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December 15th, 2016 –  International Bar Association – “China bets on its Silicon Valley” by Stephen Mulrenan

HJM partner, Caroline Berube, given her corporate law experience in China, was asked by journalist Stephen Mulrenan to comment on the implications of the establishment of The Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Exchange and whether it is competing with the Shanghai Stock Exchange. You can read the complete article here: http://www.ibanet.org/Article/NewDetail.aspx?ArticleUid=1947F19B-39CA-4A83-950E-507BA6556DE2.

“Ask a lawyer: What are the most common Employment Pass mistakes employers make?” HRD Singapore, October 2016

On October 26th, 2016, HRD, a HR renowned magazine with Asia coverage, asked our team to comment on the legal terms to be considered while submitting Employment Pass (EP) applications for their clients. The article offered insight on changes in the procedural aspects of EP application laid down by the Ministry of Manpower, Singapore. HRD is Asia’s leading source of management, leadership, employment law and human resources news. The published HRD article can be found here.

July 2016- “Can overpaid wages be recovered?” by the HRD Magazine

The international HRD magazine approached Caroline Berube to comment on the topic of recovering overpaid wages from employees. Caroline advices all clients to include a clause in their employment contract to deal with this matter.. You can read the full article on the HRD website here: http://www.hrdmag.com.sg/news/can-overpaid-wages-be-recovered

April 2016- IBA Bar Association- “Can the steel game be played fairly?” by Stephen Mulrenan

“Can the steel game be played fairly?” was published on the International Bar Association’s (IBA) website and authored by Stephen Mulrenan. The article is about the steel industry worldwide and Caroline Berube commented on the industry within China. You can read the complete article here: http://www.ibanet.org/, where Caroline, HJM’s managing partner, was quoted.

March 2016- “Don’t touch me!” – Sexual harassment laws in SEA” by the HRD Magazine

The international HRD magazine once again interviewed Caroline Berube. As sexual harassment is one of the most sensitive issues in the workplace, Caroline was interviewed on regional law variance found in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. For example, did you know that there are no special rules for employers on sexual harassment in Indonesia while Singapore has two acts to protect its labor force- the Penal Code and the Protection from Harassment Act 2014. You can read the full article here: http://www.hrdmag.com.sg/news/dont-touch-me–sexual-harassment-laws-in-sea-213650.aspx

February 2016- “Asia: China Trade” by Stephen Mulrenan

“Asia: China Trade” was published on the International Bar Association’s (IBA) website and authored by Stephen Mulrenan. The article was on the Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba which is taking action to reduce the number of counterfeit goods on its sites. As the company looks to expand internationally, gaining the trust of major retailers will be key to driving success. You can read the complete article here: http://www.ibanet.org/, where Caroline, HJM’s managing partner, was quoted.

February 2016- “Singapore HR directors hit back at nationality-based benefits comments” by the HRD Magazine

The international HRD magazine approached Caroline Berube to comment on the recent opinion piece for the Straits Times in regards to the equal rights for all workers. Sim Lim Onn stated that that it’s “an ideal which will not, and should not, happen.” In Singapore, the most obvious perk which locals receive over foreigners are the CPF contributions. Additionally, legal regulations for locals and foreigners vary in many countries which can affect compensation. You can read the full article and Caroline’s comments here: http://www.hrdmag.com.sg/news/singapore-hr-directors-hit-back-at-nationalitybased-benefits-comments-211278.aspx

Winter 2015-16- McGill Focus Magazine: Mention of our Managing Director, Caroline Berube

Caroline Berube was featured in the latest edition of the McGill Focus Law Magazine in the Alumni Corner. Caroline is the BCL’99, LLB’99 graduate from McGill in 1999 and is very active with the McGill Alumni network internationally acting as the President of the McGill Alumni in Singapore as well as being a member of the McGill Faculty of Law Advisory Board.  You can view the complete issue of the magazine here: http://publications.mcgill.ca/droit/files/2010/12/McGill_Focus_Law_Droit_2015.pdf

