Germany

Ecovis Tech-Tips : Firewalls – How They Work

If you use firewalls, there are some basics that should always be part of your equation. In this edition of Ecovis Tech-Tips we will take a closer look at this technology…   What is a Firewall? In today's world everyone talks about fire...
Webinar on German labor law

Webinar for Chinese Investors: German Labor Law, Social Insurance, Income Tax, Visa Policy

Webinar In its latest Country-risk Rating of Overseas Investment from China, the Chinese Academy of Sciences ranks Germany number one out of 57 analyzed countries. This means that Germany is the least risky country for Chinese foreign direct investm...
GDPR tracker

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...

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...

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...

Non-domiciled vs. non-resident: What is the difference?

In the context of China’s Individual Income Tax Law, which took effect on Jan 1st, 2019, and the many regulations alongside it, the terms domicile and residence are used frequently. But what do these terms mean and which tax labilities in China resul...

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...

DAW Entrepreneur Day: Stock Markets – Finance – Economy

Richard Hoffmann, partner of Ecovis Beijing, was invited as a speaker to the Entrepreneur Day of the German-Asian Business Circle (DAW), with presentations and a concluding - very interesting - panel discussion. We welcome you to visit this event. ...