2005

TransAsia Partner Addresses key HR Issues for Foreign Investors at the "Managing International Assignments in Asia Pacific Today

06 December 2005

Singapore: Isabelle Wan spoke to representatives from major multinationals on PRC Labor Law issues at the ECA International conference. Isabelle's presentation highlighted the latest regulatory developments in China's employment law and offered advice on methods of overcoming the most common HR problems encountered by foreign investors in China, including:

TransAsia Partner Presents Workshop on Employment Law at the Asian Legal Business (ALB) In-House Legal Summit 2005

25 November 2005

Beijing: Isabelle Wan presented a workshop at the ALB In-House Legal Summit, addressing other delegates and leaders in the legal industry on developments and strategies for practicing employment law in China. Other major legal issues discussed at the summit included litigation and dispute resolution, foreign direct investment, banking and finance, construction, M&A, IP and antitrust.

TransAsia Partner Addresses MBA Students at Tsinghua University on "Doing Business in China - A Legal Perspective"

14 November 2005

Beijing: Jesse Chang was the keynote speaker for the seminar at Tsinghua University, where he addressed students from the University of Illinois Executive MBA program and International MBA students studying at Tsinghua. Drawing on over 25 years' experience in foreign direct investment in China, Jesse outlined key factors which have made China a preferred market for foreign direct investment and detailed the major issues currently facing the foreign business community, including:

Peking University Law Students Awarded TransAsia's Students of Legal Excellence Scholarship

28 October 2005

Beijing: TransAsia recently announced the winners of the 2005 TransAsia Students of Legal Excellence Scholarship. The TransAsia Scholarship seeks to identify, encourage, and reward academic and overall excellence as part of TransAsia's continuing commitment to the development of China's legal system. A review committee consisting of 3 Peking University Law Professors chose 1 first-level, 3 second-level, and 6 third-level Scholarship recipients from Peking University Law School's graduate program.

TransAsia Partner Addresses Key HR Management Issues at the "China HR Management in the New Marketplace 2005" Conference Organized by IBC Asia

25 October 2005

Shanghai: Attendees were treated to lively discussions on issues ranging from staff retention to organizational culture. In addition, case studies were presented from a variety of perspectives, giving conference participants a real-life understanding of HR concepts and ideas as they apply in practice. Isabelle Wan briefed attendees on a broad range of important issues affecting China's HR environment, including:

TransAsia Partner Addresses Practical Employment Law Issues at the HR Director's Forum Organized by Asia Legal Business (ALB) Magazine

01 July 2005

Shanghai: Isabelle Wan addressed the HR Director's forum, where leading HR practitioners were briefed on a wide spectrum of the latest updates, changes and trends in PRC law, including:

  • Labor disputes
  • Tips on how to create an effective employee handbook
  • Non-compete obligations
  • M&As
  • Trends for legislation on sexual harassment

TransAsia Partners Address Leading Network of Employment Law Specialists

20 May 2005

Lisbon: Lus Laboris, an alliance of leading law firms specializing in employment law, pensions, employee benefits and comprehensive HR legal services, held its fifth annual Congress from the 19th to 21st May 2005.
Attendees participated in conferences and workshops on various topics, including:

TransAsia Partner Presents Employment Law Workshop at the Asian Legal Business (ALB) In-House Legal Summit

26 April 2005

Shanghai: The summit focused on fundamental issues affecting in-house legal practices in China's business environment, and included panel discussions on IP protection and ethical standards in doing business in China. The various workshops conducted during the course of the event covered the following key topics:

TransAsia Makes Keynote Address at China HRM

22 March 2005

Singapore: China HRM, Business International Asia (BIA) held a day-long international conference focused on China's rapidly transforming HR landscape, providing foreign companies with an opportunity to gain in-depth understanding of HR practices nationwide and across different provinces in China. Attendees at this year's conference included HR directors and managers, HR consultants, tax advisors, legal counsel, CEOs, CFOs, COOs, and managing directors of companies with employees in China.