Category: Legal

Building a better tomorrow: Horizons Italy presents seminar on Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability in the construction sector for Belarusian delegation

On 13 March Horizons Italy and International Supply Chain Academy (ISCA) held a seminar on Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability in the construction sector for a delegation of government and construction industry representatives from Belarus. The seminar was delivered by Lucia Myriam Netti, Horizons regional partner for Europe, Russia and Belarus. Heading up the Belarusian…

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China business: Draft Foreign Investment Law for the People’s Republic of China — paving the way to increased investment opportunities in China for foreign entities

The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress released the second Foreign Investment Law of the People’s Republic of China Draft for Public Comment (The Draft Law) on 26 December 2018. The Draft Law remains open for comment from 26 December till 24 February, and could be submitted to the annual National People’ s Congress…

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China business: new version of business license goes into to effect, improved format includes QR code

On 24 December 2018, the China State Administration for Market Regulation issued the Notice of Activation of the New Business License Version, Business and Industry Enterprise [2018] No. 253 (Notice 253). From 1 March 2019, entities approved by the registration authority for business registration, business amendments or reissue of a business license shall be issued…

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China business: understanding trademarks in China — be proactive and avoid common pitfalls in IP protection

Protecting trademarks is a crucial first step for any foreign company looking to do business in China. Often, foreign companies fail to protect their trademarks holding to the misconception that there’s a lack of intellectual property enforcement in China. However, the People’s Republic of China has been a member of the World Intellectual Property Organization…

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