Southeast Asia continues to grapple with the fallout from COVID-19, which will hobble this and future generations in nations without adequate healthcare and the capability to deploy stimulus funds like many Western nations. But with Japan incentivizing its companies to relocate major portions of their supply chains from China and the U.S. seriously exploring similar

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Although COVID-19 is causing much of the world to slow down, business deals in many industries continue, including from China. Companies continue to seek strategic acquisitions, partnerships, and investments as they enter new international markets or seek to relocate a portion of their business or supply chain from higher-risk markets, such as China, to lower-risk

Forming companies in China: Like a Maze
Forming companies in China: Like a Maze

As part of the supporting regulations relating to the Foreign Investment Law (FIL), China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) issued the Measures for Foreign Investment Information Reporting (the “Reporting Measures”). Under the FIL and the Reporting Measures, all

China's New Foreign Investment Laws

It’s been nearly two months since China’s new Foreign Investment Law (FIL) took effect, bringing sweeping revisions that ostensibly make China more hospitable to foreign investors. But has anything really changed? Or is the new law just window dressing?

The coronavirus outbreak has provided a convenient (and unassailable) rationale for anything that is or