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Event - 28 April 2020

Hawksford is organising a webinar with Santander and Invest Shanghai

With Shanghai aiming to become Asia’s Top Hub for Financial Markets in 2020, post-Brexit UK committed to renew trade partnerships with China.

Join Hawksford, Invest Shanghai and Santander for an upcoming webinar and discussion about the growth opportunities and increasing interconnectivity between London and Shanghai – two of the top innovation and financial ecosystems in the world.

Grasping the Golden Era – The Future of Trade, Investment and Financial routes between China and the UK

Co-organised with:

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Topics include:

  • Hawksford’s views on the tips for UK investors expanding to China and Shanghai in the current global market conditions, together with market opening and regulatory updates to keep an eye on and examples of the winning  internationalisation strategies by globally oriented companies already operating in Asia’s most dynamic economy.
  • Invest Shanghai recounts  examples of ongoing cooperation between their representative office in London and the major institutions and authorities in the UK and the City itself, sharing how the pearl of the Yangtze River Delta positions itself as the most efficient gateway to foreign investments in China
  • Santander’s financial and non-financial support for UK businesses interested in the Chinese market.

Event details

Date:  Tuesday, 28 April 2020 
Time:  10:00 - 11:00 am BST (UK time) / 5:00 - 6:00 pm CST (China time) 
Location:  Online webinar 

To join us for the webinar, please click the button to register.

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Our speakers

Fabio Stella, Associate Director, China, Hawksford

Fabio graduated in International Law, business and politics before moving to China in 2012 where he studied Intellectual Property and Foreign Direct Investment at Peking University. He started his career at the China-Italy Chamber of Commerce and managed Guangzhou & Shenzhen offices during 2014-18. Now based in Shanghai, he looks after China’s Business Development activities.

Dennis Lin, Director of China Desk, Santander

Dennis heads Santander UK’s China business. His previously experience include: Santander Asia, Chinatrust Banking Corporation, and Samsung C&T Corporation. Dennis has a certificate from Executive Leadership Program from London Business School (UK), a Master in Finance from IE Business School (Spain) and an MBA from Korea University (Korea).

Douglas Dong-Tao, London Chief Representative, Invest Shanghai

Douglas Dong-Tao is the Vice President and Chief Representative of Shanghai Foreign Investment Development Board (Invest Shanghai) in London, UK and an experienced investment expert.  Before taking up his responsibilities with Invest Shanghai, he served as a commercial officer with Chinese Embassies in Egypt and Canada, and he spent more than ten years with United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in its Shanghai Investment and Technology Promotion office.

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