Seminar: Globalization, outsourcing and investment

Doing business in China? What are the legal challenges?

Torsdag, 25 oktober, 2012 - 15:30 to 18:00

The Law Department at CBS hosts a seminar with distinguished speakers from China and Denmark and the Danish Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU). 


15.30 - 15.40

Doing business in China - legal challenges

 Professor and Head of Department Peter Arnt Nielsen, CBS.

15.40 - 16.40

Do your homework when you go to China - from a legal perspective Head of Chinese Desk Rachel Cao, Bech Bruun Law Firm and Partner Monica Reib, Brech Bruun Law Firm.

16.40 - 16.50


16.50 - 17.20

Risks of structuring transactions in China - A case study of Alibaba's recent dispute with Yahoo and Softbank

Professor Shen Wei, Shanghai Jiaotong University.

17.20 - 17.50

IFU Chine - legal challenges for Danish Companies

Senior Investment Manager Catherine Isabelle Cax, Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU), Denmark.

17.50 - 18.00

Conclusions and Perspectives

Briefly about the speakers

Rachel Cao, Bachelor and Master of Laws, Chinese Advocate, Head of ”Chinese Desk” at BechBruun Law Firm. Specialised in Corporate Finance, General Company Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Employment Law.

Catherine Isabelle Cax, M.Sc. in Economics (Cand.Polit.), Senior Investment Manager, Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU), Denmark. Employed with IFU since 2004 (Project Development Department as Senior Investment Manager), areas of focus: China and West Africa. Conducted more than 20 new transactions in China both WFOEs and JVs. Specialised in Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Deal Structuring.

Peter Arnt Nielsen, LLM, cand.jur., PhD, Advocate. Professor at the Copenhagen Business School and External Professor at the College of Europe. Specialised in Private International Law, International Contract Law, and International Arbitration. Member of several international legislative and academic working groups. Arbitrator.

Monica Reib, LLM, cand.jur., Danish Advocate and Partner at Bech Bruun Law Firm. Specialised in
Corporate Finance,
General Company Law,
Mergers & Acquisitions,
Private Equity and Venture Capital.

Shen Wei, LLB, LLM, PhD, Attorney-at-Law, New York, Professor at Shanghai Jiaotong University, Koguan Law School. Specialised in International Investment Law, Corporate Governance, Financial Regulations, and International Commercial Arbitration. Arbitrator. 


Please register at no later than Monday 22 October 2012

Sidst opdateret: Communications // 31/10/2012