Foreign Investment Law

It is now a matter of only months before the new Foreign Investment Law (FIL) is set to replace existing foreign direct investment laws. The ambition to simplify in-bound investment, level the playing field between foreign and domestic investment and increase flexibility in Chinese investments is generally welcomed. However, there is still significant uncertainty as to how this very short piece of legislation will replace current rules and integrate with existing procedures.

Join us to discuss the highlights of the FIL, including:

  • How will the FIL impact existing joint ventures and other enterprises?
  • What steps should I take to prepare for its implementation?
  • What impact will the FIL have for new business ventures in China?


8:00AM - 8:15AM Breakfast & Check in

8:15AM - 8:55AM Presentation

8:55AM - 9:20AM Q&A

Please notice that there is no registration via this webpage

(for registration please follow the instructions under the title REGISTRATION).

PRICE: Participation Fee for this event is free for Members. (Members only event)

REGISTRATION: Registration is required to confirm a seat. You may register by sending a message to fbcs@fbcs.fi until Tuesday, October 15, 2019 or as long as there are seats available. Registration is binding and no-shows will be charged RMB 200 unless cancelled before the end-of-day of the final registration date.

ELIGIBILITY: All of the employees of FBCS member companies can participate at our events with Membership privileges (discounted price, access to member only events). Please do not hesitate to forward this event invitation to your colleagues.


  • Lucas Jonsson (Partner at Mannheimer Swartling)

    Lucas Jonsson

    Partner at Mannheimer Swartling

    Lucas Jonsson lives in Shanghai and is the head of Mannheimer Swartling operations in Shanghai. Lucas has extensive experience in international projects and client relationships in particular M & A, commercial agreements and cross-border investments.
    Furthermore, he advises clients on a regular basis in risk and crisis management, and lead different types of investigations related to business ethics and compliance, including those initiated by whistleblowers. Lucas is also the Vice Chairman of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in China and chairman of the Shanghai Chapter.

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