Corporate Services Committee

In this committee, members discuss finance, tax, legal, and HR related issues. The committee organizes closed-door roundtables and open events throughout the year.

Co-chairs:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events:

 

 

DateTopicSpeaker(s)
Friday, October 29, 2021

CEO Breakfast: Data Security and Privacy Protection [Member Only]

Dr. Michael Tan, Partner at Taylor Wessing

Jesmine Yan, CIO China & AP at Schindler

Friday, November 26, 2021

Visit to Jiangsu Jintan (JTEZ), EMAG, Pilz, and SVOLT

 

 

Past Events:

 

Date                     Topic   Speaker(s)
Friday, September 24, 2021

精致城市 幸福威海 Fine City, Happy Weihai

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Intellectual Property Protection for Manufacturing Companies

Raymond Kok, Attorney-at-Law (Germany), Partner (China) at Luther Law Offices

Yuemei Zhang, Senior Associate, Patent Attorney at Luther Law Offices

Sven O. Otten, General Manager at TUENKERS (Jiangsu) Automation Technology

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Visit to Changzhou CND, Felsomat/Reishauer, and Wemhoener

Friday, Jun 18, 2021Visit to Pinghu EDZ, Autoneum China, and Great Wall Motors
Wednesday, May 26, 2021CFO Dinner (Member-ONLY)
Friday, May 14, 2021Visit to Taicang City and Exchanges with Taicang RoundtableSabine Neuhaus, Associate at Kellerhals-Carrard

Representative at Datwyler 

Representative at Kern-Liebers 

Representative at Taicang Invest

Monday, Apr 26, 2021[Webinar] Individual Income Tax Reform: What Will Change In 2022
Faye Yu, Partner Tax Services PwC China at PwC
Friday, Apr 23, 2021Visit to Jiaxing JXEDZ, Monin, Hormel, MajiabangArthur Fang 方明

Bing Xie 谢冰

Director at renowned American food company 美国知名食品公司负责人 

Friday, Apr 9, 2021
Transfer Pricing & Customs Talks together with PwC

Asta Nie, Senior Customs and Trade Compliance Professional

Shilling Zhang, Senior Manager of  PwC’s World trade Management Service (WMS)Practice

Paul Tang, Partner in the PwCTransfer Pricing Practice

Nancy Chen, Manager in the PwC Transfer Pricing Practice

Chengfei Yuan, Director for PwC Shanghai Tax Service (French Tax Desk)

Monday, Apr 12, 2021[Webinar] China’s 14th Five-Year-Plan

Markus Herrmann Chen, Director of Sinolytics

Dr. Jost Wübbek, Director of Sinolytics

Jingwen Tong, Consultant at Sinolytics

Tiffany Wong, Consultant at Sinolytics

Martin Catarata, Analyst at Sinolytics

Wednesday, Mar 31, 2021[Event] Food Tech Meets Legal – Expert Dialogue On Old And New Trents In The F&B Industry

Felix Engelhardt, Associate at Schulz Noack Bärwinkel – Asia Practice

Alexander Leufgen, Executive Director at Stern Ingredients (suzhou) Co., Ltd

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2021[Event] What to expect in 2021: Inputs from 200 companies

Franc Kaiser, Partner in Charge, at InterChina Consulting

Thursday, Dec 17, 2020[Event] Women in Business Christmas CONNECTORS

Thursday, Dec 10, 2020[Event] SME Seminar: Retail, Contracts and Information Protection Law

Jose Chiu, General Manager at M-Industry China (Migros)

Nicolas Musy, Owner at China Integrated Co. Ltd.

Michael Tan, Partner at Taylor Wessing Shanghai Representative Office

Shuang Wang, Co-founder and CEO of NVXClouds

Sabine Neuhaus, Associate of Kellerhals Carrard

Wednesday, Oct 21, 2020

[Webinar] Air travel update with Lufthansa Group

Simon Bosshart, Director China of Switzerland Tourism

Peter Staeheli Quednau, Head of Visa Section at Consulate General of Switzerland in Shanghai

Veli Polat, Senior Director Sales – Greater China of Lufthansa Group Airlines

Tuesday, Oct 13, 2020

[Event] Women in Business CONNECTORS Breakfast

Wednesday, Sept 23, 2020

[Event] Cash Repatriation and Funding Solutions for WFOEs in China

Chengfei Yuan, Tax Director of PwC

Maggie Zhang, International Banking at Bank of Shanghai

Friday, Aug 28, 2020

[Event] CEO / CFO Dinner with the Consul General and SwissCham Shanghai

Andreas Hunziker, Board member of SwissCham Shanghai, Treasurer and co-chair of the finance / tax committee

