The Foreign Citizen’s Guide to Starting a Business in the US

The United States doesn’t bar foreign citizens from establishing businesses in the US. In fact, at first glance, it may seem easy for a foreign citizen to do so – in general they need merely follow the same procedure as a US citizen. However, there are a myriad of factors that can stymie a foreign business owner. […]

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Starting Your Business in China: The Essentials

Starting a business in China can be a difficult task, filled with nuance and knots, which can be a culture shock for US citizens who might be used to the more straightforward process of business formation. For that reason, it’s always best to go in prepared for the opportunities and obstacles, preferably with an agent who knows the […]

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Foreign investors rejoice, Apple wins intellectual property case in Beijing

As of April 2017, the Beijing Intellectual Property Court has dismissed the ban on Apple iPhone 6’s after a Chinese company accused Apple of infringing upon its design. This latest move by Chinese courts speaks to a positive evolution in recognizing international IP law in China after a long history of “copycat” theft by Chinese businesses. One […]

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Investment in China remains robust and profitable for US investors

Despite what may seem like a tumultuous political climate between the two economic giants, US businesses continue to invest and profit at great rates in China. As of 2016, $228 USD in 6,677 US investments have been made into China. This growth is expected to continue as the Presidents of the respective countries continue trade negotiations, […]

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