Archive for June, 2017

Less Restrictions for Foreign Investment Access to Pilot Free Trade Zones

On June 5th 2017, the General Office of the State Council issued the new version the Special Administrative Measures for Foreign Investment Access to Pilot Free Trade Zones (Negative List 2017 Edition), and the new version of Negative List which will be take n effect on July 10th this year will be adopted in all [...]

Published by Bonnie Zhang on June 29th, 2017 tagged China News | Comment now »

New Rules on Providing News Services in China. Same as the Old Rules.

New Rules on Providing News Services in China. Same as the Old Rules.
On May 2, 2017, the Cyberspace Administration of China promulgated the Administrative Provisions for Internet News Information Services (Provisions),which came into effect on June 1, 2017.
In comparison to the former rules, the new Provisions on operation on internet news information services is more [...]

Published by Crys Zheng on June 28th, 2017 tagged China News | Comment now »

A mainland Chinese Cryptocoin with valuable IP

A mainland Chinese Cryptocoin with valuable IP, the next new, new thing the west does not know about?
Okay, I was among the very first users of something called 微信 (wechat) when i first began using it, and for some time I thought it was a kind of “toy”, a Chinese watered down version of What’s [...]

Published by Edward E. Lehman on June 26th, 2017 tagged China News | Comment now »

Hiring for your China Representative Office. It’s Complicated.

Hiring for your China Representative Office. It’s Complicated.
A Representative Office (RO) established by foreign enterprise under Chinese laws and regulations does not have the qualification of a legal person, and it shall not conduct any profit-making activities. According to Chinese laws and regulations, when an RO decides to recruit Chinese workers, it must entrust [...]

Published by Crys Zheng on June 13th, 2017 tagged China News | Comment now »

Who Will Be The Qualified Candidate For Your Company’s Legal Representative?

Recently, we are requested to provide legal advice on the qualifications for the legal representative of a company. This question may not be paid enough attention of many people, however, since China has strengthened the compliance management for enterprises, and cracked down the dishonesty behaviors. While legal representative as the person who legally represents a [...]

Published by Myra Kong on June 9th, 2017 tagged China News | Comment now »

Guidance for Acquiring Class A Mapping Licence in China

We have had several inquiries from companies seeking to become a qualified enterprise operating the Class A Mapping business within China.
Such business is not rare in China, according to the latest name list published by the National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinfomation, there are 898 companies holding Class A Mapping Licence in China by [...]

Published by Crys Zheng on June 7th, 2017 tagged China News | Comment now »