Foreign Direct Investment in China

Foreign Direct Investment in China

Strategic partnership for the challenging Chinese growth market

Our China practice group provides entrepreneurs outside China the unique advantage of a comprehensive, multidisciplinary practice that incorporates knowledge of the Dutch and the Chinese laws and regulations, culture, language and business practices.

Our services:

  • CorporateCompany formation, joint venture establishment, cash and in-kind contribution arrangements, acquisition of stakes in Chinese companies, corporate government arrangements & minority shareholder protection, shareholders agreements, financing agreements
  • Commercial: Agency, distribution, sales and services contracts
  • International consulting and technology cooperation agreements (attribution of profits, Chinese withholding tax, other)
  • Employment:  Directorship en employment agreements, bonus structures, employee handbook, employment disputes, anti-compete disputes
  • IT agreements (including royalty / license fee arrangements and tax implications)
  • Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) Compliance
  • IP: Trademark filing, IP protection measures, unfair competition
  • Real Estate: set-up retail shops, warehouse and distribution center lease agreements, acquisition or lease of land use rights
  • Tax: Taxation (incl employee tax and social security), China Dutch Tax Treaty based advice regarding repatriation of profits
  • E commerce: Company based or Chinese E-commerce platform web-shops, online business structuring
  • Immigration: work permit, residence permit, secondments & salary split arrangements


Jan Holthuis

Partner | Lawyer
Send me an e-mail
+86 (0)21 61730388

Li Jiao

Partner | Lawyer
Send me an e-mail
+86 (0)21 60836813

Marjo Loves

Business Development China Practice Group
Send me an e-mail
+31 (0)70 318 4200

Rachel Chen

Associate | Lawyer
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+31 (0)20 23 711 10

Robin van Keeken

Business Development
Send me an e-mail
+31 (0)6 4615 8566

Sha Li

Corporate services and trademark adviser
Send me an e-mail
+86 (0)10 85235780

Susanna Tang

Associate | Lawyer
Send me an e-mail
+31 (0)20 333 83 90


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