The Hawaii State Bar Association will be welcoming a delegation from the Shanghai Bar Association at the 2012 HSBA Bar Convention and recently, Hawaii businesses have entered China’s market in the air travel and retail markets. As opportunities for Hawaii businesses are on the horizon, be prepared to learn the best legal practices of doing business in China as well as professional and ethical considerations.
A distinguished panel of business and legal experts will present their knowledge and expertise on doing business with China from both business and legal perspectives and will cover the following topics:
· Overview of U.S. investment in China;
· Chinese outbound investment – Opportunities and trends, role of US and China regulators, investment vehicles and working with Chinese Companies;
· Best practices for doing business with the Chinese: Guanxi, handling corruption (FCPA & China Anti Corruption & Bribery Laws), due diligence on your Chinese partner and key employees, and legal, financial, operational and tax due diligence;
· Market access, forming a business in China, state secrets, dispute resolution;
· Tax planning considerations; and
· Visa issues
We hope you will join us for this fantastic program at the HSBA Conference Room.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS: A refund will be made if we receive written notification of cancellation five (5) business days before the seminar, however, $15 will be deducted to cover administrative costs. NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE (1) IF CANCELLATION IS MADE LESS THAN 5 BUSINESS DAYS OF THE SEMINAR AND/OR (2) FOR NO SHOWS. Twenty dollars ($20) will be charged for insufficient funds. Questions/special accommodations: Contact Natalie Millon at (808) 537-1868 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other provisions: The HSBA reserves the right to cancel the seminar without liability and in such situation will return the amounts paid to the registrant. The seminar may be videotaped and/or photographed and your registration constitutes your voluntary consent to such videotaping and/or photography and the use thereof without monetary compensation. The representations made in the seminar and content/materials are those of the presenters and do not represent the position of the HSBA. Legal opinions, analyses and materials provided by the presenters are not reviewed by the HSBA and are not substitutes for independent legal research.
Roger Epstein, Cades Schutte
Lawrence Foster, William S. Richardson School of Law
Brenda Foster, American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, Shanghai
Russell Leu, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP , Beijing
Alan Ma, Law Office of Alan W. C. Ma