[WEBINAR] Portugal-China Debt Collection: Enforcing Foreign Judgments
[WEBINAR] Portugal-China Debt Collection: Enforcing Foreign Judgments

[WEBINAR] Portugal-China Debt Collection: Enforcing Foreign Judgments

[WEBINAR] Portugal-China Debt Collection: Enforcing Foreign Judgments

Tuesday, 11 October 2022, 10:00-11:00 Lisbon Time (GMT+1)/17:00-18:00 Beijing Time (GMT+8)

Zoom Webinar (Registration required)

Ready to collect your debts overseas? Is enforcing a foreign judgment as hard as you think?

In a one-hour webinar, Tiago Fernandes Gomes, Lawyer of SLCM (Portugal), and Chenyang Zhang, Partner of Tian Yuan Law Firm (China), will talk about the ins and outs of how to enforce your foreign judgments in Portugal and China, a worthwhile approach that is often overlooked in cross-border debt collection.

The webinar is organized by CJO GLOBAL, in cooperation with SLCM and Tian Yuan Law Firm.

Webinar Highlights

  • Trends of enforcing foreign judgments in Portugal and China
  • Possibility of debt collection through international enforcement of judgments
  • Toolkits and to-do list for foreign judgment enforcement in both jurisdictions


Please register via the link here.

SPEAKERS (in the Agenda’s order)

Tiago Fernandes Gomes

Lawyer of SLCM (Portugal)

Tiago Fernandes Gomes is a Portuguese Lawyer, based in Lisbon, in the Law firm SLCM, who specializes in the Dispute Resolution area (Litigation & Arbitration).

He advises several national and international clients, especially in banking, industry, trade and services, but also private clients. Has experience in civil and commercial litigation, insolvency and restructuring (PER) procedures and also advises regularly on issues of privacy and data protection.

Graduate in Law, Coimbra University (2012). Master’s degree in Civil Law from the same University (2014), with a dissertation on “Civil liability of third parties for non-compliance with obligations”. Post-graduate studies in Commercial Litigation, University of Lisbon (2017). Executive Training – General Data Protection Regulation Program from Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics (2018).

Chenyang Zhang

Partner of Tian Yuan Law Firm (China)

Chenyang Zhang is a partner of Tian Yuan Law Firm. Before joining Tian Yuan, Mr. Zhang worked at King & Wood Mallesons as a lawyer and Yuanhe Partners as a partner respectively. Mr. Zhang has been focusing on cross-border debt collection for almost 10 years. His area of practice includes litigation and arbitration related to international trade and investment, recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards in China, dissolution and liquidation of enterprises and etc. In addition, Mr. Zhang is experienced in commercial background investigation and evidence collection.

Mr. Zhang’s clients include large-scale Chinese enterprises such as Sinopec, CNOOC, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Capital Airport Group, Cinda Investment, as well as trading and investment enterprises from the US, Portugal, Australia, India, Portugal, Brazil, UAE, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and other countries or regions. Through negotiation, litigation, arbitration and other means, Mr. Zhang has successfully recovered the debt against companies in Mainland China for plenty of foreign creditors. Focusing on research of private international law, Mr. Zhang obtained bachelor’s and master’s degrees in law from China Foreign Affairs University. Mr. Zhang used to serve as an expert witness on laws of Mainland China in a case heard by the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre.

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