CDA Webinars



EU's Foreign Direct Investment Screening Framework & China's Outbound Investment


Monday, 30 November 2020

Leading experts from the EU, China and beyond analyse the impact of the new EU-wide Foreign Direct Investment Screening Regulation – binding and directly applicable in all Member States since 11 October 2020 – on China's outbound investment into the EU including the effects on critical infrastructure, innovation and technology such as AI as well as access to sensitive information from both a legal and an economic as well as a strategic point of view.


We organize this webinar jointly with DLA Piper one of the world’s largest law firms with offices in more than 30 countries in Asia (including China), Australia, Europe, Latin America, the Near East and USA and the Viennese based law firm of


Please register to this webinar by sending an email to the organizers:

CDA (Alexander G. Welzl or DLA Piper (Tugce Yalcin tugce.yalcin@dlapiper.comor register in advance for this webinar:​ Online registration.

Participation in this event is free of charge.


Among the distinguished speakers and experts are:

  • Cynthia Zimmermann, Director General for European Union and International Market Strategies, Austrian Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs, Vienna/Austria

  • Francesca Spigarelli, Professor of Economics and Director of China Center, University of Macerata, Macerata/Italy

  • Ludger Giesberts, DLA Piper, Partner and Head of Litigation and Regulatory Group in Germany, Koeln/Germany

  • Alessandro Spano, Member of the Centre for Commercial Law and of the Centre for Law and Governance in Europe, University College London, London/UK

  • Masahiko Ishida, DLA Piper, Partner and Head of Corporate in Japan, Tokyo/Japan