Podcast #18: Navigating Business Expansion, COVID-19 in China as a General Counsel - Judy Wong, Tricor Group

Sep 25, 2020
| By Vincent Chow
The role of the general counsel is more important than ever as companies face wave after wave of uncertainty due to the pandemic

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In-house legal departments around the world are under more stress than ever, with the COVID-19 pandemic causing massive upheavals to businesses’ operations, often at breakneck speed. Judy Wong discusses Tricor’s operations and strategy in mainland China, as well as the impact of the pandemic on her work.

For the full episode, click here to listen on Apple Podcasts and here for Spotify.

Judy Wong is group chief legal counsel and chief compliance officer for Tricor, a business expansion consultancy in Asia based in Hong Kong, with 47 offices and 2,700 employees spread out across 21 countries and territories around the world.

The China Law Podcast is a weekly podcast exploring China’s business and financial sectors from a legal perspective. Get in touch at [email protected] with any feedback and ideas for future episodes.

Episode outline

  • 01:40 Tricor’s recent acquisitions to offer outbound solutions for Chinese corporates
  • 03:20 Cybersecurity law and data localization requirements
  • 03:59 Pandemic impact on cybersecurity and human capital
  • 08:04 Working with external counsel in China: challenges and ideal qualities

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