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China Business Law Guide

CBLG aims to equip readers with a comprehensive understanding of the law and procedure of Chinaforeign investments laws and their implications for foreign companies operating in China.CBLG comprises 25 key topics covering all important aspects of PRC business laws (from formation of enterprise, investment sectors open to foreigners and market access to dispute settlement).

It covers 54 important service sectors in China and their access to the foreign investment market and makes reference to more than 200 laws and regulations for encouraging and regulating foreign investment in China, including the latest amendments to the major foreign investment laws and implementing regulations.


CBLG is designed to meet the needs of MNCs, legal firms, consultancy firms interested in business regulations and opportunities in China.

CBLG is written in a straightforward manner for easy understanding of China’s dynamic legal developments. The Commentary is updated regularly to keep customers abreast of current and future developments of the complex business laws in the PRC post-WTO.

Jianfu Chen, BS (Dalian), LLM (Hon I) (Syd), PhD (Syd), is Professor at La Trobe university, Australia. He has wide legal practice experience in China and Australia. His main publications include From Administrative Authorization to Private Law:

A Comparative Perspective of the Developing Civil Law in the People’s Republic of China
(Dordrecht/Boston/London: Martinus Nijhoff Publisher, 1995); Chinese Law: Towards an Understanding of Chinese Law, Is Name and Developments (The Hague/London/bostonL Kluwe Law International, 1999); and numerous articles on Chinese and Australian Law.


Suiwa ke, LLB (La Trobe), LLM (Xi’an), is a consultant to Southland International Services Pty Ltd – a consultancy firm specializing in China-related business. She taught and practiced law in China before moving to Australia. She has published several articles on Chinese law and Western legal traditions.

  1. Chinese Legal System
  2. Constitutional Law
  3. Criminal Law
  4. Civil Law
  5. Business Organisations
  6. Contract Law
  7. Technology Transfer
  8. Foreign Investment
  9. Representative Offices
  10. Foreign Exchange Control
  11. Banking & Finance
  12. Dispute Settlement
  13. Bilateral Investment Treaties
  14. Taxation
  15. Insurance Law
  16. Labour law
  17. Intellectual Property
  18. Customs
  19. Import & Export
  20. Countertrade
  21. Land Law
  22. Special Investment Areas
  23. Precedents & Forms
  24. Environmental Protection
  25. Administrative Law


Extensive coverage of all essential topics in China business laws

Designed specially to meet the needs of both on-shore and off-shore professionals and businesses involved in the foreign investment process and the Chinese operating environment.

Content is presented timely, regularly and accurately

Concise & easy to use

Layout format makes cross-referencing to the Red Series-Business Regulationsimple & easy