China’s Latin American Ground Game and YOUR Business
China is responding to its ongoing tension with the US and EU in some surprising ways – including setting up manufacturing and distribution hubs in Mexico and increasing its involvement in Latin America. What does this have to do with your business? More than you think.
Foreign Language Contracts are THE Key to Clarity
It is important to have your contracts with foreign companies be in their language as well, for a whole host of reasons. The main reason is to achieve clarity. Having a well-written contract in their native language assures you that your foreign counter-party with which you are doing business truly understands what you want of it. It puts the two of you on the same page.
China Factory Joint Ventures
Joint ventures with China factories are seldom a good idea.The better way to handle these relationships is usually with a China-centric distribution agreement that sets forth sales goals and allows you to walk away if your Chinese factory does not meet those goals. It usually makes sense to have a trademark licensing agreement with your distributor as well.
GGI World Conference – Dealing with China: What to Expect in the Next Five Years
Next month, Harris Bricken attorney Jonathan Bench will host a workshop during GGI’s 25th-anniversary conference in Montréal, Canada. He will share his legal expertise in the latest developments surrounding doing business in and with China for the next five years as the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party is convened. This is a
Mexico for China Managers, Part 5: The Three Types of China-Mexico Supply Chain Transitions
Are you a good candidate for moving your manufacturing from China to Mexico?
What Does China’s New-Ish Data Security Law Mean For You?
China's Data Security Law will impact your U.S. litigation
On the Importance of Having Your Overseas Manufacturing Contracts “Line Up” with Your Product Sales Agreements
The topic of this post is on the need to make sure your contracts with your overseas product manufacturers line up with your contracts with your product buyers.
China’s Blockchain Developments and Opportunities
Blockchain technologies are inherently international, and China has had its share of news lately. I have spoken on China and web3 from both business and national security perspectives. These new technologies present challenges and opportunities both inside and outside China. This post focuses on the for-profit blockchain developments and opportunities in China.
Mexico for China Managers, Part 4: A Guide to Cross-Culture Negotiation
Western managers with China experience know the challenges (and risks) that come with cross-border negotiations. Those considering a move to Mexico will have to navigate a new set of cultural adjustments.