Business In China Blog

How Do WhollyForeignOwned Enterprises (WFOEs) Win Lawsuits in China?
  • Posted by: Peter Pang
  • Category: Uncategorized
Operating an enterprise in a foreign jurisdiction is a business activity that is rife with potential pitfalls. Most often, foreign enterprises must abide by both the laws of their jurisdiction of origin and the nation in which they operate their businesses. Which laws apply and to what degree largely depend upon the circumstances, but suffice...
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Top Strategies for Winning Arbitration in China
  • Posted by: Peter Pang
  • Category: Category: Arbitration and Litigation, Category: Legal Updates
Strategies for Winning Arbitration in China
Arbitration has been on the rise in China. Over the past few years, the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (“CIETAC”) has reported a rapid growth in commercial arbitration cases in China. Many of these arbitrations have involved wholly-foreign owned enterprises (“WFOEs”) engaged in the economic and infrastructural transformation the nation is pushing forward...
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Benefits of Becoming a Good Corporate Citizen in China
  • Posted by: Peter Pang
  • Category: Category: Business In China, Category: Labor and Employment Law
Corporate Citizen in China
Information flows fast in the digital age. What people read about Chinese companies on the web and social media affects both the company’s reputation and its revenues. As such, it has never been a more important time to become a good corporate citizen in the global marketplace. And for many Chinese companies, integrating social responsibility...
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The New Normal: Shifting Chinese Workplace Policies During COVID-19
  • Posted by: Peter Pang
  • Category: Category: Business In China, Category: Labor and Employment Law
Shifting Chinese Workplace Policies During COVID-19
The world is changing more quickly than any of us ever expected it to. Like enterprises around the world, modern Chinese companies must provide for their customers and their employees as COVID-19 threatens to bring much of the global economy to an unanticipated standstill. At the same time, racial and gender-based discrimination has leapt to...
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Long Awaited Civil Code
  • Posted by: John Tan
  • Category: Category: Business In China, Category: Intellectual Property
Long Awaited Civil Code
On May 28, 2020, the  Civil Code of the People’s Republic of China (the Country) was adopted at the third session of the 13th National People's Congress, the top legislature. Since March, 2015, lawmakers of the Country  began to codify the Country's Civil Code by systematically incorporating existing civil laws and regulations, and modifying and...
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Bringing The Spirit of the Me Too Movement to Trans-Pacific Businesses
  • Posted by: Peter Pang
  • Category: Category: Business In China, Sexual Harassment
Me Too
Women are rising up around the world, claiming a greater role in political and economic leadership. It’s happening everywhere and in the face of differing cultural values, history, and context that otherwise may have allowed for subjugation or discrimination. As difficult as this adjustment may be in the short-term, as women achieve positions of leadership...
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China’s Evolving Environmental Protection Laws
  • Posted by: Peter Pang
  • Category: Category: Business In China, Category: Legal Updates
China's Evolving Environmental Protection Laws
In the past, irresponsible industries sought out partnerships with Asian countries in order to avoid environmental regulations. China and its neighboring countries were unwilling “pollution havens” simply by nature of the fact that we did not have the same stringent environmental regulations that became common across North America and Europe over recent decades. As a...
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OVERVIEW OF WHAT IS NEW IN 2020 DRAFT AMENDMENT TO CHINA’S ANTI-MONOPOLY LAW
  • Posted by: Anna Huang
  • Category: Category: Legal Updates
Antitrust Law
As the 2020 Draft Amendment to the Anti-Monopoly Law makes its way through the state legislative process, this first amendment in a decade will, if passed, be a comprehensive change to the current anti-monopoly regime. The amendment addresses all perspectives of monopolistic practices, including monopoly agreements, abuse of a dominant market position, the concentration of...
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How U.S. Businesses Can Keep Trans-Pacific Operations Strong During COVID-19
  • Posted by: Peter Pang
  • Category: Category: Business In China, Category: Legal Updates
Strong Economic Connection between the U.S. and China During COVID-19
China and the United States mutually benefit from their deeply intertwined relationships. The strong economic connection between the U.S. and China creates a natural incentive to keep trans-Pacific operations strong despite the challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic. China’s COVID-19 Response Proves Effective When coronavirus first hit, the Chinese economy took a massive blow to...
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Trademark – Your Pioneers for Doing Business in China!
  • Posted by: John Tan
  • Category: Category: Business In China, Category: Intellectual Property
Trademark Registration Process
The early bird catches worm – this is an old saying, but it still goes well even in the entrepreneurial and business circles. I believe this phrase is always a reminder that the early bird gets an insider’s advantage over the others. Talking of business, trademark matters, in particular, this blog is focused on why...
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