Category: Thought Leadership

CHINA | Second Draft Revision of Company Law

Significant revisions in the second draft revision of Company Law improve corporate governance and standardise market order. The Company Law of the People’s Republic of China (Revised 2018) was revised and published in 24 December 2021 for public comments. A year later, the second draft revision of Company Law (‘Second Draft’) was released on 30…

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CHINA | Selecting a Legal Representative

The legal representative is a key role in corporate governance. Selecting the wrong person for the position can significantly expose your Chinese subsidiary to high legal risks. Often, the European or American headquarters do not conduct thorough due diligence on candidates or understand the legal liabilities of the role. Under such circumstances, an unqualified candidate…

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CHINA | What the Liǎng huì (Two Sessions) 2023 Means for Foreign Investment 

China finished its annual legislative meetings of the Chinese People Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and the National People’s Congress (‘NPC’) in Beijing – commonly referred to as the Two Sessions (Liǎng huì). For foreign investors, the Two Sessions is an insight into the overarching economic and political direction. Especially, in the current geopolitical tensions between…

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