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...

Major Tax Cuts for Smaller Companies in China

In order to support the country’s main job creators, China’s State Council chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on 9 January 2019 announced that the Chinese government will support the development of micro and small enterprises (MSEs) by introducing major tax cuts. The...

Inheritance in China: Key Issues

Inheritance is regulated by the PRC Inheritance Law which took effect on 1 October 1985, and a judicial interpretation issued by the Supreme People’s Court in November 1985. While the rules are not complicated by themselves, in practice they give rise to various...