January 2016- “Singapore HR directors hit back at nationality-based benefits comments” by the HRD Magazine

The international HRD magazine interviewed Caroline Berube about workers’ rights in Singapore in response to the controversial The Straits Times piece where Sim Lim Onn stated that equal rights for all workers is “an ideal which will not, and should not, happen”.  Due to varying regulations for local and foreign employees in many countries, including Singapore, compensation can vary between employees with foreigners receiving better benefits or vice versa the locals getting better compensated. Specifically, in Singapore, locals and PRs are entitled to CPF contributions while foreigners are not. You can read the full article here: http://www.hrdmag.com.sg/news/singapore-hr-directors-hit-back-at-nationalitybased-benefits-comments-211278.aspx

December 2015- “Sick leave requirements across Asia” by the HRD Magazine

The international HRD magazine interviewed Caroline Berube about hiring, firing and terminating employees in Singapore, Hong Kong and China. In the fourth installment of the article in this series, HRD talked about sick leave in the region. For example, in Singapore sick leave depends on how long the employee has been working with the company and/ or hospitalization requirements; in Hong Kong, sick leave may depend on a medical certificate; and in China the sick leave entitlement is the most generous ranging from 3 months to 24 months. Employees are paid a reduced rate while on sick leave almost everywhere but the exact amount owed depends on local employment regulations.

You can find out more by reading the full article here: Sick Leave Requirements Across Asia, HRD, 14 Dec 2015

November 2015- “Severance pay across Asia: what’s the damage?” by the HRD Magazine

The international HRD magazine interviewed Caroline Berube about firing and terminating employees in Singapore, Hong Kong and China. In the third installment of the article in this series, HRD talked about severance pay in the region. Did you know that it’s easier to fire someone in Singapore than in China and Hong Kong? For example, in Singapore there is no law forcing employers to offer severance pay to its employees while Hong Kong and China have certain laws and requirements depending on factors such has duration of employment and circumstances of the termination.

You can find out more by reading the full article here: Severance pay across Asia, what is the damage, HRD Magazine

November 2015- “You’re fired… right now – How to terminate without notice across Asia” by the HRD Magazine

The international HRD magazine interviewed Caroline Berube about firing and terminating employees in Singapore, Hong Kong and China. In the second article in this series, HRD covered the process of firing without notice in the regions. For example, in Singapore the employer can terminate without notice by paying the employee salary in lieu of notice. In Hong Kong and China there are only certain misconduct reasons which allow premature contract termination. You can find out those reasons by reading the full article here:  You are Fired Right Now…How to terminate without notice across Asia, HRD

October 2015- “Employee Dismissal across Asia – How much notice do you need to give” by the HRD Magazine

In October, HRD, an international HR magazine, interviewed Caroline Berube to find out how can their readers fire employees and the termination required in Singapore, Hong Kong and China.  Caroline provided a nuanced account of the legal differences by drawing more than 18 years of experience in the region.

She summarized the following points based on the myriad of differences between the judicial requirements of the three countries in question:

Country Notice Period
Singapore Between one day and four weeks – dependent on the time employee has been with the firm.
Hong Kong A minimum of seven days
China 30 days (provided specific conditions are met)

You can read the full article here: http://www.hrdmag.com.sg/news/employee-dismissal-across-asia-how-much-notice-do-you-need-to-give-207869.aspx

March 2015- “Swearing at work – when is disciplinary action justified?” by the HRD Magazine

Caroline Berube was quoted in the article titled “Swearing at work – when is disciplinary action justified” which was published on the Human Resources Director (HRD) Magazine-Singapore. The article focused on the Protection from Harassment Act 2014 which was recently introduced in Singapore and which was designed to protect Singaporeans from harassment and related antisocial behaviors, including in the workplace. Caroline commented on swearing in the workplace and whether it can constitute abusive and insulting behavior under the Protection from Harassment Act 2014. Caroline stressed the fact that each case is different and depends how abusive and insulting behavior is defined and in what context swearing is used. You can view the complete article here: Swearing at work – when is disciplinary action justified by HRD, 3 March 2015

