Ensuring Accessibility of APPs in China

Given the 31 March 2024 deadline, companies hosting content on servers outside of mainland China may have to rethink their strategy.

Foreigner Tax Benefits Extended to 2027

In a recent move, the Ministry of Finance and the State Administration of Taxation have jointly issued two announcements, each designed to reduce the financial load on taxpayers in China.

Good for Easy Business: China Accedes Apostille Convention

20 March 2023
On 8 March 2023, China finally acceded the Hague Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of legalization for Foreign Public Documents.

R&P Employment Practice Recognized by Legal500

We are pleased to announce that the 2021 edition of the Legal500 Asia Pacific has given special recognition of R&P’s labor and employment practice!  This ranking highlights R&P expertise in supporting international clients on the termination of senior officers, mass lay-off strategies, the resolution of labor disputes and arbitrations, and day-to-day support in employment matters. Maarten Roos and Robin Tabbers were specifically mentioned as key […]

Legal Briefing - Retail Compliance - Fourth Quarter 2020

In this quarter's briefing we focus on Retail in China and write about Legal Aspects and Best Practices for Retailers in China and China's Strict Rules on Advertising: Foreign Companies Be Prepared.

Legal Briefing - Compliance - Third Quarter 2020

We are pleased to deliver you a new edition of our legal briefing. This quarter we focus on compliance and have selected a few important articles on China Social Credit System and Strategies for Dealing with Legal Compliance. We also include a letter marking the 10th anniversary of our firm.

Strategies for Dealing with Legal Compliance in China

In a webinar for the Danish-Chinese Business Forum, Maarten Roos (Director of R&P China Lawyers, a China-registered law firm) shared examples and case studies on compliance issues that foreign businesses face when doing business in China, and introduced approaches on how to deal with these challenges.

The 3 key factors when registering a foreign company in China

17 January 2019
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 investors get sidetracked by free trade zones and tax benefits, that often promise more than they can keep and simply don’t usually apply to most investors. Remember, there’s no free lunch.