During the recent presidential campaign, President-Elect Donald Trump said “we can’t continue to allow China to rape our country” and vowed to aggressively fight back against China’s unfair trade practices.
China has finalized a broad new Cyber Security Law, its first comprehensive data privacy and security regulation.
Working hours for most China employees are usually determined under China’s “standard working hours system,” and in most places in China, that means a 40-hour work week — 8 hours a day and 5 days a week.
In China, the legal personality of limited companies generally protects shareholders and legal representatives (i.e. the Chinese equivalent of a managing director) from debts entered into, or liabilities imposed on a company.
One of the most common things our China lawyers do is help protect our clients’ IP when they first go into China.
So in the last three months I have received a couple of emails from students in international law schools in China asking me about their job prospects.
As the end of the year is fast approaching, regardless of whether you are conducting a year-end employer-employee audit, now is a good time to update and refine your China employee rules and regulations.
On this Thanksgiving Day, we want to take a time out to express those things related to China for which we are thankful.