Kneppelhout’s China trip in October 2019

Kneppelhout’s China trip in October 2019


From 8 – 18 October 2019, Job Bezemer, Partner of Kneppelhout’s China Practice and Victor Zheng, Senior Consultant of the China Practice visited China to promote investment opportunities in the Netherlands to Chinese companies and meet with parties from industry, government agencies and organizations in Kneppelhout’s China network.


On the 10 October, Victor Zheng and Job Bezemer were guest speakers at the ‘Investment in the Netherlands’ seminar together with Chinese law firm Allbright Law Offices in Shenzhen. The seminar was organized by Rotterdam Partners (on the occasion of Rotterdam Vice-Mayor’s visit to Shenzhen) and the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA) in Guangzhou. Here they delivered a presentation on the legal aspects of doing business in the Netherlands, including important matters concerning investments and operating a Dutch company.


During their visit, they also had the opportunity to meet with various contacts and clients of Kneppelhout, and participate in several company visits, receptions and network events organized by NFIA, and the Holland International Distribution Council (NDL) together with the Port of Rotterdam, Rotterdam Port Promotion Council and Schiphol.


Victor and Job noted a keen interest from companies involved in the industries of e-commerce, logistics, chemicals, medical devices, and international trade looking for investment and cooperation opportunities in Europe. Apart from attracting outbound investment from China to the Netherlands, Kneppelhout’s China Practice also provides legal services to Dutch investment and trade to China in collaboration with Chinese partner law firms in various Chinese cities. Kneppelhout’s China Practice is dedicated to bring Dutch and Chinese companies closer together to benefit from these opportunities.


Job Bezemer is the Partner at Kneppelhout’s China Practice and an attorney in Kneppelhout’s Company Law section. He advises on Dutch and international matters relating to M&A, Corporate litigation, trade and contracts.  


Victor Zheng is a Senior Consultant at Kneppelhout’s China Practice. He advises on legal issues relating to foreign direct investment in China in various industries as well as matters concerning M&A,  commercial contracts, employment, IPR, taxation and dispute settlement.