Press Release

ALM to Debut Two New Legal Conferences in Hong Kong

U.S. – China Legal Summit on March 4th and LegalTech Asia Technology Summit on March 4th and 5th designed to serve growing Asian legal services market

NEW YORK – February 7, 2013 – In the first of a planned series of business initiatives into emerging global markets, ALM today announced that it will host two inaugural professional conferences at the JW Marriott Hotel in Hong Kong next month, addressing important business and technology challenges confronting the newly vibrant Chinese legal profession.

ALM’s The Asian Lawyer and Corporate Counsel will jointly present “The U.S. – China Legal Summit: The Law of Business and Business of Law between the U.S. and China,” on March 4. This one-day event is designed for in-house counsel, banking and financial executives navigating today’s complex legal and business environment in Asia. Faculty for the Summit includes in-house counsel at leading U.S. and Chinese companies including: Marriott International, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, GE, Owens Corning and Tencent. Association partners include the Hong Kong Corporate Counsel Association and event sponsors include: DaCheng Law Offices, Davis Polk and Mintz Group.

ALM will also host “LegalTech’s Asia Technology Summit,” presented by ALM’s Law Technology News and LegalTech conference team along with Education Partner, the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA), on March 4th and 5th. This inaugural summit will provide a wide range of business solutions to Asian legal technology professionals, in the form of educational sessions and product presentations delivered by an expert global faculty. Faculty includes Directors of Technology and Knowledge Management from law firms including: Allen & Overy, Baker Donelson, Mayer Brown, Morrison Foerster, and Norton Rose. Event sponsors include: Deloitte, Ernst & Young, MacroView and Catalyst.

For more information, please go to www.uschinalegalsummit.com or www.asiatechsummit.com.

Specific topics to be explored at the U.S.- China Legal Summit include:

  • Capital Markets
  • Litigation and Compliance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Some of the session topics for the Asia Technology Summit include:

  • Disaster Recovery technologies
  • Project Management tools and tricks for law firms
  • Risk Management in the Asia-Pacific legal environment
  • Social Media in the Asian legal services market

Both Hong Kong events are presented by ALM Events, a leading producer of educational and networking events for business leaders and professionals. Other ALM events include ALM Legal Conferences, Insight Information Conferences and the RealShare Conference series for commercial real estate professionals.

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