2007

TransAsia and Freehills Host "Invest in Australia" Conference

06 December 2007

Beijing: TransAsia, in collaboration with Freehills and the China Industrial Overseas Development and Planning Association (CIODPA), hosted a conference entitled "Invest in Australia - Beijing 2007". The conference, which was the brainchild of TransAsia, was held with the official endorsement of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), as well as the support of the Australian Embassy in China.

TransAsia Partner Presents Exclusive Workshop on the PRC Employment Contract Law

05 December 2007

Singapore: This conference, organized by the Singapore Business Federation and presented by Isabelle Wan, focused on the significant implications of the new Employment Contract Law on the rights of employees and the legal liability of employers. With a personal involvement in the drafting of the new landmark legislation, Isabelle shared her knowledge of the new provisions in great detail with the delegates.

TransAsia Sponsors the 3rd Annual China Luxury Summit

09 November 2007

Shanghai: The Summit, organized by China Decision Makers Consultancy, presented attendees with an insight into the developing luxury market in China, and featured speakers from various international luxury companies, including LVMH, Ferrari, Folli Follie, Charmonde Luxury and Alfred Dunhill.

In support of this Summit, Jesse Chang, with assistance from Cameron Andersen, spoke about crisis management pertaining to the retail sector, covering the following topics:

TransAsia Partner Presents at the Asian Legal Business (ALB) In-house Legal Summit Beijing

08 November 2007

Beijing: Isabelle Wan was invited by ALB as a distinguished guest to speak on the new PRC Employment Contract Law before an exclusive audience of in-house counsel and senior business leaders. She presented a workshop on the new PRC Employment Contract Law and its impact on employees, and focused on the extensive list of changes to the regulatory environment for labor relations nationwide.

The following matters were addressed in the workshop:

TransAsia Partner Presents Lecture to Peking University Graduates

04 November 2007

Beijing: Isabelle Wan was invited by Peking University as an honored guest speaker, to present a lecture to the University's law graduates on the key elements of the new PRC Employment Contract Law, as well as a detailed analysis of the employment relationship between foreign-invested enterprises and their employees.

TransAsia and Freehills (Singapore) Hold Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI) Exchange Session

01 November 2007

Singapore: TransAsia co-sponsored this event, with Isabelle Wan conducting a half-day presentation on the new Employment Contract Law in China. She shared her extensive knowledge of the current labor law and explained how this new piece of legislation will impact employees and their working environment.

She covered a range of topics including:

East China University of Politics and Law Students Awarded TransAsia's Students of Legal Excellence Scholarship

01 November 2007

Shanghai: TransAsia presented the winners of the 2007 TransAsia Students of Legal Excellence Scholarship with their prizes on campus at the East China University of Politics and Law. 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.

TransAsia and Freehills Present Asian Legal Business (ALB) and HRM Workshop Series on China's Employment Law Reforms for 2008

31 October 2007

Singapore: Key Media invited Isabelle Wan to a training program hosted by ALB and HRM Workshop series to present a half day seminar on the new Employment Contract Law in China. This informative interaction was designed to familiarize corporations with the new legislation and to explain significant implications for employees, employers and the entity as a unit.

Her presentation covered an extended range of employment law issues and topics, including:

TransAsia Partner Presents at the 2007 Hong Kong Directors Forum

26 October 2007

Beijing: The Forum, organized by Key Media International at the Swissotel Beijing, attracted CHOs, HR Vice Presidents and HR Directors from all areas of the Asia Pacific. Isabelle Wan, as a guest speaker, presented a keynote workshop on the implications of the new PRC Employment Contract Law.

Training Session on New PRC Employment Contract Law

28 September 2007

Beijing: In an exclusive training session for senior management and HR executives of a world- leading Fortune 500 company with operations across China, Isabelle Wan spoke on the critical changes arising from the new PRC Employment Contract Law.

This detailed discussion included an authoritative interpretation of the legal theory underlying the new law, and focused on the practical issues affecting an employer's operations and legal liabilities under the new law, and suggested solutions.