Publications

World Bank Group Serie – Doing Business 2018: Reforming to Create Jobs

Covering Singapore Employment aspect in the report Doing Business 2018: Reforming to Create Jobs by the World Bank Group, Caroline Berube, Managing Partner of HJM Asia Law with offices in China and Singapore, and her team enjoyed contributing to the 15th edition of the annual series of reports. Topics like objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement was touched upon. You can view the complete report here : http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/369211510210651290/pdf/121064-WP-PUBLIC-DB18-SGP.pdf

Interview with the Honorable Justice Maria Lourdes P. A. Sereno, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines, IBA Asia Pacific Forum Newsletter, April 2016

On October 8th, 2015, during IBA Annual Conference in Vienna, Caroline Berube was granted an opportunity to interview the Honorable Justice Maria Lourdes P. A. Sereno, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines for the IBA APF newsletter. The following is a summary of their discussion as it appeared in the newsletter: IBA APF, Interview with the Honourable Justice Maria Lourdes P A Sereno, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines

Honorable Justice Maria Lourdes P. A. Sereno

IBA Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee Newsletter, September 2015

Caroline Berube, the Managing Partner of HJM, is the Asia Pacific Forum Liaison Officer/ Publication Officer for the Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee within the International Bar Association (IBA). Part of her duties include being the editor of the committee’s newsletter. This issue focused on the upcoming IBA Annual Conference in Vienna and various sessions organized by the Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee. You can view the September 2015 newsletter here: IP Entertainment Law (Sept 2015)

“Pointers and Tips When Negotiating Contracts with Chinese Companies”- Canadian International Lawyer Journal, January 2015

On January 6th, 2015, Caroline Berube’s article was published in the Vol.10 of the Canadian International Lawyer Journal. It offers a detailed account of useful strategies and tips to consider when negotiating a contract with Chinese companies, namely: company searches and credit checks, undertaking other due diligence, use of contracts, and authorized signatories. You can find Caroline’s article on Page 33 of the journal: Canadian International Lawyer, Vol.10, No.1

IPBA Journal September 2014 issue

On 15 January 2014, Caroline Berube was granted an opportunity to interview the Honourable Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma, Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal, for the September 2014 issue of the IPBA Journal. The following is a summary of their discussion as it appeared in the journal: IPBA September 2014 Judge Interview, Honourable Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma