China employment law lawyer

Understanding China Employment Laws and Employees

China is not an employment-at-will jurisdiction and terminating China employees is nearly always difficult. To make things even more challenging, many foreign companies doing business in China manage their China affairs from afar. To prevent employment (and especially termination)-related problems, you need enforceable employment contracts and employer rules and regulations, and a good understanding of

China risks and rewards

Doing Business with China During the Biden Administration

Even though tensions in the U.S.-China relationship have grown steadily over the past four years, the China market is still attractive for American companies because of its large and growing middle class and its massive and efficient manufacturing environment. Plenty of American companies cannot afford to relocate some or all of their supply chain from

China online gaming laws

Donations by Minors to Streaming Sites are Not Exactly Legal

Live streamers make their money from from fan donations, paid advertising, brand sponsorships, paid subscriptions, and commissions from marketing and affiliated sales. Direct donations or tips can be an important source of income, especially for less well-known streamers that are less likely to score big brand sponsorship or affiliation deals. The China Youth Daily recently

Doing Business with China

China Paradox Webinar Series: The Postscript

Recently I moderated a panel of experts as part of the World Trade Center Utah’s China Paradox Series. This was not your run-of-the-mill discussion on China matters. It included speakers from top levels of U.S. business and government leadership, each with decades of China experience. In Part 1, former Ambassador to China, Jon Huntsman Jr.,

Kristina Koehler-Coluccia

Global Law and Business Podcast – Kristina Koehler-Coluccia (China Market Intelligence)

Listen HERE or stream on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, Stitcher, or Soundcloud! At Harris Bricken, we keep close tabs on what is happening around the world, and we know our friends and clients do as well. We are happy to provide this podcast series: Global Law and Business, hosted by international attorneys Fred Rocafort and Jonathan Bench, where we look at the world

China online gaming regulations

China Online Game Addiction Prevention Requirements

Online games in China must get approval from the National Press and Publication Administration (NPPA) to be published and sold in China. See China Online Game Approval Laws. The NPPA review and approval process involves requiring that the game have a built-in addiction prevention mechanism. In November 2019, the NPPA released a Notice on Preventing

China online gaming laws

China Online Game Approval Laws

China’s gaming market is the largest in the world in terms of revenue, but market access restrictions and censorship make it difficult for non-Chinese developers to sell their games into China. The following are some of the basics on what it takes for foreign companies to get their games into China. 1. The Chinese government

Lisa Delpy Neirotti (Mega Sporting Events)

Global Law and Business Podcast – Lisa Delpy Neirotti (Mega Sporting Events)

Listen HERE or stream on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Amazon Music, Stitcher, or Soundcloud! At Harris Bricken, we keep close tabs on what is happening around the world, and we know that our friends and clients do, as well. We are happy to provide this podcast series: Global Law and Business, hosted by international attorneys Fred Rocafort and Jonathan Bench, where we look at the

Doing Business in China During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Doing Business in or with China During the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Webinar

Access the webinar HERE. Doing business in China is challenging even during the best of times, but the COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to new risks and accentuated existing ones. Moreover, the pandemic is occurring at a time of growing tensions between the China and the West over trade and other issues. This webinar explores