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Doing business in China is challenging even during the best of times, but the COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to new risks and accentuated existing ones. Moreover, the pandemic is occurring at a time of growing tensions between the China and the West over trade and other issues. This webinar explores how the pandemic has changed the business environment in China, for better and worse, with a particular focus what is happening to U.S. and other foreign businesses that do business in or with China.
Taking a practical approach, Harris Bricken international attorney Fred Rocafort discusses practical steps companies can take to protect themselves while maximizing their opportunities. In many cases, this will be China’s best practices that companies should maintain even after the pandemic is brought under control. Among other things, Fred discusses the following
- Doing Business in China Before the Pandemic
- Assessing the Impact of the U.S.-China Trade War
- Decoupling, “China Plus One” and “In China, For China”
- Managing Tariffs and Other Trade Actions
- Ensuring Quality Control
- Combating Increased Fraud
- Protecting Intellectual Property
- Taking Advantage of New Opportunities in China after the Great Reset
Fred is a former diplomat who joined Harris Bricken after more than a decade of international legal experience, primarily in China, Vietnam, and Thailand. His wide range of experience includes starting and operating his own business in Asia, working as in-house counsel for a Hong Kong-based multinational, and many years as a State Department official. In addition to his busy international legal practice, Fred also co-hosts the weekly Global Law and Business podcast, which brings on guests from around the world to help decipher global law and business trends.