Supporting Organizations

The eDJ Group is an Analyst firm covering the eDiscovery and Information Management industry.  eDJ Group offers unbiased information and pragmatic advice, based on years of experience and proven industry best practices.  Whether researching a technology or service solution with the eDJ Matrix (, conducting an eDiscovery Bootcamp or finding the right expertise to answer your specific questions, eDJ Group is the source for all eDiscovery professionals. The eDJ Group also manages the eDiscoveryJournal ( website as a free resource to professionals following the industry.

We are committed to helping eDiscovery professionals get the information necessary to excel in their professions, rather than offering legal advice or counsel.  We operate with the utmost integrity and commitment to our clients on these guiding principles:
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China Business Law Journal is a fully bilingual magazine for China-focused business and legal professionals. It investigates the practical implications of legal developments, identifies the optimal legal strategies for managing complex business transactions and provides expert-written digests and analysis of new laws and regulations. Intellectual property issues receive prominent coverage in the magazine. Our timely and incisive editorial content is uniquely designed to provide China's legal and business communities with need-to-know information that is not available from any other source. We operate and publish bilingually, in simplified Chinese and English, ensuring that foreign investors, domestic enterprises and their legal advisers have access to a common source of high quality legal information and analysis. China Business Law Journal is published 10 times a year by Vantage Asia. For more information, please visit or

The Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) is an international association of business and commercial lawyers who live in, or otherwise have a strong interest in, the Asia-Pacific Region. It was established in April 1991 at an organizing conference held in Tokyo attended by more than 500 lawyers from countries within the Asia-Pacific Region. Since then, it has grown to become a pre-eminent legal association in this Region, with membership drawn from throughout the world, and currently has over 1,300 members from over 60 national jurisdictions worldwide.


CQrecruit is a new and innovative online recruitment portal catering to the legal profession across Asia-Pacific, carrying a wide selection of exciting opportunities from law firms and in-house corporate employers. CQrecruit has vacancies for lawyers, paralegals, legal secretaries and other professional support staff such as H.R., finance, I.T and business development. The site is free to use for job seekers who can apply directly to the hiring employers without the need to involve third party recruiters, reducing the time involved in the hiring process.


HTCIA is the largest non-profit professional organization of its kind in the world.  We are devoted to the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of crimes involving advanced technologies.  The Chapter aspires to help all those in the high technology field by providing extensive information, education, collective partnerships, mutual member benefits, astute board leadership and professional management.

The Chapter has about 150 members right now and we expect a continual growth in membership in the coming year, in particular at Australia, Singapore and Mainland China.

Our association mission is to provide education and collaboration to our Asia and global members for the prevention and investigation of high tech crimes.


The Hong Kong Corporate Counsel Association was established March 2003 as the pioneer association representing in-house lawyers in Hong Kong. The HKCCA provides an efficient and effective range of benefits and services for its members' professional development, including continuing legal education, a platform for networking and the exchange of ideas, information and experiences that are unique to the in-house role. It is  Hong Kong's only association of in-house counsel run for in-house counsel by in-house counsel. We pride ourselves in knowing what in-house counsel want to learn, to hear, to advocate and to participate in, and we believe we know how to organize activities to meet these needs.

We have more than 560 members employed by organizations across a range of industries. Approximately half are members through our highly successful corporate membership scheme which many leading companies have joined.

Our Key Objectives are:

  • To advance legal knowledge of in-house professionals through numerous (primarily CPD accredited) conferences, seminars and other events, and through publications.
  • To foster a dynamic community of professional in-house counsel by providing a platform for local and international networking with other in-house counsel, the exchange of ideas, resources and experiences unique to the in house role.
  • To promote in-house lawyers within the business and legal communities and to the general public.
  • To represent members before constituent law bodies and other forums by providing a unified voice for in-house lawyers.

Information Security and Forensics Society (ISFS) was established in May 2000. Our mission is to advocate and enforce professionalism, integrity and innovation in Information Security and Computer Forensics in Hong Kong and the surrounding region. Our goals are to regulate and standardize practice of information security and forensics professionals; to conduct examinations and act in such other manner as may be necessary to ascertain whether persons are qualified to be admitted to register as an information security and forensics professional; to promote public awareness; and to encourage study of information security and forensics by holding regular training courses and seminars.


The Hong Kong Investment Funds Association (“HKIFA”) is a non-profit-making organization that represents the asset management industry in Hong Kong.    We have two major roles, namely consultation and education.  On consultation, we work closely with the authorities to relay the views of our members on issues that have implications for the asset management industry.  On education, we spearhead initiatives to enable Hong Kong people to understand more about the risk/return characteristics of mutual funds; and to use them effectively for retirement investment and other financial planning purposes.  We have 49 fund management companies as full/overseas members at the end of February 2012.  In addition, we have 69 affiliate and associate members. (


The HKIAC was officially founded in 1985 as a private, self-governing not-for-profit entity which it remains today.  The mission of the HKIAC is to serve as a regional and international hub for arbitration and to support the development, promotion and implementation of alternative dispute resolution within Hong Kong and abroad.  With its independent legal system, pro-enforcement judiciary, and a body of experienced legal and technical professionals outnumbering any jurisdiction in the region, Hong Kong benefits from a long-standing tradition of servicing parties engaging in alternative dispute resolution.  Also, with its fabled “East Meets West” history and special status, Hong Kong has also emerged as a favorite compromise for the resolution of Chinese-foreign business disputes.


The Chamber of Hong Kong Computer Industry was established in 1998. Being a non-profit making professional body serving for the IT industry, CHKCI currently has more than 700 members companies ranging from retailers to manufacturers in IT industry, including global leaders and small start-ups.

The primary objective of CHKCI is to promote the uses of Information Technology in Hong Kong by accelerating the computer culture, education and business in the local society. Besides, the Chamber dedicates at facilitating the communications between the government and the industry as well as striving for the largest benefits for the industry

During these years, CHKCI has organized various activities like exchange events with the Mainland, Macau & HK, large-scale exhibitions—Hong Kong Computer Festival, Guinness World Record breaking event -- The Largest PCDIY Assembly. Recent years, CHKCI has gotten the ‘Caring Company Award’ , CHKCI really do commitment in caring our employees and community.


International Compliance Association is a professional organisation dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in compliance, anti-money laundering and financial crime prevention. ICA offers internationally recognised professional qualifications that help improve knowledge, enhance skills and minimise risk for firms. For novice and experienced practitioners alike, ICA certificate and diploma programmes are a benchmark of competence and excellence.


(SWP) Sun Wah Pearl Linux & Digital Forensics Limited is an advanced technology centre of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. SWP commenced with research & development, training & education in operating system in 2001. Since 2005, the centre is getting heavily involved in computer forensics technology. SWP holds Computer Information Forensics Investigator certification training and postgraduate education program of MSc Computer Forensics and MSc Computer Systems Security. Since 2005, SWP has been investing substantial resources in building and maintaining her own computer forensics laboratory. SWP makes use of the laboratory to conduct advanced technology research with commercial sectors and industries.


CIMA, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, founded in 1919, is the world’s leading and largest professional body of Management Accountants, with 172,000 members and students operating in 168 countries, working at the heart of business.  CIMA works closely with employers and sponsors leading-edge research, constantly updating its qualification, professional experience requirements and continuing professional development to ensure it remains the employers’ choice when recruiting financially-trained business leaders. CIMA is committed to upholding the highest ethical and professional standards of members and students, and to maintaining public confidence in management accountancy.   Learn more details, please visit: or our Chinese website


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