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TransAsia Advises EA on its acquistion of Playfish

09 November 2009
Led by Partner, Kevin Guo, who was assisted by Helen Sunderland, Michelle Peng and Geoffrey Mullen, our firm was honored to have acted as Electronic Arts' PRC Counsel for its US$300m acquisition of Playfish (a leading creator of social network games). Please click here for the press release.

Littler Hosts the 2009 Global Employer Institute

25 September 2009
On 24-25 Sep 2009 Littler hosted the second annual Global Employer Institute in Washington D.C. The conference brought together Littler shareholders and a select group of employment law attorneys from around the world to discuss and share their knowledge and experience of some of the most pressing employment law issues faced by employers today. 

TransAsia and Freehills Host Second Successful Conference on Chinese Investments in Australia

31 July 2009
Beijing: Following the success of the first conference in December 2007, TransAsia hosted in collaboration with Freehills and the China Industrial Overseas Development and Planning Association (CIODPA), "Invest in Australia - Beijing 2009" on Friday 31 July 2009. The invitation only symposium was officially endorsed by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE), and was supported by the Australian government.

TransAsia Partner Conducts Workshop on China Employment Contract Law

25 June 2009
Singapore: With the increased interest that companies have shown in the Chinese market over the last few years, employment law is extremely important for those firms setting up or already operating in China.

TransAsia Lawyers Re-Affirms its Alliance with TA Lawyers GKJ Tokyo

08 June 2009
In February 2008, TransAsia entered into an alliance with TA Lawyers GKJ Tokyo (TA Lawyers).  We are proud to announce on behalf of both firms that the alliance has proven a tremendous success, and that we intend to cooperate even closer going forward.

Seeking Senior Editor

29 April 2009
TransAsia Lawyers is looking for an experienced Junior Lawyer/ English Editor to join our Shanghai office. The successful applicant should:
  • possess excellent English writing and editing skills
  • have 2-3 years' working experience (legal editing experience would be an advantage)
  • be a proactive team player

TransAsia Partners Present at IOE Global Industrial Relations Network Conference

07 April 2009
Atlanta: TransAsia partner, Dr Isabelle Wan, and managing partner, Jesse Chang, spoke at a 2-day conference held by The Coca-Cola Company on behalf of GIRN on recent updates to China's Employment Contract Law (ECL), with an emphasis on the key aspects affecting foreign enterprises.

TAL hosts Melbourne Business School Delegation

01 April 2009
Beijing: The international module of the MBS EMBA is focused on developing strategic leadership to prepare students for the opportunities and challenges presented by international business. During their trip to China the students had the opportunity to absorb the real-world experiences of doing business internationally. TransAsia partners provided their expert guidance on both the theoretical and practical application of the law and its impact on business in China.

TransAsia's Dr Isabelle Wan awards Scholarships at Northwestern University of Politics and Law

24 March 2009
Xian: 24 March 2009, Dr Isabelle Wan was proud to represent TransAsia Lawyers and present the awards to the recipients of the employment law scholarships at Northwestern University of Politics and Law.

Earlier in the day, Dr Wan also delivered a warmly received presentation to both the staff and students of the Centre for Employment Law integrating both the theory and practice of implementing Chinese employment law through the analysis of specific case studies.

TransAsia's Dr Isabelle Wan Awards First Anniversary Employment Law Scholarships at Peking University

25 February 2009
Beijing: On 25 February 2009, the TransAsia Employment Law Scholarship award ceremony was held at Peking University. Dr. Isabelle Wan, leader of TransAsia's employment practice, was proud to represent TransAsia to present the awards and deliver a speech entitled "Career Planning for Legal Personnel and the Forefront of the Development of PRC Labor Law" to the students in attendance.