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China’s Legal And Business Differences. A Multi-Disciplinary/Multi-Media Approach.

Posted in China Business

The other day, I spoke with a North American company that was seeking to get its tooling back from its former Chinese manufacturer.  This company’s domestic American lawyer had drafted a manufacturing contract with the Chinese manufacturer that was completely silent regarding ownership of the tooling/molds.  When the American company started getting bad product from its… Continue Reading

How To Prepare For The Worst In China. And Why You Should.

Posted in China Business

Not that long after the fall of the Soviet Union, I, along with others in my law firm, had to spend considerable amounts of time in fairly remote places in Russia like Vladivostok, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. Things were very uncertain in that part of Russia back then and we developed certain rules to protect ourselves…. Continue Reading

The Tangled China Immigration Web Some Weave

Posted in Legal News

A reader sent me a link to a post from the very controversial blog, Atlas Shrugged. The post is entitled, “A Case of Perjury: Mohamed Bary’s Vast Web of Lies.” The gist of the story is that the Sri Lankan parents of a 17 year old Rifqa Bary are being denied the return of their… Continue Reading

China: It’s A Foreigners’ Thing.

Posted in China Travel

A few years ago, I went to Goroka, Papua New Guinea, to recover two Kamov Helicopters on behalf of a client/friend from Sakhalin Island, Russia (man, I loved writing that sentence!). I flew from Seattle to Honolulu, from Honolulu to Sydney, Australia, from Sydney to Cairns, from Cairns to Port Moresby, and from Port Moresby… Continue Reading