Below, publications, articles and papers written by law firms and consultancies offer a general overview of China’s legal and investment environment. To have your own research published, please contact Ms. Ariel Song: [email protected]

For further advice, please consult the companies listed below.

Date of ReleaseSourceTitle
July-19GWANew Negative Lists For The Foreign Investment Law
May-18Taylor WessingChinese auto industry fully open up to foreign OEMs
May-18GWA LawLegal and Tax implications of relocating a business cases and practical experiences
Apr-18GWA LawAnalysis of the Chinese Economy trends Comparison with EU and ASEAN countries
Jul-18Dezan Shira & AssociatesHow to Read China’s 2018 Negative List
Jun-18Dezan Shira & AssociatesFraud in China: Where is Your Company Losing Money?
Jun-18Dezan Shira & AssociatesThe Yangtze River Delta Integration Plan
Apr-18Dezan Shira & AssociatesThe Belt & Road Initiative: How Europeans can Benefit
Apr-18Taylor WessingSMRA’s Pilot Reform – Company Name Pre-Registration Abolished in Many Cases
Mar-18Dezan Shira & AssociatesChina Announces Sweeping Overhaul of Government Institution
Mar-18Dezan Shira & AssociatesChina One Window One Form to Streamline Foreign Business Registration
Mar-18Wenfei Attorneys-at-lawAmendment of PRC Constitution
Mar-18Wenfei Attorneys-at-lawRegulatory Treatment of Initial Coin Offerings in Switzerland and China – An Overview
Feb-18China IntegratedChina’s Key Challenges and the opportunities they generate
Feb-18Baker McKenzie FenXunChina Employment Law Update
Feb-18Taylor WessingChina’s State Council Further Separates Operating Licences from Business Licenses in Shanghai Pudong
Jan-18PWCUS tax reform webcast (English session) registration
US tax reform webcast (Chinese session) playback
Jan-18Taylor WessingState Council Update Its Rules on Treatment of Foreign Investment in FTZs
The New Anti-Unfair Competition Law – a new era of curbing commercial bribery in China?
New PRC Environmental Protection Tax: Don’t take a wait and see approach!
Latest Trends of China Overseas Direct Investment Regulations
Dec-17Swiss EmbassyEconomic Report 2017 Swiss Embassy
Dec-17Fiducia ChinaChina cuts import duties on 187 consumer products
Nov-17CommerzbankChina’s deleveraging: Slow but underway
Nov-17GWAChina Overlook 2017
Oct-17Dezan Shira & AssociatesA Complete Guide to 2017 Minimum Wage Levels Across China 
Taylor WessingUpdate – A, B, or C-Expat under the new pilot regulations? – Important changes to Chinese immigration rules
Sep-17Wenfei Attorneys-at-lawAmendments to Statute of Limitation in the New Civil Law
Sep-17Global Law OfficeChina’s Cybersecrurity Law Questions and Answers 
Sep-17Swiss Business Hub ChinaCustoms AEO agreement between China and Switzerland
Sep-17Control RisksSMALL, SCATTERED, MESSY AND POLLUTING: How China’s environmental enforcement is disrupting supply chains
Aug-17PwCLooking into the 22 Measures to attract foreign investment, what aspects of business environment for foreign investment in China are improved?  
