Last week, China government news agency Xinhua announced that the government would be cracking down on foreign company tax avoidance.
On November 11, 2014, U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced an ambitious plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (the Plan). In what is being touted as a significant step forward in the fight against climate change, the U.S. will aim to reduce its emissions by 26%-28% below its 2005 levels by 2025.
Our China lawyers sometimes get “simple” questions from our WFOE clients regarding China’s labor law. One such question is whether they must use Chinese as the prevailing language for their labor contracts with their employees, especially with their expat employees.
One of the most common and best ways to get an already rejected China trademark registered is by using an appeal to show that the Chinese Trademark Office was wrong to believe that some other company rightfully owned the trademark.
As I wrote in China Employee Probation: Don’t Let It Slip Away, labor contracts for new employees often include a probation period (试用期) designed to give the employer (mostly) and the employee time to test each other out.
This is Part 4 of this series on how to sue a China company. This is the final post explaining what you can do to try to secure redress against a Chinese company that owes you money or has wronged you.
Many of our clients that went into China years ago to have their products made there are now interested in selling those same products within China.
At the APEC leaders meeting in Beijing on November 10-11, Presidents Obama and Xi Jinping announced that the United States and China had reached an “understanding” that would allow stalled negotiations to expand the Information Technology Agreement (ITA) to proceed.