The first economic superpower in the world, China encompasses many types of business structures and specific legislation according to which companies are formed and operated. Any businessman interested in starting a company in China needs to comply with the strict legislation regarding foreign investments.
Seeking the legal services of a local law firm is highly recommendable if you want to move to Beijing. Our lawyers in China provide foreign investors with legal services in Beijing and other major cities.
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Legal services provided by our Beijing law firm
Our law firm in China provides a wide range of legal services in Beijing and other major citites. Assistance for company formation in China is one of the most important legal services offered to foreign investors. Our lawyers in Beijing also guide clients for company registration in China, preparing the relevant documents and drafting the articles of association.
They keep all clients updated with the commercial legislation and investment incentives provided by the local government. Business entities that perform trading activities need to be correctly informed about the provisions of the Chinese Commercial Code. Our law firm in Beijing can offer legal assistance for trading in China to all interested companies and investors. Among the legal services in Beijing available to clients, we mention:
- debt collection;
- real estate due diligence;
- verification of Chinese companies;
- company relocation in China and many more.
In addition to this, if you want to move to Beijing, you can get a detailed description of all the legal services we provide to our clients from our Beijing lawyers.
List of the legal services offered by our Beijing law firm
Our lawyers in Beijing can assist you in all aspects of creating an enterprise in China. They can provide local knowledge and guidance regarding regulatory bodies throughout China to provide you with the national and local requirements, protocols, procedures, and regulations. Our Beijing law firm offers legal representation, assistance, and advice on the following topics:
- Registration of companies
Our lawyers in Beijing can assist foreign companies looking to establish an entity legally recognized in China in all aspects of the registration of a company. They can analyze your objectives and tell you if the wholly foreign owned enterprise (WFOE), joint venture, representative office, or sales office is the best option to meet your goals.
Our lawyers in Beijing can also guide you about taxes, compliance measures, the minimum investment in capital, job obligations, and the advantages of each option to decide which is most suitable for your company. Our Beijing law firm can help you with its extensive knowledge of the industry that will allow you to explore new markets and increase your reach globally.
- Finance and banking
Our experts in finance and banking will explain the basic capital investment guidelines, how to open banks in China, about the foreign bank account report (FBAR) regulations, foreign exchange control and loan requirements, as well as other banking-related issues to you.
- Foreign investments
Our lawyers in Beijing can assist with the investment plan and due diligence procedure when you are considering starting your new company in Beijing and investing in China. You can get in touch with our lawyers in Beijing if, as an investor, you need any help to move to China. Besides immigration, our lawyers also offer operation support services for WFOEs and other business entities operating in China. Our Beijing law firm also assist with necessary registrations and filings to relevant government authorities.
Our lawyers will explain the process for making investments in Chinese real estate and any limitations regarding ownership. Further they can also review and prepare all legal documents necessary in these transactions, which include:
- The mortgage contract for loans;
- Pre-sale contracts;
- Purchase and sale of real estate contracts;
- Acquisitions and mergers.
There may be a time in your company when you are offered the chance to purchase an alternative or competitive business. Our lawyers in Beijing offer assistance with foreign-investment transactions that involve mergers and acquisitions, overseas corporations, domestic businesses, and due diligence aspects of the deal. Beijing law firm verification services for companies are designed to conduct background investigations and advise on protecting your assets.
To expand your business to China or move to Beijing market, knowing the complicated laws that could affect your company is essential. Our lawyers can provide a detailed explanation of the numerous regulatory, licensing, and tax regulations to ensure that you know how they could impact your company. Our lawyers can assist in every aspect of compliance and regulatory issues.
- Intellectual property
China does not usually accept trademarks or other intellectual property registered in foreign jurisdictions. It has a first-to-file law that recognizes the ownership rights of people and businesses that first register intellectual property within the corporation. Through trademark registration services, our lawyers can assist you in protecting your patents, ideas, inventions, inventions, and other IPs by filing them with appropriate Chinese authorities. They can also help in licensing and enforcement actions.
If you want to buy property in China, you can trust the legal services of our lawyers. They will guide you about land registry and related taxation.
China has a complicated tax system that includes various employers, employee deductions, and different forms of social insurance. Tax requirements vary according to region and city. Our lawyers can assist you in understanding rules and regulations of intellectual property, complicated tax issues and create reports and statements on tax, payroll, and statutory returns.
- Service for immigration and visas
Our law firm offers assistance in visa application to worldwide employees who move to Beijing for employment. Our experts collect all the required documents and assist in obtaining a visa for immigration in Beijing. They can also help you in getting a residence permit in Beijing. Our lawyers can help you in obtaining the residency permit after you move to Beijing. They can also assist you in transitioning into new markets with targeted legal advice and local assistance. Our law firm provides legal advice services on the consular visa process and ongoing assistance as you deal with an immigration Beijing agency.
