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What You Need to Know Before Setting Up in India

May 2020

What are the major challenges foreign companies face while setting up in India? India’s ranking has significantly improved in Ease of Doing Business list. However, before entering the Indian market, an enterprise requires professional advice t...

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¿Cuáles son los beneficios de una WFOE en China?

August 2019

What are the benefits of a WFOE in China? - Spanish

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¿Cuáles son las consideraciones clave para elegir ubicación de inversión?

April 2019

1. Bienes raíces Se debe evaluar el coste del alquiler o la compra, la ubicación, las instalaciones y los servicios públicos del edificio para equilibrar los costes y la facilidad de uso de las instalaciones. 2. Conectividad T...

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Setting Up a WFOE in China

April 2019

Funding requirements

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China's Catalog of Foreign-Invested Industries and the Negative List

March 2019

What is meant by the term ‘Negative List’? The term negative list is used to define industries in which foreign companies cannot invest and specifies restrictions or bans on certain types of foreign investment. For those industries not ...

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¿Cuál es el período de validez de una oficina de enlace en India?

February 2019

El período de validez de una Oficina de Enlace (OE) en India es generalmente de tres años. Este período puede extenderse por otros tres años a partir de la fecha de aprobación/extensión sólo si la OE c...

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¿Cómo se gestionan los activos durante el proceso de liquidación de una WFOE?

February 2019

Los activos generalmente se liquidarán o se transferirán a los accionistas en el proceso de cancelación del registro de una WFOE, a través de la formación de un comité de liquidación. El momento y el ...

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Branch Offices in India

February 2019

What are the requirements for setting up a branch office in India? The Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) governs the application and approval process for the establishment of a branch office, requiring that companies receive approval from the R...

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What are the benefits of the WFOE structure?

July 2018

A WFOE is usually the best investment vehicle for investors establishing a long-term presence in China when a joint venture is not required, because they overcome the limitations associated with representative offices (RO): A WFOE can directly emp...

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What is the importance of pre-investment capital planning when establishing a FIE in China...

November 2017

Companies should be careful not to invest too little registered capital, as injecting additional capital is a time-consuming process that takes anywhere between eight to 12 weeks. Investing too much can lead to excess capital sitting idly in the acco...

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What is the business scope for a WFOE and what is the relevance of this?

March 2017

The business scope is a one-sentence description of a company’s activity within China; the creation of the business scope is crucial, because it directly affects the legal operations of the company, and the company’s ability to issue offi...

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What is the registered capital required for a WFOE in China?

February 2017

The choice of the amount to register as capital is a delicate decision, because if it is too little, the WFOE application might be rejected by officials, and it could put the company at risk of insolvency, while if it is too much the company risks ha...

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