Aug-17Baker McKenzieChina Employment Law Update 
Aug-17Global Law OfficeNotice of the State Council on Several Measures for Promoting the Growth of Foreign Investment
Jul-17PwCPudong released the measures of financial subsidy during the 13th five-year period aiming to accelerate headquarters economy, industry growth and talent innovation
Jul-17Taylor WessingUpdate – From July 28, 2017: Opening the Market? China’s 2017 Negative List for Foreign Investment 
Summer Issue 2017Baker McKenzieChina Tax Monthly
Jun-17PwCA new landscape of China’s tax treaties: China signs the Multilateral Convention and reveals her positions
Jun-17Taylor WessingData export controls in China: implications for digital business
Jun-17Baker McKenzieJudicial Interpretation Clarifies Issues Concerning Personal Data Criminal Cases
Jun-17Embassy of Switzerland in P.R.CChina 2017 Economic Report
Jun-17Dezan Shira & AssociatesChina’s New Cybersecurity Law: Clarifications, Implementation Delay Announced
May-17PwCThousand Groups project in progress – Further collaboration between the Chinese tax authorities and enterprises  
May-17Dezan Shira & AssociatesCompany Chops in China: What Are They and How to Use Them
May-17LehmanBrownAudit of Foreign Invested Enterprises
May-17Dezan Shira & AssociatesChina Regulatory Brief: 2017 Legislation Plan Released, More Certificates to be Consolidated
May-17GWASupreme People’s Court Issues IPR Protection New Outlines
May-17EigerAnti-Money Laundering: New PRC Regulations
Apr-17GWAShanghai Further Open Up to Foreign Investment
Apr-17Dezan Shira & AssociatesShanghai Becomes First City in Mainland China to Grant Foreign Domestic Workers Residency
Apr-17Dezan Shira & AssociatesChanging Tastes: China’s Imported Wine Industry
Apr-17InterChina ConsultingThe Auto Components Sector In China:
Lessons to be learned
Mar-17Wenfei Attorneys-at-law LtdChina Legal Report
Mar-17King & Wood MallesonsForeign Invested Banks: Opportunity or Challenge?
Mar-17EigerShanghai Issues New Policy for Regional Headquarters
Mar-17Fiducia Management ConsultantsChina Focus: Driving Innovation in China
Feb-17China IntegratedChina’s Key Challenges and the opportunities they generate
Feb-17EigerCompliance for MedTech in China – An Overview
Feb-17Baker McKenzieChina Employment Law Update
Feb-17Embassy of Switzerland in the People’s Republic of ChinaChina 2016 Final Economic Report
Feb-17Taylor WessingEnterprises in China Allowed to Borrow More Money from Abroad
Jan-17China IntegratedWhat Should We Expect from China?
Jan-17Wenfei Attorneys-at-law LtdChina Legal Report on Revised Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprise Law
Jan-17Wenfei Attorneys-at-law LtdChina Legal Briefing on Legal Briefing on Construction Projects and Environmental Implication
Jan-17AnJie Law FirmA Review of China’s Reform to FDI Administration Refime in 2016
Jan-17AnJie Law FirmChina Purports to Adopt New Measues to Boost Foreign Investment in 2017
Jan-17EigerChina’s Cybersecurity Law: More Questions Asked than Answered
Jan-17Baker & McKenzieChina Issues Environmental Protection Tax Law
Jan-17Taylor WessingDeepening Reforms: China’s New Catalogue of Investment Projects Subject to Governmental Examination and Approval Issued
Dec-16Wenfei Attorneys-at-law LtdChina Legal Briefing on Measures to Prevent Risks in Internet Finance
Dec-16Taylor WessingA More Structured World – The Birth of FIE Negative List
Nov-16King & Wood MallesonsChina to Classify Foreign Job Seekers into A, B and C Grade
Oct-16Baker McKenzieChina Tax Monthly
Sep-16EigerAn Introduction to China VAT’s Reform
Sep-16Baker McKenzieChina Tax Monthly / China Employment Law Update
Aug-16Embassy of Switzerland in the People’s Republic of ChinaChina 2016 Mid-Year Economic Report
Aug-16LehmanBrown International AccountantsInvesting in China’s FTZ – A Guide for Foreign Invested Entreprises
Aug-16Taylor WessingShaping Up – Creating a Better Legal Environment for Investment
Aug-16Fiducia Management ConsultantsCHINA FOCUS
Warning Signals: Fraud
Diagnosing Unhealthy Accounting
Aug-16MyLink Law OfficeChina CFDA Finalizes Infant Formula Registration Rules
Aug-16King & Wood MallesonsWhere to – The “New Normal” and the Impact on China’s outbound investment in Africa
Aug-16King & Wood MallesonsWhat has been “Changed” and “Unchanged” for the Foreign Investments in Online Publishing
Jul-16Grant ThorntonChina Transfer Pricing Update – English
中国转让定价快讯 – Chinese
Jul-16Rödl & PartnerBroadening Horizons – China Newsletter June 2016: News on Law, Tax & Business
Jul-16King & Wood MallesonsTaking Immediate Action Responding to Cross-border Fraud in China
Jul-16Swiss Business Hub ChinaSME Export Outlook Q3 2016: SMEs striking out for China
Jul-16King & Wood Mallesons“Keep Calm and Carry On” – Keeping up with China’s Changing Rules Cross-border E-commerce
May-16Fiducia Management ConsultantsUpgrading your organization in China
Apr-16China Intelligence AGPutting a higher priority on growth,
rather than reforms – an understandable
but dangerous policy
Deleveraging? Ming tian, tomorrow!
