Conference on Legal Risks and Conferences of International Investment and Trade, from the Projection of China-Africa Cooperation was held in Beijing
Conference on Legal Risks and Conferences of International Investment and Trade, from the Projection of China-Africa Cooperation was held in Beijing’s China National Convention Center from Sep. 17th to 18th, which was hosted by Chinese Foreign Ministry and Chinese Society of International Law. More than 150 people including diplomats, legal experts, and entrepreneurs from China and Africa attended the conference. Partner Gong Piguo, Zhou Zhenguo, and Huang Yonghua attended the conference.
Chen Jiping, National People’s Political Consulate and Vice President of Chinese Society of International Law, emphasized on the opening ceremony that “Sino-African economic and trade cooperation develops rapidly.” However, the relevant legal researches and services are outdated. The legal and business communities shall seize this historic opportunity and take an active part in African legal research and service markets, ultimately making significant contributions to further development of Sino-African economic and trade cooperation.” The experts on Sino-African affairs and entrepreneurs have deeply discussed the topics regarding the protection on investment and trade agreements and risk control of defaults involving African parties, legal policies on the investment to African infrastructures, alternative dispute resolution mechanism on Sino-Africa investments and trades, legal policies and practices on African trading and economic cooperation park, so on and so forth.
The Legal Affairs Center of King&Capital, as the first professional team specializing in African legal affairs, draws public attention of Sino-African legal circle. Gong Piguo, the Senior Partner of King&Capital and the associate of the Legal Affairs Center, was invited to conduct a report on legal issues and risk control of Investment to African infrastructures, striking a chord.
In addition, this conference has passed the Declaration of Chinese Enterprises’ Social Responsibility in Africa. It is learned that this is the first Declaration of Social Responsibility set out for the “go-out” enterprises by China.