New Anti-Unfair Competition Law: What has changed and how can companies comply?

  • When:
    Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Where:
    Sofitel Shanghai Hyland , 海仑宾馆
    505 Nanjing East Road, Shanghai
    上海市黄浦区南京东路505号
  • Price:
    RMB 250 for members; RMB 350 for non-members.
The amended Anti-Unfair Competition Law (“2018 AUCL”) will become effective on 1 January, 2018. How do these changes affect foreign companies and how can they best deal and comply with it? We have invited several speakers to cover this topic and shed light on the following: 
  • Potential liability limitations and exclusions based on compliance systems, and new possibilities to design KPIs for compliance officers
  • Changed rules for certain business activities (e.g. promotion activities between companies)
  • Local practice: review of Shanghai enforcement practice in 2017
  • Local practice: expected focus areas of the anti-bribery campaign in 2018

Event Rundown

  • 18:30 – 19:00 Registration with light food and drinks
  • 19:00 – 19:10 Opening speech by Emmanuel Vignal
  • 19:10 – 20:15 Presentations by Chi Chen, Mike Goldammer and Cara Meng
  • 20:15 – 20:45 Panel discussion and Q&A session
  • 20:45 – 21:30 Networking

Host

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Speaker Introduction

Emmanuel Vignal

Greater China Leader, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, Ernst & Young

Emmanuel is the Greater China Leader of EY’s Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services (FIDS) and has over 20 years of experience in fraud investigations, anti-bribery/anti-corruption reviews, transactions forensics and litigation support, including 17 years in Hong Kong and Shanghai. With a forensic accounting background, he has led numerous investigations in China in response to allegations of corrupt payments disguised as legitimate business expenses or third party payments. He is routinely involved in risk assessments at the Chinese operations of MNCs and in FCPA/integrity due diligence. Furthermore, Emmanuel has also worked on numerous dispute assignments and given evidence on accounting matters and valuation issues in arbitration proceedings in London, Hong Kong, Beijing and Tokyo.

Chi Chen

Partner, Ernst & Young

Mr. Chi CHEN is a Forensic Technology Partner in EY’s Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services (FIDS) practice. Chi specializes in information governance and data compliance, IP and personal data privacy protection, proactive compliance monitoring and management systems, fraud detection analytics, predictive analytics, antitrust analytics, IT and cyber due diligence, eDiscovery, Robotic Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence. All of which require in-depth processing and analysis of large, disparate sets of financial, operational and transactional data. Chi has more than 15 years of combined advisory and audit experience in the United States, Australia and China. He has served many Fortune 500 and multinational companies in a variety of industry sectors including Life Sciences, Fintech, E-Commerce, Retail, Manufacturing, Industrial Products, Construction, Technology, Financial Services, and Telecommunications.

Mike Goldammer

Partner, Taylor Wessing

Mr. Mike Goldammer is a Partner at Taylor Wessing working out of the Munich Office. Mike is heading the Compliance Group within the China Group of Taylor Wessing. Throughout the last 5 years Mike has advised various MNC’s and SME’s from different industries on compliance related matters. This covers both investigation work on complex internal investigations but also setting-up and maintaining compliance management systems for the China operations of his clients. 

Cara Meng

Senior Associate, Taylor Wessing

Ms. Cara Meng is a Senior Associate at Taylor Wessing based in Shanghai Office. Cara specializes in advising on compliance matters. Throughout the last 5 years Cara has advised various MNC’s and SME’s from different industries on compliance related matters. This covers both investigation work on complex internal investigations but also setting-up and maintaining compliance management systems for the China operations of foreign invested enterprises.   

Event contact

Joanna Zhang
+862162185022
joanna.zhang@britishchambershanghai.org