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Geraldine Johns-Putra

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

As an M&A lawyer with more than 15 years' experience in China, the UK, Hong Kong and Australia, Geraldine has advised on many complex cross-border M&A transactions. She has earned a reputation for her commercial approach to finding legal solutions for clients and transaction execution.

Geraldine advises clients across the spectrum of industries and sectors. She has developed particular expertise in the Hong Kong aviation, tourism and travel sectors, possessing detailed knowledge of regulatory matters in those fields.

Geraldine specialises in areas that are key to clients in the consumer, marketing and online space, with her expertise in intellectual property, outsourcing, technology transfers and licensing, privacy and data protection and competition.

27 March 2015

Competition Law in Asia-Pacific: A Practical Guide assists in-house and specialist practitioners identify and understand key competition law issues in international transactions and everyday business operations.

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