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December 2017

The Black Swan Seminar Series: Trade Finance Defaults

Eversheds is hosting the third seminar of our “Black Swan” Seminar Series. Michael Yau and Annie Lam of our Banking and Finance Team will be discussing Trade Finance Defaults. Topics include:

  • letter of credit fraud and injunction
  • receivables financing recovery in the event of customer’s liquidation
  • managing defaults and practical issues

Date: 8 December 2017 (Friday)

Time: 12:30pm - 1:45pm

Venue: Eversheds, 21/F Gloucester Tower, The Landmark, 15 Queen's Road Central, Central, Hong Kong

This event is fully booked. For more information, please email EvershedsAsia.


Launch of the Future of Work Series - Cocktail Reception

The world of work is changing. New technologies, shifting demographics, social changes and geopolitical events are already having far-reaching effects on jobs, business models and the wider political economy. The pace of change is unprecedented. What does this mean for technology, employees and employers, data privacy, consumers, education, and governments? What does this mean for the future of work?

Please join us to celebrate the launch of The Eversheds Sutherland Series on "The Future of Work: Technology, Society and Further Perspectives from Asia”. Partner, Jennifer Van Dale, will examine the main trends driving these changes and their impact in Asia. This will be the first in a series with future panels and discussions covering robotics and AI, education, blockchain, wearables and biotechnology, the gig economy and a host of related issues.

Date: 13 December 2017 (Wednesday)

Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Venue: Eversheds, 21/F Gloucester Tower, The Landmark, 15 Queen's Road Central, Central, Hong Kong

Please email EvershedsAsia to RSVP.


Recent changes and future developments in the US - Breakfast briefing

There is a great deal of uncertainty in the United States on many fronts. This seminar will discuss several recent changes and potential future developments that will impact anyone with business interests in the U.S. The topics will include:

  • The Trump Administration’s deregulation push
  • Changes in leadership and priorities at Administrative Agencies
  • The shift in the makeup in the federal judiciary, including the Supreme Court
  • Notable court decisions impacting companies operating across borders

This timely seminar will be presented by Ron Zdrojeski, Partner and Co-Head of Global Litigation, who is based in the Eversheds Sutherland New York office.

Date: 14 December 2017 (Thursday)

Time: 8:15 - 9:30am

Venue: Eversheds, 21/F Gloucester Tower, The Landmark, 15 Queen's Road Central, Central, Hong Kong

Please email EvershedsAsia to RSVP.