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Steven M. Dickinson & Daniel P. Harris
Forming A Wholly Foreign Owned Entity (WFOE) In China

Every form of foreign invested enterprise (FIE) in China is subject to its own specific laws and to numerous regulations that apply to all FIEs. Every FIE is formed as a Chinese limited liability company (LLC). This Expert Commentary details the four...

Tags: China
Paul E. Mason
Problems Arising From A "Dual System" Arbitration Clause: Americatel El Salvador v. Cia de Telecommunicaciones de El Salvador

Arbitration has been the dispute resolution method of choice for international telecommunications providers for a number of reasons - privacy, speed, expense, and the relative ease of enforcement of awards. However, when one or both parties decide to...

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Steven M. Dickinson & Daniel P. Harris
Dickinson & Harris on China's New Property Law

This Expert Commentary by Steven Dickinson and Daniel Harris provides an overview of the China's new property law, beyond just those provisions directly relevant to foreign investors in China real estate. However, because this new law is so sweeping...

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Steven M. Dickinson & Daniel P. Harris
Dickinson and Harris on Danone v. Wahaha: Lessons for Joint Ventures in China

Danone Group and its partner, Wahaha Group Company, are shareholders in a joint venture company that is the largest beverage company in China. A recent dispute between the partners now threatens to wreck the joint venture. In this Expert Commentary, Steven...

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Steven M. Dickinson & Daniel P. Harris
Dickinson & Harris: Intro to the New Company Law of People's Republic of China

On October 27, 2005, the People's Republic of China adopted a new Company Law. This law became effective on January 1, 2006. The New Company Law replaces the Old Company Law which had been adopted in 1993. The New Company Law is a complete revision...

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Edie Scott
The Importance Of Transparency In International Arbitration . . . Is It Possible?

As the amount of investor/state arbitrations increase, I have noticed the issue of transparency is cropping up more and more. Certainly, with arbitrations under NAFTA, transparency has been an issue for several years now. The issue has also reached...

Tags: Arbitration