Board Meetings

International Bar Association Mid-Year Meetings, Belfast, Northern Ireland, May 23rd to 27th, 2017

As Co-Chair of the Asia Pacific Forum and China Working Group of the IBA, Caroline Berube attended the IBA Mid-Year Meetings in Belfast where she participated in various Officers’ and Council meetings.  You can find more information about the IBA and the APF on their website: https://www.ibanet.org/Regional_Fora/Regional_Fora/Asia_Pacific_Forum/Default.aspx.

McGill Faculty of Advisory Board Meeting, McGill School of Law, June 22- 23rd, 2016 (Montreal)

Caroline Berube attended the Summer FAB meeting at the McGill in June 2016. Caroline has been an active member of the Advisory Board since 2013 and attends the semi-annual meetings in Montreal each year. The board provides regular support and recommendations to the Dean and the Faculty of Law at McGill University. You can find more information about FAB and its members here: https://www.mcgill.ca/law/alumni/faculty-advisory-board

Law Europe International AGM, May 25th-28th, 2016 (Barcelona)

HJM Asia Law has recently joined as a member of the Law Europe International, a multi-national network of independent law firms providing legal assistance to clients of its member firms around the world. Founded in 1992, the group currently has members with, collectively, more than 800 lawyers worldwide. For the second year in a row, Caroline attended various presentations, meetings and the AGM in Barcelona. You can view the meeting programme here: LEI Conference 2016 Programme

IBA Mid-Year Meetings, May 25th-27th, 2016 (Barcelona)

Caroline Berube attended the IBA Mid-Year Meetings in Barcelona where she participated in the Officers’ and Council meetings. Caroline is the Co-Chair of the Asia Pacific Forum Regional Forum, Co-Chair of the China Working Group and the Asia Pacific Forum Liaison Officer/ Publications Chairs for the Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee. You can find out more information about the International Bar Association on their website: www.ibanet.org

McGill Faculty of Advisory Board Meeting, McGill School of Law, October 27-28th, 2015 (Montreal)

The McGill Faculty Advisory Board is comprised of 25 industry leaders from around the globe in the field of Law. These highly successful members provide regular support and recommendations to the Dean and the Faculty of Law at McGill University. They also help link the Law Faculty to their own global networks, connecting McGill University to leading companies and executives who bring industry expertise into its classrooms, hire its students, provide sponsorship for its executive programs. Caroline Berube has been an active member of the McGill Faculty Advisory Board since 2013 and has attended high-key meetings at McGill University in October 2015 to offer her recommendations and support to the Law Faculty.

You can find more information about FAB and its members here: https://www.mcgill.ca/law/alumni/faculty-advisory-board

IBLC Annual General Meeting, September 17th-20th, 2015 (Brussels)

HJM Asia Law is an active member of the International Business Law Consortium (IBLC). Caroline Berube participated in the IBLC AGM which took place in Brussels this year. The programme included discussions on international legal topics such as “The EU and US Data Protection Legal Frameworks: Cross-Border Challenges and Recent Changes” and “Foreign Company Compliance with US Department of Commerce Mandatory Reporting Obligations” among others. You can view the meeting information here.

Alliott Group Asia Pac Meeting, May 28th-30th, 2015 (Singapore)

Caroline Berube, as the Deputy Chair- Asia Pacific, helped to organize the Alliott Group Asia Pac Meeting which took place in Singapore this year. Caroline organized sessions such as General Council and CFO sessions, the Social Media Session, the Legal Panel and the daily morning runs with AG members. You can view the meeting program here: AG Singapore-Program

IBA Mid-Year Meetings, May 20th-23rd, 2015 (Prague)

Caroline Berube attended the IBA Mid-Year Meetings in Prague where she participated in the Officers’ and Council meetings. Caroline is the Senior Vice-Chair of the Asia Pacific Forum Regional Forum and the Asia Pacific Forum Liaison Officer for the Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee. You can find out more information about the International Bar Association on their website: www.ibanet.org

Law Europe International AGM, May 20th-23rd, 2015 (Prague)

