Event

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

13 Nov 2014

Stevenson, Wong & Co. attended PRC Arbitration Practice Seminar

Stevenson, Wong & Co. attended PRC Arbitration Practice Seminars for Hong Kong Legal Professionals in Shanghai

SW partner Ms. Heidi Chui attended the “PRC Arbitration Practice Studies for Hong Kong Legal Professionals” organized by, inter alia, the East China University of Political Science and Law from 13 to 15 November 2014 in Shanghai, China.

Ms. Chui, together with more than twenty other legal professionals from Hong Kong, participated in the 3-day seminar focusing on the practice of arbitration in Mainland China. Eminent scholars and experts in PRC Arbitration law and practice shared their insights on new development in arbitration laws in Mainland China, including the innovative legal framework, finance and investment facilitation measures and diversified arrangements for dispute resolution in the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (“the Shanghai Free Trade Zone”).

Ms. Chui also visited the Shanghai International Arbitration Center (“SHIAC”) and exchanged views on the latest trends in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone with Mr. Xu Chuan, Presiding and Senior Judge of the Higher People’s Court of Shanghai Municipality, Mr. Wen Wanli, the Vice Chairman and Secretary-General of SHIAC and lawyers and arbitrators from both Hong Kong and Mainland China.

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

30 Oct 2014

Stevenson, Wong & Co. attended Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival 2014

Stevenson, Wong & Co. attended the opening ceremony of CCB (Asia) Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival 2014

On 30 October 2014, SW partners Mr. Eric Lui, Ms. Cornelia Chu and Legal Executive Mr. Man Wong attended the CCB (Asia) Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival 2014.

The event was sponsored by China Construction Bank (Asia) Corporation Limited (“CCB (Asia”)) this year.  This 6th annual festival, running from 30 October until 2 November 2014, was held for the first time at the promenade of the former Kai Tak Airport, with the city’s fabulous neon-lit skyline and iconic Victoria Harbour serving as the backdrop.  The festival promised tantalizing products and elements to complement its usual offerings of fine wines, great cuisine and entertainment.

CCB Asia and its Private Banking Department invited us and their prestigious corporate and individual clients to join the festival, including our client Roma Group Limited (a company listed on the Growth Enterprise Market of The Hong Kong Stock Exchange, stock code: 8072).

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

24 Oct 2014

Presentation at Allbright Law Offices

Stevenson, Wong & Co. presented at AllBright Law Offices on arbitration and cross-border litigation

On 24 October 2014, SW partners Mr. Eric Lui, Ms. Heidi Chui and associate Ms. Jennifer Li delivered a presentation to around 50 PRC lawyers at AllBright Law Offices on the topic of “Arbitration and Cross-border Litigation”.

SW delivered a detailed presentation on the use of arbitration and cross border litigation in relation to banking disputes, shareholders’ disputes, white collar crimes and commercial fraud. Topics such as enforcement of Hong Kong judgments in the mainland China and cross-border tracing of property were also covered. The presentation also included case studies which provided the audience with a clear and precise demonstration on how rights of corporations can be protected through litigation and arbitration in Hong Kong.

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

23 Oct 2014

Presentation at Shanghai Banking Association

Stevenson, Wong & Co. presented at Shanghai Banking Association on arbitration and cross-border litigation

On 23 October 2014, SW partners Mr. Eric Lui, Ms. Heidi Chui and associate Ms. Jennifer Li delivered a presentation to 77 bankers from over 40 banks in China on the topic of “Arbitration and Cross-border Litigation” at the Shanghai Banking Association.

SW delivered a detailed presentation on the use of arbitration and cross-border litigation in relation to banking disputes, shareholders’ disputes, white collar crimes and commercial fraud. Topics such as enforcement of Hong Kong judgments in the mainland China and cross-border tracing of property were also covered. The presentation also included case studies which provided the audience with a clear and precise demonstration on how rights of banks can be protected through litigation and arbitration in Hong Kong.

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

18 Oct 2014

Allbright opens new office in Xiamen

Stevenson, Wong & Co. attended Allbright Law Office “Capital Market Forum” and Xiamen Office opening celebration

On 18 October 2014, SW partner Mr. Eric Lui attended the “Capital Market Forum” hosted by Allbright Law Office and also Allbright Law Office (Xiamen) opening celebration held at the Xiamen International Convention Center in Xiamen, China. Near 400 attendees joined the event, including representatives from other Allbright offices in Mainland China and Hong Kong.

The Xiamen office of Allbright, which was opened on 15 May 2014, is the eleventh office of Allbright. The Xiamen office currently has a total of 40 practising attorneys and attorney assistants. Relying on Allbright’s leading position in the practice areas of finance, securities, real estate, intellectual property, public utilities and M&A, the Xiamen office will utilise its geographical advantage to provide comprehensive legal services to clients.

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

17 Oct 2014

Stevenson, Wong & Co. participated in Forum organized by the Law Society

Stevenson, Wong & Co. participated in the Cross Strait Four Regions Young Lawyers Forum 2014 organised by the Law Society of Hong Kong

The Cross Strait Four Regions Young Lawyers Forum 2014 organized by the Law Society of Hong Kong (“the Law Society”) was successfully held on 17 October 2014. The theme of this year’s forum is “To Grasp the Opportunities of Globalization and Reach Success in the Future”.

Last year, SW partner Ms. Heidi Chui was invited by the Law Society to give a speech at the forum on the new trends of Hong Kong litigation law and practice. This year, Ms. Chui, as a member of the Organizing Committee for the forum, was invited again to represent the Law Society to moderate the forum on the topic “New Trends in International Arbitration, Dispute Resolution and Cross-Border Litigation”.

The event attracted more than 200 legal professionals coming from 26 provinces and cities in Mainland China, Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong, who exchanged insights on important topics such as international arbitration, cross-border litigation and enforcement. This fruitful event was well received with positive feedback from all participants.

Photograph of Ms. Chui (on the left), Mr. Cheang Seng Cheong (Member of Superior Council Of Advocacy, Macau Lawyers Association) (second from left), Dr. Wang Wenying (Secretary General of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission Hong Kong Arbitration Center) (middle), Mr. Huen Wong, BBS, JP (Former Chairman of Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre) (second from right), Mr. Li, Jian-fei (Member of Human Rights Committee, Taipei Bar Association) (on the right).

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

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