March 2015- “Workplace bullying – what you need to know” by the HRD Magazine

Caroline Berube was quoted in the article titled “Workplace bullying – what you need to know” which was published on the Human Resources Director (HRD) Magazine-Singapore. The article focused on the Protection from Harassment Act 2014 and the Protection from Harassment Bill which were recently introduced in Singapore. Caroline commented on the fact that in practice, both have not yet been utilized and that people are still getting educated about them.  You can view the complete article here: Workplace bullying – what you need to know by HRD, 4 March 2015

March 2015- “Born in Canada, Legally Reborn in China” by SheThePeople.Tv

Caroline Berube’s brief interview was featured on the SheThePeople.Tv. SheThePeople is a website platform for women that aims to create a space that inspires women, strengthens their efforts, exchanges leadership ideas, fosters networking and reinforces women’s ability to contribute to growth. Caroline’s article titled “Born in Canada, Legally Reborn in China” was featured as part of their expert series. You can view the complete article here:

Born in Canada, Legally Reborn in China_ Legal-Expert Caroline Berube

Fall 2014- The Primerus 180 Magazine, Caroline Berube’s message as the Chair of the Primerus Business Law Institute- Asia Pacific

Caroline Berube was appointed as the chair of the Primerus Business Law Institute- Asia Pacific (PBLI-AP). Her term has officially commenced at the Primerus  Global Conference in Monterey in October 2014. Caroline is excited about her term and talked about her initiatives for the 2015, as well as the Primerus Annual Asia Pacific meeting which will be held in Singapore from April 1st-2nd, 2015 in partnership with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce of Singapore. You can view messages from all the incoming chairs published in the Primerus 180 Magaine Fall 2014 issue here: PRI_180_Fall2014_InstituteChairLetters

November 2014- “Female lawyers require more flexibility” by Charlotte Clarke

Caroline Berube was quoted in the article titled “Female lawyers require more flexibility” which was published on the Financial Times Limited website and authored by Charlotte Clarke. Caroline commented on the likeliness of significant change for female lawyers within the industry. You can read the complete article here.

GTDT Market Intelligence – Mergers & Acquisitions – China, November 2014

Caroline Berube was interviewed for the Getting the Deal Through Mergers & Acquisitions questionnaire. Market Intelligence – M&A features a series of engaging and analytical written interviews presenting analysis and opinions of M&A and related market activity, current developments and trends worldwide. Caroline was interviewed for M&A in China. You can view the complete interview here: China

October 2014- Banque Martin Maurel Press Release

Caroline Berube was mentioned in the latest Banque Martin Maurel press release in regards to the “Doing Business in China” series for its clients. There were about 30 participants at the last presentation delivered by Caroline on employment law, partnerships and protection of intellectual property rights. Additionally, Philippe Bourguignon, from Bank of China France, presented about the role of the Chinese currency within the international trade. You can view the article which was published in French here: Doing Business In China

October 2014- “Failures in crisis management central to Malaysia Airlines delisting” by Stephen Mulrenan

Caroline Berube was quoted in the article titled “Failures in crisis management central to Malaysia Airlines delisting” which was published on the International Bar Association’s (IBA) website and authored by Stephen Mulrenan. Caroline commented Malaysia Airlines’ decision to delist as well as shareholder activism. You can read the complete article here

Fall 2014- Women of Influence Magazine – “A Day in the Life” feature

Caroline Berube, the Managing Partner of HJM Asia Law, was featured in the “Women of Influence” magazine Fall 2014 issue. HJM Asia Law has offices in both China and Singapore and Caroline divides her time between both locations. The magazine’s article on “A Day in the Life” features Caroline’s typical day in Singapore.

“My work involves dealing with CEOs, CFOs and COOs in different sectors based all over the world. They grow their business in eastern markets and intend to reduce running costs of their home base. Our clients are mostly overseas, but some have headquarters in Singapore.”

