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New Company Law

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New Company Law

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Challenges in reducing subscribed registered capital

By Zhao Xun and Guo Kaihang, Grandway Law Offices
Revamp of corporate capital regime
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Revamp of corporate capital regime under revised Company Law

By Calvin Yang and Zhuang Yuan, ETR Law Firm
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The right to company name under new Company Law

By Wang Kun and Ding Tianmiao, Blossom & Credit Law Firm
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Governance and foreign-invested enterprises under new Company Law

By Zhou Le, Blossom & Credit Law Firm 
CBLJ 商法

What new Company Law means for foreign investment in China

On 29 December 2023, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China promulgated the amended Company Law

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Countdown for insurers under Foreign Investment Law

By Elsie Shi and George Yu, Jincheng Tongda & Neal
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Equity transfers under revised company law

By Jenny Gu, Brightstone Lawyers
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New laws tighten DSOs’ criminal compliance obligations

By Ekin Zeng and Chen Yitao, AllBright Law Offices
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Key concepts analysis of new Company Law

By Dai Haiying, W&H Law Firm
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Company Law amendments: highlights and shortcomings

By Wu Dong and Wang Zhengqian, Hui Ye Law Firm

China New Company law introduction

The new Company Law has enhanced the system of registered capital subscription and registration, stipulating that limited liability companies must fully pay up their registered capital within five years from their establishment, while joint-stock limited companies must fully pay up their capital upon establishment … (Read more >)

Zhao Xun
Partner
Grandway Law Offices

Guo Kaihang
Associate
Grandway Law Offices

After multiple rounds of deliberations, the fourth draft amendment to China’s Company Law was formally adopted on 29 December 2023 and will come into effect on 1 July 2024 … (Read more >)

Calvin Yang
Partner
ETR Law Firm

Acompany’s name reflects its image, reputation and value. Through the name of the company, people can infer the quality of the company’s products and management level. But the current Company Law has no explicit provisions on the company’s right to name … (Read more >)

Blossom & Credit

Wang Kun
Partner
Blossom & Credit Law Firm

Ding Tianmiao
Associate
Blossom & Credit Law Firm

The 2023 amendments to China’s Company Law make substantial additions and modifications to the original, spanning 112 articles. In many aspects, the revised law represents a significant legislative step-up; but in others, it is also unfortunately inadequate … (Read more >)

Wu Dong
Senior Partner
Hui Ye Law Firm

Wang Zhengqian
Attorney
Hui Ye Law Firm

The new Company Law was recently approved. For this article, the author carried out a thorough analysis of the law to interpret it and facilitate its smooth implementation. The analysis is based on two types of books: those published by the legislature; and judicial interpretations issued by the Supreme People’s Court for understanding and applicatione … (Read more >)

Dai Haiying
Senior Partner
W&H Law Firm

The revised Company Law was passed by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (SCNPC) on 29 December 2023, marking the most extensive amendments to the Company Law since 1993 … (Read more >)

Ekin Zeng
Senior Partner
AllBright Law Offices

Chen Yitao
Associate
AllBright Law Offices

Following the implementation of the Foreign Investment Law, the three previous laws governing foreign investment – the Law on Chinese-foreign Equity Joint Ventures, the Law on Foreign-capital Enterprises, and the Law on Chinese-foreign Contractual Joint Ventures – have been abolished. On 29 December 2023, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress passed the new Company Law, which will come into effect on 1 July 2024 … (Read more >)

Blossom & Credit

Zhou Le
Partner
Blossom & Credit Law Firm

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The Company Law (Third Review Draft), deliberated by the 5th session of the Standing Committee of the 14th National People’s Congress on 1 September 2023, for the first time adds a provision (article 224) stating: “A company shall reduce its registered capital by reducing the amount of capital contributed, or shares held by shareholders, in proportion to their capital contribution or shareholding, except as otherwise provided for by any law.” … (Read more >)

On 29 December 2023, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China promulgated the amended Company Law, after its deliberation of four versions of draft amendments in the past three years. The new Company Law will come into force on 1 July 2024.

The new Company Law not only governs new companies established after its effective date, but also has significant implications on existing companies … (Read more >)

The much anticipated Company Law of China (Third Draft for Revision) was reviewed by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress and opened for public comment on 1 September 2023 … (Read more >)

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Jenny Gu
Senior Partner
Brightstone Lawyers

Afive-year transitional period for compliance with the new unified Foreign Investment Law – requiring foreign-invested companies to adjust their organisational form and structure in accordance with the Company Law – ends on 31 December 2024 … (Read more >)

Elsie Shi
Senior Partner
Jincheng Tongda & Neal

George Yu
Senior Partner
Jincheng Tongda & Neal

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