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Implementing Regulations of the PRC Foreign Investment Law: What to Know and What to Do

Friday, May 15th, 2020

16:00 – 17:30 (CST)

(Registration Deadline: May 14th, 18:00)

On 1 January 2020, the Foreign Investment Law, its Implementing Regulations and several other supporting documents entered into effect. The new regulations will bring markable changes to the foreign investment regime. In some media reports they are credited as starting a new era of foreign investment in the PRC.


This workshop will introduce the key issues of the new regulations and the impact they have on existing foreign invested enterprises (FIEs) and future investments into the PRC. Topics are:


  • Key content of the new regulations
  • Changes to corporate structure of joint ventures
  • Actions to the taken by FIEs and investors
  • Do the new regulations live up to their promise?
  • New developments due to impact of COVID-19


Corporate managers, legal counsels and other related participants are welcome to join, raise questions and share experiences. Feel free to include your questions during the registration!

Language: English


  • A Q&A session will be held at the end of the webinar to address the audience's questions. Participants can also send their inquiries in advance using the registration form.
  • After the registration is approved, you will receive an e-mail with Zoom meeting ID and Password one day prior to the event. Please ensure your e-mail address is valid, and please make sure to check your junk mail as well.
  • Registration & payment deadline is May 14, 18:00
  • For non-member: Once your registration is submitted, we will send you the Payment Notice as soon as possible. Only paid participants will receive a confirmation e-mail including login link (zoom) and access information for the webinar after 16:00, May 14. 
  • Cancellation policy: If you registered for this event but can not attend, please do let us know latest before 16:00, May 14. Participants who fail to cancel before 16:00, May 14 will be charged with the full price and fapiao will be issued afterwards in 10 working days.

Speaker & Moderator

  • Dr. Ulrike Glueck (Managing Partner at CMS, China)

    Dr. Ulrike Glueck

    Managing Partner at CMS, China

    Dr. Ulrike Glueck is Managing Partner of CMS, China Shanghai Office and head of Corporate Practice Area Group of CMS, China. She is a renowned China expert and one of the leading lawyers advising international companies on M&A transactions, investments and restructuring projects in China. After practicing law in Germany for several years, Ulrike has been working on-site in China since 1998 and has over 20 years experience in China-related work. She has advised a large number of companies in various industry sectors in projects relating to M&A, FDI, and restructuring. Ulrike also led the team in China to win a series of awards. These include Leading Firm for Corporate and M&A in China: Foreign Firms by Legal 500 in 2017-2020, Notable Firm for M&A: Foreign Firms by IFLR 1000 in 2017-2019. Ulrike has been recognised as one of China’s Top 100 Lawyers by CBLJ in 2016, 2017 and 2019.

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  • Dr. Sigrid Winkler (Moderator) (Executive Chamber Manager at German Chamber of Commerce in China | Shanghai)

    Dr. Sigrid Winkler (Moderator)

    Executive Chamber Manager at German Chamber of Commerce in China | Shanghai

    In October 2016, Dr. Sigrid Winkler was appointed Executive Chamber Manager at the German Chamber of Commerce in China | Shanghai and is in charge of the membership organization at the Chamber. Dr. Winkler joined the German Chamber earlier in spring 2016, initially as Project Manager Social Responsibility where she was responsible for the More than a Market initiative. Dr. Winkler holds a PhD in Political Science from Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Belgium and a bachelor’s degree in Chinese Studies from Vienna University. Before joining the German Chamber, she was Head of Office of the Austrian Academic Exchange Agency (OeAD) in Shanghai. Previously, Dr. Winkler managed international business development projects in China and Eastern Europe for Business Upper Austria, the economic agency of the regional government of Upper Austria. She has published numerous peer-reviewed articles on EU-China relations, and since 2002, she has been regularly coming back to China for shorter and longer-term stays.

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4 PM - 4:05 PM
4:05 PM - 4:10 PM
Opening remarks by the German Chamber of Commerce in China | Shanghai
4:10 PM - 5 PM
Presentation from CMS
5 PM - 5:30 PM



This ticket option is only open to members and "Friends of Chamber" in Shanghai (East China) who have paid their membership fee in 2020.

Standard Price Free
Non-Member Ticket
Door Price RMB 100

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