Chinese Commercial Law


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Chinese Commercial Law: A Practical Guide
Author: Maarten Roos
Publisher: Kluwer Law International

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Chinese Commercial Law

  1. Chinese Commercial Law: A Practical Guide Book IntroductionC R&P China Lawyers Shanghai 2012T +86 21 6173 8270E
  2. INTRODUCTION• Chinese Commercial Law: A Practical Guide• Author: Maarten Roos• Publisher: Kluwer Law International• Publication: October 2010 <2 of 13>
  3. Goal• To provide a thorough introduction of the key legal challenges and solutions when operating in China or doing business with Chinese counterparts.• With this book, foreign managers can devise a suitable corporate strategy and avoid legal pitfalls. <3 of 13>
  4. Structure Legal Challenges Practical Real-life Solutions Examples <4 of 13>
  5. Topics• How to negotiate a contract that can be enforced against a Chinese counterpart• What kind of due diligence should be performed on a prospective partner• How to resolve disputes through negotiation, arbitration and litigation• How to establish and enforce trademarks, patents and other intellectual property rights <5 of 13>
  6. Topics (2)• What investment vehicles are available, and what are their benefits / drawbacks• When to consider establishing a joint venture• How to exit the Chinese market and how to get funds into and out of China• How to ensure both tax compliance and tax efficiency• How to avoid criminal liabilities when doing business in China And much more…. <6 of 13>
  7. Contents• Doing business with Chinese companies:  Structuring business relations with Chinese companies  Resolving disputes in China or with Chinese companies  Sourcing from and distributing in China  Protecting and enforcing IP rights in China <7 of 13>
  8. Contents (2)• Investing in China  Establishing a subsidiary in China  Pros and cons of joint ventures  Expanding into China through Mergers & Acquisitions  Planning for and implementing exit strategies <8 of 13>
  9. Contents (3)• Operating in China  Organizing corporate governance in China  Hiring and terminating employees  Financing subsidiaries and repatriating investments  Paying taxes compliantly and efficiently  Avoiding criminal liabilities in Chinese business <9 of 13>
  10. Read More?• Extracts from Chinese Commercial Law: A Practical Guide are available at• Where to purchase Chinese Commercial Law: A Practical Guide: , and most other (online) bookstores.• Comments and questions are welcome at <10 of 13>
  11. Companies that want to do business in China may benefit to contact aprofessional services firm such as R&P China Lawyers to understandthe best approach. If you would like a free-of-charge discussion onhow we could assist you, please contact us:Email: info@rplawyers.comTel: (+86) 21 6173 8270Fax: (+86) 21 6173 8275www.rplawyers.comIt is also a good idea to gain a preliminary understanding of the issue, by reviewingmaterials such as introductions and articles which are free and easily available online.One convenient place to find more information on the legal aspects of doing businessin China, including: ‘Guides on Establishing a Chinese Company’, ‘Delaying withChinese Customers and Suppliers’, ‘Protecting Intellectual Property’, ‘HiringEmployees’, and ‘Dealing with Disputes’ is at .© R&P China Lawyers 2012 <11 of 13>
  12. About R&P China LawyersForeign-managed Chinese PRC Law Firm  Corporate / Investment  Commercial Transactions  Employment  Intellectual Property  Taxation / Forex / Customs  Dispute Resolution 2011 <12 of 13>
  13. Good luck in your China venture!Shanghai 2012