Sue a Chinese company: tap the pockets of its shareholders and even directors

More than often, when you deal with a Chinese company, supplier, business partner or contractors, you are dealing with a China limited liability company incorporated under China Company Law. As a universal principle, the limited liability doctrine offers the “veil” protection for the shareholders or members of the those limited liability…

Want to sue a Chinese company? But which court? Jurisdiction Issue

I have been receiving email inquiries from abroad asking for help to sue a Chinese company that failed to deliver goods in compliance with contract terms. Very often, the foreign buyers find that the goods do not comply with quality standards and sometimes, the goods are stone, sands or useless powders. Fraud is pervasive and rampant in international trade …

conservatory measures in Chinese legal proceedings, litigation or arbitration

It is proved to be tough to do business with Chinese astute businessmen and Chinese companies. I guess very often foreign businessmen and foreign companies may be thinking about suing their Chinese distributors, supplier or business partners in China (it is a bad strategy to sue a Chinese company in foreign country because in most cases these foreign judgments…