Events

THE BELT AND ROAD: FROM CHINA TO THE WORLD

We are delighted to invite you to our Greater China M&A Conference 2017 to be held in Beijing on Tuesday 25 April.

This conference will look at the opportunities in key business sectors, and explore the potential risks and challenges that may arise when doing business in regions along the Belt and Road. Using real case studies, we will highlight how we have assisted clients in navigating through complex investment landscapes and intricate legal systems in regions that are critical to the initiative.

Date:
Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Time:
9:15am – 5pm

Venue:
3rd Floor Ballroom, Park Hyatt Beijing
2 Jianguomenwai Street, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China 100022

Fee:
Free, by invitation only, registration is required

Language:
Both Chinese & English (with simultaneous interpretation)

 

DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND GOVERNING LAW CLAUSES IN CHINA-RELATED COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS

Please join us on 21 March 2017 as we launch the 7th edition of Herbert Smith Freehills' guide “Dispute Resolution and Governing Law Clauses in China-related Commercial Contracts”, also known as “The Dragon Book”.

We will review the basic rules on choice of law and dispute resolution mechanisms in China-related contracts, together with an update on recent developments.

Date:
Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Time:
2:30 – 4:00pm

Language:
English

Venue:
Herbert Smith Freehills
28th Floor office Tower, Beijing Yintai Centre
2 Jianguomenwai Avenue, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100022

Fee:
Free of charge

Speakers:
Jessica Fei, Kathryn Sanger, Helen Tang 

 

CONTRACT DISPUTES SEMINAR SERIES
TERMINATING YOUR CONTRACT: WHEN CAN YOU CALL IT QUITS?

The Herbert Smith Freehills Hong Kong dispute resolution practice is pleased to present its sixth briefing in the Contract Disputes Seminar Series, designed to provide clients with practical guidance on some important issues that feature in disputes relating to commercial contracts under Hong Kong law.

In this sixth briefing in the Contract Disputes Seminar Series, we will consider when a contract may be terminated and the implications of termination, and provide some practical tips for commercial parties.

Date:
Thursday, 16 March 2017

Time:
1:00 – 2:00pm 

Venue:
Herbert Smith Freehills
23/F Gloucester Tower, 15 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong

Speakers:
Gareth Thomas
, Partner, Head of Commercial Litigation, Hong Kong
Julian Copeman, Greater China Managing Partner
Austin Sweeney, Partner, Corporate, Hong Kong
Dominic Geiser, Partner, Dispute Resolution, Hong Kong

 

COMPETITION ORDINANCE AND THE COMMISSION'S INVESTIGATION POWERS

During this seminar, we will discuss the basic principles of the Competition Ordinance. We will also explore some of the Competition Commission's investigatory powers, and how to react to a dawn raid.

Date:
Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Time:
8:30 – 9:30am 

Venue:
Herbert Smith Freehills
23/F Gloucester Tower, 15 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong

Language:
English

Speakers:
Mark Jephcott, Head of Competition – Asia, Hong Kong
Adelaide Luke, Registered Foreign Lawyer, Competition, Hong Kong
Howard Chan, Associate, Competition, Hong Kong