Doing Business in China

Over the past forty years, Chinese laws and legal institutions have developed quickly while China went through major deep economic, political, legal and social reforms. We will cover the pitfalls to avoid when doing business in China in protecting your IP and negotiating your contract emphasizing on practical aspects to optimize the protection of U.S. investors’ interests in China.


Ms. Caroline Berube
, Managing Partner, HJM Asia Law Co. LLC
Caroline Berube is the Managing Partner of HJM Asia Law, a boutique law firm with offices in China and Singapore. She is admitted to practice in New York and Singapore and holds a BCL (civil law) and an LL.B. (common law) from McGill University (Montreal, Canada) and studied at the National University of Singapore with a focus on Chinese law. Caroline worked in Singapore, Bangkok and China for British and Chinese firms prior to establishing her own firm 13 years ago.

Based in Asia since 1998, Caroline represents SMEs, MNCs, foreign banks and private equity firms in the Asia Pacific region dividing her time between the offices in China and Singapore. She focusses on M&A cross-border transactions, commercial law and intellectual property matters like licencing and technology transfer, areas in which she has developed a respected expertise and understanding of the challenges and advantages of most Asian jurisdictions. Caroline advises clients in various industries, including manufacturing, technology, entertainment, agriculture, trading, e-commerce and services. She is an arbitrator approved by the Chinese European Arbitration Center (CEAC) and a foreign arbitrator appointed by the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC).

Program cost:
CLE Advantage Members/Law Students: $0
CBA Member: $25
Non-member: $50

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5/8/2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Webcast Chicago, IL 60604 UNITED STATES

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