WHEN: Tuesday, April 2, 5:00-7:00PM
WHERE: JG 102
Dinner will be served.
The Society for Chinese Law invites you to a screening of The Epic of the Central Plains, a 2006 documentary by professor/filmmaker/activist Ai Xiaoming. The film examines the plight of villagers in rural Henan Province, many of whom contracted HIV in the 1980s and 90s through the common local practice of selling blood.
Following the film, Dr. Wan Yanhai of the Aizhixing Institute of Health and Education, and formerly of China’s Ministry of Health, will discuss his experience leading a Chinese NGO and advocating for the rights of people living with HIV/AIDS.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 27, 12:10-1:10 p.m
WHERE: JG 646
Please join SCL in welcoming Karla W. Simon (Research Professor of Law, Catholic University of America) when she discusses her latest book, “Civil Society in China: A Legal Analysis from Ancient Times to the New Reform Era.”
WHEN: Thursday, March 28, from 12:10 to 13:10
WHERE: Big Warren 107
Please join SCL in welcoming Mr. Joshua Wechsler, a partner resident in Fried Frank’s New York office, and Mr. Alex Hao, a New York-based partner of Jun He Law Offices, for a lunchtime discussion about cross-border M&A and corporate finance transactions in the US and China. Mr. Wechsler and Mr. Hao both have extensive experience advising companies and financial institutions in the US and China. They will discuss the types of clients and transactions they’ve encountered, regulations regarding inbound and outbound investments, and career opportunities in the practice area.
WHEN: Thursday, March 7, 2013 4:00-5:00 PM
WHERE : JG Annex
“Hong Kong’s Capital Markets after the Acquisition of the LME – What Has Changed and What Has Not”
Charles Li ’91, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Exchange (HKEx) will speak tomorrow, Thursday, March 7, 4-5 p.m. in the Jerome Greene Annex
Co-sponsored by the Center for Chinese Legal Studies and the Society for Chinese Law
WHEN: Monday, March 4, 2013 12:10-1:10 PM
WHERE : JG 602
Non-pizza lunch will be served
Please join SCL in welcoming Mr. Simon Luk, chairman of Winston & Strawn’s Asia practice, for a lunchtime discussion about career opportunities in China and Hong Kong and how to do well in job interviews.
Mr. Luk is an alumnus of Columbia Law School. He first visited China as a New York lawyer in 1979 and after working for four years in a Wall Street firm, he has practiced in China since 1982. He represents multinational corporations in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, U.S. capital market fund raising, compliance with regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission, and acquisition of assets and brand names.