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By Pei Zhang China State Council recently released a Notice on the Establishment of a Security Review System for Mergers and Acquisitions of Domestic Enterprises by Foreign Investors (the “Notice”). The Notice sets out the security review regime for M&As of domestic companies by foreign...
Tightened Rules on Representative Offices - Administrative Regulations for the Registration of Resident Representative Offices of Foreign Enterprise
By Pei Zang The Representative Office is a common – but very limited – structure used by foreign companies to do business in China. (Representative Offices cannot, for example, sign contracts or engage in profit-making activities.) Responding to perceived abuses of the Representative...
By Joseph J. Dehner Buyers-Bridge is a fee-based sourcing company with a focus on China. Its January 2011 newsletter had six basic tips for companies that have Chinese vendors, all good for thought and refinement. In the...
State Council Issued Rules on Expropriation of Buildings on State-Owned Land and Compensation for Expropriation
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has, by executing an order of the State Council, released the Rules on Expropriation of Buildings on State-Owned Land and Compensation for Expropriation on January 21, 2011. Key points of these new rules include: Each government (at the municipal or county...
The Proposal on formulating the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011 to 2015) was recently adopted at the fifth Session of the 17th Party’s Central Committee. A detailed plan will be released in the first quarter of 2011 after approval by the National People’s Congress. The theme of the...
In September 2010, the Supreme People’s Court issued its third judicial interpretation concerning labor disputes. This interpretation mainly reaffirms proceeding issues related to labor litigation. Highlights include: Overtime – Under the current regulations, employees are...
On January 4, 2011, National Development and Reform Committee (NDRC) unveiled two long-awaited antitrust regulations: the Anti-Price Monopoly Regulations and the Anti-Price Monopoly Administrative Enforcement Procedure Regulations, both of which became effective February 1, 2011. These new...
Listening to pundits and headline writers, one would think that China owns the United States, or at least its debt. Press reports of the January visit of President Hu to DC and Chicago boosted a popular myth that the USA is so...
US companies with US employees can readily estimate the extra cost of an employee beyond salary. FICA, workers comp, unemployment insurance, etc. – these lend themselves to quick percentage calculations about the true cost...
Importers of Aluminum Extrusions from the People's Republic of China may be Subject to Increased Duty
On October 28, 2010, the Department of Commerce (the "Department") announced its preliminary determination in an antidumping duty investigation of imports of aluminum extrusions from the People's Republic of China ("PRC"). In the preliminary determination, the Department found that aluminum...