COVID-19: Impacts on Business in China & Key Legal Issues for Canadian Companies
Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 9:00 AM ET / 6:00 AM PT
Join us to hear first-hand from some of mainland China and Hong Kong’s top legal and tax experts on critical legal issues and impacts faced by many international businesses in China because of the COVID-19 virus.
Whether you have concerns related to preventing and solving contractual disputes, struggle about your future corporate strategy in China or are curious about the tax break/incentives that the Chinese government has made available for business to apply, we encourage you to tune in.
Date: Thursday, March 26, 2020
Time: 9:00 – 10:30 am ET / 6:00 - 7:30 am PT
A dial-in link to be provided to registered attendees 2 days prior to the event
Cost: Free Click to R.S.V.P
9:00 Welcome and Introduction
- Amy Willis, President of HKCBA Ottawa
- Tianpeng Wang, CEO of Trustiics
9:05 Market Observation – Mainland China
- Mikael Charette, Director of Trustiics
9:15 Market Observation – Hong Kong
- Paul Tang, Partner of White & Case LLP Hong Kong
9:30 – 10:15 Top mainland China and Hong Kong legal and tax experts on critical legal issues and impacts faced by many international businesses in China due to the COVID-19 virus
- 9:30 “Re-think your China Strategy - Pull-out or New Investment Opportunities?”
– Daniel Lee, Equity Partner of Jingtian & Gongcheng LLP Shanghai
- 9:45 "Dispute Resolution arising out of contract termination”
– Emilia Shi, Senior Partner of Dentons Shanghai
- 10:00 “Tax incentives businesses need to know”
– Pierre Wong, Managing Director of Integra Group Shanghai
10:15 Q & A Session
Trustiics, is a new member of HKCBA Ottawa. Trustiics.com is the world’s 1st online marketplace directly connecting international business with first-tiered English-speaking counsels in China. Trustiics is based in Ottawa with offices in Toronto, Shanghai and Beijing. They are a platform where international businesses and individuals such as ex-pats can access direct, convenient and affordable professional advisory services (legal, accounting, tax, finance and legal translation) provided by pre-vetted, well-trained English-speaking professionals from China. Three types of services are currently available through Trustiics.com: Legal/Accounting/Tax Consultation, Legal Document Translation, and Simple Legal-related Due Diligence.
Trustiics seeks to improve, through the use of information technology and the Internet, the efficiency of the legal and other professional services market for the benefit of international SMEs doing business in China and elsewhere. We want to break down geographic, linguistic and financial barriers for businesses looking for top-notch advisors.
As part of the HKCBA Ottawa Member benefits, members who sign up on Trustiics via HKCBA website will enjoy a 10% discount for all the services offered on the platform.
Thank you to HKCBA Ottawa Patron Members