China Law Research Management Services

By: Pracdon  09-12-2011


Despite the fact that our lines of services seemed overwhelming to some clients, they are in essence mutually reinforcing. All our services draw on our strength in research, management and China knowledge. The fruits of our research nurture our management and consulting practice. And the feedbacks from our practice enhance the utility of our research. The following three lines are equal pillars of our services:

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Law & Policy Research

We specialize in researching and analyzing Chinese laws, policies, government practices, business customs, culture norms and their operating environment for the purpose of evaluating their impacts on our clients or their concerns. Specifically, we provide the following services to governmental organizations, industry associations and other non-profit organizations, public and private research entities, law firms, accounting firms and various businesses:     

  • Analyzing the contents of national or local legislation and/or their impacts on particular industry, social sector, business or other organization
  • Analyzing the enforcement environment of national or local legislation and/or its effect on particular industry, social sector, business or other organization
  • Analyzing the contents of national or local government policies and/or their impacts on particular industry, social sector, business or other organization
  • Analyzing particular practices of national or local governments and their impact on particular industry, social sector, business or other organization
  • Analyzing market customs in a particular geographic location and their effect on the conduct or decision of specific business, governmental or non-profit organization
  • Analyzing culture norms in a particular geographic location and their effect on the conduct or decision of specific business, governmental or non-profit organization
  • Analyzing particular legal issues and their impact on the outcome of specific legal disputes   

Legal Project Management

We also specialize in managing the legal affairs of our governmental, business and non-profit clients. Our professional legal management services are open to both legal practitioners, including law firms and in-house counsels, who are entrusted with a China project, and businesses or other organizations, who interact with China, whether to structure a transaction or resolve a dispute. Specifically, we provide the following services in this line in any geographic location in Greater China:                                                                                                     

  • Sourcing and assembling local legal team
    • to navigate and secureChina business transactions
    • to resolve any dispute through litigation, administrative proceedings and/or alternative dispute resolution mechanisms
  • Assessing the integrity, expertise, experience, connection and cost of attorneys and other experts retained
  • Negotiating service terms and fees
  • Managing and/or monitoring the progress of the project
  • Planning and implementing cost controls
  • Coordinating communications between clients and legal teams

Trade and Investment Consultancy

The caliber of our research and management expertise is particularly applicable in and transactions. We facilitate our clients engaged in China trade and investment by structuring, negotiating and/or implementing deals with their best interests in mind. Specifically, we provide the following services to assist our clients of all sizes:

Trade

  • Advising on and/or conducting China trade negotiation
  • Advising on and/or arranging transport, insurance, letter of credit and other aspects relating to China trade
  • Conducting due diligence or creditworthiness investigation
  • Advising on the planning and structuring of import and export businesses in accordance with Chinese and international practices
  • Advising on labeling, marking and other requirements applicable to products imported into China
  • Advising on customs matters related to China trade
  • Advising on marketing or distribution strategies
  • Advising on anti-dumping and countervailing strategies
  • Assembling and managing local defense team in trade related investigation and subsequent proceedings
  • Advising on the resolution of consumer complaints and product liability disputes; assembling and managing local defense teams in judicial, administrative or alternative dispute resolution proceedings

Investment

  • Advising on and/or conducting initial investment planning and due diligence
  • Advising on and/or conducting business negotiations in the investment process
  • Advising on and/or assisting in government relations management, including negotiation, registration and filings with government authorities at all levels
  • Advising on and/or designing investment vehicles, including joint ventures, wholly-foreign-owned enterprises or other forms of corporate enterprise for foreign investors
  • Advising on initial financing of investment project
  • Advising on precautionary exit strategies
  • Advising on management structure of investment project
  • Advising on tax planning
  • Advising on human resource management
  • Advising on intellectual property protection and technology transfer strategies
  • Advising on expansion or restructuring strategies, including merger and acquisition
  • Advising on continued financing of established China business presence, including public offering and listing on local or overseas stock exchange
  • Advising on winding-up and liquidation strategies
  • Assembling and managing local teams to resolve any dispute arising out of the establishment, operation, expansion or winding-up of China business presence