You can view the full article below:

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The article is now live here: https://www.womenofinfluence.ca/2014/11/13/day-life-caroline-berube-canadian-lawyer-singapore/

IBA Asia Pacific Forum Newsletter, August 2014

Caroline Berube, the Managing Partner of HJM, is a senior vice-chair for Asia-Pacific Regional Forum for International Bar Association (IBA). Part of her duties include being the editor of the frequent APF newsletter. This issue focused on the upcoming IBA Annual Conference in Tokyo and various sessions organized by the APF Committee. You can view the August 2014 newsletter here: Asia Pacific Forum News (August 2014)

August 2014- “Alibaba listing raises questions for Hong Kong exchange” by Stephen Mulrenan

Caroline Berube was quoted in the article titled “Alibaba listing raises questions for Hong Kong exchange” which was published on the International Bar Association (IBA) website and written by Stephen Mulrenan. Caroline expressed her views on the stock market and adapting HKEx regulations. You can read the complete article here: http://www.ibanet.org/Article/Detail.aspx?ArticleUid=2FF8E4CA-80FB-4EED-A2F7-D47FDA4E3962

May 2014- BizTimes.com

Caroline Berube was mentioned in the BizTimes articles titled “International Trade Conference will focus on exporting Wisconsin” and “Exporting Wisconsin” as Caroline is a speaker at the session titled “China and India” at the 50th annual Wisconsin International Trade Conference in Milwaukee on May 13th, 2014.  The session is mentioned in the article as follows:

“China and India” 
The conversation will be led by Rachel Cohen, international trade specialists at the U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Intellectual Property Rights, and Caroline Berube, managing partner of HJM Asia Law.

To full articles can be viewed here and here.

April 2014- “Alibaba Snubs Hong Kong in Favour of New York Listing” by Chris Crowe

Caroline Berube, the Managing Partner of HJM Asia Law, was quoted in the article titled “Alibaba Snubs Hong Kong in Favour of New York Listing” by written by a freelance journalist- Chris Crowe. You can view the complete article here

Alibaba snubs Hong Kong in favour of New York Listing by Chris Crowe, April 2014

IBA Asia Pacific Forum Newsletter, April 2014

Caroline Berube, the Managing Partner of HJM, is a senior vice-chair for Asia-Pacific Regional Forum for International Bar Association (IBA). Part of her duties include being the editor of the frequent APF newsletter. This issues provides a summary of the some of the APF sessions which took place during the IBA Annual Conference 2013 in Boston. Caroline was a co-chair of the session titled “Getting from Point A to Point
B: supply chain logistics and agreements” a summary of which you can find in the newsletter on page 10. You can view the April 2014  newsletter here: Asia Pacific Forum News (April 2014).

November 2013- “Alliott Group gets industrial in China” press release

Caroline Berube organized a “Client Visit Tour” to mainland China on Tuesday, October 22nd.  Alliott Group Worldwide Conference which took place in Hong Kong.  Alliott Group members  visited factories of  EXFOHerrenknecht and Komaspec. You can view the Alliott Group press release here.

Fall 2013- McGill Law Focus Online Magazine (FAB)

Caroline Berube recently joined the Faculty of Law Advisory Board (FAB) which is the chief advisory group to the Dean and the McGill University. It provides counsel to the Dean on interpreting and promoting the Law Faculty to its external constituencies and offers advice on fundraising and management issues for which the Dean seeks consultation. It assists in the review of the Law Faculty’s long range plans and proposes sources of additional revenue. The FAB is composed of distinguished leaders from a cross section of business and professional sectors across Canada and internationally. Caroline is part of the Alumni Engagement committee within the FAB. Members of the FAB are listed in the latest McGill Law Focus Online Magazine on page 7. The full magazine can be viewed here: http://publications.mcgill.ca/droit/files/2013/09/McGill_Focus_Law_Droit_2013.pdf. Additionally, the complete list of FAB members can be viewed on the McGill Faculty of Law website: http://www.mcgill.ca/law/alumni/faculty-advisory-board

October 10th, 2013- Primerus News Release – (CAS)

“HJM Asia Law Managing Partner Earns the Certification in Corporate Governance from Collège des Administrateurs de Societies (CAS).” You can read the press release here.

