Grabbing Disappearing Funds — Pre-Award Writs of Attachment in Foreign Jurisdictions Pending CIETAC (China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission) Arbitrations Our firm has undertaken representation over the past six (6) months on behalf of a Taiwanese company that regularly does business here in California. Client entered into a substantial contract for the export of agricultural
According to the Law on the Organization of People’s Court and other laws, trials of People’s Courts take the following forms:
- 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.
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.
Solving Most of the Problems of Piece Rate (PR) in a Nutshell and Implications of Piece Rate (PR) on Small Customers Who Order Directly from Factories in China. Piece Rate (PR) is a widely used method for paying workers who do repetitive work and it is meant to link between worker’s effort and reward. In a PR payment system the worker is being paid per unit of work completed rather than by the hour. In a well designed PR payment system
There are two principal methods for resolving commercial disputes on the ground in China legally, which can be enforceable against Chinese companies in the People’s Court: one is arbitration and the other is public court litigation. China arbitration matters can be classified in three types:foreign related arbitration, ordinary commercial arbitration and labor arbitration.
Two potential client emails (that I will paraphrase) from this past week that are words to the wise for those still purchasing hoverboards from Ali Baba suppliers over the internet without pre-shipment inspection by an experienced project management consultant on the ground in China, without proper international payment transactional strategies and/or absent adequate dispute resolution
We live in a time where electronic markets allow access to suppliers in China and to the final customer very easily. This has opened significant opportunities to small companies and individuals who wish to trade or develop and market their own products; options which 10 years ago were reserved to large multinational companies only. These new possibilities however come with risks and for many, these risks are novel and not easily managed.
We resolved a case this past week involving a U.S. inventor who relied upon their Chinese supplier to properly file for a Chinese patent. The device was a very successful and unique electronic device that was invented by our client here in the U.S. Once our client set up manufacturing in China, they relied upon their trusted supplier to file for a Chinese patent since the invention was totally unique and novel.
Recently I’ve been working on contractual projects, one of them is translating customized Non-Disclosure, Non-Circumvention and Non-Competition Agreements (NNN) which translated into Chinese is 保密，禁用，非竞争协议. This type of technical and legal translation sometimes can be challenging due to English words in Chinese that have many common meanings in general; however, in the context of legal translation, these common Chinese meanings