June 12th, 2013 (Montréal, Canada)
HJM Asia Managing Partner, Caroline Berube, is scheduled to present a talk at the Montreal Chamber of Commerce (CCMM), a hot topic for enterprises interested in expanding into China – Ensuring that you get paid by your clients in China. Caroline will share her practical and legal advice to equip you with knowledge on how to defend your business’ rights when you enter an agreement with a Chinese business partner. Please find additional information on the event via the CCMM’s training calendar: http://www.btmm.qc.ca/en/formation.
April 10th, 2013 (Montréal, Canada)
On April 10th, HJM Asia Law Managing Partner, Caroline Berube, will join CCBC for the 5th installment of their cross-Canada series. The workshop will provide real-life practical solutions to many problems that Canadian companies face when doing business in China. As one of the five speakers there to present their expert views, Caroline will discuss and address questions related to contracts, dispute resolution and IP protection in China.
More information can be found at: http://www.ccbc.com/events/china-business-workshop-montreal/
April 10th, 2013 (Montréal, Canada)
On April 10th, HJM Asia Law Managing Partner, Caroline Berube, will attend as a guest speaker for a McGill University course on doing business in Asia. Attending as an expert with extensive legal knowledge in Asian markets, Caroline will share her views and outlook of the business, labor and legal environments in China.
April 9th, 2013 (Montréal, Canada)
HJM Asia Law is pleased to announce an upcoming morning session on conducting business safely in China with CASI (Coopérative d’achats stratégiques région de Montréal). Managing Partner, Caroline Berube, will discuss the importance of having the right knowledge and understanding of the Chinese business and legal landscapes. Other topics such as knowing who your business partners are, and whether intellectual property is respected in China will also be covered. More information about CASI is available at: http://www.coopcasi.com/main+en+01_100+Home.html.
May 21st, 2013 (Milan, Italy)
HJM Asia & Cajola Managing Partners, Caroline Berube and Riccardo Cajola, are pleased to once again take part in the annual one-day seminar in Milan at A.N.I.E., the main Italian industry federation of both manufacturing and trading industries dealing in electric and electronic products depending on Confindustria (www.anie.it). The seminar takes place on Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 in Milan, Italy. This year’s theme is “How to organize a distributorship chain of electric/electronic consumer products in the Asia Pacific Rim”. The topics addressed will include: contracts, tax, protection of IP, as well as specific profiles from various Asian countries, including China, Taiwan, Korea and Australia.
March 14th-17th, 2013 (Paris, France)
As part of the upcoming International Business Law Consortium (IBLC) meeting in Paris from March 14th to 17th, HJM Asia Law Managing Partner, Caroline Berube, will join a panel discussion with the Corporate/M&A Group on Corporate Governance, focusing on the need for more women in boardrooms and the possible ways to get there. Caroline will provide her insights on the Asian perspective along with other selected members and colleagues who will share their view from their respective regions. Please find additional information at the IBLC website.
February 27th, 2013 (Guangzhou, China)
Reliance on Chinese suppliers has increased as companies continue to grow their Asian operations. SME business leaders in this region have the responsibility for ensuring operational growth and maintaining supplier relationships in the complex Chinese business environment. Hosted by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Guangzhou, HJM Asia & Cajola Managing Partner, Caroline Berube, will provide expert insights on optimizing results with Chinese suppliers, practical legal advice when preparing POs/contracts, discuss various issues to consider and how to protect your intellectual property rights. We invite you to find more information at: (http://www.cameraitacina.com/index.php?nav0=125&viewevent=1097).
February 18th, 2013 (Singapore)
We are pleased to announce HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berube’s attendance as guest speaker at an upcoming SMU Asia Pacific Business course on Feburary 18th, 2013. During this session, Caroline will speak to students about the legal environment regarding contracts, IP, dispute resolutations and HR issues in China. Additional information about the course is available at: (http://researchguides.smu.edu.sg/mgmt312_linda_low).
January 31st – February 2nd, 2013 (New Delhi, India)
HJM Asia Managing Partner, Caroline Berube, is a confirmed moderator for the plenary session: “The New Asian Market” at the International Bar Association (IBA) Conference in New Delhi: “Dancing with Tigers and Dragons”: International Sales, Public Procurement, Franchising & Distribution in the Asian Region. During this session, Caroline will help moderate the “Export Angle”, where to grow your sales from Asia and the “Import Angle”, selling goods to the World’s largest and most competitive markets. For more information, please view the conference page at the IBA: http://www.ibanet.org/Article/Detail.aspx?ArticleUid=9e88a1a9-c6ae-4f66-b0c3-9bd02b445089
January 24th, 2013 (Montréal, Canada)
HJM Asia Managing Partner, Caroline Berube, is a confirmed speaker for an upcoming training session at the Montreal Chamber of Commerce (CCMM) where she will share expertise on Singapore. At this training session, Ms. Berube will discuss:
- All of the conditions and requirements to establish an entity in Singapore, whether to set up a representative office or a locally incorporated company;
- The advantages compared to Canada (income tax treaty) and other Asian territories (trade treaties, including ASEAN);
- Singapore’s advantages as the focal point of Asia; and
- The legal and commercial aspects of Singapore.
We invite you to find more information at the following links to the Montreal Chamber of Commerce website:
(Please note the course will be held in French.)