HONG KONG BUSINESS UPDATES – Webinar
November 26th from 4 pm (GMT+8) / 9 am (CET)
You are cordially invited to join a webinar jointly organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) London Office, Netherlands Hong Kong Business Association (NHKBA) and European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. Learn about the current challenges and opportunities for doing businesses with Hong Kong & Asia, and what will be the impact of the recent Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) free trade agreement for your businesses. Our panellists will be sharing their views on 2021 outlook. Join us on November 26th to find out more!
SIGN-UP: Please find more about the event HERE
GEOPOLITICAL OUTLOOK – Online event
November 26th from 4 pm (GMT+8) / 9 am (CET)
WHAT IS NEXT FOR ASIA AND HONG KONG?
2020 has been (and continues to be) an eventful year, notably in terms of geopolitics and the deterioration of US-China relations. With the US presidential elections over and the prospect of a new incoming US administration, we can expect further changes to the political landscape in Asia in the months ahead.
Exploring how the US-China relations may develop in the medium term and what this means for individuals and companies operating in Hong Kong, Denmark-Hong Kong Trade Association is pleased to host an exciting webinar on 26th of November.
SIGN-UP: The event is free to attend, but requires registration to: email@example.com
16.00-16.10: Welcome by Johan Hillers, Head of Operation HKDKTA & Steffen B. Clausen, YPC, DCCCHK
16.10-16.40: Presentation by Ben Wottliff, Partner at Control Risks
16.40-17:00: Discussion & questions
17.00: End of program
Ben Wootliff, Partner in Control Risks
Ben Wootliff has worked with clients across
Asia advising on business intelligence, fraud, cyber security, crisis management and political risk across the region.
Ben started and built up Control Risks cyber security practice in Asia and also led the corporate investigations business in Greater China, North Asia and as General Manager of Control Risks Hong Kong.
Prior to moving to Asia, Ben managed Control Risks’ corporate investigations financial services practice in London, which he was responsible for the company’s relations with investment banks, private equity firms and asset managers. Ben’s opinions on cyber security, as well investment risks, corruption and compliance are regularly cited in the financial media.
Before joining Control Risks, he was a journalist specialising in business and finance. He has worked for numerous publications including Bloomberg News, Institutional Investor, Financial News, the Daily Telegraph and the Sunday Business.
Recent projects supervised by Ben include:
- Managing numerous pre-investment due diligence assignments across the region.
- Advising clients on their future operations under the new Hong Kong national security law.
- Cyber due diligence, focusing on the information security integrity of an acquisition target, for a major US private equity firm.
- Advising a global resources company on their response to wide-ranging cyber breaches and security failings, analysing threat actors, and advising on subsequent remediation.
- Managing industry-wide crisis management exercises for the financial services sector
- Advising on a number of multimillion-dollar cyber-enabled frauds, including strategies for recovery of assets.
BUSINESS IN HONG KONG
Oktober 6th. 2020 – 10.00-11.00am CET
No matter where in the world you are during business – opportunities and challenges will follow!
At this informal event, the Denmark Hong Kong Trade Association have invited three speakers who will share their experiences – both the crooked stories and the concrete recommendations on during business in Hong Kong.
Our speakers will share their current views of Hong Kong and what they expect for the future of business.
You are therefore welcome to join the event if you are already active in Hong Kong or just interested in getting to know more about it.
The event is free to attend, but requires registration to: firstname.lastname@example.org
MA in China studies, GM at ThinkChina.dk
ThinkChina is a think tank initiative within the University of Copenhagen that coordinates and facilitates all China-related research within the university so that all of Denmark can benefit from it.
Attorney at Law/Partner, DLA Piper Denmark
Corporate Finance in Hong Kong and China including ECM work, FDI and M&A advisory.Lived and worked in HK and China from 1988 to 2000.
Steffen Bach Clausen
Intelligence- and Security Risk Analyst
Worked with Hong Kong & Shanghai Hotels, Facebook, Vodafone. Member of the Danish Chamber of Commerce and currently based in Hong Kong.
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HK START-UP ECOSYSTEM
November 12th. 2020 – 09.00-10.00am CET
Join us for an interesting webinar together with Ms. Jayne Chan from Invest Hong Kong, who will share her insights and perspectives on the opportunities and challenges for Hong Kong’s start-up scene.
The session will be followed by a Q&A.
Ms. Jayne Chan is Head of StartmeupHK, an InvestHK’s initiative aimed at helping founders of innovative and scalable startups from overseas to set up or expand in Hong Kong. Their services include providing information about the startup ecosystem in HK, connecting people to the startup community, hosting startup events and helping to foster a positive environment for startups to thrive.
This event is hosted by the Danish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and is a collaboration with InvestHK and DKHKTA.