Archive for February, 2017

How to Enforce A Foreign Court Judgment in China?

If you think that the judgment rendered by a foreign court has a good chance of being enforced in China, I am afraid that you will be disappointed. And if you think a foreign court judgment being notarized and with Chinese translation changes things, of course NOT.
Why can’t a foreign court judgment be enforced in [...]

Published by Myra Kong on February 27th, 2017 tagged Uncategorized | Comment now »

Principles of Appointing Arbitrator

I have been busy with an arbitration case concerning dispute of international trade these days on behalf of a client. The first step of take part in the arbitration is to appoint one arbitrator from the arbitrators name list of the arbitration committee. This is, in fact, a big advantage of arbitrator compared with the [...]

Published by Mike Wang on February 24th, 2017 tagged Uncategorized | Comment now »

FAQs on Paid Annual Leave in China

Annual leave is paid time off from work granted by employer to employees. Employees should be paid the same as normal working days during their annual leave in accordance with China’s labor law. Here are some common questions asked by employers regarding paid annual leave.
1. What condition should an employee meet to be eligible for [...]

Published by Joy Xu on February 22nd, 2017 tagged Uncategorized | Comment now »

Key Issues in China Expatriate Taxation

Last month, we discussed some common ideas for tax panning regarding individual income tax borne by the expatriate employees in China. Some of our clients, especially HR managers replied us that it is indeed useful, and they would like to know more about ways to define which type of foreign employees should pay tax for [...]

Published by Crys Zheng on February 21st, 2017 tagged Uncategorized | Comment now »

6 Important Facts about China Arbitration

Arbitration VS. Litigation
In practice, generally, arbitration instead of litigation is chosen as the dispute resolution in the commercial agreement, especially, in the international business agreement. Some people may be wondering why we choose arbitration instead of litigation, which is handled in the court, and seems more trustworthy. Let’s start with this.
1.  Professional
Arbitration, compared with litigation [...]

Published by Myra Kong on February 20th, 2017 tagged Uncategorized | Comment now »

China Company Articles of Association: Get it Right or Pay the Price

The Articles of Association (AoA) is a major document setting forth a company’s internal rules, and serves as the basis for effective operation of the company. However, in practice many investors and operators in China merely regard it as a document needed during the process of company registration, and pay little attention to clearly articulate [...]

Published by Joy Xu on February 16th, 2017 tagged Uncategorized | Comment now »

3 Requirements for Importing Diary Products into China

A couple weeks ago, we introduced you to the basics of operating a China Trading company.  As it happens, the firm now has a new client who has all required import & export rights, and wants to import milk powder for infants. To do so, an Import/Export license is not enough. As this is a [...]

Published by Crys Zheng on February 15th, 2017 tagged Uncategorized | Comment now »

China Trademarks: Be First to File

The Trademark Law of the People’s Republic of China was first adopted in 1982. The State Council promulgated Regulations on the Implementation of the Trademark Law in 1983. The Trademark Law was revised in 1993 and 2001, and in 2002 new Implementing Regulations were issued, in part, to bring China’s trademark legislation into compliance with [...]

Published by Jacob Blacklock on February 14th, 2017 tagged Uncategorized | Comment now »

Everything you Need to Know about Direct Sales in China

What is Direct Sales?
Direct selling is a retail channel used by top global brands and smaller, entrepreneurial companies to market products and services to consumers. Companies market all types of goods and services, including jewelry, cookware, nutritionals, cosmetics, housewares, energy and insurance, and much more.
The direct selling channel differs from broader retail in an important [...]

Published by Myra Kong on February 13th, 2017 tagged Uncategorized | Comment now »

New Rules for a Company to Open a Bank account

I have been working for a client as regards setting up a branch in Shenzhen and successfully obtained the business license on a single day. If you have handled such matter in other city of China, you will know how amazing it is, for in other cities, the period is always weeks. I really appreciate [...]

Published by Mike Wang on February 10th, 2017 tagged Uncategorized | Comment now »