Asia Pacific Regional Forum News, September 2013

Caroline Berube, the Managing Partner of HJM, is the vice-chair for the Asia-Pacific Regional Forum for the International Bar Association (IBA). Part of her duties include being the editor of the frequent APF newsletter. This issue outlines the APF Committee’s sessions at the IBA Annual Conference in Boston in October 2013. You can read more on the newsletter here: Asia Pacific Forum News (Sept 2013)

August 29th, 2013- ASC designation

As you know, Caroline Berube has passed her examination for the academic certification in corporate governance offered by the College of Corporate Directors (hereinafter the “CAS”) of the Laval University in Canada. The mission of CAS is to contribute to the development and promotion of good governance by providing the highest quality corporate directors training in a dynamic environment. CAS is unique in Quebec and leads to the Certified Corporate Director (ASC) designation.

Please find a press release of 2013 graduates that appeared on Thursday, August 29th in the journal Le Soleil, La Presse and Les Affaires newspaper: mosaique_29_08-13_approbation_asc

September 9th, 2013- Alliott Group, “The Daily Telegraph” interview

Alliott Group is pleased to announce that the film about the International Alliance is now live on the prestigious Daily Telegraph’s business club forum. The Daily Telegraph expressed an interest in filming the Alliott Group for their business section during the annual EMEA conference which was hosted earlier this year in Dublin.

The film captures the culture, social ethics and gives insights about the Alliance through numerous interviews from both members and respective Regional Chairmen.Caroline Berube, as the Deputy Chair- Asia Pacific, was interviewed for the film.

To see the film please follow this link: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/businessclub/business-club-video/legal-sector-videos/

July 2013- Lawyer Monthly Magazine – ‘In Association With…Alliott Group’ Feature

As part of the July 2013 edition of Lawyer Monthly Magazine, HJM Asia Law took part in a special feature focusing on Alliott Group.  The feature includes an in-depth interview with James Hickey, CEO of Alliott Group, who discussed the association and its principles, and the benefits and added security of using a firm that is a member of the association.  As a member, we introduced our firm and discussed how being a part of the association enhances our service to clients.  Our firm’s excerpt can be found here. The complete feature and the issue is available at: http://headley.co.uk/headturner/LM0713.

Primerus Business Law Institute of Asia Pacific Newsletter – Volume 1, June 2013

Primerus has released its first PBLI-AP Newsletter. Caroline Berube, the managing partner of HJM, was the editor of the newsletter.  Additionally, Caroline and her colleague authored an article titled “Updates on the Personal Data Protection Act” in Singapore which can be found on page 7. The complete newsletter can be viewed here: Primerus_PBLI-AP_Newsletter_June2013

January 23rd, 2013 – Primerus Paradigm, Winter 2013 Edition

Please find enclosed a link to our contribution to the Winter 2013 edition of the Primerus Paradigm magazine.  In this article, the co-authors, Caroline Berube and Deborah Loedt, provide an overview of a foreign employer’s legal responsibilities when deciding to hire local and foreign employees in China.  We hope you find the article of interest.  Please do not hesitate to contact us if you wish to discuss in further detail.

http://www.hjmasialaw.com/PDF/HJM_Primerus_Paradigm_Winter2013.pdf

December 8th, 2012 – Les Affaires, CNOOC-Nexen Deal

HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berube was featured in an article dated December 8th, 2012 by Les Affaires regarding the recent purchase of a Canadian company, Nexen, by the Chinese State-owned CNOOC. Caroline weighs in on the acquisition and the implications for future foreign direct investment and the energy market in China. Please find the article here.  The article is also available at the Les Affaires website (http://www.lesaffaires.com/archives/generale/il-est-tres-difficile-d-acheter-une-societe-chinoise-dans-le-secteur-de-l-energie—caroline-berube-d-hjm-asia-law/552049).

The English translation can be found here.

July 1st, 2012

HJM Asia was recently profiled in the Asian Legal Business 2012 Next-Generation Cities Rankings, a Thomson Reuters publication, as one of the top law firms in Guangzhou. The firm appears on page 54 of the July 2012 edition. To read the article, please click here.

