IFLR China-Africa Investment Forum 2013 - Agenda


June 5, 2013 - China-Africa Investment Forum, Beijing

2013年6月5日 - 中非投资论坛, 北京

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08.15 Registration and breakfast

08.45 Chair's introduction and opening remarks 
        
Ashley Lee, Asia reporter, IFLR

09.00 The challenges, including resources nationalism, and opportunities
         in African
resources and mining

         - Dealing with government demands in your timeline

         - Negotiating free carry, royalties and taxes

         - Identifying opportunities and acting on them

         Stephen Harder, managing partner, China, Clifford Chance

         Titus Edjua, director, Africa group, Clifford Chance

         Leila Hubeaut, partner, Gide Loyrette Nouel

10.00 FOCUS: Nigeria

         - Nigerian power sector legal/ regulatory lessons from South Africa

         - Chinese banks investment process and requirements when 
            lending/ investing into Nigeria

         - Nigeria/ African infrastructure demand and funding

         Milton Osborn, partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

10.20 Coffee and networking

10.50 Structuring M&A deals for resources investment

         - Trends for terms and conditions

         - Negotiation pitfalls to avoid

         - Environmental issues in contracts

         Charles Bond, partner, Gowlings

         Yan Zhang, managing partner, Blue Ocean Mining Investment Fund

         Jeremy South, global leader, M&A for the mining sector, Deloitte

         Nurhan Aycan, partner, Gowlings

11.50 FOCUS: Mozambique

         - Mozambique's coal, oil and gas legal and regulatory framework

         - an overview

         - Recent legislative changes: Mega-Projects Law, Mining Law and
           Petroleum Law

         - Role and powers of the main entities

         - Mining concession contracts and licenses

         - Engineering, procurement and construction works in the nation

         - Taxation notice

         - Hiring expatriates and repatriation of funds

         Mafalda Oliveira Monteiro, partner,
         Miranda Correia Amendoeira
& Associados

12.20 Infrastructure in Africa

         - Identifying the opportunities: managing the challenges

         - Practical tips undertaken to mitigate risks in actual
           African
infrastructure projects

         - Effective project structuring

         - Managing local relationships and handling local disputes: 
           what
Chinese companies can do when African projects turn sour

          Thomas Urlacher, partner, Gide Loyrette Nouel

           Liang Xiaoguang, deputy director, department of western Asian and
          
African affairs, Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China
           
           Lou Difei, director, West Asia and Africa Projects, Sinosure

           Xin ZhaoStarTimes Communication Network Technology

           Chun Xu, first secretary, department of West Asian & African Affairs,
           MOFCOM

           Leila Hubeaut, partner, Gide Loyrette Nouel

13.10 Lunch and networking

14.00 Capital markets' raising finance in Toronto and London

         - Turning to Canada and the UK for resources and mining investment

         - Listing conditions, transparency and reporting requirements

         Charles Bond, partner, Gowlings

         Nurhan Aycan, partner, Gowlings

14.40 FOCUS: Mauritius

         - Strategies for Chinese investment into Africa through Mauritius

         - Navigating the tax treaty network in Africa and bilateral investment 
           agreements

         - Working within African regional economic treaties, including
           SADC and COMESA

         - How to set up an operational base for Africa in Mauritius

         - Creating a holistic investment environment for global and
           domestic companies

         Sivakumaren Mardemootoo, attorney-at-law, Mardemootoo Solicitors

         Lillian Xiao, partner, Deloitte (China)

         Saajid Dauhoo, partner, Deloitte (Mauritius)

15.40 Coffee and networking

16.00 FOCUS: OHADA countries

         - Dealing with any of the 17 States signed up to the Organisation for the
           Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa

         - How the unified business code helps your investment into west and
           central Africa

         - Tips and tricks for cross-border transactions

         - Financing transactions in OHADA: considering mezzanine
           lending structures

         Ricardo Bernard, managing partner, R. Bernard Law Group

         Titus Edjua, director, Africa group, Clifford Chance

         Yongmei Cai, partner, Simmons & Simmons

         John Mollard, partner, Baker & McKenzie

16.30 Projects under South Africa's legislative changes

         - How to raise local finance for projects under the new law

         - The impact on bank financing, securities financing and alternatives

         Yue Caishen, deputy president, 
         Southwest University of Political
Science and Law

16.50 Chair's closing comments


08.15记签

08.45 主席致开幕辞

          Ashley Lee, IFLR 洲区记者

09.00 非洲目的机遇与挑: 
     如何
应对非洲国家对国家资源的民族保

      • 与非洲当地政府协调时间管理艺术

      • 争取免、免当地税收的判策略

      • 分解一项投资计划从孕育到程,
        如何把机会
成一个真正可行的项目?

