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China in Africa: FDI, Tax and Trends - June 11th at ESSCA

We are pleased to inform you about the new seminar "M&A along the Belt Road" organized by ESSCA School of Management.

The seminar will be held on Monday, June 11 2018 at ESSCA School of Management in Shanghai and the objective is to present thoroughly and debate on the Belt Road Initiative, its participants, the main projects, relevant sectors, funding agencies and how it will shape the world.

The Initiative is expected to drift World’s trade centre from North America to the Eurasian continent. Under the scope of the BRI, many corporate transactions have already been triggered trough Asia and Africa. In order to tackle that need of transport and energy infrastructures we can expect an increase of takeovers, Joint Ventures, capital participation undertook by multinational firms during the next coming years.

Lorenzo Riccardi, managing partner of RsA asia tax advisors and PhD researcher at Shanghai University, will give a talk focused on "China in Africa: Foreign Direct Investments, Tax and Trends".

The other speakers will be Maximiliam Rech (ESSCA School of Management) and He Shuquan (Shanghai University, Shanghai Society of World Economy).

Mr. Lorenzo Riccardi I Head of tax and managing partner of RsA asia

Lorenzo has taught taxation at Xian Jiao Tong Liverpool University, Peking University, Shanghai Jiao Tong, Tongji University and Hult Business School. Tax Advisor and Certified Public Accountant specialized in international taxation at IBFD Kuala Lumpur, PhD researcher in Asian tax at Shanghai University. He is based in Shanghai, where he focuses on business and tax law, assisting foreign investments in China and East Asia.

RsA asia tax advisory

RsA asia is a leading tax and advisory firm assisting companies, multinational groups and institutions in East Asia.

The organization has made service quality its distinctive feature through the experience and high professionalism of our advisors who, by combining their skills and expertise, provide a wide range of tax, corporate and consulting services, both nationally and internationally.

The firm brings a new approach to professional services and specialized in the emerging markets of the Far East region.

ESSCA School of Management

École Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d’Angers (ESSCA School of Management) is one of the top business school in Europe, with a number of campuses in the world, among which in Angers, Paris and Shanghai.

ESSCA is particularly interested in relations with China and has signed various cooperation agreements with Chinese top universities, as Sun Yat-Sen University (Guangzhou), Fudan University (Shanghai) and Hong Kong Baptist University (Hong Kong S.A.R.).

In 2007 ESSCA has opened a centre in Shanghai, with a wide offer of programmes and specialisations in international business and marketing.


China in Africa: Foreign Direct Investments, Tax and Trends

M&A along the Belt Road


June 11 2018 at 18.00


ESSCA School of Management

297 Wusong Road, 4th Floor, 200080, Shanghai




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