Category: Corporate

CHINA | Understanding Senior Executive Liabilities

In the governing body, the legal representative of a company in China holds full liabilities. However, senior executives in China, who do not simultaneously hold the legal representative role, can face civil or criminal liabilities. Underestimating the role and responsibilities of senior executives can raise risks for both the individual and the company. Senior executives…

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CHINA | Managing Online Advertisements

Recently, the State Administration for Market Regulation of China released the "Measures for the Administration of Internet Advertising" (the "Measures"), effective on May 1, 2023. In our recent insight, Online Marketing Compliance, we outlined the Do's and Don'ts for companies in preparation for the regulation changes. With the Measures in effect, we take a deeper dive…

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CHINA | Concluding Contracts Checklist

Companies concluding contracts in China shall formulate robust contractual terms for protection during a contractual dispute. At Horizons, we often find contracts missing mandatory clauses which can increase legal risks. It is crucial for companies doing business in China to construct robust contracts. In the below, we outline a checklist for companies concluding contracts in…

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