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Hiring A Chinese Employee Without A China Company. Good Luck With That. Part II.

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A couple of years ago, we did a post on the difficulties in using “independent contractors” in China, entitled, Hiring A Chinese Employee Without A Chinese Entity. Good Luck With That. We wrote that post (and this post too) because forming a WFOE in China can be so difficult, expensive, and time-consuming, and because so many companies are… Continue Reading

Hiring A Chinese Employee Without A Chinese Entity. Good Luck With That.

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American companies are constantly asking us to draft employment contracts between their American company and their Chinese “employee.” One big problem. Such contracts violate Chinese law. Under Chinese law, only Chinese entities are allowed to have employees based in China. in addition, China does not generally allow for the hiring of independent contractors. If a… Continue Reading