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: a.song@sha.swisscham.org

For further advice, please consult the companies listed below.

Date of ReleaseSourceTitle
May 2018Taylor WessingChinese auto industry fully open up to foreign OEMs
May 2018GWA LawLegal and Tax implications of relocating a business cases and practical experiences
April 2018GWA LawAnalysis of the Chinese Economy trends Comparison with EU and ASEAN countries
July 2018Dezan Shira & AssociatesHow to Read China’s 2018 Negative List
June 2018Dezan Shira & AssociatesFraud in China: Where is Your Company Losing Money?
June 2018Dezan Shira & AssociatesThe Yangtze River Delta Integration Plan
April 2018Dezan Shira & AssociatesThe Belt & Road Initiative: How Europeans can Benefit
April 2018Taylor WessingSMRA’s Pilot Reform – Company Name Pre-Registration Abolished in Many Cases
March 2018Dezan Shira & AssociatesChina Announces Sweeping Overhaul of Government Institution
March 2018Dezan Shira & AssociatesChina One Window One Form to Streamline Foreign Business Registration
March 2018Wenfei Attorneys-at-lawAmendment of PRC Constitution
March 2018Wenfei Attorneys-at-lawRegulatory Treatment of Initial Coin Offerings in Switzerland and China – An Overview
February 2018China IntegratedChina’s Key Challenges and the opportunities they generate
February 2018Baker McKenzie FenXunChina Employment Law Update
February 2018Taylor WessingChina’s State Council Further Separates Operating Licences from Business Licenses in Shanghai Pudong
January 2018PWCUS tax reform webcast (English session) registration

US tax reform webcast (Chinese session) playback

January 2018Taylor 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

December 2017Swiss EmbassyEconomic Report 2017 Swiss Embassy
December 2017Fiducia ChinaChina cuts import duties on 187 consumer products
November 2017CommerzbankChina’s deleveraging: Slow but underway
November 2017GWAChina Overlook 2017
October 2017Dezan Shira & Associates
Taylor Wessing
September 2017Wenfei Attorneys-at-lawAmendments to Statute of Limitation in the New Civil Law
September 2017Global Law Office
September 2017Swiss Business Hub ChinaCustoms AEO agreement between China and Switzerland
September 2017Control RisksSMALL, SCATTERED, MESSY AND POLLUTING: How China’s environmental enforcement is disrupting supply chains
August 2017PwCLooking into the 22 Measures to attract foreign investment, what aspects of business environment for foreign investment in China are improved?  
August 2017Baker McKenzieChina Employment Law Update 
August 2017Global Law OfficeNotice of the State Council on Several Measures for Promoting the Growth of Foreign Investment
July 2017PwCPudong released the measures of financial subsidy during the 13th five-year period aiming to accelerate headquarters economy, industry growth and talent innovation
July 2017Taylor Wessing
Summer Issue 2017Baker McKenzieChina Tax Monthly
June 2017PwCA new landscape of China’s tax treaties: China signs the Multilateral Convention and reveals her positions
June 2017Taylor Wessing
June 2017Baker McKenzieJudicial Interpretation Clarifies Issues Concerning Personal Data Criminal Cases
June 2017Embassy of Switzerland in P.R.CChina 2017 Economic Report
June 2017Dezan Shira & AssociatesChina’s New Cybersecurity Law: Clarifications, Implementation Delay Announced
May 2017PwCThousand Groups project in progress – Further collaboration between the Chinese tax authorities and enterprises  
May 2017Dezan Shira & AssociatesCompany Chops in China: What Are They and How to Use Them
May 2017LehmanBrownAudit of Foreign Invested Enterprises
May 2017Dezan Shira & AssociatesChina Regulatory Brief: 2017 Legislation Plan Released, More Certificates to be Consolidated
May 2017GWASupreme People’s Court Issues IPR Protection New Outlines
May 2017EigerAnti-Money Laundering: New PRC Regulations
April 2017GWAShanghai Further Open Up to Foreign Investment
April 2017Dezan Shira & AssociatesShanghai Becomes First City in Mainland China to Grant Foreign Domestic Workers Residency
April 2017Dezan Shira & AssociatesChanging Tastes: China’s Imported Wine Industry
April 2017InterChina ConsultingThe Auto Components Sector In China:
Lessons to be learned
March 2017Wenfei Attorneys-at-law LtdChina Legal Report
March 2017King & Wood MallesonsForeign Invested Banks: Opportunity or Challenge?
March 2017EigerShanghai Issues New Policy for Regional Headquarters
March 2017Fiducia Management ConsultantsChina Focus: Driving Innovation in China
February 2017China IntegratedChina’s Key Challenges and the opportunities they generate
February 2017EigerCompliance for MedTech in China – An Overview
February 2017Baker McKenzieChina Employment Law Update
February 2017Embassy of Switzerland in the People’s Republic of ChinaChina 2016 Final Economic Report
February 2017Taylor WessingEnterprises in China Allowed to Borrow More Money from Abroad
January 2017China IntegratedWhat Should We Expect from China?
January 2017Wenfei Attorneys-at-law LtdChina Legal Report on Revised Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprise Law
January 2017Wenfei Attorneys-at-law LtdChina Legal Briefing on Legal Briefing on Construction Projects and Environmental Implication
January 2017AnJie Law FirmA Review of China’s Reform to FDI Administration Refime in 2016
January 2017AnJie Law FirmChina Purports to Adopt New Measues to Boost Foreign Investment in 2017
January 2017EigerChina’s Cybersecurity Law: More Questions Asked than Answered
January 2017Baker & McKenzieChina Issues Environmental Protection Tax Law
January 2017Taylor WessingDeepening Reforms: China’s New Catalogue of Investment Projects Subject to Governmental Examination and Approval Issued
December 2016Wenfei Attorneys-at-law LtdChina Legal Briefing on Measures to Prevent Risks in Internet Finance
December 2016Taylor WessingA More Structured World – The Birth of FIE Negative List
November 2016King & Wood MallesonsChina to Classify Foreign Job Seekers into A, B and C Grade
October 2016Baker McKenzieChina Tax Monthly
September 2016EigerAn Introduction to China VAT’s Reform
September 2016Baker McKenzieChina Tax Monthly / China Employment Law Update
August 2016Embassy of Switzerland in the People’s Republic of ChinaChina 2016 Mid-Year Economic Report
August 2016LehmanBrown International AccountantsInvesting in China’s FTZ – A Guide for Foreign Invested Entreprises
August 2016Taylor WessingShaping Up – Creating a Better Legal Environment for Investment
August 2016Fiducia Management ConsultantsCHINA FOCUS
Warning Signals: Fraud
Diagnosing Unhealthy Accounting
August 2016MyLink Law OfficeChina CFDA Finalizes Infant Formula Registration Rules
August 2016King & Wood MallesonsWhere to – The “New Normal” and the Impact on China’s outbound investment in Africa
August 2016King & Wood MallesonsWhat has been “Changed” and “Unchanged” for the Foreign Investments in Online Publishing
July 2016Grant ThorntonChina Transfer Pricing Update – English

