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China Law Blog

China’s Business Taxes

Knowledge of China’s tax system is helpful to foreign companies doing business in China Last month, China Law Blog’s own Steve Dickinson participated in a panel discussion on taxes in China and how they impact the Chinese economy and in turn, doing business in China. The discussion was ably moderated by Eric Chai, Executive Director

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China Law Blog

China HR in the Time of Coronavirus: A March 24 (Tomorrow) Webinar

Our law firm’s lead China employment lawyer, Grace Yang, will be leading a 90 minute webinar on what HR departments need to know about China employment law. China is getting a lot tougher on how foreign companies (especially American companies) in China treat their employees and staying in compliance has never been more important. See China’s

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China Law Blog

China’s Coronavirus Impacts Everything: What Your Business Should Do NOW

Our international dispute resolution lawyers are involved in multiple cross border litigation matters hit hard by the coronavirus.  By way of one example, depositions scheduled for Chinese witnesses are having to be cancelled for the following reasons (among others): The coronavirus is impacting pretty much everyone in China. Travel within China is impossible for some and

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China Law Blog

China Unreliable Entity Regulations

On September 19, China’s Ministry of Commerce (“MOFCOM”) issued the Regulations on Unreliable Entity List (“Regulations”), which took effect on the same date. Though we have not seen an actual list of unreliable entities, the Regulations set out the general principles for the Unreliable Entity List (UEL) system. Who can be included on the UEL? The

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Canna Law Blog

NEW Proposition 65 Cannabis Regulations

Proposition 65 cannabis regulations are no joke, and they continue to change. For better or worse, the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (a/k/a Prop. 65) has long plagued California businesses. Cannabis businesses are no exception (see here and here). Prop. 65 requires businesses to provide “a clear and reasonable warning before they cause

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Canna Law Blog

State of Cannabis: Mississippi Marijuana Misses the Mark

This is going to be a big year for cannabis. As a result, we are ranking the fifty states from worst to best on how they treat cannabis and those who consume it. Each of our State of Cannabis posts will analyze one state and our final post will crown the best state for cannabis. As

Hemp Questions
Canna Law Blog

Your Hemp Questions Answered

Last month, Daniel Shortt and I put on a webinar on the US Department of Agriculture’s (“USDA”) new interim hemp rules. Has the USDA provided any list of seeds that have satisfied total THC testing? Are you going to address the 15 days to finish harvest rule? Does it mean that if the lab is

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China Law Blog

Leave China NOW!

For the last week or so, our China lawyers have been inundated by requests from employers in China for help in dealing with the many employment law issues created by the coronavirus has created. Just yesterday, our lead China employment lawyer, Grace Yang, wrote about that in Coronavirus and What China Employers Should be Doing

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Canna Law Blog

California Cannabis Label Alert: New Prop. 65 Requirements Coming

For better or worse, the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (a/k/a Prop. 65) has long plagued California businesses. And cannabis businesses are no exception (see here and here). Prop. 65 requires businesses to provide “a clear and reasonable warning before they cause an exposure to a chemical listed as known to