Olivier Zehnder, Consul General of Switzerland in Shanghai

Friday, Aug 21, 2020

 [Event] Visit to Changzhou CND, Medela, Givaudan, Georg Fischer and Xinquan

Thursday, Aug 13, 2020

[Event] Food safety and import regulations for the F&B industry

Grégory Lachat, Senior Partner

Dr. Cheng Zhang, lawyer

Xiyan Hu, Director of Big Data Law at Capital Equity Legal Group

Lei Jing, Director of International Trade and Compliance Department at Capital Equity Legal Group

Thursday, Jul 30, 2020

[Event] JVs in the Chinese market: Experiences and best practices

Chen Liu, Managing Director of Weidmann

Connie He, Secretary of the Board and Head of HR at Buhler (Wuxi) Commercial Co., Ltd

Barry Chen, Partner in Charge, Corporate at InterChina

Cheng Chen, Of Counsel at Kellerhals Carrard

Friday, Jul 17, 2020

[Event] Full Day Visit to Changshu CEDZ, Novartis, EFTEC and Hörmann

Christophe Thuet, President / Managing Director of EFTEC Asia

He SUN, General Manager at Suzhou Novartis Technical Development Co., Ltd.

Mario Bock, Plant Director of Hörmann Changshu Door Production Co., Ltd.

Thursday, Jul 2, 2020

[Webinar] Economic Recovery In The Post-Epidemic Era Corporate Strategies and Risk Prevention

Dr. Rolf-Dieter Reineke, Head of MBA Programmes, Project Manager at FHNW School of Business

Regina Roos, Digital Transformation Manager at Company Roos – Solutions for future

Terry Tan, Director of Leong Lee International

Tuesday, Jun 23, 2020

[Webinar] UBS: What role will the Chinese market play in the future

Dominic Schnider, Head Commodities & APAC FX/Macro UBS Global Wealth Management Chief Investment Office

Eva Lee, Head Hong Kong Equities , UBS Global Wealth Management Chief Investment Office

Tuesday, Jun 09, 2020

[Event] Money repatriation for companies and individuals

Philipp Wilhelm, Associate Partner, German Assurance Desk at Ernst & Young

Wenjia Zhu, Director, Tax & Global Compliance & Reporting Services of Ernst & Young

Howard Whiteson, Senior Wealth Manager at deVere Group and Founder of Wealth Without BordersTM

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

[Webinar] HR best practices in the post COVID-19 era

Alfonso Troisi, Business Executive Officer of Greater China, Nespresso; President & National Representative of SwissCham Shanghai and SwissCham

Jennifer Bao, Managing Director of V-ZUG Greater China

Conny He, Head of HR at Buhler Group ASA

Lindy Lin, Head of HR at Oerlikon Metco Surface Technology (Shanghai)

Lily Zhang, HR Head at CBC Group

Malisa Yung, HR Director of Richemont China

Monday, May 25, 2020

[Supported Webinar] SME Online Roundtable – Cash-Flow Accelerator Agenda for SME

Yimeng Wang, Partner at PwC China

Fabrizio Ulivi, Managing Partner at Shi Bisset and Associates Ltd

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2020

[Supported Webinar] Enterprise Action Strategy In A Global Economic Crisis

Prof. Dr. Rolf-Dieter Reineke, Head of MBA Programmes at FHNW School of Business

Sebastian Goh, Managing Director of Belimo Automation Malaysia Sdn Bhd.

Monday, Apr 27, 2020[Webinar] COVID-19 Survey Analysis and Panel DiscussionAlfonso Troisi, Business Executive Officer of Greater China at Nespresso

Yves Reymond, Head of the Economic, Trade and Financial Section, at Embassy of Switzerland in Beijing

Thilo Koeppe, Managing Director North Asia of HUBER+SUHNER

Marco Bollier, Chief Commercial Officer at Geistlich Pharma China

Lily Shi, Managing Director of Hidrostal (Qingdao) Pumps Co., Ltd and Hidrostal (Qingdao) M&E Engineering Co., Ltd.

