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AIJA will be hosting its very first Asia Regional Meeting in the vibrant city of Hong Kong! Please join us for the first AIJA Asia Regional Meeting on Friday, 13 October 2023 from 14:00 (HKT) in Hong Kong where we will be discussing current issues such as ESG from an Asian perspective and the ever-challenging issues of enforcement in Asian jurisdictions. This event will be held at the beautiful and centrally located HKIAC (Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre) venue and will be free of charge, thanks to the sponsors and their support.
In addition to two panel discussions, there will be networking coffee breaks. You can also join an optional traditional Chinese lunch and/or a Chinese seafood dinner at a fishing village and one of the oldest settlements of Hong Kong. By attending this event, you will be able to fully enjoy all HK has to offer (riveting legal discussions and great networking, good food and amazing views)
Check the flyer of the event HERE.
Name: The Chinese Club
Address: Chinese Club Building, 21-22 Connaught Rd Central, Central, Hong Kong
Embark on an insightful exploration of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) considerations in Asia, seen through a globally connected perspective. Our engaging legal panel will delve into the evolving ESG landscape, comparing practices between Europe, the US, and Asia, and examining their profound implications for businesses in the region.
Our esteemed panel of legal experts will shed light on the practical aspects of ESG implementation, exploring how EU Directives and international regulations reverberate through global supply chains and shape sustainable business practices. Gain invaluable insights into emerging trends in green finance and sustainable investment, as businesses worldwide seek to align with responsible practices.
The interconnection between Europe, the US, and Asia plays a pivotal role in shaping ESG standards globally. By understanding the different approaches taken by these regions, legal professionals can navigate the complexities and effectively advise clients on fostering sustainability in their operations.
Join us to gain a deeper understanding of how the evolving ESG landscape impacts Asian companies, both from a regulatory standpoint and in terms of market dynamics. Discover practical strategies to navigate ESG challenges, address greenwashing concerns, and unlock opportunities for sustainable growth in a globally interconnected world. Together, we can pave the way for responsible practices and a brighter future for businesses across borders.
- Manav Raheja, Veritas Legal, India
- Chloé Vialard, Shearman & Sterling, Singapore
- Jessica Ha, Ben McQuhae & Co, Hong Kong
- Eddy Lee, Forensic Accountant at MDD, Singapore
In this post-Covid world, cross-border trade and transactions are on the rise which has inevitably led to an increase in cross-border disputes. This panel will focus on the practicalities of obtaining and enforcing a judgment or arbitral award in various Asian jurisdictions including Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore and Vietnam and the common challenges faced with enforcement and asset recovery. The esteemed panelists will also explore the steps that can be taken to overcome these challenges or improve the process of enforcement in these Asian jurisdictions.
- Emi Rowse, Kudun and Partners, Thailand
- Yi-Shun Teoh, RPC, Hong Kong
- Pei Ching Ong, TSMP Law Corporation, Singapore
- Pham Thang, YKVN, Singapore
Name: Hon Kee Seafood Restaurant
Address: West, Lyemun, 22C Lei Yue Mun Praya Road, Hong Kong
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