Knowledge Exchange

Panel Discussion

Navigating Cross-border Transactions: A Guide for Expats in China

15 Mar 2024 18:30 - 21:30
  • Member Price: Complementary (Approval required)
  • Standard Price: RMB 150 (Approval required)
  • In-person event

Discover insights to streamline cross-border transactions for expats in China with practical guidance and strategic advice.

Event details

Join us for an extraordinary event with Wise, a pioneer in global financial services. Discover innovative solutions simplifying international transactions for businesses and individuals, including expats and travelers. Wise is a global technology company founded in London in 2011 with the vision of making international money transfers cheap, fair, and simple. With 16 million global customers and processing £9 billion monthly, Wise saves customers around £1.5 billion annually.

Explore advancements streamlining cross-border payments and enhancing financial efficiency. Learn more about the legal environment of international money transfers to and from the PRC, as well as Wise’s tailor-made fully digital solution for the expat community in China with a licensed payment company in China. With the Wise account people and businesses can hold over 40 currencies, facilitating seamless money transfer and spending abroad.

Embark on a journey of personal and corporate financial empowerment, tailored for businesses in various industries, expats, and travelers. Wise introduces a solution for seamless money transfers to and from China. Learn more about multi-currency accounts and international debit cards, breaking free from traditional banking constraints, while embarking on a fast, transparent and reliable transaction process.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about navigating your cross-border transactions, together with a panel of legal experts, wealth management professionals and representatives from Wise and the Shanghai Free Trade Zones United Development Co., Ltd.

After the session, guests are invited to attend a networking mixer, including snacks and Belgian refreshments!

The Speakers

Keynote speaker

Liu Hanpeng, China Expansion Lead, Wise



  1. Philippe Snel, Managing Director, DaWo Law Firm
  2. Han Bo, Director, HAN BO STUDIO & FTZ INNO HUB, Shanghai Free Trade Zones United Development Co.Ltd
  3. William Trayford, Chartered MCSI Area Manager, deVere China
  4. Liu Hanpeng, China Expansion Lead, Wise



Tim Yu, Managing Partner, Sky Mountain Capital & BritCham SH Financial Services Committee Chair


  • 6:30pm-7:00pm: Registration
  • 7:00pm-7:05pm: Opening by Benelux Chamber
  • 7:05pm-7:35pm: Keynote Sharing by Wise – Speaker: Liu Hanpeng, China Expansion Lead, Wise
  • 7:35pm-8:20pm: Panel Discussion, Q&A – Panelists
  • 8:20pm-8:25pm: Closing by BritCham Shanghai
  • 8:25pm-9:30pm: Networking

*The Chamber reserves the right to alter the above agenda at its sole discretion.


In case of cancellation, please kindly note you must email the BritCham Shanghai Event staff before 5 pm, 13 March. Due to the service charges of Glueup and online payment platforms, we can only partially refund up to 90% of your ticket price and payment will be processed within 14 days after the event via your original payment method. However, it is non-refundable for a cancellation request made beyond the above-mentioned timeframe.


BritCham Shanghai might take photos from the event and post these on its communication channels (for example website, newsletter and social media platforms) in order to create awareness of these events. By attending this event you consent to British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai taking and using such photos as described above.

To take any professional photography or video of the event, please inform the secretariat in advance, including:

  • Proposed content at least 3 working days before planned release date;
  • Proposed dates for post event release through the BritCham media channels;
  • Ensure all speakers have written confirmation.

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Event Sponsor



Moov Logistics

21st Floor, 568 HengFeng Road, Shanghai, China


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