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CMS, China

Newly amended PRC Labor Contract Law imposing stricter control over the use of seconded employees

China - January 14 2013 After a half year of public discussion, a decision on the amendment to the PRC Labor Contract Law was made by the Standing Committee of the PRC

Administrative Procedure Law of the PRC amended for first time in 25 years

China - January 15 2015 On 1 November 2014, the PRC National People's Congress ("NPC") passed the decision on amending the Administrative Procedure Law of the PRC

China temporarily allows foreign travel operators to set up outbound travel agencies

China - September 20 2010 UK, France, Italy, Switzerland, and Australia or other tourist destinations like Dubai, Nepal, Ireland, and Czech Republic, become the most favorable countries for Chinese people who are fond of travel abroad in their leisure time

Groundbreaking establishment of the first wholly foreign invested hospital project in China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone

China - August 21 2014 On 22 July 2014, a framework agreement relating to the establishment of the first wholly foreign invested hospital in China (Shanghai) Pilot Free

China and France signed new Double Taxation Treaty

China, France - January 13 2014 On 26 November 2013, the governments of the PRC and France signed a new Double Taxation Treaty ("new DTT") to replace the old DTT which was signed by

Amendments to the PRC Work Safety Law make responsibility and supervision a priority for employers

China - April 16 2015 On December 1, 2014, significant amendments to the PRC Work Safety Law ("Work Safety Law") came into effect. Like in Europe, the broad subject of work

New AIC Measures will be challenging for business operators in China consumer protection on the rise

China - April 7 2015 On 15 March 2015, the Measures for Punishments Against Infringements on Consumer Rights and Interests ("Measures") issued by the State Administration

Chinese tax regulation update - March 2015

China - March 31 2015 Click here to view table

China revised the Guideline Catalogue of Industries for Foreign Investment

China - March 26 2015 On 10 March 2015, the National Development and Reform Commission ("NDRC") and the Ministry of Commerce ("MOFCOM") jointly issued a new Guideline

China: new permits required for foreigners doing short-term work in China

China - March 18 2015 In the past, many foreigners came to China for short-term work of less than 90 days by holding a business visa. They had to obtain work permits only