Fan Bing Bing’s International Business Lesson

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The simple and obvious bottom line here is that if you are going to be doing business in a foreign country it pays to do so legally. Read More

China Licensing Deals: Is This a New Scam?

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Don’t be a big sucker for a terrible China licensing agreement. Read More

China Contracts and How to Send Your Initial Draft to your China Counter-party

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It is usually best for you to send this contract to the Chinese side as an already signed PDF. You achieve two goals by doing it this way. Read More

Dual Language China Contracts: Don’t Get Fooled!

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Foreign companies sign dual language contracts without knowing exactly what the Chinese language portion of their contract says. This is really risky dangerous. Many dual language Chinese-English contracts are silent on which language controls. Read More

China Business Scam, Part 2: The Fake Joint Venture

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This part 2 post is on what we call the fake China Joint Venture, and it is an oldy but a goody and — dare I say it — one of my favorites. Our China lawyers have seen this one quite often and as far as I know, it has always involved an American company, which I fear says something about American naïveté. Read More

China Business Scam, Part 1: Come to China to Sign the Contract

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The scam consists of the Chinese company luring the Western company in with promises of big money for services to be supplied by the Western company. There is just one small hitch: the Western company must go to China. Read More

Gaming the System? Foreign Access to China’s Online Gaming Industry

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Online gaming in China is subject to the same overall regulatory framework that applies to software as a service (SaaS) in China. Read More