October 30, 2012
Beijing—SNR Denton announced today that it successfully hosted over 100 representatives from the largest Chinese contracting companies with international aspirations at a 2-day event in Beijing. The event, hosted jointly with the China International Contractors Assocation (CHINCA), focused on emerging markets in Latin America, which present enormous growth opportunities for Chinese contractors.
Partners from SNR Denton's Asia Pacific, US, UK and Middle East offices presented alongside an exceptionally high-quality panel of speakers including Navigant; Sinohydro; China Railway; China Harbour Engineering; China Gezhouba Group; representatives from the embassies of Peru, Mexico and and Chile; PWC; Balfour Beatty; Arap, Nishy & Uyeda Advogados and CSA Group, along with senior representatives from CHINCA management.
Key themes and discussion topics emerging from the event included:
- Market entry requirements for local partnering
- Risk management in relation to outbound projects
- Ideal project structures and global PPP case studies
- Project funding considerations in Latin America
- Pitfalls to avoid and how to handle disputes if they occur
- The need for cultural sensitivty when doing business in Latin America
The partners who represented SNR Denton were:
|Keith Brandt (Hong Kong)
||Michael Barz (New York)
|Phil White (New Jersey)
||John Woolley (London)
|Neil Cuthbert (Dubai)
||Sarah Zeng (Beijing)
|Andrew Jones (Milton Keynes)
For a copy of the materials (available in Chinese and English) or the full agenda, please contact Marie McDermott, contact details above.
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