欧洲华人律师协会
Association for Chinese Lawyers in Europe, A.s.b.l
2021 Webinar: Navigating European New Foreign Investment Regulations
2021-11-02 00:26:39

On January 27, 2021, ACLE and the International Legal Service Platform Lawback jointly held the Webinar "Navigating European New Foreign Investment Regulations: Guidance for Corporate Operation". The President of ACLE Mrs. Qun GU from Sweden, the Secretary General Dr. Yifan Zhu from Germany, Mrs. Meiting ZHU from Germany, Dr. Yaotian CHAI and Dr. Xiaohong REN from France, Mrs. Xueying ZHANG from the UK, Mrs. Un I WONG from Portugal, Dr. Alice Meissner from Austria, Mrs. Junli SHU from Sweden and Andreas Wehowsky from Switzerland attended the webinar.

Qun GU addressed the event and gave a welcome speech for the webinar. Following that, Xueying ZHANG, Meiting ZHU and Junli SHU shared respectively the latest regulations on foreign direct investment review in the UK, Germany and Sweden. They also analyzed the filing and approval requirements and procedures and other important aspects for entering the European market in the fields of infrastructure, energy, medical care, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, etc. Un I WONG shared in detail the recent legal development on M&A market in Portugal. Andreas Wehowsky presented the Swiss business environment following with a short introduction of the foreign investment system. In addition, Dr. Yaotian CHAI, Dr. Xiaohong REN and Dr. Alice Meissner furnished the audience with an in-depth analysis of corporate operation and compliance framework in their respective jurisdiction.

This webinar has not only strengthened the communication, cooperation, resource sharing and information exchange among the ACLE members, but also intensified the relationship with the international legal service platform Lawback, Chinese lawyers and law firms as well as enterprises; in the meanwhile the domestic investors learned more about the up-to-date regulations and investment opportunities including the latest knowledge of corporate compliance in multiple countries of Europe, which actively supported Chinese enterprises to implement “Going Out” policy in the post-epidemic era and accelerated their investment activities in Europe.