prc law

26Sep2018

Update: Mainland Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Ordinance (Highlights)

Background Previous situation Enforcement of foreign judgments in Hong Kong is ordinarily governed by the Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Ordinance. Following the handover in 1997 however, China is no longer considered a foreign country by Hong Kong, therefore this ordinance is no longer applicable when…Read More

11May2016

Legal Representative, Supervisor and Company Chops – an introduction to their roles under PRC law and practice

Legal Representative Each company established in China, whether domestic or foreign-owned, must have a legal representative who is the main principal of the company and has the authority to represent the company and enter into binding contracts or contractual obligations for and on behalf of…Read More

25Nov2006

How to do business in China

There are various ways for a foreign (including Hong Kong) company or business to set up a presence in mainland China. A basic presence can be established in China though a representative office. However, a representative office may not engage in direct business (profit-making) operations…Read More