china business

German SMEs and the Trade War between the US and China

German-Chinese Trade There is no country as important to German enterprises as the Middle Kingdom: In 2018, the two countries reached a trade volume of EUR 199 billion Euro (USD 225 billion) – making China Germany‘s biggest trade partner for the thi...

Labour Law FAQ – employment contract terminations

  Labour law is a broad matter with which almost everyone comes into contact with at some point. The Chinese Labour Laws are quite comprehensive and not that different from those in Europe and can be seen as quite employee friendly. As labour law ...

Case Study: Internal Control Review for subsidiaries in China

What is an Internal Control Review (ICR)? The goal of an ICR is answering to the question whether an internal control is established and sufficiently executed in a company. The main emphasis herein relies on the specific management and control proc...

Ecovis Beijing: Upcoming cooperations with CCPIT

  ECOVIS Beijing has already worked successfully with CCPIT (China Council for the Promotion of International Trade) in the past. After today's business meeting with lawback (backed up by CCPIT) at ECOVIS Beijing, lawback and ECOVIS Beijin...

Webinar: GDPR and what it means for your China business

Webinar: GDPR and what it means for your China business We had a turnout for our GDPR webinar last Friday. We hope all of our attendees had a great time. It was wonderful to host so many interested audiences, and receive so many great questions for ...

Webinar: GDPR and what it means for your China business

Webinar: GDPR and what it means for your China business The EU´s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect on 25 May 2018. The law promotes individuals greater awareness and control over their personal data and aims to improve data proce...
Manuela Reintgen, UCLA Anderson, Beijing

Ecovis at American Business University’s panel discussion in Beijing

On Friday, 6th of July 2015, Manuela Reintgen, Senior Business Development Manager at Ecovis Beijing, was invited to speak in a panel discussion on the topic: business prospects and risks in China. With keen interest and curious minds, the group of a...

Innovation Still a Top Priority for China

On Wednesday, 12 July 2017, Premier Li Keqiang chaired a State Council executive meeting discussing means on how to develop innovation within the Chinese economy. The meeting released a draft of their proposals to elicit public suggestions. The bluep...
Amended Trademark Law Main Points

Want to enter China? Think about using a “WFOE” – Register a WFOE in China –

Register a WFOE in China Your Business Scope must be flexible enough The first stage in setting up any WFOE is to determine its scope of business. It is essential that it encompasses every envisaged scope of future activity since WFOEs may only...

Many businesses must renew their business licenses! Check the deadline for your company now

Recently, you may have noticed some differences in the business licenses. Below photos will help you review the differences introduced in the format of the new version of business license based on the amended Company Law that went into effect in Marc...