november, 2015

thu26nov13:0017:30SME Seminar: Compliance, Shanghai FTZ, Financing, IP13:00 - 17:30 Regus Silver Centre, 1388 North Shaanxi Road (close to Xinhui Road) Shanghai 200060 Event Organized By: Finnish Business Council Shanghai (FBCS) Country:ChinaCity:Shanghai


Event Details

On Thursday 26 November 2015 SME and the Industrial Committee of SwissCham Shanghai will welcome for a joint chamber event supported by the FBCS.

This will be the first SME Seminar organized by SwissCham Shanghai, and they are delighted to invite you to this half-day event, where they will discuss some of the most important topics and challenges that foreign SMEs face in Shanghai:

  • Advantages and disadvantages of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone
  •  Financing: What options are there to finance your business or expansion in China?
  • Company secrets and IP protection: How to protect what belongs to your company

To cover these topics, we have invited speakers who have worked with SMEs in China for years and decades. We hope that their insights and expertise is helping you to better deal with the challenges you may face in China.

Program Rundown:

13:00 – 13:25 Registration
13:25 – 13:30 Welcome by the SME / Industrial Committee of SwissCham Shanghai

13:30 – 14:00 Compliance: How can SMEs comply under the new normal, presented by Stefan Kracht, Managing Director of Fiducia Management Consultants.

14:00 – 14:15 Q&A session

14:15 – 15:00 Shanghai FTZ: Advantages and Disadvantages, presented by Emmanuelle Roduit, Operations Manager of the Swiss Center Shanghai, followed by a Case Study of Microdia Ltd.

15:00 – 15:15 Q&A session

15:15 – 15:30 Coffee break**

15:30 – 16:00 How SMEs can finance their expansion in China, presented by Stefan Buchholz, Senior Relationship Manager, and Ludwig Fella, Head of Corporate Banking, Commerzbank Shanghai.

16:00 – 16:15 Q&A session

16:15 – 17:00 How to protect company secrets, presented by Nicolas Musy, Founding Partner of China Integrated.

17:00 – 17:15 Q&A session

17:15 – 17:30 Closing remarks

Language: English

Price*: Members:  RMB 300 – Non-Members: RMB 400

Registration: Please sign up at by end of business of Tuesday 24 November 2015.

Cancellation Policy: The registration is binding and no-shows will be charged unless the registration is cancelled 24 hours before the event.

Regus Silver Centre
2nd Floor
1388 North Shaanxi Road (close to Xinhui Road)
Shanghai 200060

雷格斯银座企业中心 – 2楼
上海市陕西北路1388号, 近新会路

* Payment should be made by CASH only at the registration desk.

** The coffee break includes tea, coffee, water, sweets and fruit platters


(Thursday) 13:00 - 17:30


Regus Silver Centre

1388 North Shaanxi Road (close to Xinhui Road) Shanghai 200060


Finnish Business Council Shanghai (FBCS)Rm 401, #2 Bldg, No. 690 Bi Bo Road, Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park, Shanghai 201203