The New Foreign Investment Law – What Changes and How Will It Impact Companies
Changes to China’s foreign investment law are eagerly awaited by the foreign business community and politicians around the globe. The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) started reviewing a new draft of the law in late January and it is expected that a finalized version will be ready in March. To cover these changes and to provide a first analysis of the amendments, our friends at SwissCham have invited Ralph Koppitz, Chief Representative and Partner at Taylor Wessing law firm for a discussion on these changes to Foreign Investment Law.
Chief Representative and Partner, Taylor Wessin
Ralph Koppitz is the Chief Representative of Taylor Wessing Shanghai office. He advises international companies on their business transactions in China including corporate foreign direct investment, M&A, restructuring and liquidation. He also heads the employment and pension practice of Taylor Wessing China Group.
President Asia Pacific, Rheinzink
Sven Agten has been living and working in China for 15 years across various industries and across the country. In 2014 he moved to Shanghai and joined Rheinzink with the goal to develop and implement a new China localization and growth strategy. Since then, Rheinzink has opened offices in nine cities in China and defined a clear strategy of moving to the high-growth Tier II and III cities. He is also author of 'So schafft man China' (Springer, 2018) which describes the economic and social trends, and business opportunities and challenges of the 'new' China.
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