US-China Legal Exchange
During the week of October 17, 2011, the U.S. Department of Commerce, along with China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and State Council Legislative Affairs Office (SCLAO), will co-host the 16th U.S.-China Legal Exchange, a unique forum that provides an opportunity for the business, legal, and academic communities in the United States to hear directly from Chinese officials about the new and important developments in China’s commercial legal and regulatory landscape.
High-level government officials from China will present to public audiences in San Francisco, Denver, and Atlanta on two areas of China’s commercial law regime that impact the U.S. business and legal community, providing an unique opportunity for U.S. companies, lawyers, local and state government officials, and other interested persons to discuss with Chinese Government officials the impact of those changes on U.S. business opportunities.
During the one-day event in each city, Chinese officials will present on: (i) China’s review of mergers and acquisitions under its Anti-Monopoly Law; and (ii) New developments in consumer product safety and tort liability in China. Department of Commerce General Counsel Cameron Kerry will lead the event from the U.S. side, and MOFCOM Vice Minister Chong Quan will lead the Chinese delegation.
Co-sponsors: U.S. Department of Commerce, China Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), China State Council Legislative Affairs Office (SCLAO)