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ChinaGoAbroad Newsletter Released

28 April 2011

As a natural offshoot of our legal practice, for the past 5 years, TransAsia Lawyers has assisted Chinese entities with their investments abroad.  In doing so, our firm has not only developed significant experience in issues commonly associated with such activities, but has also observed an urgent and ongoing need on the part of Chinese investors for clear, readily available and authoritative information.

“Invest in Chile – Beijing 2011” Workshop

27 April 2011

Beijing: In association with the Chilean Foreign Investment Committee and the Chilean Embassy in China, TransAsia Lawyers hosted a workshop entitled “Invest in Chile – Beijing 2011” aimed at providing Chinese investors practical insights when investing in Chile.

During the meeting, Mr. Matias Mori, Executive Vice-President of the Chilean Foreign Investment Committee, delivered a presentation focused on the investment climate in Chile, specifically in the infrastructure, energy and mining sectors.

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.