中国转让定价快讯 – Chinese

July 2016Rödl & PartnerBroadening Horizons – China Newsletter June 2016: News on Law, Tax & Business
July 2016King & Wood MallesonsTaking Immediate Action Responding to Cross-border Fraud in China
July 2016Swiss Business Hub ChinaSME Export Outlook Q3 2016: SMEs striking out for China
July 2016King & Wood Mallesons“Keep Calm and Carry On” – Keeping up with China’s Changing Rules Cross-border E-commerce
May 2016Fiducia Management ConsultantsUpgrading your organization in China
April 2016China Intelligence AG
Deleveraging? Ming tian, tomorrow!
February 2016China Intelligence AGThe monthly Dragon: Official figures point to China growing more than the size of Switzerland in 2015
January 2016CommerzbankChina’s External Debt: More Pain to come?
January 2016CommerzbankChina’s Economic Leaders have lost their Magic
January 2016CommerzbankChina’s Corporate Debt – The Elephant in the Room?
December 2015Embassy of Switzerland in the People’s Republic of ChinaChina 2015 Final Economic Report
December 2015China Intelligence AGThe monthly Dragon: China was embraced by major Western financial institutions
November 2015King & Wood MallesonsForeign Investment Regulation Amendments by the Ministry of Commerce 2015 No. 2
October 2015King & Wood MallesonsDispute resolution and choice of law in China-related contracts
October 2015Mylink LawSeveral Typical Fee Items subject to Customs Duty in Equipment Import Contract
October 2015China Intelligence AGThe quarterly Dragon: SOEs: the low-hanging fruit in China’s economic reform process?
September 2015King & Wood MallesonsCalculating liquidation losses in margin share trading accounts
August 2015King & Wood MallesonsWho will be affected by the new
regulation of banking security?
July 2015Swiss Business HubOperating Under the “New Normal” in China
July 2015China Intelligence AGThe quarterly Dragon: Will the China equity rally continue? Yes, it may very well do so.
July 2015Global Law OfficeThe New Food Safety Law of the People’s Republic of China
July 2015Westlaw.ChinaFood Safety Law of the People’s Republic of China
June 2015Laurent von NiederhaeusernThe termination of the working contract from an employer perspective in the Chinese Law (French)
May 2015King & Wood MallesonsThe E.U. – China Bilateral Investment Treaty
May 2015Winston & Strawn LlpThe Setting Up of A Legal Entity in Hong Kong
April 2015Swiss Business HubChina – Legal Provisions
April 2015Rödl & PartnerGood on paper, Good in Practice? Glance at the Environmental Protection Law of China
March 2015King & Wood MallesonsChina Banking IT Regulation Tightened Up
March 2015King & Wood MallesonsChinese Tax Authorities will recently commence tax cleaning-up activities targeting incomes of QFIIs/RQFIIs
March 2015Wenfei Attorneys-at-Law Ltd.China Legal Briefing 248
March 2015Global Law OfficeVersion of Industrial Catalogue for Guiding Foreign Investment
February 2015EigerVariable Interest Entity Structures in China: an Updated Overview
January 2015Swiss Business HubChina – Business Guide
January 2015Global Law OfficeProposed Major Changes to PRC Laws on Foreign Investment
November 2014Wenfei Attorneys-at-Law Ltd.China Anti-Monopoly Law
Swiss Investment Report: New Swiss Restructuring Law
September 2014Wenfei Attorneys-at-Law Ltd.Trade Secret Protection in China
June 2014Wenfei Attorneys-at-law Ltd.Employing in your Foreign Invested Enterprise in China
May 2014EigerThe Pilot Free Trade Zone in Shanghai
April 2014Wenfei Attorneys-at-law Ltd.Debt Collection in China
February 2014EigerIntellectual Property Enforcement in China
January 2014Wenfei Attorneys-at-law Ltd.The China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone
August 2012EigerDTA Hong Kong – Switzerland: Inputs and Comments by Eiger Law
January 2012EigerTax Planning: International Asia-Pacific Focus: International Information for International Business
July 2011Wenfei Attorneys-at-law Ltd.Banking in China and Switzerland – A legal comparison of associations, supervisions, secrecy, and anti-money laundering

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