Farrer & Co
20-23 Lincoln's Inns Fields
Join finance experts and government representatives as they look at budgeting for and costing TNE activity and explore support mechanisms.
Eduardo Ramos, Head of TNE at Universities UK International
Protecting the bottom line: due diligence, scoping and contracting
Hear from a legal expert on the challenges universities face in the early stages of establishing TNE activity and how you can ensure smooth, well-planned and financially viable operations.
David Copping, Partner at Farrer & Co
Don't forget your taxes! The impact of taxation on TNE returns in China
China has become the top partner country for UK TNE provision - but TNE in China comes with distinct challenges. One of these challenges is a complex tax system that can impact on the financial returns we can predict for TNE ventures. How does taxation impact on the return on investment of TNE in China? What measures are necessary to ensure successful ventures in country?
Nathalie Cachet-Gaujard, Director Education and Innovation at China-Britain Business Council (CBBC)
The financial planning process: a TNE masterclass
In this interactive workshop, representatives from one of the sector's largest TNE providers will walk delegates through a financial planning exercise for potential TNE ventures. How much will it cost? What will the return on investment be? Expect to learn from experienced practitioners on different approaches to answering these, and more, of your VC's favourite questions.
Dr Suzanna Tomassi, Deputy Director, Open University Validating Partnerships, Open University
Expect the unexpected: an institutional perspective on the hidden costs of TNE
When setting up and running TNE partnerships, costs can come from some unexpected places - and they quickly add up. Hear from an experienced TNE practitioner about how your institution can take steps to anticipate the unanticipated and develop sustainable TNE with no unpleasant surprises along the way.
Indre Petrauskaite, Head of Global Partnerships at London South Bank University
Panel discussion: magic money trees? Financial support mechanisms available to universities
TNE can be an expensive endeavour, especially in the first years of operation. But fret not, there are a number of financial tools to support TNE. Our panellists will discuss the support UK providers can access at this time of financial uncertainty - from subsidised bank guarantees to funds for capacity building in developing countries;
Jon Dowell, Export Finance Manager at UK Export Finance (UKEF)
Suzy Verma, Head of Public Sector & Education at HSBC UK
Stephan John, ODA/Secondary Benefits Specialist for Education at the Department for International Trade (DIT)