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Invitation | Seminar "Advancing China-Central and Eastern Europe Economic and Investment Relations"

CCCEU| Updated: Apr 20, 2024

Dear guests,

In recent years, central and eastern European countries such as Hungary, Poland, and Serbia have evolved into prime destinations for Chinese enterprises in the region, particularly in sectors like new energy and batteries, igniting a wave of green economic transformation. In a bid to navigate these evolving dynamics, China Chamber of Commerce to the EU (CCCEU), in collaboration with Baker & McKenzie LLP, is organising a pivotal online seminar on April 30th titled "Advancing China-Central and Eastern Europe Economic and Investment Relations."

Distinguished speakers, including Minister Peng Gang of the Chinese Mission to the EU, Dr. Anita Gyürkés, head of the Hungarian State Aid Monitoring Office, Mr. Wang Ruigang, Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy in Moldova, will offer insights into the latest investment and trade ties. Baker & McKenzie's managing partner Dr. Ákos Fehérváry, partner Dr. Benedek Kovács and other expert lawyers will provide crucial perspectives on compliance guidelines, risk mitigation strategies for greenfield investments and M&A, the state aid programs, the tax and employment management, and the evolving landscape of EU competition law and data protection regulations.

This seminar, a nexus of ideas and networking, offers an indispensable platform for stakeholders to grasp the nuances of this transformative economic landscape. Don't miss this opportunity to engage with industry leaders and chart the course for future collaboration. Join us and register now! 

Note: Please click here or scan the QR code to register for this Webinar in advance:



Date: Tuesday, April 30th, 2024

CET 09:00am-12:00 pm (Beijing time 15:00pm-18:00pm)

Address: Zoom Webinar

with Simultaneous Interpretation in Chinese and English


Organizers: China Chamber of Commerce to the EU (CCCEU)

Baker & McKenzie

Co-organizers: Association of Chinese Enterprises in Hungary (ACEH)

Chinese Chamber Of Commerce In Republic of Serbia

Polish-Chinese General Chamber of Commerce


Moderator: Secretary General of China Chamber of Commerce to the EU,

Mr Fang Dongkui


09:00       Keynote Speeches & Welcome Remarks

Peng Gang,

Minister of the Chinese Mission to the European Union (5 minutes)

Xu Chen,

Chairman of China Chamber of Commerce to the EU (5 minutes)

Anita Gyürkés,

State Aid Monitoring Office, Hungary (3 minutes)

Li Kexin,

Chairman of Association of Chinese Enterprises in Hungary (3 minutes)

Yang Dong,

Chairman of Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Republic of Serbia

(3 minutes)  

Wang Ruigang,

Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy in Moldova (3 minutes)

Hu Xinyuan,

President of Polish-Chinese General Chamber of Commerce

(3 minutes)

Zoran Popovic

Independent member of Board of Directors

Bank of China Srbija a.d. Beograd

CEO of A Mi Manera d.o.o Beograd (3 minutes)


09:30       Forum


Dr. Ákos Fehérváry

Managing Partner of Baker McKenzie Hungary (3 minutes)

Greenfield Investment, Hungary, Poland and Serbia 

Mr. Petar Orlic, Partner in international business management 

NKO Law office, Serbia (8 minutes)

Dr. Benedek Kovács

Partner in Commercial Corporate, Real Estate & Tax Practice Group,

Baker&McKenzie Hungary (15 minutes)

M&A, Hungary, Poland, and Serbia

Mr. Vladimir Dašić, Senior partner of BDK advokati Serbia (8 minutes)

Dr. Ákos Fehérváry,Co-head of the M&A/Corporate Practice Group

Baker&McKenzie Hungary  (15 minutes)

Magdalena Medynska, Counsel

Baker&McKenzie Poland (8 minutes)

Compliance Management

Dr.Dragan Gajin, Partner of Competition/Antitrust

Doklestic Repic & Gajin Serbia  (8 minutes)

Dr.Márton Horányi

Co-head of the Antitrust and Competition Practice Group (15 minutes)

Data Privacy

Dr. Csaba Vári

Counsel, Head of IP Tech Group,

Baker&McKenzie Hungary (10 minutes)

Energy, Construction projects, Hungary

Dr. Dániel Orosz

Senior Attorney of the M&A, Corporate Practice

Baker&McKenzie Hungary (10 minutes)

Ivana Kopilovic

Co-head of the Kopilovic&Kopilovic (10 minutes)

Employment Management

Dr. Nóra Óváry-Papp

Counsel of Employment Management Practice Group

Baker&McKenzie Hungary (10 minutes)

Tax Management, Hungary

Dr. Gergely Riszter

Head of the Tax Group

Baker&McKenzie Hungary (10 minutes)


Q&A - 8 minutes