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In response to the concern of Covid-19 and advice from the government, The BCCT is developing a series of webinars to keep you engaged and we are also working with our network of British regional chambers and members to bring more online content to you.

 

 

Members' Webinar

Dow Jones - 1st April  2020 The Impact of Coronavirus on Corporate Anti-Bribery Efforts

1st April  2020 | 1 PM – 2 PM HKT 

The ongoing spread of the novel coronavirus is affecting the way compliance departments worldwide are operating and executing on anti-bribery initiatives. Join us for a panel discussion with Jason Jones, a partner at law firm King & Spalding LLP, and Nathaniel Edmonds, a partner at Paul Hastings LLP.

Participants will be able to ask questions and discuss their concerns with the panelists live. The conversation will focus on a variety of relevant topics related to COVID-19, including:

  • The global pandemic’s effect on internal corporate anti-bribery investigations.
  • Key implications for regulatory bodies and law enforcement.
  • The uncertain economic climate and the subsequent risk of new incentives for and/or sources of corruption.

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Dow Jones - 3rd  April , 2020 COVID-19 Conference Call with WSJ Editor-in-Chief Matt Murray

3rd  April , 2020|9:00AM – 10:00AM HKT/SGT

Join a special conversation with The Wall Street Journal’s Editor-in-Chief, Matt Murray. He and his team will share how the newsroom is covering this unprecedented situation and how they see COVID-19’s impact going forward. They will also take any pressing questions.

While we cannot predict exactly how the virus will spread or the markets will respond, we can promise that our journalists, with years of experience, will continue their tireless commitment to provide timely facts and analysis on every facet of this global event.

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Webinars From Regional BritChams

British Chamber Shanghai - Apr 2, 2020 HR Solutions and Preferential Policies, with CMS Legal and Firmenich [COVID-19 Webinar]

As more and more companies resume to operation, how to properly deal with employment relationships during the outbreak of COVID-19 becomes the top issue for many companies. What should companies do if an employee needs to be quarantined? How to calculate the salary? Can companies terminate employment contract with employees under current situation? What are the obligations of employers?

To better cope with potential difficulties caused by the outbreak of COVID-19, both state and local governments have issued a series of preferential policies. What are the main policies for foreign investors? What should companies do in practice?

Join SwissCham, British Chamber Shanghai and Spanish Chamber for this insightful webinar on Thursday, 2 April at 4pm!

Event Agenda:

  • 16:00 – 16:10 Opening Address
  • 16:10 – 16:30 Part I: COVID-19 impact on employment and what to do in HR management by Jeanette Yu
  • 16:30 – 16:50 Part II: Preferential policies by government and what should companies do by Gilbert Shen
  • 16:50 – 17:10 Q&A Session

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British Chamber Shanghai - Apr 8, 2020 Financial and Tax-related Relief for Businesses, with PwC and MS Advisory [COVID-19 Webinar]

While the priority continues to be human welfare under the epidemic, we also recognize that companies are facing many business challenges related to the outbreak.

SwissCham Shanghai is positioned to think through the complexities response to tax and supportive government measures. Therefore, we will invite PwC and MS Advisory (Moore), two leading consulting firms to help you ramp up your companies despite the disruption.

Join SwissCham, British Chamber Shanghai, BenCham and Spanish Chamber for this insightful webinar on Wednesday, 8 April at 4pm!

Event Agenda:

  • 16:00 – 16:10 Opening Address
  • 16:10 – 16:30 Part I: Corporate Income Tax, VAT and Customs Duty implications by Rock Wang
  • 16:30 – 16:50 Part II: Part II: Covid-19 Government measures to support businesses by Raoul Schweicher
  • 16:50 – 17:10 Q&A Session

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British Chamber Singapore - April 7, 2020 Marketing & Communications Strategies During COVID-19

9 AM – 10 AM

A special complimentary event for members, presented by BritCham’s Marketing & Communications Committee​.

Join our expert panel who will provide an open forum and structured, moderated conversation in the field of:

  • Crisis Communications
  • Employee Communications
  • Video Communications
  • Marketing/Social

British Chamber Singapore - April 8, 2020 Food and Beverage Market – Exporting to Singapore and ASEAN

9:30 AM – 11 AM

The British Chamber of Commerce Singapore is delighted to welcome you to a session to learn about the Singapore and ASEAN market to support exporters of UK Food and Beverage products.

