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Ecovis recommends: The GDPR Enforcement Tracker

GDPR Regulations The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force in May 2018. Since then, it has caused quite a few waves in the business world. For the first time in history, all EU member states have unified rules that businesses ...

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...

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...

Ecovis at the DCW seminar: Starting a business in Germany

On July 3, 2019, the German-Chinese Business Network hosted a full-day seminar for Chinese investors and entrepreneurs in Krefeld. ECOVIS contributed a presentation on "Setting a business in Germany". After a welcome address by Krefeld´s mayor, Ms. Z...

DCW Seminar: Business Formation in Germany

On July 3, 2019, DCW (Deutsch-Chinesische Wirtschaftsvereinigung e.V.), NRW.Invest and the Wirtschaftsfoerderung Krefeld are organising a seminar in Krefeld for Chinese investors and entrepreneurs. The seminar informs Chinese investors on the legal a...

IoT in China: Opportunities and Risks for German SMEs

Legal framework of the Internet of Things (IoT) The State Security Law (SSL) and the Internet Security Law (ISL) restrict commercial use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in China. Article 2 of the SSL protects not only the territo...

Investment into China in times of trade conflict

Since the beginning of the 1980s, China was known not only for its impressive growth but also for the difficulties foreign investors faced upon entering the Chinese market.  In recent years the policies regarding foreign direct investment have been c...
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Webinar: China as an Investment Location

Our China expert Manuela Reintgen explained legal and tax reforms in China in our webinar. These reforms are part of the strategy "Made in China 2025". China intends to be the world's leading investment location in key industries such as rail transpo...

Event Report: Shanghai-Qingpu Industrial Park

On 16 May, Ecovis Beijing hosted an information event with a government delegation from Qingpu on the investment environment in Shanghai Qingpu. Representatives of the district government and the industrial park presented Qingpu as an investment ...

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 ...