Companies Targeted for Illegally Hiring Foreign Interns

In recent weeks, several of our clients in Shanghai were raided by the local Public Security Bureau (“PSB”, China’s police). The PSB was looking for evidence of these companies hiring foreigners or foreign interns without the proper papers. Chinese laws...

Non-Compete Clauses in China: New Rules

Recent interpretations by the PRC Supreme People’s Court clarify a number of issues on implementation of Chinese labor laws. Arguably the most important clarifications are related to the compensation for and termination of non-competition clauses. Companies are...

New Trends in Cooperating with Staffing Firms

This article was written for, and first appeared in the January-February 2013 issue of Human Resources Magazine, a Thomson Reuters publication. There will be a stricter control on the deployment of staffing services in the Mainland. HR Professionals should ensure to...

New CIETAC Rules to Internationalize China Arbitration

Opting for arbitration when negotiating contractual dispute resolution clauses is increasingly common for Chinese and foreign business partners. Although many foreign companies prefer reputable international arbitration centers such as Sweden and Singapore, more often...