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Geraldine Johns-Putra

Geraldine is a Partner in the firm's Corporate and Commercial practice.

As an M&A lawyer, Geraldine has advised on many cross-border M&A deals in the region, including a number of landmark foreign investments in Greater China.

Geraldine has developed particular expertise in the Hong Kong aviation, transportation and travel sectors.

Geraldine also specialises in intellectual property and technology, media and telecommunications matters in Greater China and advises on outsourcing, technology transfers and privacy and data protection issues.

10 March 2014

Minter Ellison has won a China Business Law 2013 Award for Energy, Projects & Infrastructure.

1 July 2013

The Minter Ellison Legal Group today announced its 1 July senior appointments – four partners, seven special counsel and twenty-seven senior associates – across Australia, New Zealand and Asia.

17 July 2012

On 27 June 2012, the Legislative Council of Hong Kong passed the most extensive set of amendments to the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance since the legislation was introduced in 1996.

5 July 2012

On 11 June 2012, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange of the PRC (SAFE) issued the Notice on Foreign Exchange Administration regarding Encouraging and Guiding the Healthy Development of Private Investment (Notice). As this alert explains, the Notice allows Chinese companies to use foreign currency loans obtained from domestic banks to fund offshore subsidiaries. The Notice also allows a Chinese national, as a joint security provider and together with a Chinese company, to provide security for offshore financing obtained by the Chinese company's offshore subsidiary

2 March 2012

On 22 February 2012, there was a further key development in the proposed amendments to the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance when the Bills Committee for the Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment) Bill 2011  published a paper revising proposed amendments to provisions on the use of personal data in direct marketing and the sale of personal data.