China product defect lawyers

Made In China: Sued In The USA

The WSJ law blog has a post today, entitled, Made in China, Sued in the U.S.A., on the spate of lawsuits against U.S. distributors of defective Chinese products. The post points out how US plaintiffs are suing these distributers/importers of Chinese manufactured products and how they will keep suing U.S. distributors/importers and not the Chinese

China employment lawyer

China’s New Employment Law: Enforcement Is The Key

The Christian Science Monitor just quoted me in an article on China’s newly enacted labor law, entitled, Key issue for China’s new labor law: enforcement: “As is always the case with China’s laws, the real questions will be in whether the new laws are enforced, how they are enforced, and against whom they are enforced,”

China IT outsourcing

China’s "Next" Top Ten Cities For IT Outsourcing

Alsbridge Consulting, a Dallas, Texas, based consulting company that describes itself as an “award winning outsourcing, offshoring and shared services advisory firm, just came out with its list of “China’s Next Top Ten Cities for IT Outsourcing.” Alsbridge’s press release regarding this list says these ten Chinese cities were selected “based on accessibility, population, education, resources

China lawyers

China Foreign Lawyer Ethics Rules

The American Bar Association Journal just came out with a featuring story on foreign law firms in China, entitled, Chinese Puzzle: Foreign firms jumping into the market find ethics rules unclear. The article is on foreign law firms in China and it begins by noting how foreign lawyers “are not permitted to practice law in

China company formation lawyers

Doing Business In China. Yee Ha

Just read a story in the Austin (Texas) Statesman, entitled, Texan fired up for barbecue in China: Former Austinite creates Texas haven in downtown Beijing [link no longer exists] The story is on Tim Hilbert, who, at 48 years old, went from a career in the software industry to open Tim’s Texas Bar-B-Q restaurant in

China manufacturing contracts

Cho Has No Connection With Either China Or Korea

On the day of the Virginia Tech shootings, I received an e-mail and two comments telling me “the shooter” is Chinese and I should run something on this “right away.” One of the comments even went so far as to say the shooter was angry because his Chinese girlfriend had left him for a Caucasian.

China lawyers for joint ventures

Danone v. Wahaha — Which Of Us Is The Most China Rookie?

‘You sit by yourself grasshopper. What do you think of?’ -Master Po ‘My mother, my father. Both gone. I am alone.’ ‘You hear the flock of birds flying overhead? You hear the fish? The beetle?’ To all of this the young Caine nods. ‘In this crowded place you feel alone. Which of us is the

China business toasts

Rules Of China Toasting/Government As Friend

There is a popular (and populist) expression in the United States, that “I am from the government and I am here to help you.” It is widely known to be sarcastic because the so many Americans view the best way for the government to help is to stay out of the way. But when Americans

racism in China

China Has NO Racial Discrimination, So Says China’s Government Press

Never had so much trouble deciding in what category to put a post before. We started this blog with six categories and they have never changed. They are as follows: China Business. Anything remotely business related (and not legal) goes in here. China Travel.  Like it says. Not terribly common. Events. China seminars and the

storm trooper

NEWS FLASH — Mongolian Law Firm Clones Famous China Lawyer

He graduated college summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in Chinese Language and Literature from one of America’s leading universities in that arena.  He graduated from a leading American law school with honors, where he was the law journal’s Articles Editor. He has published law articles in English and in German