Feb-16China Intelligence AGThe monthly Dragon: Official figures point to China growing more than the size of Switzerland in 2015
Jan-16CommerzbankChina’s External Debt: More Pain to come?
Jan-16CommerzbankChina’s Economic Leaders have lost their Magic
Jan-16CommerzbankChina’s Corporate Debt – The Elephant in the Room?
Dec-15Embassy of Switzerland in the People’s Republic of ChinaChina 2015 Final Economic Report
Dec-15China Intelligence AGThe monthly Dragon: China was embraced by major Western financial institutions
Nov-15King & Wood MallesonsForeign Investment Regulation Amendments by the Ministry of Commerce 2015 No. 2
Oct-15King & Wood MallesonsDispute resolution and choice of law in China-related contracts
Oct-15Mylink LawSeveral Typical Fee Items subject to Customs Duty in Equipment Import Contract
Oct-15China Intelligence AGThe quarterly Dragon: SOEs: the low-hanging fruit in China’s economic reform process?
Sep-15King & Wood MallesonsCalculating liquidation losses in margin share trading accounts
Aug-15King & Wood MallesonsWho will be affected by the new
regulation of banking security?
Jul-15Swiss Business HubOperating Under the “New Normal” in China
Jul-15China Intelligence AGThe quarterly Dragon: Will the China equity rally continue? Yes, it may very well do so.
Jul-15Global Law OfficeThe New Food Safety Law of the People’s Republic of China
Jul-15Westlaw.ChinaFood Safety Law of the People’s Republic of China
Jun-15Laurent von NiederhaeusernThe termination of the working contract from an employer perspective in the Chinese Law (French)
May-15King & Wood MallesonsThe E.U. – China Bilateral Investment Treaty
May-15Winston & Strawn LlpThe Setting Up of A Legal Entity in Hong Kong
Apr-15Swiss Business HubChina – Legal Provisions
Apr-15Rödl & PartnerGood on paper, Good in Practice? Glance at the Environmental Protection Law of China
Mar-15King & Wood MallesonsChina Banking IT Regulation Tightened Up
Mar-15King & Wood MallesonsChinese Tax Authorities will recently commence tax cleaning-up activities targeting incomes of QFIIs/RQFIIs
Mar-15Wenfei Attorneys-at-Law Ltd.China Legal Briefing 248
Mar-15Global Law OfficeVersion of Industrial Catalogue for Guiding Foreign Investment
Feb-15EigerVariable Interest Entity Structures in China: an Updated Overview
Jan-15Swiss Business HubChina – Business Guide
Jan-15Global Law OfficeProposed Major Changes to PRC Laws on Foreign Investment
Nov-14Wenfei Attorneys-at-Law Ltd.China Anti-Monopoly Law
Swiss Investment Report: New Swiss Restructuring Law
Sep-14Wenfei Attorneys-at-Law Ltd.Trade Secret Protection in China
Jun-14Wenfei Attorneys-at-law Ltd.Employing in your Foreign Invested Enterprise in China
May-14EigerThe Pilot Free Trade Zone in Shanghai
Apr-14Wenfei Attorneys-at-law Ltd.Debt Collection in China
Feb-14EigerIntellectual Property Enforcement in China
Jan-14Wenfei Attorneys-at-law Ltd.The China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone
Aug-12EigerDTA Hong Kong – Switzerland: Inputs and Comments by Eiger Law
Jan-12EigerTax Planning: International Asia-Pacific Focus: International Information for International Business
Jul-11Wenfei Attorneys-at-law Ltd.Banking in China and Switzerland – A legal comparison of associations, supervisions, secrecy, and anti-money laundering

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