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THE FEATURES OF THE LEGISLATION OF CHINA FREE TRADE ZONE

Starting with Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ), China has established many FTZs or Pilot FTZs in recent years. Each FTZ has its respective legislation to address its own circumstances. 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

China’s Foreign Investment Law came into force on January 1, 2020, resulting in far-reaching changes to the regulatory framework that has governed foreign investment in China for the last 40 years. Following the entry into force of China’s Foreign Investment Law, a series of related regulations have come into force in recent months. 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:

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

China’s central government released a master plan on June 1, 2020, setting out policies to support the construction of the Hainan Free Trade Port (Hainan FTP). This has the aim of building Hainan island, on the southern coast of China into a globally-significant free trade port by 2050. This session of the webinar will:

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

Approved by the State Council on August 26, 2019, the China (Guangxi) Pilot Free Trade Zone forms an important gateway for organic connections between the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road and the Silk Road Economic Belt through deepening open cooperation with the ASEAN. This session of the webinar will: