Corporate Investment China Law

Whether a Greenfield project or the acquisition of existing operations, your investment deserves the best support available from a team of qualified and experienced legal advisers. We will support you through-out the project, conduct the due diligence, draft relevant contracts and corporate documents, and execute the project. We will also take care of government relations, and can either represent or assist you in negotiations.

Where required, we also advise on exit strategies, and initiate procedures for your subsidiary’s sale, liquidation or bankruptcy. We guide our clients through the process and manage procedures so that their attention can focus on pursuing new business opportunities.

Environmental Assessment Risks for Manufacturers in China

By Tony Xu, Maarten Roos When our firm performs due diligence on Chinese manufacturing companies, one of the most important focal points is whether the company has passed all relevant environmental impact assessments. Many foreign investors are unaware that after a...

Strategies for Dealing with Legal Compliance in China

By Fabian Knopf and Maarten Roos In a webinar for the Danish-Chinese Business Forum, Maarten Roos (Founder and Principal of R&P China Lawyers, a China-registered law firm with Western management) shared examples and case studies on compliance issues that foreign...

Shanghai Takes New Measures to Stabilize and Attract Foreign Investment in 2020

By Molly Luo During the Teleconference on Shanghai Commercial Work of 1 March 2020, the Shanghai Municipal Government introduced measures on controlling the COVID-19 corona virus but concurrently supporting companies and developing the economy. By making foreign...

New Draft Foreign Investment Law Emphasizes National Treatment

In January 2015, China’s Ministry of Commerce published a draft of what should have become a new legal cornerstone for foreign investment in China: the PRC Foreign Investment Law. Arguably the most controversial provision in that draft – and perhaps the reason why the...

The 3 key factors when registering a foreign company in China

There are many articles about setting up a foreign company in China, often also called WFOE (wholly foreign-owned enterprise) or FIE (foreign-invested enterprise), but I want to focus on the three key factors that should drive the decision making process. Many...