Peter Bachmann, Executive Director of SwissCham

Friday, Apr 24, 2020

[Webinar] China Today: Navigating the Risks, with PwC

Paul Tan, Partner at Forensic Services practice of PwC China at PwC (PriceWaterhouse Coopers)

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020

[Webinar] Export, import and distribution in China amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Joe Liu, General Manager, FRAISA (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Lucky Ding, Trade Specialist, Swiss Centers Shanghai

Jessie Chu, Key Account Management – eCom, Greater China at Kuehne + Nagel Limited

Rick Gao, Swiss International Air Lines Cargo

Wednesday, Apr 08, 2020

[Webinar] Financial and Tax-related Relief for Businesses, with PwC and MS Advisory

Rock Wang, Partner of Tax Services at PwC

Brian Blömer, Senior Associate – Head of Corporate Services at MS Advisory

Cécilia Vermeulen, Moderator, General Manager at BenCham Shanghai

Monday, Apr 2, 2020 [Webinar] HR Management and Preferential Policies by the Local GovernmentJeanette Yu, Partner and Head of Employment & Pensions Practice Area Group at CMS China

Gilbert Shen, Counsel and Head of Tax Practice Area Group at CMS China

Thursday, Mar 26, 2020[Webinar] HR Challenges and Opportunities in face of COVID-19Zach Lichtblau, Partner at Bonnard Lawson Law Firm

Nicolas Musy, Owner at China Integrated Co. Ltd.

Vanessa Yu, Director of Investment Promotion & Service Bureau of Pinghu Economic Technological Development

Friday, Mar 20, 2020

[Webinar] Logistics & Supply Chains Challenges amid the COVID-19 outbreak

Chen Liu, Managing Director of Weidmann

Glenn Bai, Managing Director China of Militzer & Muench International Freight Forwarding (Beijing) Co., Ltd.

Jing Wang, Business Development Manager, Sustainability Services at SGS Standards Techinical Services (China) Co. Ltd

Monday, Mar 9, 2020

[Webinar] The Legal and Tax Implications of the COVID-19 outbreak

Suzanne Streit, Deputy Director of Taicang Investment Promotion

Yaqi Liu, Partner at Wenfei Business Consulting ( Shanghai ) Co. , Ltd

Martin Ngai, Partner and Northern China Tax Leader at Ernst&Young

Wednesday, Feb 26, 2020

[Webinar] Supporting policies and legal implications in Taicang and Changzhou

Ke Su, Head of Financial Affairs at Embassy of Switzerland

Jay Jiang, Deputy Director of Foreign Investment Promotion

Philip Lazare, Partner at Luther Law Offices

Sabine Neuhaus, Associate at Kellerhals Carrard

Thursday, Nov 28, 2019

The New Foreign Investment Law is Coming – What Companies Need to Know

Cheng Chen, Of Counsel of Kellerhals Carrard

Sabine Neuhaus, Associate of Kellerhals Carrard

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

3rd Roundtable: Sino-Swiss Free Trade Agreement

Thursday, Nov 14, 2019CFO Forum – The Platform for Finance Professionals (Member ONLY)Andreas Hunziker, CFO, Lindt & Sprüngli (China)
Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019Termination of Managerial Personnel: How to handle it when things come to an end

Xu Tian, Partner at Eiger
Felix Engelhardt, Associate at Eiger

Friday, Oct 18, 2019

Visit to Jiaxing

Friday, Oct 18, 2019[培训] 并购,重组,搬家,裁员背景下的群体争仪预防与实务处理技巧(中文授课) Group Labor Dispute Prevention and Handling Skills in These Following Situations: Mergers and Acquisitions, Restructuring, Moving, Layoffs

Lawyer Hong, Company law, Labor law expert, Partner of famous law firm

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019Getting Out: JV Restructuring and DivestmentsBarry Chen, Partner in Charge, InterChina
Dr. Lefan Gong Partner, Zhong Lun Law Firm
Filippo Sticconi, Senior Associate, GWA Greatway Advisory
Mr. Roger Bischof, Partner, Bonnard Lawson
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019Workshop: How to leverage professionals and business partners in China?

Martin Schneider, Owner of the BRAINFORCE Group
Dr. Christoph Schröder, counsel, CMS
Mr. Yimin (Leo) Liu, Chief of Staff at Borderxlab Inc.
Yaluo (Sunny) SUN, General Manager of BRAINFORCE China

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019Joint-Chamber HR Summer Mixer

Thursday, Jul 05, 2018  

Supply Chain Integrity – challenges and opportunities in today’s environment

Michael Hickman, Principal at Control Risks
Monday, Jul 01, 2019Top employer practice sharing: Incentives and profit sharing schemes

Frank Qu, Regional President of Wyeth Nutrition Greater China Region

Friday, Jun 28, 2019

Changzhou: Company Visits and Innovation Dialogue

Andreas Parpan, Operations Manager, Rieter
Tony Liddell,
Director LF Strategic Projects, Huber+Suhner
Jason Xia,
Competence Center Manager, Bobst

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019Introduction to Dispute Settlement Clauses in ContractsZhang Zheng, Luther Law Offices
Tuesday, May 28, 2019Chinese Accounting Standards (CAS) and a Comparison with IAS PrinciplesMarta Snaidero, Partner of GWA

