Event

Find out all about our firm’s latest event below. To learn more about any individual item, please contact us here.

9 Dec 2014

Stevenson, Wong & Co. attended a Christmas Quiz

Stevenson, Wong & Co. attended the Christmas Quiz organised by The Hong Kong Family Law Association

SW partner Ms. Wendy Lam attended the annual “Christmas Quiz” at the Hong Kong Club organized by The Hong Kong Family Law Association (“HKFLA”) on 9 December 2014.

Ms. Lam, who had been the Honorary Secretary of The Committee of the Hong Kong Family Law Association for over the last 10 years, decided to step down this year and enjoyed the event as an ordinary member. This HKFLA Christmas Quiz is an event which many matrimonial practitioners look forward to attend every year. All participants were quizzed about their knowledge on the family law and the “Court of Appeal” this year comprised Mr. David Pilbrow SC who was responsible for determining the best answer.

Please contact our Wendy Lam for any enquiries or further information about this event.

4 Dec 2014

Presentation at Bank

Stevenson, Wong & Co. presented at Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited

On 4 December 2014, SW senior associate Ms. Freda Au, legal executives Mr. Stanley Hung, Mr. Man Wong and Ms. Anita Tong delivered a presentation on various topics at the New Territories West Commercial Centre – Corporate Banking and Financial Institutions of Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited (“BOCHK”). Over 30 representatives from BOCHK attended the seminar.

In the first part of the seminar, Mr. Wong and Mr. Hung delivered a presentation on the relevant rules regarding how property and share transactions are subject to laws and regulations on stamp duty in Hong Kong, with practical case example illustrations.

In the second part, Ms. Tong made a presentation on the recent development in immigration practices and provided a brief overview on the investor immigration programme in Hong Kong.

All attendees from BOCHK found the presentation and the topics discussed practical and informative.

Please contact our Eric Lui for any enquiries or further information about this event.

2 Dec 2014

Presentation at AllBright Law Offices

Stevenson, Wong & Co. presented at AllBright Law Offices in Chengdu on asset protection and succession planning

On 2 December 2014, SW partner Mr. Eric Lui and our China Business Development Officer (China) Ms. Connie Yeung delivered a presentation to the PRC lawyers of AllBright Law Offices in Chengdu on the topics of asset protection and succession planning.

SW delivered a detailed presentation on the deficiencies of using nominee arrangements, traditional succession planning tools such as wills, merits of using trust structure in asset protection, case examples in the use of trust structure including private trust companies, misunderstanding of residence program and citizenship program, considerations in citizenship planning and program of low tax jurisdiction for high net worth individuals.

The presentation was well-received and participants found that the solutions provided were comprehensive, practical and problem-solving.

Please contact our Eric Lui for any enquiries or further information about this event.

29 Nov 2014

Presentation at Ningbo

Stevenson, Wong & Co. presented in Ningbo on succession planning and asset protection

On 29 November 2014, our China Business Development Officer (China) Ms. Connie Yeung was invited to deliver a presentation in Ningbo, China on wealth succession planning and asset protection for “Professional Development Program for Financial Elites and Continuing Education Activity for Associate Financial Planners in Ningbo”.

27 Nov 2014

Stevenson, Wong & Co. attended mediation conference in Hong Kong

Stevenson, Wong & Co. attended the One-Day Mediation Conference “Mediate Disputes to Enhance Harmony in doing Business between Hong Kong and China cum the 2nd Shanghai-Hong Kong Commercial Mediation Forum” in Hong Kong

On 27 November 2014, SW partner Mr. Eric Lui attended the One-Day Mediation Conference (the “Conference”) which was held at the Hong Kong Jockey Club organised by the Joint Mediation Helpline Office, the Hong Kong Mediation Council and the Shanghai Commercial Mediation Center (“SCMC”).

27 Nov 2014

Stevenson, Wong & Co. attended Law Society talk

Stevenson, Wong & Co. attended talk on “the Culture and Etiquette of Chinese Drinking” held by the Law Society of Hong Kong

SW partner Ms. Heidi Chui represented the Law Society of Hong Kong (the “Law Society”) and jointly hosted a talk on “The Culture and Etiquette of Chinese Drinking” on 27 November 2014 at the Law Society’s Clubhouse.

Doing business in Mainland China is becoming a trend, making the Chinese culture and socialising skills very important and valuable for business. The Member Benefit Committee of the Law Society invited Ms. Wendy Chou, Chief Instructor of WBP Business Mandarin HK Ltd to give a talk on Chinese dining culture and etiquette.

The talk explored five major aspects of Chinese dining culture and etiquette: (1) five habits of drinking; (2) table manners of drinking; (3) banquet etiquette; (4) culture and customs; and (5) proper words when drinking.

Please contact our Ms. Heidi Chui for any enquiries or further information about this event.

(Source of the photographs: Facebook page of WBP Business Mandarin HK Ltd. https://www.facebook.com/wbpbizmandarin/)

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