EU's Foreign Direct Investment Screening Framework & China's Outbound Investment

30 November 2020
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM CET
Webinar

EU's Foreign Direct Investment Screening Framework & China's Outbound Investment

DLA Piper and China Data Analysis & Research Hub - CDA invite you to join an exclusive online event discussing the new EU-wide Investment Screening Regulation, directly applicable since 11 October 2020, and its impact on investments from China into the EU.

We will discuss the new FDI-Regulation and its impact on critical infrastructure, technology such as AI and deep tech in Europe from both a legal and an economic as well as a strategic point of view with leading experts from the EU and China.

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Agenda:

Framework Conditions from a Governance Perspective

Keynote speakers:

  • Cynthia Zimmermann, Director General for European Union and International Market Strategies, Austrian Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs
  • Dr. Hatto Kaefer, Economic Policy Adviser Internal Market for the Representation of the European Commission in Austria (tbc)

Legal Framework: EU-FDI-Regulation

Speakers:

  • Dr. Christoph Mager, DLA Piper, Partner and Head of Corporate in Austria 
  • Mag. Tuğçe Yalçın, DLA Piper, Senior Consultant and Head of Austria-China-Desk 

The Impact of the new EU-Regulation and the relevance of FDI from the Corporate and Financial Sector Perspective

Speakers:

  • Henry T. Tillman, CDA Corresponding Expert in London/UK 
  • Francesca Spigarelli, Professor of Economics and Director of China Center, University of Macerata 

Impact of the EU-FDI-Regime Changes on Innovation Value Chains of Multinational Enterprises

Speakers:

  • N.N., Bank of China (tbc)
  • Alexander G. Welzl, President, China Data Analysis & Research Hub – CDA
  • Benjamin Wu (…)

Roundtable-Discussion: The Beginning of a New Era for FDI?

  • Dr. Alessandro Spano, Member of the Centre for Commercial Law and of the Centre for Law and Governance in Europe, University College London, UK
  • Dr. Ludger Giesberts, DLA Piper, Partner and Head of Litigation and Regulatory Group in Germany
  • Dr. Thilo Streit LL.M. (UT Austin), DLA Piper, Counsel, Germany
  • Masahiko Ishida, DLA Piper, Partner and Head of Corporate in Japan
  • Markus H. Stender, Vice-President of CDA 
  • Mag. Tuğçe Yalçın, BA MA, DLA Piper, Senior Consultant and Head of Austria-China-Desk

13.00 End of the Online Event

Your Hosts:

DLA Piper, Weiss-Tessbach Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Schottenring 14, 1010 Vienna, Austria

China Data Analysis & Research Hub - CDA, Palais Lieben-Auspitz, Oppolzergasse 6/10, 1010 Vienna, Austria

Markus Stender, Palais Lieben-Auspitz, Oppolzergasse 6/10, 1010 Vienna, Austria