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Cloud computing in China – licenses and business structures for foreign investors

  • 11 Jul 2018
  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • The China Club 13/F, The Old Bank of China Building, Bank Street, Central, Hong Kong
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The Executive Committee of ACC Hong Kong invites you to the following presentation, hosted by Paul, Weiss.

Food and drinks will be provided. 1 Law Society of Hong Kong CPD point has been applied for. New York and California Approved Jurisdiction policy may apply.

TOPIC: Cloud computing in China – licenses and business structures for foreign investors

1. Brief introduction to cloud computing: 

  • IAAS
  • PAAS
  • SAAS

2. Potential of cloud computing services in China
3. Historical and current legal treatment of cloud computing services in China
4. Foreign investment in cloud computing in China:

  • Prohibition on direct investment
  • Cooperation with Chinese partner
  • Pure licensing model
5. Future of foreign investment in cloud computing in China such as cybersecurity related concerns

      Jeanette Chan, Partner

      Managing Partner of the China Practice and head of the Asia Communications and Technology Practice, Jeanette is a member of the Corporate Department and splits her time between the firm’s offices in Hong Kong and Beijing.

      Jeanette’s practice focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions and private equity investments, with a particular emphasis on joint venture transactions and in the telecommunications, IT and media markets in the Asia Pacific region.  She has been an active participant in those markets in the Greater China region since 1994, when mainland China and Taiwan first opened their telecoms industries to foreign investors. The other industries Jeanette has been actively involved in include insurance, education, pharmaceuticals, health care, and automotive.

      David Lee, Counsel

      David is counsel in the Corporate Department and is based in the Hong Kong office.

      David's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, foreign direct investment, general corporate commercial, and telecommunications and media related regulatory and transactional work in the Asia Pacific region.



      The China Club, 13/F, The Old Bank of China Building, Bank Street, Central, Hong Kong

      DATE:  Wednesday, 11 July 2018 
      TIME:  12:30 PM for lunch, 1:00 - 2:00 PM for presentation  
      RSVP:  Please register your attendance online no later than Friday, 6 July, 2018. If you register but are then unable to attend, please email events@hkcca.net and tell us so that other members on any waitlist may attend.

      If you have any suggestions for topics or speakers for future ACC Hong Kong events, please let us know at events@hkcca.net.

      Please note this event is exclusively for ACC Hong Kong members. If you are not an ACC Hong Kong member but you want to attend this presentation, you need to successfully apply for membership at www.hkcca.net and pay the membership fee before registering for the event. If you have any membership queries, please contact ACC Hong Kong Secretariat on events@hkcca.net or (852) 2516 7007.

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