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DCW Seminar: Business Formation in Germany

July 3 / 9:00 am - 5:30 pm UTC+2

On July 3, 2019, DCW (Deutsch-Chinesische Wirtschaftsvereinigung e.V.), NRW.Invest and the Wirtschaftsfoerderung Krefeld are organising a seminar in Krefeld for Chinese investors and entrepreneurs. The seminar informs Chinese investors on the legal and economic environment for investments in Germany. The event will be interpreted into German and Chinese respectively.

Forming a business in Germany comes with many obstacles: Which legal structure should I choose for my company? How to comply with German rules and regulation? How to find the right location for my business? The seminar´s speakers address these and other questions, so that Chinese investors can take the right decision when forming a business in Germany.

Ecovis Beijing´s Zhiruo Zhao is invited to deliver a presentation about “Tax questions in company formation”.

To register for the event, please contact DCW´s Ms. Wanjun Huang. Ms. Huang is available by mail wanjun.huang@dcw-ev.de or by telephone +49 221 120370. For more information about the event, click here.


Participants are invited to register from 9 a.m. onward.

The event lasts from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

10.00 a.m. – 10.30 a.m.: Choosing a legal structure for your company
10.30 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.: Business models for the German market
11.00 a.m. – 11.20 a.m.: Coffee break
11.20 a.m. – 11.50 a.m.: Patent registration and IRP
11.50 a.m. – 12.20 p.m.: Social insurance
12.20 p.m. – 12.50 p.m.: Residency law and visa application
12.50 p.m. – 02.00 p.m.: Lunch break
02.00 p.m. – 02.20 p.m.: Welcoming speech by Krefeld´s mayor Frank Meyer
02.20 p.m. – 02.50 p.m.: Commercial real estate
02.50 p.m. – 03.20 p.m.: Tax questions in company formation
03.20 p.m. – 03.40 p.m.: Coffee break
03.40 p.m. – 04.00 p.m.: Krefeld as an international business location
04.00 p.m. – 04.20 p.m.: Case study: forming a business in Krefeld
04.20 p.m. – 05.00 p.m.: Panel discussion: Investing in Krefeld

Zhiruo Zhao

Business Development Manager

Zhiruo Zhao is a manager in our business development and marketing team. In our Heidelberg office, she is the primary contact person for Chinese and international customers who she supports in their endeavors to master the challenges of the German market. Ms. Zhao focuses on areas such as company formation, labor law, human resource management and German VAT compliance for e-commerce sellers. Ms. Zhao teaches Chinese law at SRH Hochschule Heidelberg as a guest lecturer.

Ms. Zhao has been living in Germany for 9 years. She studied in Chongqing (China), Osnabrueck and Heidelberg. Before joining Ecovis Beijing in 2016, she worked for a marketing research company in the field of marketing and data analysis. Previously, she worked on several projects for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in China and Germany. Ms. Zhao speaks Chinese, English, German and Spanish.

For more information, please contact: Mail: zhiruo.zhao@ecovis-beijing.com



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