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First there was an Industrial Revolution, then a Cultural Revolution, and now an Agricultural Revolution.The Royse AgTech Innovation Network brought Silicon Valley to China this past December, hosting pitches, panels and presentation events in Shanghai, Beijing, ShenZhen and Hangzhou (and additional events in Taipei, Hong...

Five Things to Consider Before Expanding into China1. Is the investment allowed under Chinese law?Although China has become increasingly receptive to different types of foreign investment, not all foreign investments are currently welcome or allowed.In 2017, China published a catalogue which contains guidance for different...

We have observed two recent trends relating to Chinese investment in early stage U.S. high tech companies which have caused entrepreneurs to consider restructuring their ventures to have a presence in China. We generally encourage our clients to consider every alternative for investment and these...

On September 13, 2017, The Trump administration accepted the recommendation from the Committee on foreign investment in the United State[1] (CFIUS) and blocked the purchase of a U.S. semiconductor company (“Lattice”) by a Chinese investment firm (“Canyon Bridge”), citing national security concerns for reasons including:•...

Jack Ma, CEO of the Alibaba Group, recently met with President Trump to discuss the Chinese company's expansion plans in the United States.  Mr. Ma indicated the focus of the meeting was on supporting small U.S. businesses to sell their goods to China and Asia...

The accounting definition of “variable interest entity” (VIE) means an entity in which an investor holds a controlling interest that is not based on owning the majority of voting rights.  To non-accountants, the VIE structure is a business structure that is widely used by Chinese...

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