Webinar – China 101 – Doing business in China? Your questions about setting up, taxation, and HR answered


Date: Thursday 22nd April 2021

Time: UK 8:30 AM (BST) / DUBAI 11:30 PM (GST) / BEIJING 3:30 PM (CST)

While opportunity and risk both exist in business ventures, minimizing risk and maximizing opportunity is paramount. However, theory and practice can be very different when strategy is applied to operations. This is especially true when doing business In China, where the practical approach often comes with a great amount of risk. Therefore, it is important to operate in a compliant manner.

Sovereign invites you to “Ask the Experts” for a live webinar addressing frequently asked questions about doing business in China, such as:

  • Use of a virtual office
  • Hiring overseas staff
  • Banking
  • And many more

If you have TAX, HR, or other operational questions about entering or operating in the China market, this 40 minute webinar is for you!

Moderator / Speaker 1
Robbert Gorris, Director, Sovereign China
Robbert works with client companies to provide them with the market entry experience and strategy that they will need to set up in China successfully. He possesses a comprehensive knowledge of Chinese commerce that has been gained from over 10 years of working closely with SME’s seeking to enter the China market. Before joining Sovereign China, Robbert was General Manager at the Benelux Chamber of Commerce (BenCham) in Beijing, a non-profit organisation representing the interests of companies from Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg in China.

Speaker 2
Mark Ray, Managing Director, Sovereign China
With over 12 years of advisory and consulting experience in Asia and China, Mark has advised hundreds of Fortune 500 companies and SMEs across different industries on market entry, global corporate structuring and compliance. Mark drives the process of setting the correct strategic priorities and goals for his clients who, after consultation, become better equipped to operate in China’s highly complicated and competitive business environment. His prior professional experience encompassed both Fortune 500 companies and government organisations, including the US Department of Commerce, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (known as Freddie Mac) and Bank of America.

Speaker 3
Henrry Ren, Accounting Manager, Sovereign China
Henrry is extraordinary experienced and knowledgeable specialist with over sixteen years of tax & accounting consultation service in Singapore and China. As Accounting Manager of Sovereign (China) Limited, Henrry has advised hundreds of Fortune 500 companies and SMEs across areas on Accounting, Taxation, Internal Control and Compliance matters. Henrry drives the process of setting the capable and stable service team which helps his clients with government communication and daily back office operation support. Those clients who, with the service, become better equipped to operate in China’s highly complicated and dynamic legislation environment.

#Henrry has a Master of Business Administration from the Edinburg Business School at The Heriot-Watt University (Edinburg, UK). His prior professional experience spans specialized service and education institution located in China and overseas including: Asecorp China, EASB Singapore.

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