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Law Management and Retention of Chinese Staff: Doing Business in China

December 10, 2013

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The Fundamental Concepts for Foreign Direct Investment Enterprises Doing Business in China Presented to the American Bar Association By Amit Ben-Yehoshua, Senior Counsel, Dacheng Law Offices Doing Business in China Offers Opportunities to Foreign Investors The management of your employees thousands of miles away from your headquarters is a substantial challenge that must be managed […]

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First Revision of Labor Contract Law of the People’s Republic of China

February 1, 2013

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Background Labor dispatching probably is the most popular employment form among foreign enterprises. According to a report from All-China Federation of Trade Union in 2011, the total number of dispatched workers around China has broken through 60 millions. However, it is also the employment form that has been criticized most due to the relevantly low […]

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New Rules Protecting Expats Chinese Working Abroad

August 24, 2012

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  China’s fast economy growth does not only attract foreign workers and companies, but it also encourages Chinese companies and employees to work abroad. Chinese enterprises are expanding their operations, setting up offices abroad and as consequence sending some of their staff overseas[i]. Until 2011, the number of Chinese workers abroad was 5.5 million among […]

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Amit to Speak at An Event of The American Bar Association: Navigating China’s Employment Contracts and the New Insurance Law.

November 8, 2011

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Dear Clients and Friends, I would like to invite you to a teleconference that will be hosted by the International Law Section of the American Bar Association which will focus on Navigating China’s Employment Contracts and the New Insurance Law. Mrs. Robin Gerofsky Kaptzan of Grandall Law firm and I are the a co-organizers of […]

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China Law Alert: New Social Insurance Law

June 29, 2011

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CHINA LAW ALERT The Most Important Law of the Year The new Social Insurance Law of the People’s Republic of China will come into effect on July 1st 2011. There are several big changes employers and employees must know about because the new laws will have a substantial impact on current labor practices. The new […]

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Non-Compete Restriction Enforced in Tianjin Court Despite Absence of Compensation Clause

May 5, 2011

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by Amit Ben-Yehoshua and Steve David Salem International law firm Baker & McKenzie reports that a Tianjin Court has reportedly enforced a non-compete agreement on an employer’s ex-employee even though the employment contract did not specify the exact amount of compensation the employee would be entitled to should he refrain from competing with his ex-employer […]

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Chinese Courts Pressured By Increase in Employment Disputes

May 5, 2011

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by Amit Ben-Yehoshua and Steve David Salem Chinese courts have recently experienced an upsurge in the number of employment disputes brought to court, partially due to the economic downturn and the enactment of the new Employment Contract Law in 2008. Statistics from the Supreme People’s Court showed that nationwide courts handled 295,000 labor disputes in […]

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