Category: Legal

Companies are required to utilise company collection payment codes from 1 March 2022

What you should know The Notice on Strengthening the Management of Payment Acceptance Terminals and Related Business No. 259 (“Notice 259”) issued by the People’s Bank of China on October 13, 2021, and effective from 1 March 2022, is the first legislation to regulate quick response (“QR”) code payments. Notice 259 requires QR code payments to…

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Asia Pacific Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (“RCEP”) fosters stronger relationships among Asia-Pacific countries and creates new opportunities for international trade and other economic benefits. For China, RCEP is the first free trade agreement with Japan and South Korea and should result in substantial opportunities for companies to seize. Find out the nuts and bolts of…

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Maintaining good corporate governance in Russian companies

Corporate governance is essential in the management of foreign investments in Russia, especially when shareholders reside abroad. Good corporate governance involves all the stakeholders in the company including the shareholders, the board of directors, and the senior management. In this article, we concentrate on the roles and responsibilities of the director(s) in a Russian entity…

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UNA SOLIDA CORPORATE GOVERNANCE PER DARE FORZA AL BUSINESS IN RUSSIA

Il sistema è piramidale. Alla base gli azionisti, quindi il consiglio di amministrazione e ai vertici la direzione aziendale. Una buona corporate governance d’impresa deve fondarsi sulle positive relazioni tra tutti gli attori principali di un’impresa. Il clima di fiducia è cruciale per avviare e gestire qualsiasi investimento all’estero. E ciò è tanto più in…

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Addressing the gender imbalance in China: Creating meaningful change and not empty campaigns

Working as a professional woman can be challenging. Worldwide, the ratio of women compared to men in corporations is relatively low, and women in leadership positions are heavily underrepresented. Professional women often face cultural challenges in balancing their family responsibilities and career development. Traditionally, women are expected by their families to be the primary caregiver.…

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