American lawyers love using indemnification provisions in product manufacturing agreements. They love them so much that they often use them in China manufacturing contracts (OEM Agreements) even though they do not work well at all there.
The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) has launched its first comprehensive review of the four anti-discrimination ordinances relating to gender, disability, family status and race since they came into force as long ago as the late 1990’s and is seeking opinions from the public on its proposed extension of protection from discrimination.
There is growing interest in Kenya about the need of obtaining intellectual property protection on inventions. These relate to unique and useful products, processes and ideas created by a person.
The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is the worst medical outbreak of the disease in recorded history.
There are many situations in which a developer may need to begin construction before a certain date, but cannot get their building permit in time.
IBM and Metropolitan Health–one of South Africa’s largest financial services and healthcare companies–recently announced Africa’s first commercial application of IBM’s Watson Engagement Advisor (“Watson”).
Did a post yesterday explaining why I got so upset with the idea of an American domestic lawyer writing the employment contracts for his company’s China WFOE. That post, China Employment Contracts: Do Not Try This At Home, listed out a few of the more important things I was pretty certain this lawyer would miss in his contracts.
China’s theatrical box office market may be huge but the ancillary revenues (i.e. non-box office) are still relatively small in China.
Had a conversation the other day with the in-house counsel for a relatively small American company. This lawyer thanked me for the China Law Blog and said that he had used it to write his company’s employee contracts. I was stunned by this statement and to avoid me saying something I might later regret, I immediately changed the subject.