Giada Piccinini, Senior Tax Advisor of GWA

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Retail and Cross-Border Ecommerce in China

Marshall Chen, Head of Fiducia’s China Consulting Team
Benny Xu,
Country Manager of China, Schuler Wine China

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019Tax Digitalization: Trends, technologies and solutions for companiesFeiya Zhao, Senior Manager of China Tax & Business Advisory Services, PwC

Kenneth X Liu, Senior Manager of Tax Technology, PwC

Xiaoyun Liu, Manager of China Tax & Business Advisory Services, PwC

Thursday,  Mar 14, 2019The New Foreign Investment Law – What Changes and How Will It Impact CompaniesRalph Koppitz, Taylor Wessing
Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019How to Manage Flexible Working and Gender EqualityJeannette Yu, Head of Employment & Pensions CMS China

Tracy Jiao, APAC Regional HR Vice-President, Firmenich

Friday, Nov 29, 2018Contractual Negotiations in M&A of SME targets in ChinaDr. Leonardo Cereghetti, Kellerhals Carrard

Mr. Cheng Chen, Kellerhals Carrard

Dr. Guojian Xu, Boss & Young

Friday, Nov 23, 2018

SME Seminar: WeChat, HR, Free Trade Zone, Retail Design

Samantha Chalmers, Client Manager, 5 Star Plus Retail Design in Shanghai
Ahmet Tombul, Managing Director, Vauman Shanghai
Alexander Vnuk, Consultant, Fiducia Management Consulting
Lucky Ding, Trade Specialist, Swiss Centers China

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018

 Free Trade Agreement

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018How finance adapts to today’s digital transformationAndreas Hunziker, CFO of Lindt & Sprüngli (China)
Thursday, Aug 30th, 2018How to Create Talent Satisfaction Through a Great Workspace EnvironmentJesper Thorlund, Director, Executive Rewards, the LEGO group

Eddie Ng, Managing Director, JLL East China

Tony Armstrong, Senior Vice President, IWBI Asia, WELL Faculty, WELL AP

Davide Fugazza, Managing Director, Greater China & North Asia, Haworth

Thursday, July 05, 2018  Supply Chain Integrity – challenges and opportunities in today’s environmentMichael Hickman, Principal at Control Risks
Wednesday, June 27th, 2018Changing How You Hire in 2018 & HR Social MixerDr. Shi Bisset, Founding Associate, Shi Bisset and Associates Ltd

Jamie Chang, O.D. Associate Partner, Shi Bisset & Associates

Thursday, May 24, 2018

 SME Seminar: Komax, Fraisa, EXH Design

Tim Juta, Managing Director, Komax China
Joe Liu, Managing Director, FRAISA
Erich Diserens, Founding Partner, EXH Design

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018Tax Audit and Defense for Foreign CompaniesGong Liang, Tax Controversy Practice
Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018  

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

Mike Goldammer, Partner of Taylor Wessing

Cara Meng, Senior Associate of Taylor Wessing

Chi Chen, Partner Ernst & Young

Thursday, Jan 25, 2018 Supply Chain and Warehousing Strategies for SMEsGlenn Bai, Managing Director, Militzer & Muench’s China business
Jiro Tchalikian, Atlanta Drive Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Thursday, Nov 23, 2017

SME Seminar: Governance, Branding & Marketing, Made in China 2025, Labor Law

Giovanni Pisacane, GWA
Chantel Huang, Process Brand Evolution
Marshall Chen, Fiducia
Karen Zhang, Comet AG

Wednesday, Oct 25, 201710 costly mistakes during the hiring process and how to do it the right way

Hsiao J. CHIU, Managing Partner of JP International Search Consultants Co., Ltd.

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017HR SummitCelina Chew, President Bayer Greater China

Thomas Holzer, President, Voith Paper Asia

Robert Wu, Asia VP HR, Voith Paper Asia

Paul Hu, Community Manager, nakedHub

Andrew J. Warneck, Deloitte

Mr. Johannes Koenigshofer, Palfinger

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017Environmental Protection: How Companies Stay ahead of Regulatory and Policy TrendsOlegario Monegal, President of Firmenich China

Felix Ding, Novartis

Peter Corne, Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Tuesday, May 23, 2017CHINA’S NEW CYBERSECURITY LAW: MANAGING RISKS AND LEGAL ISSUECarly Ramsey, Associate Director of Control Risks

Michael Tan, Partner of Shanghai Arbitrator SHIAC

Friday, May 19, 2017

 Free Trade Agreement

Thursday, April 20, 2017HR Workshop

André Gisiger, President and co-founder of ILE International Learning Enterprises, Shanghai, China