Legal challenges to online and offline retail in China

China’s huge consumer market is now attracting more and more foreign companies to take control of their distribution and manage their own retail sales. China has historically been an ideal destination for outsourcing manufacturing operations. Rogier van Bijnen and Maarten Roos of R&P China Lawyers discuss the…

The PRC Advertisement Law Amendment: what you should know

In today’s commercialised society the role of advertising has become hugely important for companies.

Well Positioned: Position Paper 2014/2015

The ‘golden age’ for business in China may yet be followed by the dawning of a new era that could be equally rewarding for China and for foreign investors.

Protecting trade secrets: Part II

Nearly all businesses in all industries and sectors possess trade secrets. They are a valuable and highly useful form of intellectual property rights (IPR).

Labour dispatch: a legal update

Labour dispatch is simply not a tool that can be used to achieve flexibility of workforce and headcount as it is European countries.

Wuxi: The birthplace of China’s modern industry

Since the Ming Dynasty, Wuxi has been an important rice and silk market and one of the main cultural centres of the south Yangtze region.

Working with today’s Chinese business leaders

A report by the EU SME Centre explains how to leverage similarities and differences of Chinese and European leaders to develop a truly global leadership team in China.

China’s Anti-Monopoly Law

The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China’s statement on the Anti-Monopoly Law-related investigations that have taken place in China over the last year.

Going global with education: Internationalising the Chinese curriculum and what it means for European businesses

In the several decades since China’s opening and reform in the late 1970s, China’s education system has evolved in an unprecedented manner.

Food for thought: investing in China’s F&B industry

China’s obsession with food makes its food and beverage industry a particularly appetising prospect for potential foreign investors. However, although China has a huge consumer base—many of whom are already turned on to foreign cuisine—Rosario Di Maggio, Associate Director of Vistra says that this lucrative…