China is currently Africa’s leading trade and investment partner. Knowledge of Chinese law is a valuable resource for business people and legal professionals who want to understand and navigate China’s emerging role in Africa’s economy.
This course is a short overview of Chinese business law and international investment policies, covering the prospects and legal aspects of doing business in China, and China’s policy for and political interest in Africa, with reference to the legal co-operation under the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation (FOCAC).
Join us for an eight-hour course, held over four days.
Date: 20 to 23 April 2021, 9:00 to 11:00 - SAST
Who will benefit from this course?
The course will benefit lawyers, students, legal practitioners, policy makers, sinologists, negotiators and advisors in offices dealing with China.
Tebogo Lefifi holds an LLM in Chinese business law from Hong Kong Open University and is a doctoral candidate in the Centre for Comparative Law in Africa (CCLA) at UCT. She holds a BCom from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and has also completed postgraduate certificates and courses in finance and economics. She spent a decade studying Chinese business, language and law in China. During this time, she worked with universities, corporations and government departments advising on research and regulatory environment in China. She was a chief representative for various organisations in China including the official South African national brand agency 'Brand South Africa' and Stellenbosch University's Centre for Chinese Studies thinktank. She is the executive director of [email protected], an Africa-China advisory company, and serves on advisory boards of various China-Africa businesses and initiatives. She co-founded an applied thinktank, Sino-Africa Centre of Excellence (SACE), which published and carried out the China Business Perception Index in various countries in Africa.
Price: R2,200 per person
More information: http://www.lawatwork.uct.ac.za/overview-chinese-law