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**POSTPONED**CBC Presents: The Foreign Investment Canadian and Protection Agreement (FIPA)
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**POSTPONED**CBC Presents: The Foreign Investment Canadian and Protection Agreement (FIPA)

Prime Minister Stephen Harper recently ratified a Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA) between Canada and China. The treaty came into effect on October 1st and provides a legal framework to clarify rules on investment in both countries. It is designed to ensure that Chinese companies doing business in Canada and Canadian firms in China will be treated fairly and aims to create a more predictable and transparent business environment.

21/01/2015
When: Wednesday, January 21st, 2014
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Where: CanChamHK Boardroom
1301 Kinwick Centre
32 Hollywood Road
Central
Hong Kong
Contact: Amanda Ho

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***POSTPONED*** 
China Business Committee Presents:
The Foreign Investment Canadian and Protection Agreement (FIPA) Between Canada and China: Impacts and Benefits for Your Business
        Date: Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

        Time: 12:30PM - 2:00 PM

        Venue: CanChamHK Boardroom
                     1301 Kinwick Centre,
                     32 Hollywood Road,
                     Central, Hong Kong


        Price: Members: $200 | Non-Members: $300
                   (Business Lunch is Included)

About the Event:

Prime Minister Stephen Harper recently ratified a Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA) between Canada and China. The treaty came into effect on October 1st and provides a legal framework to clarify rules on investment in both countries. It is designed to ensure that Chinese companies doing business in Canada and Canadian firms in China will be treated fairly and aims to create a more predictable and transparent business environment.


How will FIPA impact your business?
How will you benefit from this agreement?


About the Speaker:
Robert Wisner
Co-Chair, International Arbitration
McMillan LLP


Robert has argued cases involving businesses and governments from around the world before arbitral tribunals established under international commercial contracts, bilateral investment treaties and trade agreements. Robert has also appeared at all levels of the Ontario and Federal courts as well as before various administrative tribunals. These cases have involved matters of private and public international law, joint venture and shareholder disputes, complex commercial contracts and competition law or regulatory issues.

Robert Wisner is a partner in the Litigation department of McMillan LLP and Co-Chair of its International Arbitration Group which is ranked amongst the world's top 100 practices by Global Arbitration Review. His practice focuses on international commercial arbitration, investment treaty arbitration and cross-border business litigation.

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