Tag: China law

Corporate governance in China: A review of meetings and resolutions of the Limited Liability Company

Shareholders’ meeting Company Law of the People's Republic of China establishes the shareholders' meeting of a limited liability company to be comprised of its shareholders and is the highest authority in the company. The Shareholders’ meeting is an indispensable component in which members exercise their investor’s right to collectively govern the company, in accordance with…

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A brief look at the application of law in foreign-related civil relations in China

In 2011, the “PRC Law on the Application of Laws to Foreign-Related Civil Relations” (“Law”) was promulgated to provide for what the applicable laws should be when foreign-related civil relations are involved. The definition of “foreign-related civil relations”, however, was not specifically set out in the Law and was, more or less, scattered across various…

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China’s “Five-in-One” Policy: Reform of company registration system streamlining in full effect

After the progression of China’s “Three-in-One” Reform in October 2015 incorporating the business license, organization code certificate and tax registration certificate into one integrated business license (one certificate with one unified code), and the updated to “Five-in-One” policy (October 2017), the “all-in-one” process now stands fully implemented as of 31 December 2017. Prior to “Three-in-One”,…

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Horizons unveils its China Collaborative Group—a legal services advisory designed for the Belt & Road era

In December Horizons Corporate Advisory unveiled the firm’s China Collaborative Group (CCG) as part of a four-city knowledge seminar promoting Winning Ways for Investment. CCG is a unique professional services advisory comprised of business and legal experts from China and abroad. Its mission is to assist Chinese business executives and decision-makers in achieving market advancement…

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