Ribeiro Hui

Partner

George Ribeiro

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George Anthony Ribeiro is one of the founding partners of Ribeiro Hui.

George’s considerable experience and major practice areas covers:

  • Direct China investment

  • Mergers & acquisitions

  • Group restructure for tax/costs/operational efficiency

  • Regulatory compliance

  • Tax and multi-forum litigation (including on joint venture agreements, regional distribution agreements, intellectual property rights enforcement, management officers’ liability, white collar crime and related injunctive, asset tracing and property preservation remedies)

George has advised clients on numerous aspects of the law and practice in conducting business in Greater China, and with delivery of tailored solutions to achieve objectives.

He has consistently been identified as one of Asia’s Leading Lawyers in the Asia Leading Lawyers Annual Survey. Due to his immense breadth of Greater China law and practice garnished from his over 30 years of practical experience, he has been invited to give speeches on Greater China law and practice at international conferences.

George is currently the Co-Chair of the International Bar Association International Sales Committee and has held various offices at international legal associations such as the IBA, INTA and IPBA.

George is fluent in English and Cantonese.


Activities & Accreditations

IBA

Co-Chair of International Sales Committee (2019-2020)
Senior Vice-Chair of International Sales Committee (2017-2018)
Vice-Chair of International Sales Committee (2015-2016)
Website Vice Officer, International Sales Committee (2013-2014)
Chair of Complex Acquisitions Subcommittee (2011-2012)
Scholarship Officer (2009)
Chair of Complex Acquisitions, International Sales Committee (2007-2008)Publications Officer, Business Organizations (2007-2008)

INTA

Committee of Harmonization of Trademark Law and Practice (2014-2016)

IPBA

Chair of Tax Law Committee (2008-2009)


George Ribeiro | Partner

T: +852 2537 0686
F: +852 2537 7636
E: g.ribeiro@ribeirohui.com


Publications

  • 2019 - The Franchising Global Guide published by Thomson Reuters - Author of China Chapter

  • 2019 - Distribution & Agency published by Law Business Research Ltd. - Co-author of China Chapters

  • 2017 - Corporate Governance & Directors’ Duties Global Guide 2017 published by Thomson Reuters - Co-author of China Chapters

  • 2017 - Distribution & Agency 2017 published by Law Business Research Ltd. - Co-author of China Chapters

  • 2015 - Corporate Governance International Series(2nd Edition) published by Thomson Reuters - Co-author of Hong Kong Chapter

  • 2013 - Pensions & Retirement Plans 2013 published by Law Business Research Ltd. - Author of Hong Kong Chapter

  • 2009 - Outsourcing Contracts – A practical Guide(3rd Edition) published by City & Financial Publishing - Author of China Chapter


Speeches in International Conferences:

  • International Bar Association, Annual Meeting, 2014, Tokyo - China: dealing with challenges

  • International Bar Association, Annual Meeting, 2014, Tokyo - Asia goes West: Asian investments in the countries of the Mediterranean Union - option and challenges

  • International Bar Association, Annual Meeting, 2013, India - Import and Export Regulations and Duties

  • International Bar Association, Annual Meeting, 2013, India - The New Asian Market

  • International Bar Association, Annual Meeting, 2010, Vancouver - Trade related developments in the Pacific Rim

  • International Bar Association, Annual Meeting, 2010, Vancouver - Immigration and employment issues in a M&A cross-border transaction