Category Archives: Legal Advice

Contract review: mind the contracting party.

Contract review: mind the contracting party.
This is the second time I compose an article on such a subject, because I recognize that to check parties who are literally involved in a contract is of the most importance in reviewing a contract, whereas most contractors tend to ignore it, even for the legal occupant. Continue reading

Extortion crime & its punishment in China

what’s xxtortion?
When someone ilegally threat you to ask for something,usually it’s money or other property, by violence or other methods. It is deemed as extortion.
What is extortion crime?
The provision 274 of criminal law of China says: the one who extorts to obain public or priviate property,if the amount is comparatively big or mutiple times of extortion, shall be sentenced to imprisonment of less than three years, or criminal detention,or public surveillance, plus fine; in the circumstance that the amount is huge or of other severity,the sentence shall be above three and less than ten years, plus fine; in the circumstance that the amount is very huge or of other extreme severity, he shall be sentenced to imprisonment of more than ten years, plus fine.

To trust a lawyer to represent you on a legal process in China

With the fast economic development of Chna, many foreigners or foreign corporations are doing business with Chinese. Sometimes, it’s unavoidable to have some disputes, and may be compelled to file or participate a lawsuit in China, whereby to hire a lawyer in China may become necessary. To engage a trustful, knowledgable and experienced lawyer is important to increase your chances to prevail in a legal proceeding.

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