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Symposium on Special Needs Financial Planning
posted by Faculty of Law for HKU and Public
Event Type: Public Lecture/Forum/Seminar/Workshop/Conference/Symposium
Event Nature: Law and Politics

Event Details

Date: 13-14 October 2017
13 October: 9:30am – 4:15pm
14 October: 9:30am – 12:00noon
Venue: Arts Academic Conference Room, Room 436, 4/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

About the symposium: The Symposium will address three important topics relating to financial planning for people with special needs: special needs trust (13 Oct); adult guardianship (13 Oct); and the enduring power of attorney (14 Oct). There will be paper presentations by scholars, lawyers, managers and a former judge, all of whom have extensive experience in these areas.

The symposium will be conducted in English only.

Opening remarks: Mr David Leung, JP, Commissioner for Rehabilitation, HKSAR Government, Hong Kong

Speakers:
[Special needs trust]
Ms Kathy Birkes, Executive Director, Midwest Special Needs Trusts, USA
Mr Roy Froemming, Consulting Attorney to WisPACT, Inc, USA
Ms Esther Tan, General Manager, Special Needs
Trust Company Ltd, Singapore
Prof Je Cheol Ung, Hanyang University, South Korea
Asso Prof Rebecca Lee, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

[Adult Guardianship]
Mr James Gillis, Lawyer, Saskatchewan, Canada
Mr Denzil Lush, former Senior Judge of the Court of Protection, UK
Prof Makoto Arai, Chuo University, Japan
Prof Terry Carney, Emeritus Professor, University of Sydney, Australia

[Enduring Power of Attorney]
Prof Tang Hang Wu, School of Law, Singapore Management University, Singapore
Asso Prof Trevor Ryan, University of Canberra, Australia
Prof Lusina Ho, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Mr Denzil Lush, former Senior Judge of the Court of Protection, UK

~ ALL ARE WELCOME ~

LanguageEnglish
Session 1Symposium on Special Needs Financial Planning
13/10/2017 09:30-16:15
at Arts Academic Conference Room, Room 436, 4/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU
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13 October: 9:30am – 4:15pm; 14 October: 9:30am – 12:00noon; Venue: Arts Academic Conference Room, Room 436, 4/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU
Session 2Symposium on Special Needs Financial Planning
14/10/2017 09:30-12:00
at Arts Academic Conference Room, Room 436, 4/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU
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14 October: 9:30am – 12:00noon; Venue: Room 436, 4/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

Registration Instruction

Registration is open from 25/09/2017 10:30(HKT) to 12/10/2017 12:00(HKT) on a first-come-first-served basis. The registration quota for this event is 70.

* Registration is now closed.

Contact Information

Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact Lydia Bute by email at lbute@hku.hk