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How a Chinese Lawsuit Works – Trials (Part 2)

September 13, 2016| Mr. Bowen Zhang, Esq. | Uncategorized

Judge System

According to the Law on the Organization of People’s Court and other laws, trials of People’s Courts take the following forms:

  1. Sole Judge Court

This kind of court is presided over by one judge for trying simple cases. Legally speaking, these cases are simple civil cases and cases involving economic disputes handled by grass-roots courts and their detached tribunals.

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Founding a Company in Hong Kong

August 2, 2016| Mr. Bowen Zhang, Esq. | Uncategorized

Types of Companies

You can choose from a range of company types to suit your business requirements. A Limited Company is the most commonly-used company type. This is a company which is incorporated in Hong Kong, which means that the owner can take advantage of all the tax benefits and concessions available to any fully incorporated business, including the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA), a free trade agreement with Mainland China.

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Judicial and Extra-Judicial Process on Chinese Defendants in China

Service Abroad of Judicial and Extra-Judicial Process on Chinese Defendants in C...

July 15, 2016| Mr. David A. Dodge, Esq. | service

One of the most basic and fundamental elements of litigation is service of process.  While litigation starts with the plaintiff filing the complaint, it does not really begin until the other side gets served.  For most of us here in the U.S., service of a Summons and Complaint is a perfunctory task that is taken for granted.  Being perfunctory, service is often something that is left to an associate, paralegal or a secretary to perform.

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