LexisNexis CPD Course: The Greater Bay Area and New Challenges in Cross Border Legal Practice (Online)

Course Outline

TimeslotTopic Area
02:30pm –

Topic: Private Equity and Public Markets 2020

The past year has seen a number of significant legal developments and shifts in commercial trends in the private equity sector in Hong Kong and mainland China. The presentation will provide an update on the changing landscape and practical guidance for legal practitioners on topics including:
- Overview of capital flow in China and Hong Kong
- Source of funding
- Due diligence review
- Legal issues involved in cross-border investments

Speaker: Mr. Simon Luk, Partner and Chair of Asia Practice, Winston & Strawn

03:35pm –
Topic: Why Hong Kong should be chosen as a venue for commercial dispute resolutions in the projects under the Greater Bay Area and Belt and Road Initiative

- The National and International Recognition and Support for the Arbitration Regime in Hong Kong
- Problems of Arbitration in Hong Kong
- Is the right to appeal appealing to the commercial world and making Hong Kong more attractive as an arbitration venue
- Engaging in the Belt and Road and Greater Bay Area Initiatives
- Why it should be Hong Kong as the venue for commercial dispute resolution?
- Encourage Chinese Enterprises to Choose Hong Kong as their Dispute Resolution Venue

Speaker: Mr. Edward Liu, Legal Director, Hill Dickinson
04:45pm –
Topic: Use of latest technology to access justice and opportunity along the Greater Bay Area and the Smart Belt and Road

- Introduction of Belt and Road Initiative and Smart Belt and Road
- Opportunities in professional and non-professional sectors
- Access to justice
- Technology and law-tech
- Matters to note when using technology to enhance opportunities

Speaker: Mr. Nick Chan, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs

Course Schedule

Date: 24 August 2020 | Time: 2:30pm - 5:45pm | Fee: Free

Accreditation(s): 3 CPD Points (Subject to accreditation by The Law Society of Hong Kong)

Level: Intermediate | Language: English

Rules for Online Attendance:

  • Each attendee is required to attend the full course with the webcam and microphone turned on for the Law Society of Hong Kong to monitor attendance. Dial in only without webcam is not accepted.
  • Each attendee is required to display full legal name and company name for the Law Society of Hong Kong’s identification of attendance, e.g. Chan Tai Man David (ABC Company).
  • Each attendee is required to participate for the workshop session and is able to demonstrate a satisfactory degree of comprehension of the course.
  • In the event of any dispute regarding compliance of the online attendance, the decision of LexisNexis shall be final.

Terms & Conditions:

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  • LexisNexis reserves the right to alter the venue, timings and terms and conditions of this seminar at any time in the event that the seminar cannot be held due to circumstances beyond the control of LexisNexis including severe weather.
  • LexisNexis reserves the right to amend, add, or remove any of the above terms and conditions or terminate the offer without prior notice.
  • In the event of any dispute, the decision of LexisNexis shall be final.