CJO GLOBAL

CJO GLOBAL

China-related Cross-border Trade Risk Management and Debt Collection

Verification and Due Diligence

Trade Contracts Templates and Drafting

Dispute Resolution and Debt Collection

Debt Collections in China: Why You Need to Know Enforcement Mechanism in Chinese Courts?

If you get a winning judgment or arbitral award, and the property that can be used to repay debts is located in China, then the first thing you need to know is the enforcement mechanism in the Chinese courts. Read More "Debt Collections in China: Why You Need to Know Enforcement Mechanism in Chinese Courts?"

Who Can Sign On Behalf of the Chinese Company?

The legal representative of the Chinese company, whose name is on its business license, can sign the contract on behalf of the company. Read More "Who Can Sign On Behalf of the Chinese Company?"

How Do I Verify a Chinese Company? – Verification for Free

Only three steps to follow. You need the business license and official seal of this Chinese company and check its current status on the Chinese government website. Read More "How Do I Verify a Chinese Company? – Verification for Free"

How to Sue a Supplier in China: Five Things You Have to Know

There are five things you need to do to get ready: 1) find the legal Chinese name of the Chinese company, 2) decide whether to sue in China, 3) if yes, hire a local Chinese lawyer, 4) evaluate the costs and benefits of litigation, and 5) prepare in advance evidence that Chinese courts would like. Read More "How to Sue a Supplier in China: Five Things You Have to Know"

Court Costs VS Arbitration Costs in China

In China, courts charge much less than arbitration institutions. But if there is an appeal, the cost of litigation is not much cheaper than the cost of arbitration. Read More "Court Costs VS Arbitration Costs in China"

How to Identify a Fake Company Seal?

If a Chinese company affixed a fake official company seal when signing a contract with you, probably you are in a scam. Read More "How to Identify a Fake Company Seal?"

How Do I Get My Money Back From a Chinese Supplier?

If a Chinese supplier commits any default or fraud, there are four measures you can take to get your money back: (1) negotiation, (2) complaint, (3) debt collection, and (4) litigation or arbitration. Read More "How Do I Get My Money Back From a Chinese Supplier?"

Arbitration or Litigation in China: Pros & Cons

If you have a dispute with a Chinese company, would you choose litigation or arbitration in China? Perhaps you should first understand the advantages and disadvantages of litigation and arbitration in China. Read More "Arbitration or Litigation in China: Pros & Cons"

How Do I Know if a Company Is Legit in China? – Verification for Free

You need to get a photocopy or a scanned copy of its business license and then check the company’s information in China’s National Enterprise Credit Information Publicity System. Read More "How Do I Know if a Company Is Legit in China? – Verification for Free"

How Should I Sign a Contract With a Chinese Supplier?

The most important thing is to get the Chinese company to stamp the contract. In addition, it is better to have the contract also signed by the legal representative whose name is on the company's business license. Read More "How Should I Sign a Contract With a Chinese Supplier?"

Sue a Company in China: What Evidence Strategy Should You Adopt in a Chinese Court?

You should prepare sufficient documentary evidence prior to filing a lawsuit, preferably provided or presented by the other party. In some cases, you can also rely on the court to collect evidence for you. Read More "Sue a Company in China: What Evidence Strategy Should You Adopt in a Chinese Court?"