Hong Kong: DQ Presents At International Conference In HK
Last Updated: 10 November 2014

DQ's head of corporate & commercial, Mark Dougherty, attended TAGLaw's 31st international conference in Hong Kong on 20-22 October 2014. The conference provided TAGLaw® members with the opportunity to strengthen the relationships they create within the alliance of more than 150 law firms from around the world and to discuss major opportunities and challenges facing global businesses.

At TAGLaw's invitation, DQ's Mark Dougherty co-chaired a session which focused on the implementation of FATCA and global transparency in offshore jurisdictions. Mark's co-chairman was Saul Brenner from New York accountants and advisors Berdon LLP.

Mark said: "DQ's attendance at the conference was a fantastic opportunity to present to so many delegates from leading global legal and accounting firms and to promote the Isle of Man to such important decision makers. My visit to Asia also enabled me to strengthen DQ's links with our existing clients in Hong Kong, an increasing number of whom are using the Isle of Man now."

In addition to various networking opportunities and group breakout sessions, TAGLaw members attended a variety of informative and educational sessions aimed at firm and practice development. Also in attendance at the conference were members of TAGLaw's affiliate alliances, TIAG® (The International Accounting Group) and TAG-SP". All three alliances are collectively known as the TAG Alliances". Sessions and speakers at the conference included:

  • "China and International Trade: What's Ahead" Victor Chu, Chairman, First Eastern Investment Group
  • "Navigating the Brave New World of Equity Capital Formation: 'Hot Issues' Worldwide IPO markets; Crowdfunding; Microlending; 'Simplified' Public Offerings" Moderator: Peter Sugar; Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss, P.C. (Michigan, USA - TAGLaw)
  • "Doing Business in Asia: Spotlight on the Philippines" Edgardo Balois; Siguion Reyna, Montecillo & Ongsiako Law Offices (Philippines - TAGLaw)

About TAGLaw and The TAG Alliances"
Founded in 1998, TAGLaw is an international alliance of high-quality, independent law firms. Chambers Global ranks the alliance as an "Elite Law Firm Network", the highest ranking awarded to legal networks. The TAG Alliances comprise three groups: TAGLaw, TIAG® (The International Accounting Group), and TAG-SP". TIAG is an international alliance of high quality, independent accounting firms and TAG-SP is a complementary association of strategic business partners. Collectively, the TAG Alliances provide accounting, legal, financial and business support services on a worldwide scale. With approximately 16,000 professionals in 260 member firms, and 530 offices in over 90 countries, the TAG Alliances serve tens of thousands of clients from all industry and commercial sectors.

DQ's membership of the TAG alliance enables the firm to provide multi jurisdictional and cross border expertise to clients effectively and seamlessly.

For more information about TAGLaw, visit www.TAGLaw.com.

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