Alternative DIspute Resolution ADR

China Dispute Resolution Clauses

There is no one size fits all solution for China dispute resolution clauses because they depend on so many factors, including, the location of the Chinese company within China, the nature of the transaction, the goals of the parties, the most likely dispute issues, the most important dispute issues, the type of dispute issues, the languages of the documents and potential witnesses, the law of the contract, and a whole host of other issues. 

How to Handle China Factory Disputes

China Factory Disputes

How to handle China factory disputes is a question our international manufacturing lawyers have been getting a lot of lately. Many China factories are in deep trouble due to declining sales stemming from the US-China Cold War, from its energy issues, and from its declining economy. I say this not just because of the economic statistics everyone sees, but also on the steady stream of emails our international manufacturing lawyers are getting from foreign companies reporting the usual range of problems whenever China's factories are suffering. See China's Slowdown and You.

China Sinosure how to fight back

China Sinosure as Existential Threat

In this post, we explain what Sinosure is, how Sinosure works, what causes Sinosure to put foreign companies in its crosshairs, why Sinosure is so dangerous, and, how to fight back and win against it.

China Employer Rules and Regulations

China Employer Rules and Regulations: Now is the Time

The best time for implementing a set of China employer rules and regulations is when your China entity is being formed and you start recruiting employees. This allows you to have your first group of hires sign off on your employer rules and regulations and ensures you are fully covered. Our China employment attorneys recommend a yearly audit of every China company's employment documents (including their rules and regulations) to ensure they are up to date with all legal and company and employee changes.

How to Sue a Chinese company in a court or via arbitration

How to Sue a Chinese Company

How to Sue a Chinese Company. Choosing between litigating or arbitrating in your home country or litigating or arbitrating in China. This article arms you with the information you need to decide whether and how to sue a Chinese Company and it will help you with your litigation and arbitration strategies if you sue in a Chinese or a foreign court or if you pursue arbitration in China or outside China.

Think different about China Letters of Intent and Memoranda of Understanding. Please.

China LOI and MOU: Don’t Let Them Happen to You

At least once a month, an American or sometimes a British company will come to one of our China attorneys after having spent considerable time negotiating a complex transaction with a Chinese company. They then show us a Letter of Intent (LOI) or a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that sets out in great detail the

China LAwyers

China Service of Process Under the Hague Convention

Service of Process Companies and Domestic Litigators Should NOT Apply Many years ago, I read an excellent blog post over at the Letters Blogatory blog, Service of Process and the Unauthorized Practice of Law, on how service of process companies frequently mess up to the detriment of their clients. This post also asks whether these