China in 2017: Challenges and Opportunities For American Companies

Date: June 8, 2017
Time: 5:30 pm  to  8:00 pm

Sponsored by Baker McKenzie, US-China Business Council, World Affairs Council and World Trade Center St. Louis 

China remains an important market for American companies, but the opportunities of the market continue to come with significant challenges. From the overall US-China bilateral relationship, to China’s domestic policies, to the obligations American companies have in complying with both Chinese and US law while operating overseas, those challenges can be daunting. Companies need to have sure footing as they consider their options for expansion in the market.

Date
Thursday, June 8, 2017

Time
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Location

Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel
Fleur de Lys Ballroom
7730 Bonhomme Ave.
Clayton, MO 63105

Speakers:

USCBC Senior Vice President Erin Ennis will discuss the US-China political environment and its potential impacts on American companies doing business with China.

USCBC Vice President for China Operations Jake Parker will provide a view from the field – how are American companies faring on the ground in China.

Baker McKenzie partner Tom Doyle will discuss the ongoing challenges faced when trying to establish and maintain an effective anti-corruption program in China and the experience with President Xi’s “tigers and flies” anti-corruption enforcement program.

Baker McKenzie partner Bob Kent will describe the perspectives and tools of the US enforcement agencies and the challenges US companies face when dealing with the SEC and DOJ on matters related to China.

Fees
$35

Registration
E-mail Elizabeth Hatfield at ehatfield@wac-stl.org or call (314) 727-9988

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