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Forming A China WFOE: Watching The Sausage Get Made.

Posted in Legal News

One of the most frustrating things about doing business in China is the paper work. The seemingly endless paper work…. I was cc’ed on an email the other day from one of our China lawyers to one of our clients.  The client had signed the documents required for a WFOE using the wrong ink.  The… Continue Reading

How To Start A Business In China. The Minimum Capital Requirements For A WFOE, Part II — The Goldilocks Rule

Posted in Basics of China Business Law, Legal News

Companies seeking to form a WFOE in China are often confused about Chinese law regarding the minimum registered capital requirements for forming a WFOE.  Part of the confusion stems from disreputable entity formation companies that encourage their hiring by claiming they know exactly how much will be required and that they have the ability to… Continue Reading

Getting Your WFOE Approved In China. What It Really Takes.

Posted in Recommended Reading

The United States Chamber of Commerce recently came out with a report comprehensively detailing what it takes to get a foreign investment approved in China.  I started skimming it, but stopped becuase it caused a sinking feeling in my stomach as it hit too close to home. But for anyone wondering why it takes so damn much… Continue Reading

China Movie Co-Productions. They’re Tightening In A Sign Of Things That Have Come

Posted in China Film Industry

One of the things we are always writing about and always trying to get a handle on is what the attitude is in China towards foreign investment.  That attitude is never static for long, always shifting with the economy and sometimes shifting due to other factors such as politics. We are in the midst of… Continue Reading

Leasing Space In China For A Creative Industry WFOE – Renter Beware

Posted in Legal News

By: Matthew Dresden This post was written by Matthew Dresden. Matthew handles China matters out of our U.S. office. Matthew speaks and reads Mandarin and has lived in both Beijing and in Shanghai (but is too politic to tell us which he prefers). Here’s Matthew’s post: If you’re in a creative industry like graphic design or… Continue Reading