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Hong Kong Under Chinese Sovereignty – Success or Failure? – Nashville
June 12 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm CDTFree
Join TN-China Network and the Nashville Area Chamber International Business Council for a luncheon discussion with Mr. Steve Barclay, Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York. The theme of his talk will be Hong Kong Under Chinese Sovereignty – Success or Failure? Following his talk, John Wagster of Frost Brown Todd law firm will moderate a discussion and Q&A with Mr. Barclay.
July 1, 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the transfer of sovereignty of Hong Kong from British colonial rule to the People’s Republic of China. Mr. Barclay arrived in Hong Kong in 1979 to join the Royal Hong Kong Police – 18 years before the Handover. Nearly 40 years later, Mr. Barclay is a leading Hong Kong government official having served a variety of key positions ranging from police inspector to policy positions in customer protection, intellectual property rights, housing and environmental protection.
Mr. Barclay will share his unique experience of life in Hong Kong and the economic, social, and political transition that the Handover entailed.
Thank you to the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office and TN-China Network annual sponsor Frost Brown Todd for helping make this event possible.