2004

Conference on China's E-Commerce Law

17 December 2004

Shanghai: The Policy & Law Committee of the PRC E-Commerce Association recently held its 3rd PRC E-Commerce Policy & Law Conference at the East China Institute of Political Science and Law in Shanghai. Isabelle Wan was invited to participate in the conference and delivered a speech on "Online Transactions and Form Contracts".

TransAsia Receives Awards for Authorship at Labor Law Conference

03 December 2004

Beijing: At the annual PRC Labor Law Conference, held on the 10th anniversary of the promulgation of the PRC Labor Law, Isabelle Wan presented a speech on "Employment Issues in Foreign Companies' Representative Offices in China".

Conference on Employment Contracts in China

18 November 2004

Hong Kong: Key Media held its "Labor Contracts and Employers' Obligations in China" conference, covering recent legal developments affecting employment contracts and the scope of employers' obligations in the context of increased protections for workers throughout China.

TransAsia Participates in Legislative Deliberations on the Promotion of Informatization Construction

14 October 2004

Beijing: At the invitation of the Beijing Municipal Informatization Office, Isabelle Wan participated in the second round of discussions of the draft version of the Regulations for the Promotion of Informatization Construction in Beijing Municipality. TransAsia was among only a handful of law firms invited by the Beijing Municipal Government to comment on this draft item of legislation.

Conference on European CSR Supply Chain Practices

07 October 2004

Paris: The European CSR Supply Chain Practices Conference, co-hosted by Intertek and BSR, is a forum for European business leaders to meet and discuss issues pertaining to the responsible management of global supply chains. This conference emphasized the importance of supply chain practices in the context of a broader discussion of corporate social responsibility.

TransAsia Coordinates Visit by Ministry of Labor and Social Security Delegation to Australia and New Zealand

28 July 2004

From 18 to 28 July 2004, TransAsia assisted a delegation of officials from the Ministry of Labor and Social Security who visited Australia and New Zealand to participate in meetings with government organizations, unions and employer federations, major employers, and leading employment lawyers to study labor dispute resolution systems in those countries.
TransAsia's pro bono practice played an instrumental role in coordinating related sponsorships, meeting arrangements, and logistical details for the delegation's visit.

Training Session on Implementation of PRC Labor Law

08 July 2004

Hong Kong: In an exclusive training session for senior management and HR executives of one of the world's largest construction groups with operations across China, Isabelle Wan spoke on "Practical Concerns Arising from the Implementation of the PRC Labor Law".
This detailed discussion focused on several key areas of concern for employers in China, including labor dispute resolution, principles for signing effective and lawful employment contracts, non-compete obligations, working hours systems, and overtime wages.

US-China Workshop on Labor and Social Security Inspection Hosts Legislative Deliberations

19 May 2004

Qingdao: The 3-day US-China Workshop on Labor and Social Security Inspection brought together officials of the US Department of Labor, scholars and lawyers from Chinese Universities and law firms, as well as representatives from Chinese labor and social security departments, to discuss legislative development in China. The first of its kind, this event is part of a series of bilateral consultations between the US and China regarding cooperation on labor-related issues.

International Conference on Corporate Governance Focuses on Codes of Conduct

14 May 2004

New York: "Voluntary Codes of Conduct for Multinational Corporations", an international conference organized by the International Center for Corporate Accountability (ICCA), was held from the 12th to 15th of May in New York. The primary focus of the conference was to accelerate the rate of progress on the creation and implementation of voluntary codes in manners that:

Legislative Deliberations on PRC E-Signature Law

21 April 2004

Beijing: At the invitation of the Beijing Municipal People's Congress, Isabelle Wan participated in discussions on the draft PRC Electronic Signature Law. Isabelle also contributed to the deliberation on the draft Rules for the Construction and Promotion of Informatization of the Beijing Municipality and the Measures for the Administration of Exchanges of Information Among Government Agencies of Beijing Municipality (Trial) at the request of the Beijing Municipal Government Informatization Office.