Company Set Up

New German Packaging Law – Guide for E-Commerce & Amazon FBA Sellers

In January 2019, the new German Packaging Act (VerpackG) came into force, replacing the German Packaging Regulation from 1998. What does it mean for your company and your business and what needs to be done? Ecovis Beijing explains what you need to...

Webinar: Investing in Germany – Company formation, Finance & Tax and law reforms

Webinar According to the "Country-risk Rating of Overseas Investment from China" by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Germany is the least risky country for Chinese investors. Germany not only leads in manufacturing and commerce. She is also a highly...
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How to set up a Franchise in China

During the last 20 years of rapid growth, more and more franchisors, both Western and local, have entered the Chinese market. Back in the early 1990s, there was no exact definition for the word “franchise” and the PRC government did not formally regu...

How to set up a company in China

China has experienced amazing economic growth in recent years, which is why some companies want to rush into the market. This is a common mistake since most of those companies find out that the structure they chose is inappropriate or that the gover...
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UPDATE: Company Setup Now Possible Without MOFCOM Approval

On 8 October 2016, the National Development and Reform Commission together with the Ministry of Commerce issued a statement, which changed the registration requirements for Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprises and Joint Ventures. One day later, the Minis...
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How to set up a WFOE in China – the six most important steps

When starting a business in China, many choices have to be made. One of the first tasks is to determine the entry strategy and decide on the legal structure. Do you want to enter China with a Joint Venture, a Representative Office, a Wholly Foreign O...
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Startup Hype in China

China is currently experiencing a startup hype. According to the Chinese government 4.854 million new companies have been registered between March 2014 and May 2015, equaling to 10,600 new businesses per daz or seven every minute. Approximately half ...
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Articles of Association – Key terms for a Foreign Invested Company in China

1. The functions of the Articles of Association First of all, the AoA are the legal basis for a company to do business with third parties. They provide the principles of a company’s management structure, business activities, rights and obligations ...
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How to Find the Right Legal Form for Your Company in China

Setting up a company in China requires to decide with which legal form you want to enter the market. This depends on several factors including your business scope and your goals on the Chinese market.    YouTube:   {youtu...
Overview of the steps how to set up a WFOE in China

How to set up a WFOE in China: the most important steps

When starting a business in China, many choices have to be made. One of the first tasks is to determine the entry strategy and decide on the legal structure. Do you want to enter China with a Joint Venture, a Representative Office, a Wholly Foreign O...