I recently spoke on the U.S. Canada softwood lumber dispute at an American Chamber of Commerce in Canada event. I was subbing for my colleague Bill Perry who could not make it because he was in China.
Our China lawyers have been getting a spat of inquiries in the last few months from foreign (mostly American) companies that have lost knock-down drag
out disputes with their Chinese manufacturers.
On 7 June 2016, the Administration for Industry and Commerce (AIC) in Inner Mongolia held the Xilin Gol branch of the Inner Mongolia Radio and Television Network Group (Xilin Gol Radio and Television) to have violated the Anti-Monopoly Law (AML).
Canadian businesses, small, medium and large import goods from China. It is a reality in a globalized supply chain. Many Canadian businesses buy Chinese-origin goods from suppliers in a third country (e.g., the United States).
Countless foreign software companies wish to deliver their software as a service (SaaS) to China.
Clients often ask us whether they need to register their company name as a trademark in China.
Earlier this year, in China’s Two Children Policy: What China Employers Should Know, I wrote how Beijing was in the process of amending its population and family regulations in response to the amended National Law on the same topic.
The PRC Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security recently released a set of rules regarding providing public notice of China employer labor violations (《重大劳动保障违法行为社会公布办法》).
Our China lawyers have been getting an influx of cases from investors and their lawyers wanting our help in suing Chinese companies in U.S. courts for corporate governance violations.