Webcast Library

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2020 has been a tumultuous year for the world, China's economy, and US-China relations. What is the strength of China's economic recovery? Which sectors will outperform and how will COVID-19 reshape China's commercial landscape? What are the risks and opportunities for American companies and investors in Hong Kong and China amid rising US-China tensions? And does Hong Kong have a role to play?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has put more strain in US-China relations as both countries engage in a multi-faceted trade war. As US-China strategic competition intensifies during COVID-19, is there a window of opportunity for the two giants to cooperate to combat the pandemic and other global crises? How can international businesses manage risks in the areas of supply chain, regulation, and splinternet of things? How will political tensions affect economic relations especially during US presidential election season?

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After weeks of mandatory social distancing, Hong Kongers are beginning to return to their normal routines as more businesses reopen and end temporary work-at-home arrangements. Join the AmCham Law Committee on Monday, 1 June 2020, at 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., for a discussion led by Jennifer Van Dale, Partner and Head of Eversheds Sutherland's Asia employment practice and Hong Kong data privacy practice, on how Hong Kong employment law applies to returning to the workplace. The session will explore topics including current trends of Hong Kong employees returning to the workplace, employers obligations under laws such as the Hong Kong Employment Ordinance, details on support for businesses available through the Hong Kong Employment Support Scheme (ESS), and the future of work and remote working in Hong Kong. Jennifer Van Dale, a Hong Kong resident for over 25 years, serves as trusted counsel to multinational clients on Hong Kong and Asia-related privacy, cyber security and employment law matters. Jennifer is a member of the Hong Kong Law Society, where she sits on the Employment Law Committee. She frequently consults with governmental advisory bodies and NGOs on diversity issues and labour law.

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The global COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we do business, work, and create value all around the world. For example, in the past 3 months, we have all become Zoom & Microsoft Teams experts! While the rest of the world looks forward to re-opening economies after the pandemic, Hong Kong is also looking forward to recovering from months of social unrest. How will Hong Kong digitize, optimize, and strategize in a new normal, returning to economic growth and leadership? This new normal is a huge opportunity for Hong Kong to drive its transition to a digital economy and create a buoyant innovation ecosystem, linking corporates, start-ups and capital. "Seed to Success" is a three-part series of lunchtime virtual meetings, showcasing Hong Kong unicorns, connecting start-ups with corporates, and building a successful, sustainable innovation community in Hong Kong. Join us on May 29 for the second session: Movement. As Hong Kong takes its first steps to re-open and re-start business activities, we will explore how start-ups in the logistics and transport space can speed up the road to recovery. Learn from a genuine Hong Kong unicorn how start ups can succeed in Hong Kong, and then hear five local start-ups present their pitches to our panel of corporate innovation judges.

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The Democratic presumptive nominee, Joe Biden, is now gearing up to take on President Trump in the general election this November. What are the political economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the US presidential race? How do Democrats and Republicans view on President Trump's response to COVID-19? What about the congressional race?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world economy upside down. Countries across the globe have to shut down business activities and impose travel restriction in order to flatten the curve. The IMF recently projected global growth in 2020 will fall to -3%, the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. How should countries re-open their economies after the Great Lockdown? Can the world economy bounce back quickly? Are there any bright spots in the economic outlook or this crisis might cause a long lasting structural damage?

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In April, the HKSAR Government has announced several rounds of exceptional economic relief measures to help businesses retain jobs and fight against the challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. These measures include subsidy schemes to relevant industries that are severely affected, concessionary low-interest loan, provision of rental concession, reduction of profits tax/rates/fees..etc.

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The global sports ecosystem is at a standstill due to COVID-19. Asia has been impacted with the rescheduling of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the postponing or cancelling of professional leagues, events and amateur sports at all levels. Despite these challenges there is hope as parts of the sports ecosystem in Asia are still operating, others are planning for a resumption of activities, and businesses of all sizes are developing innovative new strategies and business models to cope with changing customer behaviour and needs of the Sports, Entertainment and Health & Wellness industries.

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The global COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we do business, work, and create value all around the world. For example, in the past 3 months, we have all become Zoom & Microsoft Teams experts! While the rest of the world looks forward to re-opening economies after the pandemic, Hong Kong is also looking forward to recovering from months of social unrest. How will Hong Kong digitize, optimize, and strategize in a new normal, returning to economic growth and leadership? This new normal is a huge opportunity for Hong Kong to drive its transition to a digital economy and as such a buoyant start-up ecosystem that is close to innovation in multinationals is key to success. "Seed to Success" is a three-part series of lunchtime virtual meetings, showcasing Hong Kong unicorns, connecting start-ups with corporates, and building a successful, sustainable innovation community in Hong Kong.

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On March 27, 2020, the President of the United States signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law. Within its 880 pages of text, the CARES Act contains numerous business and individual tax provisions aimed at providing an immediate stimulus to the US economy. Under the CARES act, tax benefits can be realized (with cash flow generated) for U.S. taxpayers (even including those who are non-U.S. persons – such as Hong Kong or China companies and individuals doing business or investing in the U.S.). In this web seminar, tax experts Ellen Tong and Thomas Chang will discuss the impact of key tax provisions from the perspectives of both individuals and corporations.