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Hong Kong
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Past Events

Seminar
18 January 2019
Gabriela Kennedy gave a presentation at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) titled “Everything you ever wanted to know about copyright but were too afraid to ask”, organised by HKU’s Knowledge Exchange Office on 18 January 2019.
Seminar
17 January 2019
Gabriela Kennedy moderated a seminar titled “Machine Creativity: Artificial Intelligence and Challenges to Copyright Law”, organised by Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIArb) on 17 January 2019.
Seminar
14 January 2019
Alan Linning was invited to present a “train the trainer” course for tutors of Hong Kong Law Society’s Anti-Money Laundering/Counter-Financing of Terrorism Risk Management Education Programme on 14 January 2019.
Conference
6 December 2018
Rosita Li was invited to moderate a panel session at the Business of IP Asia Forum (BIP Asia Forum), jointly organised by the HKSAR Government, Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Hong Kong Design Centre, on 6 December 2018.
Seminar
29 November 2018
On 29 November 2018, Thomas So spoke in a legal seminar jointly organised by The China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (“CCPIT”), The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce in Paris (“CGCC”), Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce (“HKGCC”), The Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong and Federation of Hong Kong Industries (“HKFI”).
Conference
28 November 2018
Seminar
22 November 2018
The discussion focused on the renewed optimism in Hong Kong about its role as a leading maritime hub.
Conference
22 November 2018
Partner Pieter de Ridder was invited by the Singapore branch of the International Fiscal Association to speak on the topic “Hong Kong and Singapore: Tax Rivals?”
Seminar
7 November 2018
Gabriela Kennedy spoke at the Institute of European Studies of Macau (IEEM) IP Programme 2018: The Professional Intellectual Property Update on 7 November 2018 at the premises of the Hong Kong Intellectual Property Department of the Government of the HKSAR (HKIPD) in Wanchai.
Event
1 November 2018
Gabriela Kennedy spoke at a fireside chat on "How Can Startups/Designers Leverage IP to Create Business Value?" on 1 November 2018.
Conference
30 October 2018
Panellists have discussed perils and pitfalls that can arise when conducting internal investigations in China; explored the possible fraud and corruption issues that multinational organisations may dealt with, as well as how to respond to local stock exchange and regulatory authorities.
Event
23 October 2018 - 24 October 2018
Seminar
27 September 2018
Gabriela Kennedy delivered a seminar on “The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – Implications for Asian Businesses” to the Association of Corporate Counsel Hong Kong (ACC) on 27 September 2018.
Seminar
20 September 2018
Conference
14 September 2018
Gabriela Kennedy was invited to speak at The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) Corporate Governance Conference 2018 Corporate Governance: The New Horizon, on 14 September 2018.
Event
12 September 2018
Gabriela Kennedy spoke at the Shanghai Chemicals Roundtable to provide an update on China's Cybersecurity Law, including latest developments regarding guidelines and regulations and enforcement updates.
Seminar
21 August 2018
On 21 August 2018, Mayer Brown partners Raj De (Washington DC) and Gabriela Kennedy (Hong Kong) joined forces with a US investment bank's Global and Asia cybersecurity and data privacy legal teams to deliver a key update on Asia's evolving legal landscape in this area. Hong Kong insurance partner TL Lim also joined, providing cross-practice support.
Conference
28 June 2018
Corporate & Securities partner Hannah Ha was among the speakers at the Belt and Road Summit, a flagship event organised by the Government of HKSAR and Hong Kong Trade Development Council in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on 28 June 2018.
Conference
26 June 2018
Yu-Jin Tay was a speaker at the 4th ICC Asia Conference on International Arbitration.
Event
7 June 2018
Gabriela Kennedy spoke at the Shanghai Chemicals Roundtable on China's Cybersecurity Law, organised by Mayer Brown's Chemical Industry Group on 7 June 2018.
Seminar
5 June 2018
Gabriela Kennedy delivered a seminar on GDPR to a Hong Kong leading retail company on 5 June 2018 at the client's office. It was well attended by the company's legal, IT, marketing, and compliance teams.
Seminar
4 June 2018
Gabriela Kennedy was invited to provide an update on China's Cybersecurity Law on 4th June as part of the compliance training to the management and legal team who travelled to Hong Kong from France. Gabriela offered a general overview of the core principles of the new law and discussed in detail its applicability to the company’s operations in China and the impact on its global procurement practices given the challenges of the new data localisation rules and the certification requirements for cross-border data transfers. The presentation was very well received and generated a lively Q&A session.
Event
17 May 2018 - 18 May 2018
Conference
14 May 2018 - 16 May 2018
The event brought together leaders from all global gaming sectors, the Summit provided operators, suppliers, attorneys, investors, bankers, regulators and other advisor delegates with an unparalleled opportunity to meet and discuss the top issues facing gaming today.
Seminar
7 May 2018
Gabriela Kennedy spoke at the “Fintech. Regtech. What does it all mean and how will it help my business?” seminar organised by the US Consulate General on 7 May 2018.
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