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

China IP Protections

Got an email the other day from Hannibal El-Mohtar, a Canadian lawyer pursuing an advanced law degree (an LLM) at Peking University. Hannibal, who has written previously for our blog, asked if we would be interested in publishing a research brief, taken from his LLM thesis. Hannibal prefaced his email with the following:

January 1

China Hemp CBD Lawyer

If you by any chance follow the Oregon Department of Agriculture (“ODA”) on Twitter and you are interested in international business (especially the trade war with China), you will have noticed the ODA recently (and proudly) posted something both positive and negative for the hemp industry:

ODA’s #Cannabis Policy Coordinator, Sunny Summers &