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Beijing Addresses COVID-19 Employment Dispute Cases

The Beijing High People’s Court and The Beijing Labor and Personnel Dispute Arbitration Commission together recently released a set of Answers to Questions Concerning the Application of Law in the Trial of Employment Dispute Cases During the Prevention and Control of COVID-19. Below are some highlights from these Answers. The following principles will be used

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China Products Made With Forced Labor Are Now in U.S. Customs’ Crosshairs

On May 1, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced it had issued a withhold release order (WRO) against hair products manufactured by a Xinjiang company called Hetian Haolin Hair Accessories Co. Ltd. (Haolin). The WRO was issued under the authority of 19 U.S.C. 1307, which prohibits importing merchandise produced by forced labor. To be

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China Employment Documents: Be Careful With What You Put In There

If you are a China employer, you need written employment contracts with all of your China employees. But merely putting the terms and conditions regarding the employment relationship in writing is not sufficient to protect you. An unenforceable employment contract or even an unenforceable provision in an otherwise well-written employment contract can hurt you as


How to Export Personal Protective Equipment FROM the United States

On April 3, 2020, President Trump signed a memorandum invoking the Defense Production Act to direct relevant federal government agencies to “allocate to domestic use” the following personal protective equipment (PPE): N-95 respirators Other filtering facepiece respirators (e.g., those designated as N99, N100, R95, R99, R100, or P95, P99, P100) Elastomeric, air-purifying respirators and appropriate

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New AD CVD Petitions – Non-Refillable Steel Cylinders from China

Last week, Worthington Industries (Petitioner) filed antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) petitions against Certain Non-Refillable Steel Cylinders from China. Under U.S. trade laws, a domestic industry can petition the U.S. Department of Commerce (“DOC”) and U.S. International Trade Commission (“ITC”) to investigate whether the named subject imports are being sold to the United States

New AD CVD Petitions – Mattresses from Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Serbia, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam

On March 31, 2020, a group of U.S. mattress producers, Brooklyn Bedding, Corsican Mattress Company, Elite Comfort Solutions, FXI, Inc., Innocor, Inc., Kolcraft Enterprises, Inc., Leggett & Platt, Inc., and union workers (Petitioners) filed antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) petitions against Mattresses from Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Serbia, Thailand, and Vietnam. Under U.S. trade

Forming companies in China: Like a Maze

Forming Companies in China: China’s Foreign Investment Information Reporting System Is Not Making Things Easier

Forming companies in China: Like a Maze As part of the supporting regulations relating to the Foreign Investment Law (FIL), China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) issued the Measures for Foreign Investment Information Reporting (the “Reporting Measures”). Under the FIL and the Reporting Measures, all foreign investors or foreign