What Does A China Business Lawyer Do?

Every time I introduce myself as a lawyer to a foreign individual, I would be asked often, “What’s your area of expertise?” My simplified answer would be, “foreign-related business matters in China.” If they ask for more detail, I would tell them that my team and I provide consultancy to foreign investors and help resolve […]

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Frequently Made Mistakes in Governing a Joint Venture

From the numerous JV shareholder and board meetings that I’ve attended, I’ve noticed some frequently made mistakes in the foreign shareholders’ approach to gaining or maintaining control of their JV business in China. They include, but are not limited to: Inadequate due diligence, or no due diligence exercised at all, before entering into a JV […]

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