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2020

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Title: Malaysian Investment Abroad: Political Risk & International Investment Law

Date/ Time: 6 Feb 2020 | 9am - 5pm

Venue: Faculty of Law, University of Malaya

Course Description:

Today, Malaysian investments can be found in all corners of the world – in developed, developing and underdeveloped countries.  One challenge facing Malaysian investors is political risk – where an adverse political act can unravel years of business planning if not devastating economic losses. How concerned are Malaysian companies of political risk when choosing the locations of their investments?  What are indicators of political risk and what role does international investment law have in mitigating this risk? For further information, please click here OR please confirm your participation by registering at http://bit.ly/FDI2020 and upload your proof of payment.

Title:  Doing Business in the United States: A Guide to U.S. Law for Businesses 

Date/ Time: 16-19 Nov 2020 | 9am - 11am 

Webinar via ZOOM Platform

Course Description:

The United States is an important market for Malaysian products. A large consumer- base and the world’s premier market economy explain why the U.S. is crucial for Malaysian companies’ global expansion. While the Covid-19 crisis has negatively impacted most Malaysian exports to the U.S., a few have actually seen unpresented demands. This is certainly the case for rubber gloves. However, forced labor allegations levied against two major companies have emerged as a new threat to Malaysian exports to the U.S. More...

Title: Investing in China’s Free Trade Zone: The Legislation and Policies 

Date/ Time: 18 Dec 2020 | 9.30am – 11.30am

Webinar via ZOOM Platform

Course Description:

THE FEATURES OF THE LEGISLATION OF CHINA FREE TRADE ZONE

This session will analyze the common features of the legislation of each FTZ. It will focus on the reasons for the enactment of the legislation for each of the FTZ and compare the rights between the central and local government legislation.

THE LEGAL PRACTICE OF CHINA’S FOREIGN INVESTMENT

In this session of the webinar, China’s new legal framework for the regulation of foreign investment will be briefly discussed. The discussion will focus on:

  • Key changes to China’s foreign investment system;
  • Some key benefits for foreign investors seeking to invest in China; and
  • Recommendations to be considered by foreign investors seeking to invest in China's FTZs.

THE LEGISLATION AND POLICIES OF CHINA’S FREE TRADE ZONES-AN EXAMPLE FROM HAINAN

This session of the webinar will:

  • Discuss the enhanced legal system changes that support the policies in making Hainan into a free trade port;
  • Introduce the key investment policies and various industries that are attractive for investing businesses

THE LEGISLATION AND POLICIES OF CHINA’S FREE TRADE ZONES-AN EXAMPLE FROM GUANGXI

This session of the webinar will:

  • Analyse the legislation of China (Guangxi) Pilot Free Trade Zone;
  • Introduce the key investment policies and the various industries for investment by foreign investors.

For further information, please click here OR please confirm your participation by registering at https://forms.gle/7S5eCCyF761zh1CW9 and upload your proof of payment.