Doing business in China

In this video partner John Koh gives a brief introduction to the legal and commercial particularities of China, and comments on what businesses should to look out for when investing or expanding into China.

Key points in this video:

  • Acknowledging the difference between China and the West
  • The importance of legal and financial due diligence
  • Practical controls versus documentation
  • Top tips:
    • Understand the differences
    • As a foreign investor, Chinese law applies to you especially
    • Due diligence
    • Get legal advice before structuring the deal
    • Regional strengths for different types of businesses
  • Bird & Bird's strength and experience in China

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