Our services

We advise on economic cooperation models and incentives, corporate structuring and
governance, commercial and technology transfer agreements, IP and tax in order to create a
sustainable position in the Chinese market for Western company and Chinese companies in
Europe, in particular in strategically sensitive sectors. Where necessary we cooperate with Chinese
or Western law firms.

We have experience in the following areas:

  • Corporate
    • Company 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
  • 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 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
    • E-commerce platform web-shops, online business structuring
  • Immigration
    • work permit, residence permit, secondments & salary split arrangements