Distribution in China – Legal Issues Part III. Pre-Contract Matters

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McDermott Will & Emery has a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices, a separate law firm based in Shanghai.

"Distribution in China – Legal Issues” is a four-part series. Part I discussed the business models and legal structures most commonly used for distribution in China. Part II looked at important issues to consider in the design of a distribution system for China, such as taxation, foreign exchange, antitrust, and specific rules applicable to retail and wholesale distribution activities. Part III deals with pre-contract matters of which negotiators of distribution agreements for China should be aware. Part IV will outline the main issues parties should take into account when drafting a distribution contract for use in China. These include pricing and payments, exclusivity and territorial restrictions, product liability and intellectual property rights.

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Topics:  China, Corruption, Distributors, FCPA, UK Bribery Act

Published In: General Business Updates, International Trade Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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