Monthly Archives: August 2012

LAWS AND REGULATIONS IN RELATION TO QUALITY AND SAFETY OF PRODUCTS

The Product Quality Law of the PRC (《中华人民共和国产品质量法》) (“Product Quality Law”) was adopted by the Standing Committee of the Seventh National People’s Congress (“Standing Committee”) on February 22, 1993 and amended on July 8, 2000. Applicable to all production and marketing activities in China, the Product Quality Law was formulated to regulate product quality and safety, safeguard public health, protect consumers and promote the social and economic development.

Summarizing the Beijing Human Resources and Safeguards Bureau’s Labor Regulations

We’ll explain the Beijing Human Resources and Safeguards Bureau’s Labor Regulations (the “Bureau” and, the “Regulations”) with regard to shift arrangement. In particular, this memorandum summarizes three labor structures specified in the Regulations – standard, cumulative and flexible. Various measurements and criteria apply to each structure. Please see below for further details.

缅甸外商投资法律草案

这是缅甸对外投资委员会最新起草的法案,对之前的版本进行了修订。按照缅甸的法律规定,法案必须经议会同意、总统签署才能正式生效。
外国人可以在越南投资,并且100%外资,不需要在当地寻找合作伙伴。这一点新法案并未修改。
政府允许缅甸公民和外国人建立合资企业,但是外资比例应为35%。这一点新法案也未作改变,但是对与国家部门建立的合资企业进行了更加详尽的规定。

International civil litigation in China?

Which court to commence your case ?

The Chinese People’s Courts operate at four different tiers:

1. trial courts( basic level) representing county

2.intermediate courts representing prefecture

3.higher courts representing province

4. the Supreme People’s Court representing national levels

Special courts, such as maritime courts, railway courts, and military courts, also exist.

It depends on many factors which court you could choose. In general , commencing the case at a higher level court is desirable .

Documents needed regarding the leased space when incorporating WFOE in China

Here is the information needed regarding the leased space.

1. 房屋、场地租赁协议(原件)

The original lease contract.

2. 产权证明复印件(产权人为单位的,要由产权单位盖章;产权人为自然人的,由自然人签字)

A photocopy of the property ownership certificate stamped (if the owner is a company) or signed (if the owner is a person) by the owner of the property.

Intellectual Property , How to protect in China?

China has put in place a relatively comprehensive system of intellectual property laws, including laws for the protection of trademarks, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets, as well as a specific law against unfair competition (which summarily addresses, among other things, passing off).

we have represented clients who have successfully enforced their intellectual property rights in China and also regularly counsel clients on both the legal and practical steps that should be taken to protect intellectual property in China. In our experience, such steps include the following;