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How the Export Control Law affects your company in or outside of China?

The Export Control Law of the People’s Republic of China (“ECL”) took effect from 1 December 2020. Previously, export controls were scattered across several laws and regulations and lacked a unified regulatory system. The ECL establishes the regulatory framework for export control and defines the controlled items subject to export control. For foreign companies, specifically…

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How foreign companies can transition to the digital era of doing business in China

In years past, regulatory procedures for entities in China involved trips to various governmental offices, not to mention extensive paperwork. More recently, administrative procedures have migrated to an online administrative system, which has accelerated the ease of business. Corporate documents and seals, which legally bind a company to a contract or are required for corporate…

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China Visa update: China opens borders to select foreign nationals from 36 European countries

Effective from 12 August 2020, the People’s Republic of China in cooperation with select European countries have jointly adopted a policy for foreign nationals to return to work in China (“Policy”). The change was announced via the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Denmark on 10 August under the heading Visa Facilitation for…

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