Any company considering trading in China must understand the Chinese way of thinking and doing business, and how it differs from the Western approach.
HERBOTS/ 郝博特 (Hǎo bó tè) is an experienced partner ready to assist you in navigating the numerous differences in Chinese culture, customs, language, and attitudes to the law.
HERBOTS Chairman, Prof. Em. J.H. Herbots, is one of the few Europeans on the panel of international arbitrators at the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), keynote speaker at the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and author of the seminal Contracts in the People’s Republic of China, which provides a framework for Western lawyers and explains the provisions of the Chinese Contract Act, 1999 (“Hétóng Fǎ”).
HERBOTS consultant, Patrick Herbots lived and worked as a lawyer for many years in Beijing and is well versed in Chinese culture. Patrick heads our Belgian office and is frequently in Beijing.
The time is right to do business in China.
The Chinese government is committed to reforms aimed at further liberalization. As more doors open for foreign companies to participate in its domestic economic growth, it is time to think about doing business in China. To find out how HERBOTS’ experience can help you make the most of opportunities in the region, contact our China Desk at [email protected]
Covid 19, Cixi Crystal Ball and Non Performance in China
The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods ( the Vienna Convention): A Chinese perspective (Lecture No 1)
The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (the Vienna Convention): A Chinese perspective (Lecture No 2)