China lawyers

Why NDAs Do Not Work for China

The other day, I did a post, China NNN and NDA Agreements, on why China NNN Agreements are so important for those doing business with China. Within a few hours of that post, one of my law firm’s China lawyers pointed out that if we are going to encourage China NNN Agreements over non disclosure

Forming a China WFOE

How to Form a China Representative Office

For every roughly 100 WFOEs and Joint Ventures (combined) the China business lawyers at my law firm set up in China, we do one Representative Office. Why so few Rep Offices, when it is generally agreed they are the easiest entity for foreigners to form in China? Because the inherent limitations on China Rep Offices

China WFOE versus Joint Venture

China WFOE or JV?

Just got the below comment (#63 on our post, China: First Let’s Clear Out The Long Time Foreigners) posing important questions and leaving hanging some common misconceptions about doing business in China: So here’s my question albeit already bounced around but no solid answer given…. JV or WFOE for a new foreign company launching in

China Company Laws

China Company Law: The 101

On January 1, 2006, China implemented its New Company Law. At around that same time, Harris Bricken’s own Steve Dickinson wrote a scholarly article on the new law for the Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal, entitled, Introduction to the New Company Law of the People’s Republic of China. At around the same time, Steve

China NNN Agreements

China NNN and NDA Agreements

Someone on our China Law Blog Linkedin Group just posed a question about using non disclosure agreements (NDAs) in China. My first thought was to refer them over to one of our posts on the subject, but then I realized we have not really written anything on them since 2006. That is far too long