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APMC internal: Mr Alexander Vnuk is appointed Branch Manager of Asia-Pacific Management Consulting Ltd. in Shanghai.
His fomer responsibilities as Branch Manager of the APMC-branch in Beijing will be assumed by Mr Jelte Wingender who was based in the headquarters in Germany before.


Human Resources management in China
Current concepts for finding and retaining employees in China. An article by Dr Kuang-Hua Lin in the DCW Yearbook 2016.

10% more salary per year – not a must
In this interview Dr Kuang-Hua Lin provides tips for the HR strategies of foreign companies in China.

Liability risks in China
An article by Dr Kuang-Hua Lin about liability risks in China and effective monitoring instruments. (German article incl. English translation)

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Seminar Registration:

China Update 2016 for SME’s - Shanghai

A joint event of Asia-Pacific Management Consulting and Ecovis Ruide Shanghai

Date: Tuesday, 10 May 2016
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Seminar Fee: 800RMB (regular fee) | 600RMB Early Bird (registration until 30. April 2016)
Venue: Renaissance Shanghai Zhongshan Park Hotel / 上海龙之梦万丽大酒店
No. 1018 Changning Rd, Shanghai 200042 / 200042 上海市长宁区长宁路 1018 号

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China Update 2016 for SMEs – 10. May 2016 Shanghai - Agenda

Key Speakers:
Dr. Kuang-Hua Lin is the founder and president of Asia-Pacific Management Consulting GmbH (APMC)
Ms. Pingwen HU is one of the key founders and senior partners of ECOVIS Ruide China.
Ms. Carrie Yao is an experienced accounting and tax consultant for SMEs at Ecovis Ruide

08:30-09:00 Registration with Coffee and Tea

09:00-09:30 New Developments, Opportunities and Risks for SMEs in China – APMC (Dr. Kuang-Hua LIN)
  • What´s new about China´s “New Normal”?
  • Important new laws/regulations and their impacts on SMEs in China
  • Business risks of recent developments (labour costs; fighting against corruption and waste; restrictions on pollution and energy intensive industries; real estate prices; pressure to reduce over-capacity; fast increasing bad debts, bankruptcies and fraud cases from customers).

  • 9:30-10:00 Current Growth and Branch/Industry Perspectives in China – APMC (Dr. Kuang-Hua LIN)
  • Short, middle and long term growth perspectives of China
  • Growth outlooks for traditional and new industries, as well as in different regions
  • Major concerns of European companies in doing business in China and their development

  • 10:00-11:00 How to fulfil compliance: Transfer Pricing - ECOVIS Ruide (Ms. Pingwen HU)
  • China: Disbursement of expenses by enterprises to their overseas related parties and corporate tax avoidance
  • Cross-border payments deductible and not deductible from taxable income
  • Transfer pricing methods, transfer pricing examinations, adjustments & COMPLIANCE

  • 11:00-11:15 Coffee break (and networking/ socializing)

    11:15-12:30 HR Challenges 2016: Current difficulties in HR management and their solutions – APMC (Dr. LIN)
  • How to retain your employees? Cost effective measures and best practice solutions.
  • How to adapt your personnel capacity: Most common mistakes as well as Do´s and Don´ts in hiring and firing in China.
  • How to avoid problems in the first place?

  • 12:30-13:30 Lunch (and networking/socializing)

    13:30-14:15 Recent Developments in the protection of IP rights in China – APMC (Dr. Kuang-Hua LIN)
  • Statistics and experience with Trade Marks, Invention Patents, Utility Model Patents, Design Patents and Copyrights in China
  • Latest developments and court decisions
  • How to protect your IP rights in China: Effective measures and Experience with Infringement Proceedings in China

  • 14:15-15:00 VAT Value-Added Tax replacing business tax - ECOVIS Ruide (Ms. Carrie YAO)
  • Simplicity and equality by avoiding different taxation methods in different regions
  • Benefits of enterprises in manufacturing industries and answers on still open questions like these
    1. Whether domestic enterprises providing their overseas HQ with marketing and purchasing services could enjoy tax exemptions;
    2. Do land usage rights obtained through auctions from govmnt. departments qualify for input VAT deductions;
    3. Are factory lease agreements from before the VAT reform subject to a transition/ exemption policy.
  • Impacts on your pricing decisions – our suggestions

  • 15:00-15:15 Coffee Break

    15:15-16:30 Accounting/Reporting, Internal Audit and Fraud Prevention in China - APMC & ECOVIS -
  • Chinese Accounting and Taxation Laws and Practices: An update
  • Typical fraud cases by employees and customers in China and how to prevent them
  • Practice examples, Examples of Internal Audit
  • 16:30-17:00 Q&A and Discussion

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