SGC Breakfast Briefing on “Exploring Business Opportunities in Vietnam”

with Ms Thi Thuy Trang Phan, LL.M., Partner, Luther LLP; and Mr Koon Kok Kwong, Vice President, Ascendas Customer Services and Solutions

About the Event:

As Vietnam continues to liberalise and develop its economy, foreign companies can contribute and participate in Vietnam’s economic development in a wide range of sectors. This breakfast briefing will give participants an insight into Vietnam – its economic climate and how companies can tap into it to expand their business.

About the Speakers:

Ms Thi Thuy Trang Phan was born in 1978 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. She studied law at the University of Osnabrück, Germany, and completed her studies ahead of schedule in March of 2003. After completing a three-month internship at a law firm in New York, she received a Master's degree in Criminal Economic Law at the University of Osnabrück in 2004. During her traineeship with the Regional Court in Duisburg, she completed an elective station at a London law firm. She passed her second state bar examination in December of 2006 and joined Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH in 2007. Since 2010 Mrs Phan is working for Luther LLP in Singapore and become partner of the lawfirm in 2015.

Ms Phan advises and provides legal services to medium-sized businesses, large groups and financial investors in all matters pertaining to corporate law. The focus of her advice is on national and international restructurings, including all associated corporate law issues, and on corporate acquisitions and international joint ventures with focus on the ASEAN region.

Mr Koon Kok Kwong is Vice President in Ascendas’ Customer Services and Solutions – a team who works with more than 2,400 customers across a portfolio of 10 Asian countries, assisting their growth with business-needs solutions. Ascendas, a wholly-owned subsidiary of JTC Corporation, invests, develops, manages, and markets business spaces ranging from science and business parks, IT parks, to commercial office, manufacturing, and logistics hubs.

Mr Koon is a biologist and microbiologist by training, and he has worked in the biomedical industry (Pfizer, National University of Singapore, Boehringer Mannheim, Research Instruments, and Baxter Healthcare) prior to joining Ascendas in 1997. A graduate from Oklahoma State University in the U.S., Kok Kwong also received a Graduate Diploma in Marketing from the Marketing Institute of Singapore. His experience has helped companies expand in the region.

(Please be notified that pictures will be taken during the event for publications on our website, newsletters and printed publications).

Event Timeline
Thu Apr 23, 2015
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM SGT
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Orchard Hotel Singapore, Level 3 (Lavender Room), 442 Orchard Road, Singapore 238879
SGC Members (inc. 7% GST) $50.00
Guests (inc. 7% GST) $79.00
Venue Address
Orchard Hotel Singapore, Level 3 (Lavender Room), 442 Orchard Road, Singapore 238879 Singapore
Singaporean-German Chamber of Ind. & Comm. [GST Reg. No. M400057648]