Venue : Four Points Sheraton Hotel, Jubilee Ballroom 4th Floor, 382 Havelock Road Singapore 169629
Event Start Date : Wednesday 25 October 2017
Event End Date : Wednesday 25 October 2017
Event Start Time : 09:00 am
Event End Time : 05:00 pm
Registration Start Date : Wednesday 23 August 2017
Registration End Date : Tuesday 24 October 2017
With an eye on the rapid developments in China’s attitude, law and regulations towards foreign investment, SCCA would like to invite its members to attend a full day seminar that addresses the opportunities and issues in investing in China today. The seminar will combine both introductions to the basics of foreign investment in China as well as discussions of best practices, so as to provide a holistic view of the current landscape.
The seminar will be chaired by partners from Dechert’s China practice, and will also feature a panel discussion by in-house counsel who have had previously worked in China to share their personal experiences.
|9:00am - 9:30am||Introduction and Opening Panel: A macro overview of China’s current economic and political landscape|
|9:30am - 10:00am||Session 1: Foreign investment trends in China – recent developments|
|10:00am - 10:30am||Session 2: Setting up a FIE in China – WFOEs and JVs – Pitfalls and best practices|
|10:30am - 10:45am||Coffee Break 1|
|10:45am - 11:15am||Session 3: China’s tightening currency exchange regulations – impact on corporate practices and activities|
|11:15am - 12:00pm||Session 4: Navigating China’s local licensing regimes|
|12:00pm - 1:30pm||Lunch|
|1:30pm - 2:30pm||Session 5: Tips from the Trenches – Panel Discussion with in-house counsel based in China|
|2:30pm - 3:00pm||Session 6: Rise in government investigations – what to do when the authorities come knocking|
|3:00pm - 3:15pm||Coffee Break 2|
|3:15pm - 3:45pm||Session 7: State secrets and privacy laws in China – what can be shared?|
|3:45pm - 4:15pm||Session 8: China’s new cybersecurity laws and regulations – what foreign investors should know|
|4:15pm - 4:45pm||Session 9: Recent developments in the enforcement of awards and judgments in Hong Kong and China|
|4:45pm - 5:00pm||Closing Remarks|
*Topics covered may be subject to change.
** This seminar is strictly for in-house counsel only.