You are welcome to get in touch with our lawyers if you want to acquire a residence permit in Beijing. Our lawyers will provide you with legal assistance throughout the procedure of obtaining a residence permit in this country.
Our lawyers can also draft employment contracts that meet local laws and regulations.
In addition to this, as a foreigner, if you are planning to acquire the Chinese citizenship, you can rely on the legal services of our lawyers. They will provide you with comprehensive legal assistance in this regard.
- Dispute resolution
Suppose you have been involved in an issue regarding your residence permit in Beijing that may have legal consequences for your company. In that case, our lawyers in Beijing can assist you with alternative dispute resolution methods, such as arbitration, mediation, and negotiations.
Besides dispute resolution, you can also interact with our lawyers if you are planning to move to Beijing. The legal assistance of our immigration lawyers will save your time. Moreover, you can also get in touch with our lawyers if you are facing divorce proceedings in China.
Legal services in civil and commercial matters in Beijing
China has enacted various laws for natural and legal persons to preserve their interests in all matters. Please find below the legal areas in which our Beijing lawyers can provide you with legal assistance.
Under civil and commercial laws, the skilled lawyers at our law firm in Beijing can provide you with legal representation in matters concerning property and personal relations amid individual entities. Predominantly, these include the General Principles of Civil Law and regulations regarding: the copyright, contracts, auctions, guarantees, marriage, inheritance, adoption and the patents. As far as the commercial law exists, our Beijing lawyers cover issues related to companies, single investor enterprises, insurance, commercial banking, trust, maritime, the securities etc.
The foreign investors and citizens can rely on our Chinese lawyers if they need to conclude power of attorney in China, if they want to marry a Chinese citizen, to obtain the recognition of foreign judgments in China, to draw a will or to obtain a birth certificate for a child born in China. Legal representation in civil lawsuits or assistance in opening a bank account in China is included in our law firm’s legal services to clients.
Legal services in economic matters in Beijing
China has enacted laws concerning macro-economic controls, maintaining market order, promoting industrial development, protecting and rationally developing natural resources, etc. Under the broad umbrella of economic laws, the attorneys at our law firm in China can provide you with legal help regarding issues related to budgets, audits, personal income tax, People’s Bank of China, tax collection and management.
If you have entered the market of China, you can get legal assistance regarding the law on product quality and the advertising from our Beijing lawyers. Legal assistance can better help you in rooting your feet in the already concentrated business market. Suppose you are seeking legal assistance concerning the industrial sector. In that case, our lawyers can provide you with comprehensive guidance regarding issues related to agriculture, civil aviation, electric power, highways etc. You can further depend on our lawyers if you need to know about the legal regulations regarding forestry, mineral resources, and, land management, etc.
Legal services in criminal matters in Beijing
If you face any criminal law proceedings in China as a plaintiff or defendant, you can get legal assistance from our Beijing lawyers. If you need to file a case, our experienced lawyers will assist you from the application process to the court hearing. If the situation is otherwise, the skilled lawyers at our law firm in Beijing can help you prove your innocence. Criminal cases usually take a lot of time because of the collection of pieces of evidence and witnesses. Still, our litigation lawyers can help you in dispute resolutions without wasting your precious time. In addition, China has enacted more than ten supplementary decisions, legal interpretations, and amendments to affirm the proceeding related to criminal law.
Legal services in social matters in Beijing
Mainly the laws regarding labor, mining safety, and trade union are enacted to safeguard workers’ rights. Whereas to ensure security for the disabled, safeguarding the rights and interests of the elderly, minor’s protection, and Safeguarding the rights and interests of women; certain laws are enacted to provide security to the particular groups in the society.
If you are facing any social issue that has the capacity of legal proceedings, you can get in touch with skilled lawyers at our law firm in Beijing.
Laws in China
China’s legal system covers seven categories that include constitution and constitution-related, social, criminal, commercial and civil, administrative, economic, and the Law on the lawsuit and non-lawsuit procedures. Please find below the number of active laws and regulations in China:
- National people’s Congress (NPC) and its standing committee has promulgated more than 229 laws that are currently in force in the country;
- State Council had issued more than 600 administrative regulations that are now enforced in the country;
- About 600 regulations are enacted by the people’s congresses of national autonomous areas;
- 47,000 local statutes that are currently implemented in the country were enacted by local people’s congresses and their standing committees;
- China’s legal system covers laws that fall under state laws, administrative regulations, and local statutes.
Contact our Beijing lawyers if you need any legal assistance in China. They can provide you with comprehensive guidance about Civil Law in China. If you are a foreigner seeking employment, who has just relocated to China, you can also rely on the legal services of our skilled lawyers. They can guide you regarding employment law in China in detail.