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Hiring “Independent Contractors” In China. Don’t Do It.

Posted in Basics of China Business Law, China Business, Legal News

We spoke with a software company the other day that has nearly fifteen “independent contractors” in China, who it views as “part of the corporate family.” ¬†This company was contacting us to see about forming a WFOE in China. ¬†They told me that they were not in any rush. The first thing I did was… Continue Reading

Buying A Chinese Company? Why China Deals DON’T Get Done.

Posted in China Business, Legal News

We lawyers are known as deal-killers. Most lawyers get offended by that moniker and vehemently deny it. Me, I am more than willing to own up to it. Clients go to lawyers all excited about a deal and it is the lawyer’s job to point out the risks and to explain which of those risks… Continue Reading