Drafting Contracts That Work in China

  • Date
    13 December 2016 - 13 December 2016
  • Beijing Time
    8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Venue
    China-Britain Business Council 3rd Floor, Portland House Bressenden Place London SW1E 5BH
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Learn how to make your sales and purchase contracts with Chinese partners work for your business. Manage risk and ensure your business is protected. Join the EU SME Centre & the China-Britain Business Council for a training workshop that will focus on how to verify your partner’s identity, how to work out payment methods, terms of delivery, governing law and dispute settlement, and other key contract provisions. Become familiar with what to do when things go wrong and you appear in the middle of a dispute with your business partner. Get an overview on types of contracts you can conclude with your collaborator in China.

This half-day workshop will focus on:

  • Concluding contracts in China
  • Business partner verification
  • What to do when things go wrong
  • How to contract someone in China working for you


08.30 Registration
09.00 Business partner verification – most important element of a good contract

  • How to verify the legal status of a company
  • What irregularities you should pay attention to
09.45 Sales and purchase contract

  • Make it valid
  • How to be paid
  • Delivery, term of the contract and other important provisions
10.30 Coffee Break
10.50 What to do when things go wrong

  • Fraud or commercial dispute?
  • Methods of dispute settlement and enforcement
11.30 How to “hire” a collaborator in China

  • Commercial versus employment relationship
12.00 Q & A


Please sign up on CBBC website or send an email to events@cbbc.org

EU SMEs and intermediary organisations within the EU SME Centre’s network enjoy member price.

About the Trainer

Ludmila Hyklova, Legal Advisor, EU SME Centre

Ludmila has been involved in legal consulting on international investment and cooperation for more than 19 years. She is now in charge of providing legal advice on foreign investment and import to China to European SMEs looking to establish themselves in the Chinese market.

After working as legal counsellor for multinational corporations, international organisations and projects in Europe, Ludmila Hyklova spent several years in China working for a European financial group, where she managed the legal and compliance department during its business start-up and later during its business development. She acquired broad knowledge and experience especially in foreign investment law, company and contract law, labour law, and tax law.

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