CNBC recently quoted me in a fascinating article entitled, More and more American companies have decided their big China opportunity is over.
Companies importing goods from China into the United States may find themselves in having to respond to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”), Request for Information (CBP Form 28) or what may be worse, a CBP Notice of Action (CBP Form 29).
Whether or not you agree Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time, he is certainly well-known.
President-elect Donald Trump has joined the ranks of celebrities such as Allen Iverson, Michael Jordan -and even James Bond (!)- in taking up the hatchet against China’s notorious trademark squatters.
Many believe that forming a China WFOE consists mostly of filling in lines on an application and submitting it to a China government office and then sitting back and waiting.
As anticipated, the Chinese government today requested consultations with the United States at the World Trade Organization (WTO) regarding the use of the “non-market economy” (NME) methodology in antidumping investigations.
In the original post in this series, Getting Money Out of China: It’s Complicated, I wrote on how incredibly frequently Western companies have been seeking the help of my firm’s China lawyers in an (often desperate) effort to get money out of China so they can get funds due to them on all sorts of deals.
Earlier this year, the PRC Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (“MOHRSS”) issued a set of Measures for Evaluating Compliance and Integrity of Employers’ Labor Protection (《企业劳动保障守法诚信等级评价办法》).
There are many Issues and many myths related to China employee non-competes, in large part because this is a complicated and very localized aspect of China employment laws.