April 7th, 2012

HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berube was quoted in the article “Des elections qui comptent” published on April 7th, 2012 in Les Affaires. Caroline commented on China’s social improvement objectives and how this may increase labour costs. To read the article, please click here.

“Tougher China Laws Might Have Hurt Apple in iPad Dispute” , March 26th, 2012

HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berube was quoted in the article “Tougher China Laws Might Have Hurt Apple in iPad Dispute” published online by Bloomberg News. To read the article, please click here.

March 1st, 2012

Employment issues in M&A China
China’s new Social Insurance Law came into effect on July 1 2011. The new legislation is aimed at protecting the right of foreign workers in China, allowing them to benefit from the social security system. To find out more about the new law and other issues that surround employment law in China currently, Lawyer Monthly speaks to Caroline Berube, Managing Partner of leading law firm, HJM Asia. To read the article, please click here.

“The changing face of corporate law in Singapore”, Corporate INTL Magazine, February 12th, 2012

HJM Asia contributed an article titled “The changing face of corporate law in Singapore” in Corporate INTL Magazine.

February 4th, 2012- Les Affaires

“Why it is easy to do business in Singapore” – Les Affaires (in French). HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berube was quoted in the article “Pourquoi il est si facile de faire des affaires à Singapour”. Caroline commented on the protection of IP rights and use of Arbitrion proceedings in Singapore.  To read article, please click here.

January 1st, 2012

IP Guide 2012 in association with Corporate International Magazine – Information on specialists in the area of Intellectual Property, for use by investors and other commercial operators. To read the article, please click here.

December 1st, 2011

“Investing in China – patience and tenacity” – Première en affaires (in French).  To read the article, please click here.

November 30th, 2011- the Straits Times

HJM Asia Managing Partner, Caroline Berube, shares her legal opinion in the article: “IPO plans of China copycat spark controversy” published in the Straits Times.  To read the article, please click here.

November 1st, 2011

The essentials of investing for the first time in China – COOPÉRATIVE D’ACHATS STRATÉGIQUES INDUSTRIELS (CASI) Infolettre (in French)  To read the article, please click here.

October 1st, 2011- SME Magazine

HJM Asia Managing Partner, Caroline Berube, shares her legal opinion in the article: “Hiring & Firing in China” published in The SME Magazine.  To read the article, please click here

October 1st, 2011- Globe and Mail

HJM Asia Law Managing Partner Caroline Berube was quoted in an article on Business Without Border in the October 2011 issue of the Globe and Mail. To read the article, please click here.

October 1st, 2011

HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berube and Associate Bradley Alexander authored an article on “How to protect a trademark: China” published in the Volume 3, Issue 1, October 2011 of the International Bar Association Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee Newsletter. To read the article, please click here.

October 2012- McGill Law Focus Online Magazine

Caroline Berube is featured in the latest Focus Online magazine. You can read the feature (in French) here: McGill Law Focus Online October 2012.

August 1st, 2011

Riccardo Cajola and Caroline Berube from HJM Asia & Cajola, wrote an article on “The distribution of commercial products in China: an analysis on possible strategies for entering the market” published in Telex Anie by the Federation of Electrotechnical and Electronic.  To read the article (in Italian), please click here.

June 25th, 2011 (Canada)

HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berube was interviewed about corporate legal structure in China by journalist Francois Normand from Les Affaires. To read the article, please click here.

June 25th, 2011- Les Affaires

“Setting up in China without tripping” – Les Affaires (in French).  HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berube was quoted in the article  “S’implanter en Chine sans trébucher”.  To read the article, please click here.

October 7th, 2010 (Vancouver, Canada)

HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berube was interviewed by Radio-Canada on “Practicing Law in China”. To listen to the interview of Radio-Canada, please click here.

May 21st, 2011- Les Affaires

“Why it is easy to do business in Singapore” – Les Affaires (in French). HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berube was quoted in the article “Pourquoi il est si facile de faire des affaires à Singapour”. Caroline commented on the protection of IP rights and use of Arbitrion proceedings in Singapore.  To read article, please click here.

