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Law Assistance and Legal Services

To better support our clients while they are running a business in China, Hongda has established a professional team of experienced lawyers with a global mindset and local instinct’ to help you deal with the rapid changes and progress in this modern international market. Since its establishment, Hongda has provided outstanding legal services for our clients at home and abroad and is well-known for its determination to achieve our customers’ satisfaction.

Legal Solutions for International Companies in China

Knowing and complying with local laws is something you should always consider, wherever you are running your business. Partnering and cooperating with experienced law professionals can bring you insights into China law and practices, and facilitate and promote business transactions, whether you are operating in China or communicating with Chinese business partners.

Hongda team, together with our law partner network, has more than 16 years of practicing law in China by providing an in-depth understanding and knowledge of the local legal landscape and market dynamics. We aim to simplify the complexity for our clients and to achieve cost-effectiveness, timely delivery, and optimal solutions for our customers.

Our legal teams have advised on some of the major concerns that you probably run into when doing business in China, including foreign investment, dispute resolution, intellectual property protection, employment & compensation, and more.


Chinese Legal Services: What Can Hongda Help You with?


Business Establishment and Foreign Investment:

China has become the world’s second-largest recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI) after the US. Hongda’s highly qualified consultants have years of practice in providing legal advice and services to overseas investors about investment plans with expertise in the following:

  • The Chinese mainland company incorporation (WFOE, JV, RO, Limited Liability Partnership, holding company, etc.);
  • Hong Kong company incorporation;
  • Capital restructuring;
  • Share transfers and equity purchases;
  • Profit repatriation;
  • Corporate information changes;
  • Tendering and bidding;
  • Company restructure, sale, relocation or de-registration;
  • Domestic and Cross-border financing;
  • Due diligence;


International Trade and Customs Affairs:

China has been recognized for its low labor costs and is now one of the most popular investment destinations for manufacturing and import & export. Partnering with Hongda, and you don’t need to worry about the compliance requirements.

  • International trade contract/agreement reviewing or preparation;
  • International trade dispute resolution;
  • Customs duties and taxes;
  • Anti-smuggling investigations;
  • Equity, asset acquisition;
  • Share transfer agreement;
  • Government changes and regulatory approvals;


Mergers and Acquisitions:

Forming your won WFOE or JV used to be the traditional method for foreigners to invest in the Chinese market. In recent years, mergers and acquisitions have obtained popularity to expand their business in this country.

  • Target company selection and investigation;
  • Financial due diligence;
  • M&A negotiation;
  • Equity, asset acquisition;
  • Share transfer agreement;
  • Government changes and regulatory approvals;


Litigation & Dispute Resolution:

Running into disputes and conflicts happens wherever you run your business. This can be more complex when the commercial background in a foreign country whose language, cultural norms, and management standards differ. Hongda can help you through the difficulties when facing disputes with our professional lawyer team.

  • Representation for commercial disputes;
  • Debt recovery;
  • Preparation and dispatch of the letter of demand;
  • Settlement negotiation;
  • Mediation, arbitration, and litigation;
  • Business evidence collection and preservation;


De-registration and Bankruptcy:

While China attracts large amounts of foreign direct investment, not all of these projects are successful or sustainable and some of them may decide to close their Chinese entity due to various reasons. Legal closing of a company can be more challenging than registering a new company, where Hongda can play its part in this complex and time-consuming process to reduce your loss.

  • Shareholder resolution on liquidation;
  • Employee layoffs and labor contract termination;
  • Liquidation committee forming and liquidation announcement filling;
  • Liquidation and assets disposal plan drafting;
  • De-registration at relevant departments;
  • Participating in bankruptcy proceedings;


Labor and Employment Consulting:

Handling matters regarding human resources can be the most important part of the successful operation of your company, especially when it comes to achieving the most cost-effective target while complying with the law.

  • Labor contract drafting and reviewing;
  • Confidentiality and non-competition agreements;
  • Employment cancellation, termination, and other labor disputes;
  • Workplace sexual harassment and anti-discrimination;


Intellectual Property Protection:

Your intellectual properties are the valuable assets of your company, and protecting IP rights should be a critical component of the business operation. Let Hongda help you with the whole life cycle of your IP.

  • IP (trademark, patents, copyright, etc.) registration and filing;
  • IP authorization;
  • Risk management and strategy planning;
  • IP disputes and enforcement;
  • Anti-unfair competition protection;
  • IP infringement and anti-counterfeiting investigation;


Let Hongda Know Your Needs and Solve Your Problems!


Why choose Hongda?

Hongda is committed to helping entrepreneurs and small business owners start, manage and grow their business with peace of mind at an affordable price. Our aim is to educate the entrepreneur on the legal and regulatory requirements and be a partner throughout the entire business life cycle, offering support to the company at every stage to make sure they are compliant and continually growing.


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Doing business with HONGDA is getting a share in our know-how, expertise and dedication. Our determination leaves our customers with peace in mind, as they know our passion and strive for perfection in all that we do.

To ensure that we keep pushing the boundaries of what our market can expect, we relentlessly strive for increased benefits of doing business with HONGDA. To declare our efforts, our daily work is based on 4 tangible, practical promises to our customers - and just as much to ourselves.



Consultation & Proposal

We (can) advise you on the best solution for your business model and send you our comprehensive proposal.


Signing & Payment

After reviewing the proposal, we sign the service contract and receive your payment.


Preparing Documents

We send you an application form as well as the list of documents we need from your side.


Take a Break

Sit back, relax and let us take care of everything from here on out.


Sound United

Jack Peng
Sound United Vice President > Asia Pacific

Sound United is the leading designer and manufacturer of consumer audio products in the US. Sound United has been using Hongda since 2013. Moving one’s operation to China is not a small task, But Hongda’s expert services helped us set up a company and deal with tax issues so we could get on with growing our business in no time at all, and that’s why we continue to use them today.


Business Service Guidance

Hongda Business Services helps foreign businesses looking to establish in the PRD (Pearl River Delta, Guangdong), Shanghai and Hong Kong take advantage of everything that China has to offer. We typically work with companies in Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Zhuhai, Zhongshan, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.


How do I set up a company in Shenzhen or the PRD?

Prepare the shareholder certificate, letter of good standing from the bank. Find an office in China. Make the application (of course better find a professional agent in China to help you).

Do I need to have a foreign company to start a company in China?

No, you could also use your personal name to start the company in China.

What are the drawbacks of a WFOE / rep office / JV?

Rep.Office:High tax, could not hire Chinese employees directly.

WFOE/JV: Slow registration time.

The benefit of all is that if you aim to run a business in China, any will allow you to do so. 

Do I need to personally go to China to set up the company?

No, you dont. Hongda Business Services
can help you to do this while you are abroad.

Do I need an actual office space to register a WFOE / rep office / JV?

Luckily now, you dont. Hongda Business Services can provide the office address for registration. 

Which documentation do I need for a WFOE / Rep Office / JV?

Oversea investor's certificate, bank reference letter and office in China are the key documents for each company type. 


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