Trade and Investment in China
Last offered in 2010-2011
This course provides a focused treatment and analysis of the major legal, policy and business aspects of trade and foreign direct investment in China. With respect to China's conduct of foreign trade, areas covered include: China's participation in the WTO and other Asian trade-related arrangements; the intersection between China's WTO obligations/commitments and its foreign trade regulation; PRC foreign trade law, customs regulation, and trade remedies; WTO and US anti-dumping and countervailing rules and related non-market economy treatment of China's exports; trade transactions: sales contract issues arising under CISG. With respect to foreign direct investment in China, areas covered include: current PRC foreign investment policies and priorities, including investment incentives; PRC investment approval process; offshore structures; PRC foreign-related business organizations, including holding companies and foreign investment enterprises: Sino-foreign cooperative/equity joint ventures, wholly foreign-owned enterprises, and Sino-foreign joint stock limited companies; technology transfer and IPR protection; mergers and acquisitions; corporate income taxation and foreign exchange control.