Small and medium size enterprises and cross border transaction in APEC region

Cross-Border Investment; APEC; Corporate Counsel

Along with the recent drastic development of innovative internet technology, countries are competing with each other to promote start-ups and fund-raising. This session will explore feasibility and challenges on methods of funding to SMEs in major APEC member states, such as local barriers for foreign investment especially to SMEs, type of securities which SMEs can provide to foreign creditors to secure their loans, etc. This session will also introduce the policy of promoting SMEs and the trend of SME activities in such jurisdictions.


  • Eriko Hayashi, Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners


  • Shigehiko Ishimoto, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
  • Net Le, LNT & Partners Law Firm
  • Mahesh Rai, Drew & Napier LLC
  • Abadi Tisnadisastra, Akset Law
  • Zhengzhi Wang, Globe-Law


Supported by

NZ Law Society

Supported by


Supported by

100% Pure New Zealand

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