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Asia Pacific Insights and Events
GAIL Asia Pacific presents Issue 2 of the Impact Lawyers Journal
We are proud to present the second edition of the Impact Lawyers Journal, produced by members of GAIL Asia Pacific.
Annual Summit 2023 – Member only access
Join leading impact lawyers from around the world in London at the Global Alliance of Impact Lawyers’ Annual Summit on 14 – 15 March 2023. Book your tickets here. The content is only available to GAIL members. To access your account, log in here. If you would like to become a member of GAIL you can…
Annual Summit 2023
Join leading impact lawyers from around the world in London at the Global Alliance of Impact Lawyers’ Annual Summit on 14 – 15 March 2023. Buy tickets here.
Mid-Year Event: Gender Finance – How Lawyers Can Help Break Barriers
Join us for this webinar discussing gender lens investing, considering why is it important and how broadly can we apply a gender-lens to investing? The content is only available to GAIL members. To access your account, log in here. If you would like to become a member of GAIL you can find out more information here
Mid-Year Event: Legal Toolkits for a Just Transition
A GAIL members-only event exploring three legal toolkits to (1) embed purpose in constitutional documents (2) incorporate climate clauses into contracts and (3) embed impact in legal term sheets, providing practical tools that lawyers can use to incorporate into their legal practice, drafting and advice. The content is only available to GAIL members. To access…
In defence of the proposed changes to directors’ duties in New Zealand
By: Steven Moe, 27 October 2022, ADLS Chair of the GAIL Asia Pacific Regional Board, Steven Moe, writes about the changes proposed to New Zealand’s Parliament to amend s 131 of the Companies Act 1993. We live in a world where we need to reimagine the role of business. We need to consider questions of…
Chair, GAIL Asia Pacific
Partner, Parry Field Lawyers Limited
Steven Moe is a Partner at Parry Field Lawyers based in Christchurch with a focus on corporate law, governance, legal structures and transactions which often have a purpose driven aspect. He has worked as a lawyer for 20 years in Wellington, London, Tokyo, Sydney and Christchurch which included 11 years at international firm Norton Rose Fulbright. Based in New Zealand, he wrote “Social Enterprises in NZ: A Legal Handbook” and recently released a book of essays “Laying Foundations for Reimagining Business” and hosts seeds podcast (www.theseeds.nz), which has almost 300 in depth conversations with inspiring individuals. He is the Chair of Community Finance which recently won the “Transforming NZ” award at the Sustainable Business Network awards for its work in raising almost $100 million for social housing. This year he is organising a conference on impact and the power of business for good for 1,400 in Christchurch.
Ammara Farooq Malik
Founding Principal Attorney, AFMalik Law- Attorneys & International Development Consultants
Partner, Fuguan Law
Partner, Prolegis Lawyers
Director, Centre for Social Finance Law
Partner, Bates Wells
UK (South Korea)
Associate, Stephenson Harwood
Partner and Head of Asset Management & ESG, Dentons Hong Kong LLP