Chinese Matters

We handle an extensive range of investment matters through our office in Shanghai and KLO Consulting (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., a KLO group company, and through our close business affiliations with several leading law offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Dalian.

Direct investment in China   
  • Incorporation of joint ventures with Chinese companies
  • Incorporation of solely owned companies in China
  • Incorporation of investment companies (holding companies) in China
  • Acquisition of Chinese companies
  • Operation and reorganization of Chinese subsidiaries
  • Dissolution, liquidation and bankruptcy of Chinese subsidiaries

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Due diligence of Chinese companies
  • Due diligence investigations of Chinese companies for acquisition
  • Due diligence investigations of Chinese subsidiaries

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Labor matters in China 
  • Responding to strikes in Chinese subsidiaries
  • Restructuring in Chinese subsidiaries
  • Labor management in Chinese subsidiaries (including preparing labor contracts, employment regulations and other documents)

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Intellectual property relating to China
  • Responding to infringements of intellectual property rights (including patent and trademark rights) in China
  • Filing applications for intellectual property rights (including patent and trademark rights) in China
  • Licensing intellectual property (including patent rights, know-how and trademark rights) to Chinese companies
  • Advice on joint research and development with Chinese companies, Chinese universities, etc.
  • Preparing intellectual property regulations (employee invention regulations) for use in China
  • Auditing royalties for licensees in China

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Contracts with Chinese companies
  • Negotiating and concluding contracts of various types with Chinese companies
  • Filing notifications of contracts with Chinese authorities

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Antidumping actions in China 
  • Drafting responses, rebuttals and other documents relating to antidumping in China
  • Advising on how to handle investigations and attending investigations relating to antidumping in China

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Finance projects in China

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Disputes with Chinese companies and individuals
  • Recovery of debts from Chinese companies and individuals
  • Claiming damage compensation from defaulting Chinese companies and individuals
  • Resolving quality issues with clients’ products in China

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Chinese investment in Japan 

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Other China-related matters

The matters given above are just a representative selection of the work we perform. We are also pleased to offer our services regarding the following matters as well.

  • Research on Chinese laws  Details
  • Credit checks of Chinese companies             Details
  • Criminal matters in China   Details
  • Preparing compliance manuals and conducting compliance training in China       Details
  • Multinational family law matters      Details
  • Translation (Japanese translations of Chinese laws, notices, agreements and other documents; Chinese translations of Japanese agreements and other documents)       Details