Category: International

Horizons partners with top employment services and talent acquisition provider SGET

On August 29 in Shanghai, HORIZONS | CHINA (Horizons) signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Shanghai Global Expertise and Talents Co., Ltd (SGET). The agreement calls for SGET to provide Horizons with human resources services worldwide that allow Horizons to help clients fulfil their talent acquisition needs, further extending the firm’s value chain of comprehensive…

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When courts in Russia may hold a director personally liable for their actions under criminal and civil law

In its most recent newsletter, CONSULEGIS International Litigation & Arbitration Specialist Group presented an abbreviated overview of multiple jurisdictions’ legal views on when, based on company law, is a director is personally liable for their actions. Among the contributors to writing on the topic are five legal advisors from Horizons addressing Indonesia, Mongolia, Korea (DPRK), Russia and…

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China outbound investment: a procedural overview

In 2017, the Chinese government issued several regulative measures to safeguard the rapid growth of China outbound investment. Specifically, the Administrative Measures for Outbound Investment (referred to as Measures), issued by the National Development and Reform Commission, forwards provisions for outbound investment entities, supervision methods and improving outbound investment supervision systems. As a result, China-based…

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Antitrust and Competition Law: Germany and Austria draft guidelines on the amended Competition Law

In the current evolving world, the transaction value of a merger or acquisition is no longer limited to the turnover value of the target company. Instead, as seen in Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp for 19 billion USD, high transactional value does not always correlate with turnover, instead, it can relate to a strong market and…

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China’s ‘One Window, One Form’ policy for business registration in full swing

On 28 February 2018, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and State Administration of Industry and Commerce (SAIC) jointly announced the circular (letter of notice) on the implementation of  ‘One Window, One Form’ Business Registration Filing for Foreign Invested Entities. The circular follows from the 19th People’s Congress plan to further optimise foreign direct investment environment,…

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