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Service Fees between China and Overseas Entities

Service Fees between China and Overseas Entities

This infographic details the exchange of service fees between the foreign-invested enterprise in China and its parent company abroad.

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Royalty Remittances between China and Overseas Entities

Royalty Remittances between China and Overseas Entities

This infographic details the exchange of royalty remittance between foreign-invested enterprises in China and their parent company abroad.

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Why do many investors resort to acquisitions to establish operations in India, a...

Why do many investors resort to acquisitions to establish operations in India, a...

Acquiring an existing Indian firm to facilitate entry into India offers advantages to foreign investors such as reduced supply chain and establishment costs, a pre-existing sales base and a rapid establishment of market position, to name a few. Howev...

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What are some of the advantages for foreign investors of investing in the Shangh...

What are some of the advantages for foreign investors of investing in the Shangh...

The FTZ has relaxed incorporation requirements; it cancels out the minimum registration capital of RMB 30,000 for limited liability companies, the RMB 100,000 minimum for single shareholder companies, and the RMB 5 million minimum for joint stock com...

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China?s New Representative Office Regulations

China?s New Representative Office Regulations

A presentation by Richard Hoffmann, Senior Associate, introducing new regulations for representative offices in China as well as the new penalties imposed on those who do not comply.

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Doing Business in India

Doing Business in India

A presentation by Olaf Griese, Regional Partner, and Victor Zheng, Associate, on foreign direct investment (FDI) and entities for investment into India.

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Setting up a Company in China

Setting up a Company in China

A presentation by Richard Cant, Regional Director, discussing and comparing the different types of enterprise you can choose to set up a business in China

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What are the guidelines for foreign investors who wish to set up a wholly foreig...

What are the guidelines for foreign investors who wish to set up a wholly foreig...

Foreign investors applying to set up a wholly foreign-owned medical institution in the Shanghai FTZ must be an independent legal person, and must have been engaged in the investment and management of medical institutions for more than five years. Add...

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How do foreign investors apply to set up a wholly foreign-owned medical institut...

How do foreign investors apply to set up a wholly foreign-owned medical institut...

To set up a wholly foreign-owned medical institution in the Shanghai FTZ, applicants need only submit a single application to a branch office of the Shanghai Industry and Commerce Administration Bureau in the Zone. The following application materials...

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Overview of Doing Business in China

Overview of Doing Business in China

Maria Kotova, Senior Associate in Dezan Shira & Associates' Shanghai office, introduces some of the key aspects of starting a business in China.

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Setting up a Branch or Liaison Office in India

Setting up a Branch or Liaison Office in India

A flowchart showing the necessary steps to set up a branch or liaison office in India.

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What is involved when establishing a new Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprise (WFOE) ...

What is involved when establishing a new Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprise (WFOE) ...

WFOE establishment involves acquiring a business license, then registering with all government bureaus and opening bank accounts. The WFOE establishment process has small variations based on the type of WFOE being established. For example, manufactu...

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