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Doing Business in China: What You Need to Know (Portland)

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Oregon State Bar has approved this program for 2.0 general credits.

Lane Powell Co-sponsoring with Woodruff-Sawyer & Co.

A complimentary seminar for executives, counsel and others considering business in China through outsourcing, foreign direct investment, business expansion, partnerships and other operations.

7:30 – 7:55 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast

7:55 – 8:00 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.
Update on the Growing Insurance Market in China

  • Is My Insurance Company Licensed to Do Business in China? What Does This Mean for My Business?
  • Am I Required to Purchase Insurance From a Local Insurer in China?
  • Will My Policy Written in the U.S. Cover My Assets in China?

Chris Brisbee (Woodruff-Sawyer & Co.)

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Doing Business in China, Part I

  • Antitrust Considerations and Concerns When Doing Business in China
  • The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Other SEC Enforcement Actions and Securities Considerations

Milo Petranovich (Lane Powell PC)

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Doing Business in China, Part II

  • Forms of Business Entities
  • Limitations on Foreign Investment Projects
  • Foreign Exchange Control
  • Taxation
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Dispute Resolution

William Hsu (Lane Powell PC)

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Our China Experience: Insights, Words of Wisdom and War Stories From Those Already Doing Business in China

Stephen Going (Planar Systems, Inc.)

10:00 a.m.
Questions and Answers


Thursday, May 17, 2007
Registration and Breakfast 7:30 a.m.
Seminar 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Portland Hilton Hotel
Grand Ballroom II
921 SW Sixth Avenue
Portland, Oregon