Asian Legal Business Hong Kong In-House Legal Summit 2018
This signature annual summit gathers together in-house counsels, legal practitioners and industry experts to discuss recent regulatory changes, hot pressing legal issues and best practice solutions in Hong Kong and the region.
In the seminar, in-house counsel, "C" level management executives and business leaders gathered to discuss pressing legal issues facing their companies today and enjoyed good networking time among leading legal experts and peers in their fields. Our firm sought to sponsor the session to promote our latest titles and online solutions, thereby encourage sales on latest titles and collect customer feedback via survey. Our Managing Director of LexisNexis Greater China and North Asia, Tyson Wienker also had an opportunity to share his knowledge during one of the panel sessions, discussing about re-defining the roles and leadership responsibilitie of General Counsels: From In-House Lawyers to Strategic Business Partners. We also have 4 special panelists in the session, which includes Ryan Troupe, Legal Director (Asia Pacifc) of Atkins Global, Matt Harper, Gerneral Counsel (Asia) of Hays, Hugo Ngaw, Group Legal Counsel of Convoy Global Holdings Limited, and Hideo Nakamura, Senior Counsel APAC & EMEA of Uber.
Date: Thursday, 5 September 2018
Time: 8:30pm – 5:00pm
Venue: Conrad Hong Kong Hotel, Grand Ballroom, Lower Lobby (Address: Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong)
Chief Legal Officers, Chief Compliance Officers, CEO,
Company Secretaries, Country/ General / Corporate /
In House / Legal Counsels / Heads and Senior Professionals in charge of:
- Legal Affairs
- Company/ Contract Law
- Corporate Governance
- Corporate Affairs
- Legal Risk Management
- Regulatory Affairs
- Commercial and Enforcement Counsel
Special Panel Session:
Topic: Re-defining the roles and leadership responsibilities of General Counsels:
From In-House Lawyers to Strategic Business Partners
- Essential skillsets and techniques do in-house counsels need in order to be a successful corporate leader
- How to get businesses to view legal and compliance functions as long-term strategic business partners?
- What advice should in-house counsel bring in order to influence business decisions effectively?
Group Legal Counsel
Convoy Global Holdings Limited
Hugo Ngaw is Group Legal Counsel of Convoy Global Holdings Limited (HK stock code: 1019). Hugo did bachelor and master degrees in laws in City University of Hong Kong and People’s University of China. He worked in HK and USA law firms and was legal counsel in another HK-listed financial group and a HK-listed entertainment company. He was company secretary of a HK-listed telecommunication components manufacturing company.
Senior Counsel, APAC & EMEA
Hideo is currently a Senior Counsel at Uber heading up all insurance and related disputes and litigations covering over 50 countries across the Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa regions. He leads the disputes investigation and resolution team, comprising both regional and local country members.
Hideo has substantial experience in managing a spectrum of corporate commercial work including M&A, disputes resolution, corporate compliance, insurance coverage and enforcement and risk management.
Prior to moving in-house, Hideo spent 8 years at Mayer Brown JSM.
General Counsel – Asia
HAYS Recruiting Experts Worldwide
Matt Harper is the General Counsel responsible for Hays’ legal affairs in Asia. He manages a small legal team across the region and is a member of the Asia management board.
Prior to moving in-house, Matt practised for five years as a financial services specialist in top tier firms Clayton Utz in Australia and DLA Piper in New Zealand. Matt has over six years’ experience working as an in-house counsel for large multinational corporations.
As an in-house counsel working with the world’s leading recruitment experts, Matt spends a lot of time dealing with cyber security, data protection and privacy related matters.
Legal Director, Asia Pacific
ATKINS, a member of the SNC Lavalin Group.
Ryan is the Legal Director for Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin group, based in Hong Kong. He manages a small team handling all legal and compliance matters for the group’s Asia-Pacific businesses spanning 15 countries across the region. Before joining Atkins, Ryan was a legal counsel for Li & Fung Trading, where he advised a range of supply-chain management businesses with a combined annual turnover exceeding 3 billion US Dollars. Prior to moving in-house, Ryan practised as an insolvency and restructuring lawyer with top-tier firm Mayer Brown JSM. Ryan is a dual-qualified solicitor (Hong Kong and England and Wales) with a decade of experience in Hong Kong.