Cross-Border E-Commerce Regulations

Cross-border e-commerce (CBEC) has been used to supply Chinese consumers for many years. Yet it has been fairly unregulated in many aspects. On the first January 2019, the Chinese government issued, updated and imposed new rules on cross-border trade: The Cross-border...

Debt Collection in China

In China, the only formal way to force a debtor to pay his outstanding debts is through litigation (or arbitration). While never easy, debt collection disputes are much easier to manage with the right approach. But, as the procedure can be costly and time consuming,...

International Arbitration in China: A Case Study

Clients often ask our advice on whether disputes involving Chinese parties are best resolved through litigation or arbitration; and if the latter, whether they should choose arbitration in China or option for international arbitration. There is no one-size-fits-all...

The Challenge: Trademark Squatting in China

The Challenge: Trademark Squatting in China One of the greatest challenges that many foreign companies face when entering the Chinese market, is that their brand has already been registered as a trademark by a Chinese company. The registrant could be the foreign...