Archive for August, 2019

Origin Agritech signed agreement with Biotechnology Research Institute

Friday, August 30th, 2019

Origin Agritech Ltd. has entered into a collaboration agreement with Biotechnology Research Institute (BRI) of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), which will speed up the commercialization of genetically modified insect resistance and glyphosate tolerance corn traits in China.

During long time, the BVI corporation has been cooperating with CAAS to develop various GM traits, and the new agreement enhances the cooperation with BRI, mainly focusing on related research for commercialization of the double stacked corn trait of insect resistance and glyphosate tolerance.

Origin and BRI will join together to apply for government sponsored funds and share research facilities and capabilities. Both companies will also work together to promote the commercialization of the stacked corn trait, which Origin has been developing based on the fundamental research from CAAS.

Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences is a national, integrative agricultural scientific research organization in China carrying out both basic and applied research, and research into new agriculture technologies. BRI of CAAS is the only public, non-profit institution focusing on the basic and applied research of agro-biotechnology in China.

Harneys offshore law firm to launch Asia Trusts and Private Client Advisory Group

Friday, August 2nd, 2019

Harneys offshore law firm in the British Virgin Islands offers a new tailored service to clients’ trusts and succession planning matters: Harneys’ Asia Trusts and Private Client Advisory Group. The clients will be supported worldwide in relation to both contentious and non-contentious trusts and succession planning matters, including complex tax and trusts structuring, cross-border probate, asset protection and international trusts disputes. The law firm has expertise in advising on trusts of all types, including BVI VISTA trusts and Cayman Islands STAR trusts.

Harneys’ global trusts and private client practice have got an excellent international reputation, among the firm’s clients there are world’s leading law firms, multinational corporations, major financial institutions, and high net worth individual private clients. In Asia, the company regularly works with clients in the wealth management industry and knows the needs of their businesses as well as local regulatory requirements.

Harneys’ Asia Trusts & Private Client Advisory Group will officially launch its new service at in September 2019.