion, in which speakers from Mayer Brown JSM's corporate, IP/TMT and litigation practices will offer practical tips and suggestions to help in-house counsel get ready.

SPEAKERS: Gabriela Kennedy, Vincent Law and Mark Stevens. 

MODERATOR: Rachael Guan

Gabriela Kennedy is a partner of Mayer Brown JSM, head of the Asia IP and TMT group and co-leader of Mayer Brown’s global Intellectual Property practice. She practises intellectual property, media, information technology and telecommunications law. She handles the full spectrum of intellectual property work from litigation to licensing, strategic advice and portfolio management. Gabriela advises extensively on technology and data protection issues in Hong Kong and throughout Asia, particularly in relation to business processing outsourcing, the cross-border transfer of data, data compliance and data breaches.

Vincent Law is a partner of Mayer Brown JSM. Vincent is a commercial litigator specializing in regulatory investigations and major commercial disputes. Among his various engagements in the regulatory regime, he has advised listed companies, directors, financial institutions and professional firms in investigations by regulatory bodies. He has also advised major corporations on internal investigations relating to suspected bribery, money laundering and other regulatory issues. In his litigation practice he has advised in major shareholders and family disputes, acts for liquidators and trustees-in-bankruptcy in insolvency litigation, and regularly represents gaming entities in gaming-related litigation.

Mark Stevens is a partner of Mayer Brown JSM. He has extensive experience in advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity investments. He is experienced in negotiating, drafting and completing subscription agreements, shareholder agreements and joint ventures. He advises on company and commercial transactions (domestic and cross-border) focusing primarily on acquisitions and sales of companies, groups of companies and assets.

Rachael Guan is Mayer Brown JSM's senior legal trainer and legal analyst. Prior to joining Mayer Brown JSM, Rachael practised as an infrastructure lawyer in Hong Kong for 4 years, and in London for 7 years.


Mayer Brown JSM – 18th Floor, Prince's Building, 10 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong

DATE: Wednesday, 3 June 2015

TIME: 12.30 for registration, 13.00 - 14.00 for presentation

RSVP: Please register your attendance online no later than 29 May 2015. 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.

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