Date(s) - 31 Oct 2018
8:30 am - 4:25 pm

Renaissance Shanghai Pudong Hotel

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Online Registration

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Please complete the registration form below and an acknowledgment will be sent to you by email. Each workshop will be hosted by a private practice law firm or a professional service provider. Places are strictly limited. If the event is full, your name will be placed on a waitlist.

Note: Registration for the In-House Congress is not open to private practice lawyers and non-co-hosting recruiters, due diligence companies and consultancies.

Event Agenda 

08.30 – 09.00 Registration
09.00 – 10.00 Welcome Remarks by Patrick Dransfield, Director,

‘Women in Law: Women in In-House’: a discussion regarding mentorship and meaningful careers

A panel discussion moderated by Carol Yuan, Partner, China Operations, Hughes-Castell (Beijing) Limited, Shanghai Branch with Lesley Li, Assistant General Counsel of Asia, Air Products and Chemicals (China) Investment Co. Ltd; Jennifer Liu, VP & General Counsel, Greater China, Signify (China) Investment Co., Ltd; Michelle Gon, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery; Xinyi Chen, Operations Director, LawMars

10.00 – 10.20 Networking Coffee Break
10.20 – 11.40 Practice Area Workshop – Session A

  • Global Anti-Corruption Enforcement: Practical Guidance on How to Protect Your Company – Debevoise & Plimpton
  • Environment Risk Exposure: Prevention and Crisis Management – Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Listing New Era for Healthcare Industry; Legal Issues in Licensing Transactions for Biotech Companies; Intellectual Property Protection Strategies in Biomedical Industry – JunHe LLP
  • 国际贸易项下新的风险和挑战:谈美国贸易制裁和贸易战下原产地规则的利用Risks and Challenges in International Commerce: US Trade Sanctions and Application of Rules of Country of Origin in Response to the Trade War (to be presented in Chinese) – King & Wood Mallesons
11.40 12.40 Lunch
12.40 – 14.00 Practice Area Workshop – Session B

  • The Role of Technology in Employment Disputes and Investigations – FTI Consulting
  • Innovations in International Arbitration – Emergence and Use of New Technologies and Tools in Arbitration – Herbert Smith Freehills LLP and Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
  • Investment Risks from Various Compliance Angles – McDermott Will & Emery
14.00 – 14.20 Networking Coffee Break
14.20 – 15.40 Practice Area Workshop – Session C

  • 新时代:反垄断挑战和合规战略及建立完善的数据保护和网络安全合规体系 Antitrust Challenges and Compliance Strategies; Build Up a Robust Data Protection/Cybersecurity Compliance System – AnJie Law Firm
  • Joint Venture Disputes and the Enforcement Strategies – MHP Law Firm
15.40 – 16.25


Closing Plenary

‘In-House Lawyering: Uncovering the Relationship between Cost, Quality and Value: Examining the In-House Development Model’

A panel discussion moderated by Evangelos Apostolou, In House Practice Group, EMEA and APAC, Major, Lindsey & Africa with Xi Zhang, Vice President & General Counsel, Greater China, Bayer (China) Limited; Samuel Yang, Partner, AnJie Law Firm; Martin Hu, Senior Partner, MHP Law Firm

16.25 Day Close and Prize Draw


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