Harris Bricken Attorney Jonathan Bench to Speak at HLB Conference

Harris Bricken attorney Jonathan Bench will be attending the HLB North American Advisory, Tax & Audit Conference next month in San Diego. He will be joined by Mike Criddle, Tax Partner at Eide Bailly LLP, to host two informative panel discussions. The first panel, titled “When to Call the Lawyer: Legal Structuring and Litigation Support

Shutting down your China WFOE

China WFOE Shutdowns: Fast or Legal?

A while back (I am being intentionally vague here to avoid identifying anyone) a U.S. client company contacted our China lawyers about shutting down its China WFOE and/or terminating all of its roughly 47 China employees in one fell swoop. The U.S. company had discovered rampant corruption among its employees and its CEO wanted the

China manufacturing lawyer

Seeking Manufacturing Market Stability in China and Beyond

Recently I spoke with an entrepreneur in my hometown who is sourcing packaging in China for his startup. This post contains his questions and my answers, together with additional questions from a number of my prior speaking engagements. What advice do you have regarding dealing with sourcing in China in the current environment? Recognize Your

Trademarks and international trade

IPR and International Trade: Trademarks, Part 2

This post is part of a multipart series designed to help right holders and importers better understand the opportunities and obligations that attach to intellectual property rights (IPR) in the international trade regulatory environment. The first installment in this series is on trademarks, and is split into two parts. Part 1 explored infringement levels recognized by

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International Product Sourcing Consultants and the Legal Risks They Face

Our international manufacturing lawyers work with many experienced and really good international product sourcing consultants. These consultants are usually really good for the following reasons: They know the ins and outs of what it takes to succeed in buying products from foreign countries. They know the ins and outs of how to find good companies

China and Web3

Dealing with the Web3 Crypto Winter: Winners and Losers

For the past many months, I have taken a few calls and meetings each week from web3 entrepreneurs and others involved in the blockchain industry, such as lawyers and accountants whose clients need special expertise. As a transactional attorney, I get a unique perspective on the blockchain industry because I am generally on the front

Dan Harris on NTD

Dan Harris Discusses U.S. Firms in China (NEWS VIDEO)

How China's political climate is impacting foreign companies that do business in or with China. How the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting foreign compamies that do business in or with China. His advice for foreign businesses that do business in or with China.