Helping to get the deal done
Thomas Eastling, director of advisory services for American Appraisal in Hong Kong, spoke to David Tring about the work he is doing on China M&A and how domestic companies still have a lot to learn when it comes to cross-border transactions
What your M&A strategy should look like
China Law & Practice attended the Second Advanced China Summit on M&A in Shanghai last week. Strategy and the climate for M&A were high on the agenda, as well as vital lessons for getting the deal done
Ministry of Commerce, Measures for the Administration of Strategic Investments in Listed Companies by Foreign Investors (Revised) (Draft for Comments)
商务部外国投资者对上市公司战略投资管理办法 (修订) (征求意见稿)
General Plan for the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone
[Full Text Translation]
The Zone selects the financial services, shipping services, trade services, professional services, cultural services and social services sectors for increased liberalisation.
Investors look west
Yang Yuhua of Alliance J&S Law Firm provides an overview of trends in both inbound and outbound
investment and analyses the latest decisions on the controversial VIE structure
Catalogue for Foreign Investment in the Dominant Industries of the Central and Western Regions (2013 Revision)
[Full Text Translation]
More labour intensive (manufacture of digital television and energy saving refrigerators) and service sector (development and application of the internet of Things and mobile internet) projects are added to the revised Catalogue.
Taiwan Focus: M&A opportunities and challenges
Simplified procedures and tax policies account for the growing M&A transactions in Taiwan. With high expectations for an increase in PRC capital and proposed amendments to M&A legislation, this trend is bound to continue, but what transaction structures do foreign investors need to comply with?
Taiwan Focus: Interview - facilitating cross-strait investments
C Y Huang, Chairman of the Taiwan Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Council (MAPE) spoke to David Tring about the Council’s role in assisting cross-strait investments, the deals they have worked on and outlook for relations
Ministry of Finance, Explanations of the Enterprise Accounting Guidelines No.5
Identification of intangible assets clarified for mergers of enterprises not under the same control