Investment

Reasons to be Cheerful

Why the slowdown in the Chinese economy is not all bad news

Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained

Why ‘coopetition’ will be the new norms for MNCs operating in China

China’s Draft Foreign Investment Law

Foundation for Further Improvement of the Foreign Business Landscape?

Planning New E-ventures: China’s Funding Strategy for Artificial Intelligence

2018 appeared to be a turning point for the European Union in terms of artificial intelligence (AI). In December, the European Commission released a Coordinated Plan on Artificial Intelligence with EU member states. This followed the EU’s earlier decision last year[1]  to increase investment in…

The Belt & Road Initiative: Scope of Projects and Financing Issues

Getting a handle on the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) has proven to be challenging: there is no official definition of the geographical scope, no clear development plan or budget, no clear rule for projects to be included and no single branch of the Chinese…

BRI: Dispute Resolution and Jurisdictional Issues

The Belt and Road Initiative possibly offers interesting opportunities for non-Chinese participation. However, knowledgeable investors know that with rewards come risks, says D’Andrea & Partners Legal Counsel. In this article, they discuss the question of how to effectively manage disputes that are not only cross-border…

Belt & Road Initiative: Business Opportunities and Challenges for European SMEs

The size and scope of China’s Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) warrant European companies, including SMEs, giving it a close look. In fact, according to the European Chamber’s Business Confidence Survey 2018, businesses are doing just that: more than half of respondents saw opportunities in…