China Initiative Program – How to Successfully Chart your Course in Accordance with U.S. Law in New York, Non Competition Agreements, Compliance and U.S. Litigation

The Harvard Club of New York City35 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
A Special, Two-Part Program for Chinese Companies Doing
Business in the United States and American Companies Seeking
Investment Opportunities Abroad

Part I — Morning Session 8:15am to 12:30pm
(Recommended for Chinese Companies)
How To Successfully Chart Your Course In Accordance With U.S. Law

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Bringing your managers to the United States in compliance with U.S.
    immigration laws
  • Establishing your U.S.-based operation: locating and negotiating for space and setting up best practices for HR, payroll and administrative functions
  • Guiding your management on hiring, employee counseling and termination
  • Counseling foreign multinationals on U.S. labor and employment issues
  • Safeguarding your brand and intellectual property through Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Programs
  • Understanding corporate compliance
  • Navigating the intricacies of international trade practices and customs laws
  • Protecting your company's proprietary information and trade secrets
  • Dealing effectively with court litigation and arbitration
  • Understanding employee health insurance and retirement plans: administration and regulation
  • Considering opportunities to acquire U.S. companies

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Part II — Afternoon Session 1:45pm to 5:30pm
(Recommended for American Companies)
Investment Opportunities For American Companies In China

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Exploring the most suitable vehicles and structure in doing business in China
  • Understanding corporate social responsibility and social compliance standards
  • Facing the challenges of China's newly adopted Labor Contract Law
  • Introducing current banking and insurance law and regulations in China
  • Working through the intricacies of Intellectual Property
  • Introducing China's Anti-monopoly Law and its practice
  • Exercising due diligence over the extraterritorial application of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance and other extraterritorial US laws

To register, click here.

Note:  This seminar is approved for 4.5 hours of Professional Practice credit for the morning section and 4.5 hours of Professional Practice credit for the afternoon section for experienced attorneys. Please note that in order to receive full credit for attending this briefing, the registrant must be present for the entire session.