Setting Up a Business in China

  • Date
    19 July 2019 - 19 July 2019
  • Beijing Time
    All Day - All Day
  • Venue

In spite of issues like the economic slowdown and trade tensions, China remains an attractive market for European companies. However, businesses in general and SMEs in particular need to be aware of both the key issues to look at when it comes to setting up a business in China and the do’s and don’ts. These range from tax considerations to IPR protection, going through procedural and finance-related questions.

These and more topics are covered in the present webinar, where Managing Partner at LehmanBrown Mr. Russell Brown discusses the process of setting up a business in China and provides practical advice to European businessowners considering this option.

Key Topics

  • Areas of Risk for FIEs in China
  • IP Protection
  • Set up Considerations
    • Where to Set-up
    • Industry Segmentation
    • Legal Entities in China for Foreign Companies
    • Cooperation
  • Tax Incentives
    • Location Specific or Industry Specific
  • Tax Planning
  • Investment
  • General Steps for Establishing a WFOE in China
  • Using the Company Chop/Seal
  • HR Considerations
  • Repatriation of Profits and Funds

You can find the recorded video on Youtube. To download the slides please login.

About the Speaker

Russel Brown, OBE, Founder and Managing Partner, LehmanBrown International Accountants

Adviser to international companies entering the China market and to Chinese companies venturing abroad, Russel has advised in a wide range of industries and business situations in China and Hong Kong.

Russell is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) in the UK and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.

He is also a Certified Global Management Accountant.


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