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China simplifies foreign exchange payments for the service sector

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • August 30 2013

China has been streamlining its foreign exchange regime since mid-2012. In its latest step, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange ("SAFE") of

Illegal foreigners targeted by China's new exit-entry law

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • July 30 2013

Bigger fines will be imposed on foreigners illegally entering, living or working in China. Foreign executives of companies that fail to pay full

Detailed rules on labour dispatch released

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • June 27 2013

New implementing rules re-enforce China's desire to limit the use of dispatched staff (ie, staff engaged via a third-party labour dispatch company

China clarifies when cross-border secondments give rise to taxable establishments

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • May 31 2013

New rules regarding seconded personnel and taxable establishments in China will be effective from 1 June 2013. We recommend that non-resident

Recent developments in Chinese merger control: MOFCOM consults on draft regulations and imposes remedies in GlencoreXstrata and MarubeniGavilon mergers

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • May 7 2013

The Anti-Monopoly Bureau at the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China ("MOFCOM") recently published two important draft regulations

Asia M&A developments

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Asia-Pacific, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia
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  • May 2 2013

China reported a disappointing 7.7 GDP growth for the first quarter of 2013, confirming that the Chinese economy is facing headwinds. For foreign

China guides foreign investment for 2013

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • April 2 2013

China plans to further open the services sector to foreign investment, and to improve the foreign investment environment generally. Toward this end

Securing IP through employee non-compete obligations

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • February 28 2013

IP protection in China requires the implementation of various strategies. The imposition of post-termination non-compete obligations on employees who

Labour dispatch services in China will provide less flexibility from 1 July 2013

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • January 17 2013

From 1 July 2013, the use of labour dispatch services will likely be a less attractive means of maintaining a more flexible workforce. Companies

Foreign exchange made easier

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • December 12 2012

China has said for many years that it will liberalise its foreign exchange regime at its own pace