         Stephen Harder, 伟绅中国区合伙人

         Titus Edjua,(英国)高伟绅律师事务所非洲地区总监

         Leila Hubeaut,(法国)基德律师事务所合伙人

10.00 聚焦:尼日利亚

      • 尼日利亚能源产业的立法从南非身上借经验

      • 中国的选择融资尼日利亚项目时的准和流程

      • 尼日利亚、非洲基建方面的市需求及资金来源

           Milton Osborn, Norton Rose Fulbright律师事务所合伙人

10.20 咖啡及小息

10.50 如何构架非洲资源投资中并项目合同

      • 合同中“条款和条件”撰写的最新趋势

      • 非洲合作谈判中可能遇到的陷阱

      • 非洲资源项目中涉及的当地问题

           Charles Bond,(加拿大)高林律师事务所合伙人

      张海基金执行合伙人

           Jeremy South, 德勤全球采业兼并项目负责

           Nurhan Aycan,(加拿大)高林律师事务所合伙人

11.50 聚焦:莫桑比克

      • 大致了解莫桑比克当地对开采煤矿、石油、天然气的政策法

      • 当地近期的立法变化解:大型项目法规、
        采矿法规以及石油
法规

      • 当地主要力及实力企业

      • 当地可用的采矿租赁许可怎么用

      • 在当地如何行机械制造、采购及工程业务

      • 当地税收要求

      • 雇佣当地工可能遇到的问题,
        以及如何将当地所得利
送回国内的有效方法

           Mafalda Oliveira Monteiro,(葡萄牙)
           Miranda Correia Amendoeira & Associados 律师事务所合伙人

12.20 非洲基础设施项目

      • 清机遇,控制挑战

      • 实际操作建:如何规避在非洲进行基础设施项目的风险

      • 有效的项目

      • 如何控制和当地政府及当地人的关系,如何调节纠纷:
        中国
企业当地项目遇到问题是怎么

           Thomas Urlacher,(法国)基德律师事务所合伙人

      梁商务部西亚非洲司处长

      楼狄, 中国出口信用保险公司西亚非洲项目总监

            Leila Hubeaut,法国基德律师事务所合伙人

13.10 午膳

14.00 资本市场- 如何从多多及伦敦金融市场融资

      • 如何从加拿大、英国资本市场为非洲资源及矿业项目融资

      • 在加拿大及伦敦股市上市要求

           Charles Bond,(加拿大)高林律师事务所合伙人

           Nurhan Aycan,(加拿大)高林律师事务所合伙人

14.40 聚焦毛里求斯

      • 中国企业通过毛里求斯投资非洲项目的策略

      • 非洲各国的税法体系分析以及各国和中国的双投资协议

      • 非洲各国的经济条分析,包括SADC 以及COMESA条约

      • 如何在毛里求斯设立项目中心

      • 毛里求斯当地对外来投资所提供的全投资环境如何?

           Sivakumaren Mardemootoo, (毛里求斯) 
     
Mardemootoo Solicitors 律师事务所律师

      肖天晶德勤中国合伙人

            Saajid Dauhoo, (毛里求斯)德勤合伙人

15.40 咖啡及小息

16.00 聚焦:非洲商业法规一体化国家OHADA

      • 与非洲商业法一体化17个成国如何打交道

      • 一过后的商业法体系对您在西非中非的投资有怎的帮助

      • 跨境易的各操作技巧

      • 融资新方法:如何利用层资本mezzanine lending structures

           Ricardo Bernard, (美国)R. Bernard Law Group 管理合伙人

           Titus Edjua,(英国)高伟绅律师事务所非洲地区总监

      蔡咏梅Simmons & Simmons律师事务所中国区合伙人

            John Mollard, 克•麦时国际律师事务所合伙人

16.30 南非最新金融法修后对当地项目融资的影响

       • 如何利用当地最新法规为项目融资

       • 修订后对银行融资、券融资和其他融资的影响

       岳彩申西南政法大学副校长

16.50 主席致幕辞                                                                                                                            


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