Law for foreign business and investment in China

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Lo, Vai Io; Tian, Xiaowen. (2009). Law for Foreign Business and Investment in China. Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge. ISBN: 978-0-415-45320-2

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2009 HERDC submission. FoR code: 1503

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In trying to establish a presence in China, foreign investors have found it imperative to understand the regulatory environment of this potentially huge market. This book provides an up-to-date overview of the legal framework for doing business in China. It covers such topics as state structure; legislative amendments and enactments on direct foreign investment; the court system; the legal profession; business entities; foreign investment enterprises; contracts; intellectual property; labor and employment; consumer protection; taxation; securities; and dispute resolution.

Apart from explaining legal principles, the book highlights liberalisation measures that China has undertaken to fulfil its WTO commitments; elucidates complicated legal concepts with examples of court decisions; discusses relevant foreign trade and investment polices; and includes a glossary of Chinese terms.

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