Magnusson Attorneys-at-Law Ltd, Finpro and Finland-China Trade Association have the pleasure to invite you to attend a seminar: Investing in China: Minimize Risks and Maximize Returns – Key Legal, Cultural, and Business Aspects, and a networking luncheon on Monday, September 19, 2016 at 10:00 – 13:00 in Finpro, Porkkalankatu 1, Helsinki.

This seminar will focus on the ways in which risk can be managed at several different levels while doing business in China or with Chinese partners. The speakers will address key issues from legal, cultural and business perspectives, and you will be invited to participate through questions and comments.

Magnusson Attorneys-at-Law Ltd has a strong team to support its clients in a variety of business matters both in Europe and China. Magnusson’s China Group offers access to expertise and experience that have proven successful for numerous entrepreneurs, investors, and corporates over an extended period of time.

Moderator: Mr. Samuli Pyy-Zhong, Partner, Attorney-at-Law, Magnusson Helsinki

09:30 Registration and coffee   
10:00 Opening and Introduction of Magnusson China Group
Mr. Samuli Pyy-Zhong, Partner, Attorney-at-Law, Magnusson Helsinki

10:10 Chinese Business Culture
Ms. Laura Zhong, Associate, Specialist of China Desk Finland, Magnusson Helsinki

10:25 A Short Introduction to Chinese IPRs
Ms. Zhang Luli, JSD Beijing Shengsili Law Firm

10:45 Case study and war story of an acquisition of Finnish company by a Chinese
Mr. Juha Mört, Managing Director, Tongyu Technology Oy

11:00 Foreign Investments in China – Regulations, Issues and the role of Hong Kong SAR
Mr. Kristian Odebjer, Partner, Co-head of China Practice, Magnusson Hong Kong

11:20 Q & A Session

11:40 Closing Remarks
Ms. Päivi Leiwo, Vice-Chairman, Finland-China Trade Association, Chairman of the Board, Oilon Oy

12:00 Lunch & networking

12:30 – 15:00 Meetings with Magnusson representatives

There is a possibility to book one-to-one meetings with Magnusson representatives after the seminar (12:30 – 15:00) and send in questions to the speakers in advance through the registration link. Please use this possibility to address issues important to your company.

Please confirm your participation in the seminar by filling in the registration form through this link:

The seminar is aimed at business representatives and we can only accept 45 guests to the event at first-come, first-served policy. Moreover, due to the limited number of places available, we kindly request that only one person per your company signs up for the event.


For more information, please contact:
Mr. Samuli Pyy-Zhong, Partner, Attorney-at-law, Head of China Desk Finland, +358 50 330 3381,
Ms. Laura Zhong, Associate, Specialist of China Desk Finland, +358 44 237 2362,
Mr. Kristian Odebjer, Partner, Co-head of China Practice, +852 9173 7900,
Ms. Kirsti Tarvainen, Marketing Manager, Business Delegation, Finpro, +358 40 34 33 434,
Ms. Hanna-Leena Harma, Secretary, Finland-China Trade Association, +358 407288730,