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China’s New FTZ Negative List Removes Restrictions on Foreign Investment

China's new negative list, which comes into effect on July 10, cuts 10 items and 27 special administrative measures from the negative list released in 2015. In this article, we examine the changes to the contents of the new negatives list.

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Establishing a Legal Representative Office in China

A legal representative office (LRO) structure allows foreign law firms to perform their legal services in China while the parent company overseas assumes civil liabilities for the activities of its LRO in China. In this first feature of a two-part article, we explore the establishment and operation of an LRO in China.

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Human Resources and Payroll in China 2017-2018 – New Publication from China Briefing

Human Resources and Payroll in China 2017-18, out now and available for download in the Asia Briefing Publication Store, navigates China’s laws and regulations related to HR and payroll management – essential information for investors in the country.

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China Regulatory Brief: FTZ Foreign Investment Negative List, Environmental Pollution Liability Insurance

In this week's China Regulatory Brief, we look at the new cybersecurity law’s critical network equipment catalogue, the new negative list for foreign investment in free trade zones, and the rules for environmental pollution liability insurance.

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Asia Investment Brief: Payroll in Singapore, Filing GST Returns in India, and Vietnam-US Trade

In this week's Asia Investment Brief, we look at payroll in Singapore, filing GST returns in India, auto sales in Russia, Chinese SOEs in the Silk Road, and the growing Vietnam-US trade relationship.

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Setting Up a WFOE in China: a Step-by-Step Guide

Over the last few years, there have been a number of changes to the WFOE establishment process. The new considerations for investors are advantageous, widening the scope of investment and speeding up the application process. Here, we provide a step by step guide to setting up a WFOE in China.

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Pilot Tax Policies for Venture Capital Enterprises and Individual Investors in China

The new preferential tax policies aimed a corporate and individual investors will mean that invested amounts will be able to deduct from taxable profits of tech startups. In this article, we detail the new policies, and eligibility requirements for investors and tech enterprises.

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Labor Disputes in China: Prepare for Aggressive Negotiating, Uncomfortable Concessions

In China, the labor dispute system encourages compromise and payment of severance. In this article, we explore what constitutes “lawful” ground for termination, and the inherent pressures that rise from the Chinese labor dispute system.

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Marketing in China: Lessons from Starbucks, Uber, and Airbnb

When entering the Chinese market, some foreign companies attempt to use the same business and marketing tactics that have worked for them elsewhere. Many underestimate the need for market research, which helps localize marketing tactics, prior to entry.

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China Market Watch: US Beef Export Rules Finalized, Panama Establishes Diplomatic Ties with Beijing

In this week's China Market Watch, we explore Alibaba's new Tmall World brand, finalized rules for export of US beef to China, and Panama's decision to cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan.

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