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12th November, 2019
6pm – 8pm
Capital Club Beijing

INVESTMENT IN British Columbia / Canada Forum

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Manning Elliott LLP, Accountants and Business Advisors, together with LehmanBrown International Accountants, will be presenting the “Investment in British Columbia Canada Forum” from 6 pm to 8 pm on November 12, 2019 (Tuesday) in Capital Club Beijing.

The Forum aims to introduce and promote British Columbia’s advantages, and trade and investment opportunities in Canada. The Forum will focus on legal, tax and financial issues that you, as a potential foreign investor, need to consider when investing in British Columbia / Canada business projects.

Expect to gain a general understanding of Canadian legal and tax matters that you have to address before you decide to go ahead with your investment decisions. The Forum will also introduce to you the Canadian financing environment if your investment projects require bank and other financing leverage.


Forum Details:

Date:                November 12, 2019 (Tuesday) 6pm – 8pm

Venue:             Capital Club Beijing

50 Floor, Capital Mansion, 6 Xin Yuan Nan Road, Chao Yang District, Beijing



5:45 pm – 6:15 pm                      Guests registration


6:15 pm – 6:25 pm                      Welcoming speech:    Russell Brown

Managing Partner of LehmanBrown

6:25 pm – 6:40 pm                      Presentation:             Gerry Zhao

Director BC Trade & Investment Office Beijing

6:40 pm – 7:00 pm                      Presentation:             Jason Lin

PRC Law Expert, former Senior Partner of Zhong Lun Law Firm

7:00 pm – 7:20 pm                      Presentation:             Alden Auman / Raymond Lu

Partners of Manning Elliott

7:20 pm – 7:40 pm                      Presentation:            Sharon Niu

Director, Personal Banking Services, Bank of Montreal

7:40 pm – 7:50 pm                      Q & A

7:50 pm – 8:00 pm                      Closing speech:         Alden Aumann

Managing Partner of Manning Elliott


Meet our Presenters

Gerry Zhao, Director of BC Trade & Investment Office Beijing

  • Work with BC & Chinese companies to provide investment and trade assistances in China on behalf of BC since 2011
  • Over 20+ years experience helping Canadian and foreign businesses developing market opportunities in China
  • Focusing on mining, forestry, technology, health and transportation sectors

Jason Lin, PRC Law Expert, Former Senior Partner of Zhong Lun Law Firm

  • Working experience with law firms in China, Canada and Singapore for over 20 years
  • Specialize in cross-border investment / financing legal structure design and business building
  • Experience in helping high net worth Chinese families realize cross-border assets’ protection, succession and cross-border investment / financing

Sharon Niu, Director, Personal Banking Services

  • Has over 18 years cross-border banking experience. The first generation banker, focus in immigration banking and cross-border banking business
  • Experienced in handling complicated overseas bank accounts in China Mainland, Hong Kong, Canada and Singapore
  • Knowledgeable in China local regulations relating to individual’s foreign exchange control and immigration assets transfer

Alden Aumann, Managing Partner of Manning Elliott LLP

  • Provides innovative answers to clients complex business, audit and tax challenges
  • Specializing in public company assurance and compliance, and private company transactions
  • Advisory for inbound China-Canada investments

Raymond Lu, Partner of Manning Elliott LLP

  • Worked for both national and medium-sized accounting firms in BC
  • over 35 years experience in Canada and Hong Kong with practice areas including business advisory, taxes, auditing and assisting companies go public in Canada
  • Knowledgeable in Canadian and Hong Kong tax, extensive experience in providing accounting and tax services to private entities
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