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Legal aspects and best practices for retailers in China
There are plenty of factors that could contribute to success in China, not all of them under the company's control.
China
7 Jun 2018
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Change a Representative Office into a WFOE?
Businesses trying to expand into China could benefit from replacing their rep. office structure with a trading WFOE.
China
28 Jan 2013
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Risks and Liabilities for Legal Representatives in China
The legal representative is the person with the broadest individual authority in a company in China.
China
7 Jun 2012
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Company Liquidation in China: Key Challenges to Wind-up your Chinese Company
An extract from Chapter 10 of 'Chinese Commercial Law: A Practical Guide' focusing on winding-up & liquidating companies.
China
5 Jan 2012
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Best Practices to Structure Investments into China
This article focuses on investment structuring and best practices in structuring a foreign-invested company in China.
China
24 Nov 2011
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RMB Bank Accounts for Foreign Companies Trading with China
Discussion of establishing Chinese currency ("RMB") accounts in Hong Kong and other offshore jurisdictions, to facilitate trade with Chinese customers and suppliers.
China
4 Jul 2011
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New Liabilities for Directors and Senior Managers
Under the PRC Company Law (2006), directors and senior managers of a foreign-invested, Chinese-registered company have the duty to comply with laws, regulations and the company’s articles of association, and owe the company loyalty and diligence. Moreover, they may be liable for compensation to the company if they cause it harm. In principle however, they will not bear civil liability towards third parties (such as the company’s creditors) for their actions on behalf of the company.
China
16 May 2011
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New Chinese Rules Penalize Fraudulent or Unfair Contracts
Foreign companies and their subsidiaries that source from or distribute to businesses or consumers in China are wise to confirm their transactions with Chinese counterparts in a detailed commercial contract. This will not only ensure there is clarity on the rights and obligations of the parties, but the more details are agreed upon on paper, the easier it will be to enforce the contract if one of the parties backs out or breaches the agreed provisions.
China
14 Feb 2011
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New Rules to Impact Strategies to Exit Chinese Joint Ventures
Joint Ventures between Chinese and foreign companies have been a prevalent source of dispute and frustration. While these ventures provide advantages to both parties, at some point in time the interests of the partners often begin to diverge, with at least one of the parties having less incentive to compromise its own interests for the benefit of the joint venture. When the primary interests of the partners no longer point in the same direction, the company will become a battleground. Having an
China
14 Feb 2011
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New Rules Impact the Future of Representative Offices in China
Establishing a Representative Office continues to be a popular approach for foreign companies to establish a presence in China. While this office cannot engage in commercial activities such as trade, services or manufacturing, it does allow for the hiring of local employees (indirectly) and expatriates (directly) who can engage in liaison and marketing, and it gives the foreign company means to have an office and pay expenses directly in China.
China
 
9 Feb 2011
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Corporate Governance in China: Limiting the Authority and Liabilities of Directors and Management at Chinese-registered Susidiaries
Directors and managers do not always make wise decisions, and being prepared, knowing the circumstances in which they may be held personally liable to the company for their decisions, and protecting against such occurrences, are all essential to securing a long business life for the company in China.
China
 
9 Feb 2011
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