August 1st, 2010

HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berubewas featured in the journal of her home university, the Faculty of Law of McGill University, Montreal, Canada. To read the article, please click here.

August 1st, 2010

HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berube was interviewed by Lex Loci 2010 (a publication of the United Kingdom Singapore Law Student Society) on “Bridging the gap” between the East and the Western world. To read the article, please  click here.

July 8th, 2010 (Singapore)

HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berube was interviewed by the Business Times in Singapore on the legal issues that Singapore companies should take note of when setting up business in Fujian, China.

July 3rd, 2010 (Guangzhou, China)

HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berube was invited to attend a Luncheon with the Canandian governor general, Michaelle Jean, for a dialogue with Canadian business people in Guangzhou. To listen to the interview on Radio-Canada, please click here.

June 1st, 2010

HJM Asia was listed in the 2010 IP Guide issued by the 2010 Global IP Adviser Guide in association with the Corporate International Magazine. To read the interview by Corporate International Magazine on HJM Asia’s expertise in IP, please click here.

March 8th, 2010

HJM Asia Managing Partner, Caroline Berube, was quoted in a recent newsletter article on technology transfer in China.  To read the article, please click here.

May 1st, 2010 (Milan, Italy)

HJM Asia & Cajola Partner Riccardo Cajola was interviewed by the Top Legal Magazine in Milan on “China goes global”. To read the article (in Italian), please  click here.

March 1st, 2010

HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berube as a new member of IAdvisory was interviewed about doing business in South China. To read the interview, please click here.

February 13th – 19th, 2010 (Montréal, Canada)

HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berube was interviewed by journalist Francois Normand from Les Affaires about Intellectual Property in China after the Strix case, a famous patent dispute between a UK company and a Chinese entity. To read the article (in French), please  click here.

June 19th, 2009

HJM Asia Managing Partner, Caroline Berube, was recently quoted in a newsletter on Pharmaceutical Bio tech Business. To read the article, please click here.

July 29th, 2008

HJM Asia Managing Partner, Caroline Berube, was recently quoted in a newsletter on the New Labor Arbitration Law in China, effective as of May 1st, 2008. To read the article, please click here.

May 1st, 2008

HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berube was interviewed by René Lewandowski from the La Presse on “The truth about intellectual property law in China”. To read the article (in French), please  click here.

April 4th, 2008

HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berube was featured in an article in the L’Actualite on “Doing business in China” written by Astrid Morchoine. To read the article (in French), please  click here.

January 1st, 2008

HJM Asia Managing Partner, Caroline Berube, was recently quoted in a newsletter on the New PRC Labour laws. To read the article, please click here.

January 1st, 2008

HJM Asia Managing Partner, Caroline Berube, was recently quoted in a newsletter on the New PRC tax laws. To read the article, please click here.

August 17th, 2007 (Guangzhou, China)

HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berube was interviewed by Michel Labrecque from Radio Canada about doing business in Guangzhou. To listen to the interview, please click here.

May 14th, 2007 (Montréal, Canada)

HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berube was interviewed by the newspaper Les Affaires on doing business in China. To view the interview, please click here.

December 19th, 2005

HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berube was featured in an article in the Journal de Montréal and Journal de Québec on “Doing business in China”. To read the article (in French), please  click here.

December 14th, 2005

HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berube was interviewed by journalist Sophie Cousineau from La Presse on “How to do business in China”. To read the article (in French), please  click here.

November 19th, 2005

HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berube was interviewed by journalist Astrid Morchoinefrom Les Affaires on “A JV or a WOFE?”. To read the article (in French), please  click here.

May 1st, 2005

HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berube was featured in the electronic Bulletin La Cité on “Intellectual property at the international level: a powerful but complex tool that has become indispensable”. To read the article, please  click here.

November 1st, 2004

HJM Asia Managing Partner Caroline Berube was featured in the Revue Commerce on “Doing business in China”. To read the article, please  click here.