HJM Asia Law has recently joined as a member of the Law Europe International, a multi-national network of independent law firms providing legal assistance to clients of its member firms around the world. Founded in 1992, the group currently has members with, collectively, more than 800 lawyers worldwide. Caroline attended various presentations, meetings and the AGM in Prague, as this was the first LEI meeting attended by the HJM. We look forward to getting to know the network better and developing professional trusting relationships worldwide. You can view more information on the network on its website: www.laweurope-international.com

Alliott Group Managing Partners’ Meeting and EMEA Annual Meeting, May 13th-16th, 2015 (Paris)

Caroline Berube attended the Alliott Group Managing Partners’ Meeting 2015 EMEA Annual Meeting in Paris. Caroline is the Asia Pacific Deputy Chair for the Alliott Group and as the Managing Partner of HJM, she also attended the Managing Partners’ Meeting. The programme included various sessions such as “Overview of the French Economy and an Overview of Recent Developmentswithin the Eurozone”, “What Do Multi-National Businesses Look for When Seeking Advice from Professional Service Firms”, “Building a Reputation as the ‘Go-To’ Firm within your Market for Cross Border Advice and Support” and many others. You can view the complete programme here: 2015 EMEA Annual Meeting Programme

Alliott Group Worldwide Annual Conference, 29th October – 2nd November, 2014 (South Africa)

Caroline Berube attended the Alliott Group Worldwide Annual Conference which took place in South Africa this year. Caroline is the Asia Pacific Deputy Chair for Alliott Group. Caroline participated in numerous board meetings, the AGM and attended several presentations such as “An Introduction to South Africa, its economy and a guide to doing
business” and “Getting, Developing and Keeping Top Professional Talent.” You can find more information on the Alliott Group on their website: http://www.alliottgroup.net/

International Business Law Consortium (IBLC) Annual General Meeting, September 18th to the 22nd, 2014 (Barcelona)

Last week Caroline Berube attended the IBLC Annual General Meeting in Barcelona, Spain. Caroline took part the AGM as well as break out sessions on M&A, Employment Law and Commercial Law. The meeting also held a presentation by the Chamber of Commerce of Barcelona as well as several informative sessions such as “Life Sciences: An Economic Driver for Barcelona,” “The 2008 Financial Crisis and Subsequent Challenges for European Economies” and “Sanctions” – Compliance Issues for International Businesses.”  Further information on the meeting can be found on the IBLC website here.

IBA Mid-Year Meetings, 21–24th May, 2014 (Brussels)

This week Caroline Berube attended the IBA Mid-Year Meetings in Brussels where she participated in the Officers’ and Council meetings. Caroline is the Senior Vice-Chair of the Asia Pacific Forum Regional Forum and the Asia Pacific Forum Liaison for the Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee. You can view the meeting agenda here: Brussels Mid-Year meetings 2014 – programme

ABA 2014 Mergers and Acquisitions Committee Meeting, January 31- February 2nd, 2014 (Laguna Beach)

This week Caroline Berube is attending the ABA 2014 Mergers and Acquisitions Committee Meeting taking place in Laguna Beach, California where she will attend several sub-committee sessions. You can view the meeting program here: ABA M&A Meeting 2014

IPBA Mid-Year Council Meeting, October 26-28th, 2013 (Zurich)

Caroline Berube, as the chair of the IPBA Publication Committee, attended the two day Mid-Year Council Meeting in Zurich where she participated in the Officers’ and Council meetings

She was also fortunate enough to interview Dr. Dieter Brändle, the President of the Federal Patent Court in Zurich, for the next issue of the IPBA Journal.

November 15th-17th, 2012 (Guangzhou, China)

HJM Asia was delighted to host the next Interlegal Meeting in Guangzhou.  At the meeting, delegates gained insight on entering the Chinese market from both a legal and business perspective as they visited factories of both Chinese and Foreign companies from different industries.  HJM not only introduced Interlegal members to the sights and sounds of the vibrant city, but also the world-famous Cantonese cuisine that this region is known for. Please find the official event details at the following page: http://www.interlegal.net/content/interlegal-general-assembly-guangzhou-november-2012.