Foreign Investments in China: Trends and What Lies Ahead in the Light of the New Foreign Investment Catalogue
A panel of key thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will offer a discussion of the fundamentals as well as updates regarding the latest and significant issues surrounding the newly updated Foreign Investment Catalogue in China. This LIVE webcast aims to help you to avoid common pitfalls and risk issues when investing in a foreign country.
Key topics include:
- Foreign Investment Industrial Guidance Catalogue – A 2015 Update
- Regulatory Regime for Foreign Investments in China
- Key Changes and Challenges
- Impact and Implications to the Industrial Sectors
- Reinstatement of Investment Restrictions
- Encouraged Foreign Investment Industries
- Restricted Foreign Investment Industries
- Prohibited Foreign Investment Industries
- Best Enforcement Practices
- New FDI Law
Giovanna M. Cinelli, Partner
- Foreign Investment in China
- Foreign Investment in United States
Yanping Wang, Principal
Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.
- New FDI Law
- Major Changes
- Corporate Governance
- Establishment Process
- Expand definition of “Foreign Investor”
- VIE Structure
- National Security Review
- Reporting Obligations
Who Should Attend:
- Foreign Investors
- Industrial Sectors
- Medical Agencies
- Foreign Corporations
- Top Level Management
- Foreign Investment Professionals
- Multinational Companies
- Private and Public Companies
- Other related/interested Professionals and Organizations
Giovanna M. Cinelli is a partner at Dentons US LLP in their Tysons Corner, Virginia office where she chairs the Firm's Export Controls and National Security practice. She counsels defense and high technology companies on a broad range of issues affecting national security, including export compliance, CFIUS reviews and classified investigations. She has practiced for over 25 years handling dozens of complex civil and criminal investigations (both unclassified and classified), transactional due diligence, export licensing and interpretations, and negotiation of export enforcement settlements.
Ms. Cinelli also serves as an expert witness on export issues affecting litigations and arbitrations involving controlled goods, technologies, data and services. Her testimony has addressed complicated, multinational licensing and compliance issues related to the conduct of discovery and trial proceedings in the United States and abroad. Ms. Cinelli was listed in Chambers Lawyers Research as a specialist in export compliance, a 2014 Chambers USA "Leader in Their Field" for export controls and sanctions, a Chambers Global 2015 expert, as well as a 2012-2014 Washington, DC "Super Lawyer." She is currently Chairman of Women in Aerospace, the United States' premier non-profit organization focused on addressing leadership and educational opportunities for women in the aerospace and aviation fields.
She has worked extensively with the Departments of State, Commerce, Defense and Treasury, as well as Energy and the military services. She was a member of the Department of State's Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG) from 1992 through 2008, holding the position of Vice Chair from 2006 through 2008. She was reappointed to the DTAG in 2014. She served on the Department of Commerce's Regulations and Procedures Technical Advisory Committee (RPTAC) for 8 years, ending her tenure as Vice Chair. She has been a member of the Virginia/DC District Export Council since 2011 and is currently serving her second term.
Ms. Cinelli has lectured and written extensively on international arms trades, technology transfer and export issues, with two book chapters and dozens of scholarly articles to her credit. She has appeared on CNN's Burden of Proof and MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews as an expert in international technology transfer, arms exports and related national security issues. In addition to her legal career, Ms. Cinelli served as a Naval Reserve Intelligence Officer specializing in former Soviet submarine platforms and international security issues. She holds a Masters in international relations from the College of William and Mary and an Executive Education Certification in National Security and International Security from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. She graduated from Catholic University School of Law where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Law Journal. She is fluent in Italian and French and lives with her family in Virginia.
Giovanna M. Cinelli is a partner at Dentons US LLP in their Tysons Corner, Virginia office where she chairs the …
Yanping Wang assists clients in establishing a broad range of business relationships in China, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and strategic alliances.
She has extensive experience in corporate, customs protection, employment, foreign exchange, intellectual property, and real estate law. Her Intellectual Property practice has focused on advising clients with China IP strategy, conducting IP due diligence, IP capitalization and taxation, royalty remit strategy, and custom protection.
A prolific author, Yanping has published several books and articles regarding Chinese commercial law, contracts, and property law while in China. She is a frequent speaker on various aspects of doing business in China.
Yanping Wang assists clients in establishing a broad range of business relationships in China, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, …
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