Payroll Issues during Lockdown in Shanghai

Starting in early March of 2022, Shanghai has tightened quarantine policies to prevent the COVID-19 variant Omicron from spreading. Since April 1st, 2022, the whole city went into lockdown. During this time, residents must stay inside, most can only work from home, and some cannot work at all. Our attorneys have received countless enquires concerning how the Chinese labor laws and regulations may apply to the situation. In this chaos, we have summed up some certainties both employers and employees can use for reference.

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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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