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Setting Up Joint Ventures in China

Series: China Briefing

Devonshire-Ellis, Chris, Scott, Andy, Woollard, Sam (Eds.)

Originally published by China Briefing Media Ltd.

3rd ed. 2011, IV, 122p. 2 illus. in color.

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  • Includes details of newly encouraged industry tax benefits
  • Complete JV contract and articles of association
  • Overview of JV law
  • Describes the tax and audit responsibilities
This brand new guide book is a comprehensive overview of establishing joint ventures in China. It details all applicable decision making processes such as assessing your potential partner, choosing the relevant JV structure, conducting legal and financial due diligence. The guide contains complete JV contract and articles of association as well as an overview of JV law, details negotiation issues, land use rights, IP Protection and technology transfer, in addition to tips on staff hiring and HR. It also describes the tax and audit responsibilities in addition to buying out a JV partner and liquidations. It is a concise, detailed yet pragmatic guide of use to anyone considering or owning a JV in China.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Decision making processes - Joint Ventures in China - Legal and Financial Due Diligence - Protecting Your IP - Tax and audit responsibilities

Related subjects » Business & Management for Professionals - Entrepreneurship

Table of contents 

Assessing the Need For a Chinese Partner.- JVs vs. WFOEs.- China’s JV Implementation Laws.- Equity and Co-operative JVs.- Legal and Financial Due Diligence.- Memorandums of Understanding.- Key Points in JV Negotiations.- Encouraged Industry Applications.- Development Zones and Tax Incentives.- JV Contracts and the Articles of Association.- Land Use Rights.- Protecting Your IP.- Technology Transfer Agreements.- Human Resources and Acquiring Staff.- Taxes and Audit Requirements.- Repatriating Profits.- Converting a JV To a WFOE.- Buying Out Your JV Partner.- Liquidating a JV.

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