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Head III

OLQE 2011

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The Examination will test candidates on the relevant law up to 31 August 2011
Head III Speakers
Commercial & Company Law
Robert Ogilvy Watson Robert Ogilvy Watson
Partner, Ashurst Hong Kong;
LLB (London);
Solicitor, Supreme Court of England and Wales;
Solicitor, Law Society of Hong Kong

Robert Ogilvy Watson became a partner with the international law firm Ashurst in May 2001 and has practised as solicitor specialising in corporate and commercial law since November 1993. Robert specialises in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and securities transactions, including IPOs and secondary offerings. Robert was Secretary to the UK Takeover Panel from 2002 to 2004 and has particular expertise in acting for investment banks and public companies on public M&A. Robert has lectured regularly at international investment banks on legal topics and internally at Ashurst as a presenter on its internal training programme for solicitors.
Head III Examination Date
15 November 2011 (Tuesday)
Head III Class Schedule
Date Time Hrs Topic   Speaker Remarks
Thu 28 Jul 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Commercial & Company Law L1# Robert
Tue 2 Aug 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Commercial & Company Law L2 Robert
Thu 4 Aug 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Commercial & Company Law L3 Robert
Tue 9 Aug 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Commercial & Company Law L4 Robert
Thu 11 Aug 6:30pm - 9:15pm 2.5 Commercial & Company Law L5 Robert
Tue 16 Aug 6:30pm - 9:15pm 2.5 Commercial & Company Law L6 Robert
Thu 18 Aug 6:30pm - 9:15pm 2.5 Commercial & Company Law L7 Robert
Tue 23 Aug 6:30pm - 9:15pm 2.5 Commercial & Company Law L8 Robert
Thu 1 Sep 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Commercial & Company Law R1 Robert
Thu 8 Sep 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Commercial & Company Law R2 Robert
Tue 20 Sep 6:30pm - 9:15pm 2.5 Commercial & Company Law R3 Robert
Tue 4 Oct 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Commercial & Company Law R4 Robert
Thu 6 Oct 6:30pm - 10:00pm 3.5 Mock Examination
Tue 25 Oct 6:30pm - 8:15pm 1.5 Mock Exam Feedback Robert
Head III Class Venue
Learning Commons Room 1602, 1 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong [View Map]
Signing in & out at Registration Registration begins 20 minutes before the start of each session. Bad Weather Policy Class sessions will be cancelled if a No. 8 higher tropical cyclone signal or black storm warning is raised within 3 hours before the start of registration or during the session. In the event of cancellation due to bad weather, the session will be re-schedule.
Date Title Time Fee Ref
28 Jul (Thu) Shareholders' Rights: Derivative Actions vs Unfair Prejudice Petitions; Shareholders' Agreement 2:30pm - 5:45pm Free L11DS03
12 Aug (Fri) Recent Developments in Company Law 2:30pm - 5:45pm Free L11CC05
9 Sep (Fri) Listing in the U.S. - Requirements and Applications 2:30pm - 5:45pm Free L11CC08
15 Sep (Thu) BVI Schemes of Arrangement 2:30pm - 5:45pm Free L11OJ01
16 Sep (Fri) Anti-Money Laundering Offences and Reporting Obligations 9:30am - 12:45pm Free L11CC07
17 Sep (Sat) Dealing with the SFC 9:30am - 12:45pm Free L11SF02
20 Sep (Tue) Restrictive Covenants and Restraint of Trade Clauses - Protecting Company Interests 2:30pm - 5:45pm Free L11EM06
12 Oct (Wed) Insider Dealing and Market Manipulation 2:30pm - 5:45pm Free L11CO03
14 Oct (Fri) Investigations into Listed Companies by Securities Regulators 2:30pm - 5:45pm Free L11CO02
18 Oct (Tue) Practical Mergers and Acquisitions 2:30pm - 5:45pm Free L11CF01
19 Oct (Wed) Essentials of Loan Syndications 2:30pm - 5:45pm Free L11BC01
21 Oct (Fri) Corporate Governance of Listed Companies in the PRC: Law and Practice 9:30am - 12:45pm Free L11CG01
28 Oct (Fri) Shareholders Disputes and Litigation 2:30pm - 5:45pm Free L11CC09
9 Dec (Fri) Asset Recovery: with reference to the Organized and Serious Crimes Ordinance 2:30pm - 5:45pm Free L11CC10
Free/Cheaper CPD courses which are relevant to the OLQE examinations.
Please note that the VCD or MP3 files may not be provided to Home Study Student, as we will have to seek approval from the CPD presenters.

Examination Dates
Important Dates
  • Closing date for lodging application to sit the 2011 OLQE Examinations8 Jul 2011 (Fri)
  • Closing date for registration to sit the 2011 OLQE Examinations19 Aug 2011 (Fri)
  • Issue of candidate slips19-23 Sep 2011
  • Last date to advise of disability3 Oct 2011 (Mon)
  • Last day to withdraw from Examiantion to be eligible for part refund of registration fee20 Oct 2011 (Thu)
  • Provisional date for release of the results8 Feb 2012 (Wed)