Thanks to its rapidly changing demographics, rising incomes, increased consumer spending and an increasingly open business environment the Chinese market is attracting businesses from all over the world. However, it is a complicated and daunting task to navigate the legalities and accounting necessities financial hoops you need to jump through to enter the market successfully with your business proposition.
This masterclass will be led by two FEW Academy advisors: financial expert Katherine Shuk-Kwan Lui, a seasoned accountant turned tech entrepreneur, sharing insights about No more Fapiao Accounting! and how to apply for an ICP Commercial license. Dr. James Lau, a commercial law in China expert who will share useful PRC laws to be mindful of, and legal concepts on how to do business in China.
Topic: How to enter the Chinese market with full compliance
Date: Thursday 22 August, 2019
Time: 12:30 - 2:30pm
Location: Spaces Sun House Theatre, 181 Des Voeux Rd Central, Sheung Wan
Introduction: Karen Wong, FEW Academy Manager
Group Activity: Get to know a like-minded network
Accounting session with Katherine: How to apply for an ICP License and No more Fapiao Accounting!
Legal session with James: Legal concepts to do business in China
Q&A panel: Ask our advisors anything
Networking: light lunch will be provided
FEW Premium Members: HK$1,300
(FEW Premium Members can email us to redeem their custom promo code for ticket purchase)
MEET YOUR ADVISORS
Katherine started her professional life with KPMG and worked for them across Canada, Hong Kong and Shanghai for over 12-years. She assisted notable companies like China Mobile and Sinopec launch their IPO. In 2005, Katherine co-founded Centerstone Partners, a cross-border private equity firm with offices in the U.S. and China. Katherine’s latest venture is CanCan, which provides acting CFO services to fast-growing tech and internet companies and financial due diligence services to funds. Katherine has over 20 years experience in China as a professional accountant, entrepreneur and private equity investor, she has been involved in over 150 investment deals throughout this period.
Dr. James Lau, is a scholar-practitioner with deep knowledge and insights from working in commercial law for over 25 years. He has worked in well-established law firms as well as in-house counsel of a listed Hong Kong company. James is currently the commercial law expert at Robinsons Lawyers. He is also the founding member and chairman of the Hong Kong Institute of Legal Translation and has been a vocal advocate for legal bilingualism.
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