Basics of China Business Law

China joint venture lawyersHuge swaths of China’s manufacturing sector are being thrown for a loop. Large numbers of foreign buyers of Chinese manufactured product have ceased or reduced their manufacturing in China and even larger numbers are looking to do so. Chinese manufacturers are rightly concerned and our manufacturing lawyers are seeing the results of that like

Interrnational Lawyers

Way back in 2007, we did a post on attorney ethics in China, entitled, China Lawyer Ethics — Perils And Pitfalls For Foreign Companies. In that post, we discussed a blog post entitled, Time to Raise The Professional Ethics Bar for Lawyers in China?  In that post, American lawyer Brad Luo  noted that China’s

International lawyers China lawyers

China today announced that it will be ridding China of unreliable people and companies. See China is establishing an ‘unreliable entities’ list that will include companies and people. Specifically, China’s Ministry of Commerce announced it will kick out of China “foreign enterprises, organizations and individuals that do not comply with market rules, violate the

China employment lawyer termination

Yesterday, I wrote a long post, How to React to a China Economy in Decline: The China Lawyer Edition, setting out (1) why the sorts of China legal matters on which my firm’s China lawyers are working convince us that China’s economy is in decline (2) and listing out what foreign companies that do business

International litigation lawyer

Chinese companies love using China-style force majeure provisions to take advantage of foreign companies unfamiliar with Chinese law. Our China lawyers (mostly our China contract and dispute resolution lawyers) see this all the time. It is common for international contracts to include a force majeure provision, but those proposed by Chinese companies are anything but