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Oct24

The Risk Management Workshop for Outbound Investments

24 October 2014, Beijing

In keeping with its mission to provide practical and authoritative information on doing business abroad, ChinaGoAbroad, along with TransAsia Lawyers, again hosted a workshop on “Risk Management for Outbound Investments” at the 6th China Overseas Investment Fair on 24 October 2014 in Beijing. EY participated in the workshop As a patron member of CGA for the third year.

Barry Cao, EY Greater China Risk Partner

Barry Cao, Greater China Risk Partner presented the topic of build a strategy-oriented risk management system for overseas investments. After giving an overview of the trends in Chinese enterprises overseas investments from 2005 to 2014 H1, Barry further discussed what the expected results and returns of the overseas investments are as well as the challenges and risks Chinese enterprises have faced. He also shared some cases and the leading practices how EY helped the companies overcome their barriers and succeed.

Lucy Wang, EY Greater China International Tax Structure partner

Lucy Wang, Greater China International Tax Structure partner discussed the role and importance of international tax in the process of overseas investment ranging from entering the market to operations and exiting the market. It was the second time Lucy presented on the session and she shared some key elements during tax management for overseas investments.

About 200 people attended the workshop and both Barry Cao and Lucy Wang’s speech impressed the audience with EY’s global perspective, professional consultant attitude and great corporation image.



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Dec3
The Risk Management for Outbound Investments

3-4 December 2013, Beijing


Sunny Chow, EY Greater China Risk Leader

The 5th China Overseas Investment Fair (COIFAIR) was held at Beijing Exhibition Center on 3-4 December 2013. ChinaGoAbroad (CGA) and TransAsia Lawyers hosted the CGA launch event and the workshop titled “Risk Management for Outbound Investments”. As a patron member of CGA, EY participated in both the CGA launch event and the workshop.

During the workshop, Sunny Chow, Greater China Risk Leader presented the topic of build a strategy-oriented risk management system for overseas investments. Sunny firstly gave an overview of the trends in Chinese enterprises overseas investments since 2008. He further discussed what the expected results and returns of the overseas investments are as well as the challenges and risks Chinese enterprises have faced. His presentation aroused the interest of the audience and helped them understand the strategic approach to assess the risk of overseas investment.

Lucy Wang, EY Greater China International Tax Structure partner

Lucy Wang, Greater China International Tax Structure partner discussed the role and importance of international tax in the process of overseas investment ranging from entering the market to operations and exiting the market. She also presented a few case studies.

Both Sunny Chow and Lucy Wang’s speech impressed the audience and received positive feedback.

About 200 people attended the workshop. In the workshop, we deeply impressed the audience and positioned EY as a global professional accounting organization. Sunny and Lucy shared their professional experience and provided constructive advice to the audience.

Dec4
Risk Management for Outbound Investments

4 December 2012, Beijing


With the support of China Overseas Investment Network, EY participated in the 4th China Overseas Investment Fair (COIFAIR) held at the China World Trade Center in Beijing on 3-4 December 2012. EY co-sponsored one of the forums titled “The Risk Management for Outbound Investments”, which was organized by TransAsia Lawyers on 4 December.

The COIFAIR, which takes “Invest and Cooperate for a Better World” as the theme, is an authorized fair approved by the National Development and Reform Commission of the People’s Republic of China, supported by relevant domestic and overseas institutions, and co-hosted by China Industrial Overseas Development & Planning Association and the China Development Bank.

As one of the co-sponsors of the forum, EY had Sunny Chow, Greater China Risk Leader presented the topic “Build a Strategy-Oriented Risk Management System for Overseas Investments”.

Sunny first gave an overview of the trends of Chinese enterprises’ overseas investments since 2008, and then elaborated further on the five commonly-asked questions, namely “Why to invest?”, “Why to make overseas investments but not local ones?”, “How to invest?”, “What is the expected results and return?”, “What challenges and risks will we meet in investments?” His speech triggered a lot of interest and was well received by the audiences, helping them understand the strategic approach of assessing the risk of investment overseas.

About 200 participants attended the forum. EY deeply impressed the participants with our global perspective, professional consultant attitude and great corporation image. Chow, who shared his valuable experience and constructive advices with investors, successfully reinforced the COIFAIR’s theme “Invest and Cooperate for a Better World”.

Dec4
Select USA Investment Seminar

4 December 2012, Beijing


With the support of China Overseas Investment Network, EY participated in the 4th China Overseas Investment Fair (COIFAIR) held at China World Trade Center in Beijing on 3-4 December 2012. EY co-sponsored one of the forums titled “Select USA Investment Seminar”, which was organized by Amcham and Embassy of USA on 4 December, 2012.

As one of the co-sponsors, EY had Junjie Wang, Transaction Advisory Services partner as the speaker to exchange opinions with other important guests in the panel discussion.

In the panel discussion of how to effectively conduct M&A in US, Wang shared his experience in helping Chinese enterprises over the past years. Wang stated that many Chinese enterprises actually did not achieve their targets after the acquisition completed due to a lack of effective integration. Integration management after merger and acquisition is one of the challenges which Chinese companies are facing nowadays.

The panel of experts recommended that Chinese enterprise should have a comprehensive preparation before conducting overseas merger and acquisition, which include full understanding of finance, legal, talent management, risk management, etc.