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Chambers China Awards 2011 - TransAsia Lawyers named Employment Law Firm of the Year for second consecutive year

24 February 2011

TransAsia Lawyers is pleased to share with you the news that, for the second consecutive year, TransAsia has been selected as the "Law Firm of the Year" for PRC employment law in 2011 by Chambers and Partners.

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TransAsia Establishes Affiliation with Littler Mendelson, P.C.

17 February 2011
Beijing: TransAsia Lawyers has formed an employment law affiliation with Littler Mendelson, P.C., the largest employment and labor law firm in the United States.  By creating a bridge between the leading employment law firms in the world’s two largest economies, the affiliation will allow both TransAsia and Littler to provide seamless legal services in both jurisdictions.

Euronews - New China Program

14 February 2011
We are proud to announce the official launch of China Matters, a television series created and presented by Dr. Robert Lawrence Kuhn which is being broadcast on the euronews network. TransAsia has been intimately involved in conceptualizing, planning and launching this exciting project. Both Dr. Kuhn and euronews are important clients of our firm. 

TransAsia represents AVIC for landmark JV with GE

11 February 2011

TransAsia Lawyers proudly represented AVIC on the $2 billion avionics joint venture with GE as reported here. Jesse Chang, our Managing Partner, led the TransAsia team.

Dr Isabelle Wan Speaks at HKIHRM 30th Annual Conference and Exhibition

10 December 2010

Hong Kong, December 9-10: TransAsia Senior Partner and leader of its employment law practice Dr. Isabelle Wan was invited to present at the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management (HKIHRM)'s 30th Annual Conference & Exhibition: Championing HR Fitness for the Next Decade. 

Dr. Wan Conducts Workshop on Employment Disputes and Industrial Unrest

02 December 2010
Singapore: The string of suicides at Foxconn's Shenzhen factory and the strikes at Honda's Nanhai and Zhongshan plants in Guangdong that happened earlier this year have thrown the issue of low employee wages into the media spotlight. Under the backdrop of sharp increases in collective labor disputes this year, many cities in succession have enacted new regulations on collective wage negotiations.

TransAsia Sponsors Asian Legal Business In-House Legal Summit - Beijing

25 November 2010

Beijing: TransAsia Senior Partner and head of its employment law practice Dr. Isabelle Wan  recently participated in the 2010 ALB In-House Legal Summit China. The Summit, now in its seventh year, brought together leading senior-level corporate counsel, business leaders and private practice lawyers to focus on the latest legal issues as identified by the top domestic and international law firms.

Dr Wan Speaks at Top-level Arbitration Forum in Stockholm

12 November 2010

Dr. Isabelle I H Wan, leader of TransAsia's employment law practice, attended the prestigious Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce to present at an event related to disputes arising between Sino-foreign joint enterprises. Dr.

2010 Chinese Overseas Investment Fair

03 November 2010

Beijing: The second annual China Overseas Investment Fair (Fair) was held on 2nd and 3rd November.  The Fair is the largest event of its kind in China and aims to promote overseas investment by PRC entities as well as to provide a platform for officials, investors and professionals to network on topics of interest. 

Jesse Chang Awarded Best Presentation at 2010 AMPLA Annual Conference

23 October 2010
Perth: The 2010 AMPLA Annual Conference was held from the 20 to 23 October in Perth, Western Australia. AMPLA is a not-for-profit association established in 1976 to advance the knowledge  of law relating to mineral and petroleum resources.