Tag: labour

Keeping on top of employment visa regulations and applications procedures in China

Each year Horizons receives numerous inquiries related to China work visas. Whether employing a foreign national, applying for a work visa or simply visiting China, under the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Administration of Exit and Entry, foreigners seeking to enter China should obtain the correct visa type from the proper visa-issuing…

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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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The China Belt and Road Initiative: a Horizons Corporate Advisory primer

China’s Belt and Road Initiative is designed to improve the infrastructure of land and maritime routes in Eurasia in order to drive trade and capital flows between east and west. The Initiative will connect China and more than 65 other countries along land and sea routes from Malaysia to Eastern Europe. Investment of more than…

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CONSULEGIS Spring Conference 2017 Amsterdam

CONSULEGIS, an international network of independent law firms, in-house lawyers and related professional advisors, holds its Spring Conference 2017 this week in Amsterdam, Netherlands (11-14 May). The conference serves as an organisational and collegial event comprised of informative presentations and professional workshops on topical legal issues. It also provides a unique opportunity for professional networking…

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