Upcoming Events

On 28th May, the Third Session of the 13th National People’s Congress adopted the Civil Code of the People’s Republic of China (Civil Code), which is a new chapter of privacy and personal information protection. Recently, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress initiated the public consultation on the Data Security Law (Draft). At this time, the European Chamber is delighted to invite you to our next multiple working group meeting with Mr Jihong CHEN, partner of Zhong Lun Law Firm.


  • 2020-08-14 | 15:00 - 16:30
  • European Chamber Shanghai Office Unit 2204
Members only

This workshop will be the fifth in a series of LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® workshops to help teams have the difficult conversations and find concrete and shared direction going forward, helping teams get back to enjoyable and effective work life.

Participants explore who ‘we’ are, at the core, as an organization or as a team. They will develop a shared understanding of their aspirations for the business and how they are perceived. Before deciding on what must change and what must remain, to be the best possible version of ‘us’. A set of actionable next steps supported by the core identity and values of the business will be one of the key takeaways

  • 2020-08-19 | 09:00 - 12:00
  • European Chamber Shanghai Office, Unit 2204

Earlier this year China’s Ministry of Justice released new amendments to specify how foreign nationals can apply for permanent residency (PR) in the country. To help expatriates both interpret the changes in regulation and correctly implement them, this event guides foreign passport holders in the Shanghai Municipality through the green card application process, from eligibility requirements and global tax implications to financial planning solutions for PR applicants.

The European Chamber is pleased to welcome Ray Xia and Gertie Chen of PwC China Global Mobility Services and Jordan Donald of Infinity Solutions to provide insights into and share best practices about the above mentioned. Join us 24th August, 16:00-17:15 (GMT+8), online via zoom or in-person at our Shanghai office.

  • 2020-08-24 | 16:00 - 17:15
  • Zoom/European Chamber Shanghai Office Unit 2204

Much like the COVID-19 outbreak, cyber security attacks can spread quickly across the globe and can affect individuals, businesses, and countries alike. In times of crisis, vulnerability is at an all-time high leaving malicious opportunist with a window to commit phishing and ransomware attacks, cloud jacking, direct theft, bank fraud, amongst many other cybercrimes.

The European Chamber’s Beyond Cybersecurity Conference 2020 will provide insights and discussion from industry leaders about the importance of pushing cybersecurity to the forefront of business and individual’s strategies.

  • 2020-08-25 | 08:30 - 12:00
  • Juss Hengshan Hotel

On 30th July 2020, the Shanghai Municipal Government published the newly amended Administrative Measures for Foreign Talent Residence Permits of the Shanghai Municipality, which has attracted extensive attention from foreign business community in Shanghai. According to Chinese media reports, the new Measures will further enhance the application of Foreign Talent Residence Permit as a mechanism for attracting and retaining foreign talents. The Measures also plan to strengthen the support for the regional reforms in the Lingang New Area, Zhangjiang Science City and Hongqiao Central Business District, while demonstrating the leading role of the Yangtze River Delta Integrated Development Demonstration Zone.

The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China is pleased to welcome Mr Liu Kai, Director of the International Cooperation Department of the Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Human Resources and Social Security to present the amended Administrative Measures for Foreign Talent Residence Permits of the Shanghai Municipality. This session offers an opportunity for participants to gain a deeper understanding of the new Measures and the application process and requirements, in order to adjust companies’ human resources policies according to the latest amendments.

  • 2020-08-27 | 14:30 - 16:30
  • European Chamber Office Shanghai

Against the backdrop of COVID-19 and its economic impact, foreign investment in China faces a tough challenge. On one hand, the implementation of China’s new Foreign Investment Law at the beginning of 2020 enables foreign investors to have better market access; on the other, uncertainty and instability still remains.

The European Chamber’s China Investment Conference 2020 will draw attention to European business investment resilience in China through insights and discussion from industry leaders.

  • 2020-08-27 | 14:30 - 19:00
  • Grand Kempinski Hotel

During the sharing session, Ms. Serena Du (Bird & Bird) and Ms. Tiantian Ke (Bird & Bird) will conduct an interactive discussion focusing on EU Data Regulator (EDPB) Publishes Draft Guidelines on Connected Vehicles.

  • 2020-08-28 | 10:00 - 11:30
  • European Chamber Shanghai Office
Members only