Investing in Germany 2021: Economic, legal and tax considerations

Zoom webinar invitation

3 February 2021, 10:00am

After a tumultuous year in 2020, expectations for 2021 are flying high for vaccinations and the opening up of economies. Governments on all continents have paid large subsidies to individuals and companies. Will there be more of the same in 2021, or will governments collect more taxes to finance spending?

Germany has been one of the most attractive countries for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects in recent years. In 2019, China was among the top four countries investing in Germany and can be expected to play an interesting role in 2021. At this webinar, Deloitte invited Mr. Wolfgang Ehmann of the German Chamber of Commerce will explore the bigger picture for FDI stocks and projects in Germany, with a special emphasis on investments from China (including Hong Kong).

The experts from Deloitte will then explain and give overview of the latest changes and current hot topics in German tax regulations, including Extraterritorial Taxes (ETT) and Offshore Receipts with regard to Intangible Property (ORIP), Real Estate Transfer Tax and Income Tax. We will also discuss changes resulting from EU Law, such as the Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive and its impact on German CFC legislation, and VAT changes on e-commerce.

Furthermore, you will hear the latest insights on investment structures for Germany and developments in the German Foreign Trade and Payments Act.


  • Enhmann Wolfgang, Acting Chief Representative and Executive Director, Germany Industry and Commerce Ltd. 
  • Claus Schuermann, Managing Director, Germany Tax Services, Deloitte AP ICE
  • Alexander Fischer, Partner, Deloitte Legal Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
  • Merten Zenker, Manager, Germany Tax Services, Deloitte AP ICE


Webcast session

Date: 3 February 2021 (Wednesday)
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am (HKT) Live (no recording will be archived)
Language: English & Putonghua

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