How to Import Software and Provide IT Services to China

  • Date
    20 October 2016 - 20 October 2016
  • Beijing Time
    All Day - All Day
  • Venue

Chinese government and businesses are highly interested in attracting and introducing new technologies, including innovative software and IT related services. However, the regulatory landscape for software imports (licensing, selling or other ways of transfer) is rather complex.

This webinar will provide an overview of the policies and issues involved in software importation and will provide practical advice on the different modes of transfer and provision of IT services in China.

Join this webinar to understand:

  • Government policies on the development of the software industry and the attitude towards foreign investors and traders;
  • Recent reform of the foreign investment regulatory regime in China and its impact on investors in the software industry;
  • Distribution channels for imported software products in China and relevant legal issues;
  • Special regulations on certain types of software products including online gaming and embedded software, etc.;
  • Regulatory aspects of the provision of IT services in China, including cloud computing service, IT consultancy services and software R&D services.


10 am CET (Central European Time)

4 pm CST(China Standard Time)

About the Speaker

Li Jiao, Senior Associate of Buren law firm – Amsterdam office

Li Jiao is a senior associate of Buren law firm – Amsterdam office. She was admitted as an attorney-at-law in China in 2007. She specialises in contract, intellectual property, and international investment law. She advises international companies in various sectors including semiconductor, high-tech equipment, software and e-commerce on China-related FDI, technology licence/transfer and collaborative projects. Li Jiao is also a guest lecturer at Erasmus University and Wageningen University on the topics related to Chinese law and legal practice.

Li Jiao earned a bachelor degree in law from Shandong University in China in 2004 and a master degree in International Business Law from Vrije Universiteit (VU University) Amsterdam in 2010.

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