Where to Locate Your China Business –C

By | China Law Blog | March 28, 2014
Where to Locate Your China Business –C

Back in the mid-1990s, Jardine Fleming Securities (now part of JP Morgan Chase) came up with the Swoosh Index, which was its theory that once Nike selects a country for its newest factory site, economic growth, rising stock markets, and other foreign companies follow.

China Cracking Down On Pharmaceutical Corruption

By | China Law Update Blog | March 25, 2014
China Cracking Down On Pharmaceutical Corruption

On December 25, 2013, the National Health and Family Planning Commission of China (“National Health Commission”, former Ministry of Health) issued the amended Provisions Regarding the Establishment of Commercial Bribery Blacklist in the Pharmaceutical Purchase and Sales Industries (“Blacklist Provisions”), which came into effect on March 1, 2014.

Getting Your China Employee into Your WFOE from a Third Party Agency

By | China Law Blog | March 23, 2014
Getting Your China Employee into Your WFOE from a Third Party Agency

As China inexorably continues increasing its restrictions on hiring personnel via third party employment agencies (sometimes referred to as FESCO companies or as staffing agencies), our China lawyers are more and more often being tasked with helping our clients move their personnel from the third party hiring company to a newly formed (0r even existing) WFOE.