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Chinese-English Translation Of Fifty Common Legal Words

Posted in Legal News

A long time ago (before we even started this blog, I believe) one of our summer associates, Ben Kostrzewa, compiled a Chinese-English translation of fifty common legal words. I have had that list on my computer ever since and I just come across it again and figured I would run it on here so others… Continue Reading

The Legal Faults With Faulty China Translations

Posted in Basics of China Business Law

Your contract with your Chinese co-party is your key to a successful China venture and your lifeboat should the business relationship go awry.  That being the case, I am always amazed how often people essentially ignore the translation of their contract. A recent China Daily article, aptly entitled, “Translation errors cause disputes over contract terms,”… Continue Reading

Google Chinese Translate

Posted in Recommended Reading

Google Translate has a beta version up for translating from Traditional Chinese (h/t to Fili’s World) into English and from English into both Traditional and Simplified Chinese. Simplified Chinese is commonly used in Mainland China, Singapore, and Malaysia, while traditional Chinese is most common in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau. According to Fili’s World, Google… Continue Reading