The virtual event is supported by the UK-ASEAN Business Council and the Department for International Trade.

Emma Ross from Incite will share valuable know-how gained from ten years of experience launching category leading food and beverage brands into mainstream supermarket channels across Southeast Asia.

 

What will you learn?

Learn about the F&B retail landscape in Southeast Asian markets and considerations when looking to enter countries within this region.

We will be discussing:

  • Current trends in the market
  • Key matters to consider in preparing to export to the region including access and barriers, distribution models and sales channels, defining your pricing strategy
  • Familiarise yourself with the steps involved when applying for licenses, employment passes and opening bank accounts
  • Main challenges of doing business in Singapore and across ASEAN
  • How to ensure you are export ready
  • How the British Chamber of Commerce Singapore can support you

Speakers

  • David Kelly, Executive Director, British Chamber of Commerce Singapore
  • Emma Ross, General Manager + Head of Business Development, Incite
  • Paul North, ASEAN Trade Adviser, UK-ASEAN Business Council

British Chamber Singapore - April 15, 2020 Grasping Growth Opportunities in ASEAN

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND

Join us for our first WEBINAR discussing the growth opportunities in ASEAN.

SouthEast Asia is now the world’s 7th largest economy and is predicted to become the 4th largest by 2030.

 

Also receive practical advice on how to access the exciting opportunities in Asia through Singapore and learn about the internationalization strategies of globally oriented companies operating in this incredibly diverse region.

  • Learn how to orchestrate your own growth in ASEAN from Singapore
  • Understand how to set-up and expand your business operations

Note:

This event is a webinar and the link to this online event will be issued to attendees the day before the event.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN

  • Learn about Singapore’s business-friendly policies, conducive environment and highly developed infrastructure, and why it one of the easiest places to do business
  • Gain insights about the attractive tax treaties and regimes, the government support available and the set-up requirements
  • Learn how to set up a company, licensing requirements for your business, immigration and types of Work Visas, corporation taxation and the government support and key agencies you need to know

BCCT's Webinar

British Chambers' of Commerce (UK)

Q&A with the Director General

UK Chambers and member businesses

Thursday 26 March
4pm (UK time)
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International Chambers and member businesses

Thursday 31 March
8:30am (UK time)
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Join Director General Dr. Adam Marshall as he explains what action the British Chambers of Commerce is taking in Westminster to support its members and hears directly from the business community about the issues they are facing.

Webinars from Other Chambers

Apr 7, 2020 BCCT Member Eiger Webinar with Amcham

對抗新冠病毒 – 企業人資如何應變
Responding to COVID-19: Guidelines for Corporate HR

April 7 (Tuesday) | Time:9:00 am – 10:30 am

AmCham Human Resources Committee Webinar 

 

*This event will be conducted in Mandarin. 本次活動將以中文進行

新冠肺炎疫情至今已在全世界延燒數月,台灣各項產業所面臨的衝擊和挑戰遍及各層面。台北市美國商會肩負服務會員公司之責亦是台灣重要商業資訊交流平台,將邀請到人力資源委員會的共同主席陳絲倩以及艾格峰外國法事務律師事務所蕭彣卉合夥律師共同主持小型座談會,了解商會會員關於近期疫情在各企業的人力資源部門所面臨之挑戰,並針對其遇到之實務工作如無薪假等議題作分享及討論。

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread in recent months to all corners of the world. The impact of this global pandemic poses numerous challenges to Taiwan’s various industries. As a key member of Taiwan’s business community, one of AmCham Taipei’s primary roles is to serve as a platform for information-sharing and exchange among our member companies. The Chamber is therefore pleased to invite Human Resources Committee Co-Chair Christine Chen of Winkler Partners and Heather Hsiao, Partner at Eiger to co-host a panel discussion on April 7th. The discussion will touch on the new challenges faced by HR departments across industries, as well as practical considerations such as unpaid furloughs and other coping mechanisms.

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Other Webinars of Interest

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