Smooth Investment for SMEs in China – Market Tendencies and Legal Framework to Be Successful

  • Date
    11 April 2014 - 11 April 2014
  • Beijing Time
    All Day - All Day
  • Venue
    InterContinental Hotel, Chongqing (tbc)

The EU SME Centre and the China-Italy Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Chongqing and EUCCC Chengdu-Chongqing, are delighted to invite you to an evening seminar and networking on setting up and developing your business in Chongqing.


16:50 – 17.20 Registration

17:20 – 17:30 Opening Remarks

Sergio Maffettone, Consul-General, Consulate General of Italy in Chongqing

17:30 – 18:15 Urbanisation in China: Opportunities and Challenges for EU SMEs

Javier Bahut, EU SME Centre Business Development Advisor

18.15 – 18.45 Legal Aspects of SMEs’ industrial and commercial investments in China

Sergio Scanu, Chiomenti Studio Legale

18.45 – 19.30 Q&A

19:30 – 21:00 Networking

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About the Speakers

Javier Bahut is an experienced international business consultant specialized in high-level investment, trade and negotiations between China and Europe. For the past 8 years Mr. Bahut has worked in China. For over 6 years as the director of the office of Spain’s regional government of Cantabria. At present he is the Business Development Advisor at the EU SME Centre. He has been involved in more than 500 business consultations, which resulted in the establishment of more than 65 regular commercial relations with over 12 million euro in new business, both in Europe and China. Chinese-speaking Mr. Bahut will bring his China consulting experience and expertise to your organization to help innovate and energize your business strategies. Mr. Bahut’s most valuable strength is to bring different parties to mutual understanding through win-win cooperation. Mr. Bahut has a solid experience in public lectures both in China and Europe.

Sergio Scanu is an associate of Chiomenti Studio Legale based in the Beijing office. Mr. Scanu’s practice focuses on corporate law, M&A and foreign direct investments. Prior to joining Chiomenti in 2008, Mr. Scanu worked at Birindelli e Associati Law firm in Beijing. Mr. Scanu graduated in law from the University of Sassari, Italy, in 2006 and obtained an LL.M in Chinese Law from Tsinghua University, in Beijing, China in 2007.


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