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【讲座预告】Law Careers Panel: Corporate, Dispute Resolution, and Legal Recruiting

日期: 4月16日(周五)

时间: 中午12:00 - 下午1:00(北京时间)

Zoom会议号: 822 2414 8262

入会密码: 921055

地点: 国法楼301

与谈人:

Choo Lye TAN
Partner, K&L Gates

Choo Lye Tan is a partner in the firm’s Hong Kong office. She practices in the areas of securities, corporate finance, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, funds, and public and private equity issues. Prior to joining the firm, she practiced in international law firms based in Malaysia and Hong Kong, advising her clients on general corporate issues in relation to the laws of Malaysia, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, and Hong Kong. As a result of her background in offshore and Asian laws, she frequently advises on cross-border transactions, including the strategic structuring and reorganisation of groups of companies to best benefit from local corporate legislation, particularly in the areas of asset protection, fund-raising, securities offerings, employment, prospectus registration, and tax.  She has a particular interest in utilising corporate procedures such as takeover offers, capital reorganisations, anonymous associations, trusts, and schemes of arrangements to achieve clients’ aims, and has been involved in the structuring and establishment of funds using such procedures to invest in Japanese and Chinese assets. As a result of the strong investor base in Asia, she has also advised extensively on offers of securities in Asian jurisdictions on both a public and private basis and licensing and registration of securities, investment, and financial entities. Her mandates have involved investments in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Guyana, Australia, the Philippines, Mongolia, the United States, England, Italy, and New Zealand in such diverse businesses as timber, investment advisory and management, venture capital, microcredit, real estate, resort and property development, logistics, telecommunications, banking, finance and securities, oil palm, mining, hydropower and water and wastewater treatment, retail, and manufacturing.  Choo Lye received her LLB from University College London.  

Katherine FAN 
Managing Director, Hughes-Castell (Hong Kong)

Katherine Fan is a Managing Director in Hughes-Castell’s Hong Kong office, and she focuses on recruitment at senior levels for international law firms, multinational corporations, financial institutions, and listed companies. Katherine first joined Hughes-Castell in 2010 and rejoined after working as Head of Legal Talent and Recruitment at US law firm Morrison & Foerster’s Asia (ex-Japan) offices and setting up the Greater China recruitment function for Baker McKenzie. A qualified career coach, Katherine is known for her innovative approach and strategic advice to candidates and clients. She was awarded In-house Recruitment Professional of the Year in 2017 and nominated as Recruitment Entrepreneur of the Year in 2019 by Human Resources Asia. A former litigator, Katherine graduated with an LLB/BA in International Studies from the University of Technology, Sydney and her LLM in Corporate and Commercial Law from the University of New South Wales.  

Cindy KO 
Registered Foreign Lawyer, Stephenson Harwood

Cindy Ko is a registered foreign lawyer in Stephenson Harwood’s Hong Kong office.  Cindy practices in the areas of commercial shipping, offshore, and international trade disputes, handling a full range of dry shipping and wet shipping matters.  She also deals with cross-border commodities trading and related financing disputes.  Apart from shipping and international trade work, Cindy is closely involved with managing a broad range of Chinese-related investment disputes for both Chinese and foreign parties, including joint venture and shareholder disputes and hotel management disputes.  Cindy has had experience in handling litigation and arbitrations across various jurisdictions, including Singapore, Hong Kong, China, and Mauritius.  Cindy was called to the Singapore Bar in 2014 and ranked Joint 10th out of 544 candidates in the Singapore Bar Examinations (2013).  Prior to joining Stephenson Harwood, Cindy practised at the largest law firm in Singapore in the top-ranked shipping and international trade department.  She received her LLB from the National University of Singapore.

Norman HO
主持人,教授
深圳市南山区西丽大学城北大校区

Norman P. Ho的研究领域为法学理论和法制史,尤其是中国古代法制史和法学理论、比较法理学、财产理论以及美籍亚裔法理学。在2014年加入北京大学国际法学院之前,他在美富律师事务所(Morrison & Foerster)和司力达律师事务所(Slaughter and May)的香港办事处担任律师,专注于资本市场、私募股权、企业并购,以及美国证券法合规业务。他曾担任过香港大学中国法律中心的客座研究员和新加坡国立大学法学院亚洲法律学会的客座研究员,并曾任香港大学法学院的讲师。同时,他也是香港大学亚洲国际金融法研究所得荣誉研究员。