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Dr. Wan Participates in International Symposium on the Implementation of and Improvements to the PRC Social Insurance Law

07 December 2013

Dr. Isabelle I H Wan (Leader of TransAsia Lawyers’ Employment Law Practice) participated in the International Symposium on the Implementation and Improvement of the PRC Social Insurance Law, held in Beijing on 6-7 Dec 2013 and organized by the Peking University Law School.

This important 2-day event was attended by senior Chinese employment law legislators, administrative department heads, and labor dispute arbitration commission representatives. The symposium involved the exchange of viewpoints and ideas on specific employment law issues between government regulators and their academic and legal professional counterparts.

Opening remarks were delivered by Zhang Mingqi (member of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress and Deputy Director of the Legal Affairs Committee of the National People’s Congress). The Deputy Director General of the Political and Legal Affairs Department of the Legislative Affairs Office of the State Council, Peng Gaojian, introduced the keynote speakers, including Zhang Shicheng, the Inspector of the Administrative Law Office of the Legal Affairs Committee of the National People’s Congress. The Deputy Director General of the Legislation Department of the Ministry of Human Resources & Social Security, Rui Lixin, provided commentaries on the keynote speeches.

On the second day of the symposium, Dr. Wan provided her legal analysis on the participation of foreigners in the PRC social insurance scheme, as well as on research data tracking the implementation of the Social Insurance Law.

Click here for a summary of the symposium’s official program and attendees. (Click here for the full Chinese version.)