Law Firms from Around the World Attend TAGLaw Conference in Hong Kong

24 Oct, 2014

International Trade, Asian Markets, Cultural Protocols and Crowd Funding among the topics covered.

Hong Kong (October 20, 2014) – The international alliance of independent law firms, TAGLaw®, will hold its 31st international conference from October 20 through 22nd in Hong Kong.

In addition to various networking opportunities and group breakout sessions, TAGLaw members will attend a variety of informative and educational sessions aimed at firm and practice development. Also in attendance at the conference will be members of TAGLaw’s affiliate alliances, TIAG® (The International Accounting Group) and TAG-SP™. All three alliances are collectively known as the TAG Alliances™. In total, member firms from 35 different countries will be represented at the conference.

“We are excited to again host a TAG Alliances international conference in Asia,” said Robert Sattin, President of the TAG Alliances. “Our membership there is strong, active and growing and our members from all over the world are finding their clients looking at China and Southeast Asia as growing markets. With presentations on the regional economy, culture, laws and tax regimes, our members will find themselves leaders in their home communities on doing business in Asia-Pacific.”

Sessions and speakers at the conference include:
• “China and International Trade: What’s Ahead” Victor Chu, Chairman, First Eastern Investment Group
• “Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands®: A Guide to Understanding Cultural Differences Around the World” Terri Morrison, Best-Selling Author of Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands®
• “Navigating the Brave New World of Equity Capital Formation: ‘Hot Issues’ Worldwide IPO markets; Crowdfunding; Microlending; ‘Simplified’ Public Offerings” Moderator: Peter Sugar; Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss, P.C. (Michigan, USA – TAGLaw)
• “Doing Business in Asia: Spotlight on the Philippines” Edgardo Balois; Siguion Reyna, Montecillo & Ongsiako Law Offices (Philippines – TAGLaw)
• “Can Professional Service Firms Survive in the 21st Century?” Howard Wilkinson, TIAG Advisory Board Member and Former Senior Partner of Mercer & Hole (London, England – TIAG)
• “What You Need to Know: Taxation Issues in China” Russell Brown, Lehman Brown (Beijing & Shanghai, China – TIAG) and Peter Chen, Zhong Lun Law Firm (Shanghai, China – TAGLaw)

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