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Doing Business in China provides nearly 4,000 pages of extensive and comprehensive analysis on Chinese business and commercial law and practice. This work is the most thorough reference and guide to all major areas of business law and investment in the People’s Republic of China, and offers a wide-ranging analysis and commentary on Chinese business laws.
For nearly twenty years Doing Business in China has been one of the premier sources of practical information and analysis on issues affecting foreign investment in China. This Treatise captures the collective experiences and knowledge of prominent practitioners and business and legal experts with respect to the essential areas of PRC investment and commercial law.
Designed for those who are either planning to invest in China or who already have an established presence, Doing Business in China provides a detailed examination of all relevant legislation and practice in China that affects business and investment. It also closely examines key issues and potential pitfalls involved in all areas of business and investment.
Michael J. Moser is a leading foreign specialist in Chinese business law. A member of the New York Bar, he has practiced law in China for more than 30 years and has advised on a number of ground-breaking commercial transactions. He is a former Partner with Baker& McKenzie, Freshfields and O’Melveny & Myers -- where he was Co-Head of the firm's China Practice Group. Mr. Moser is also a leading expert on the resolution of Chinese-foreign business disputes and frequently acts as arbitrator in disputes between Asian parties and multinational corporations and was the first foreign national to be appointed as an arbitrator in China. He is Honorary Chairman of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), Vice President of the Asia Pacific Regional Arbitration Group (APRAG), Co-Chair of the China Arbitration Forum and a former Vice Chair of the IBA Committee on Arbitration. He is also a Court Member of the London Court of International Arbitration, a Board Member of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce and a Commission Member of CIETAC.
Mr. Moser prior to his retirement in 2006 was China Managing Partner of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. His extensive publications include the following: Investor State Arbitration—Lessons for Asia, Duelling with Dragons: Managing Business Disputes in Today’s China; Hong Kong Arbitration—A User’s Guide; Arbitration in Asia; Hong Kong and China Arbitration and International Arbitration in the People’s Republic of China Commentary, Cases and Materials. Mr. Moser is a graduate of the Harvard Law School and holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University. He practices as an arbitrator with 20 Essex Street Chambers in London and is based in Hong Kong.
Fu Yu is Counsel in O'Melveny's Hong Kong office and a member of the Transactions Department. A Chinese lawyer admitted to practice in both China and New York. He is a graduate of Sichuan University and holds an LLM degree from Columbia University.
Editorial Advisory Board:
Prof. Jerome Alan Cohen, Professor of Law, New York University; Of Counsel, Paul Weiss; Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, New York
Sally Harpole, Partner, Sally Harpole & Co., Hong Kong
Dr. Sabine Stricker-Kellerer, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Munich
Thomas E Jones, Partner, Allen & Overy, Beijing
Dr. Esther Naegeli, Partner, Naegeli Rechtsanwaelte, Zurich; Chairman, Swiss-China Chamber of Commerce
Tao Jingzhou, Partner, Jones Day LLP, Beijing
Prof. Wang Chenguang, Dean, Tsinghua University Law School, Beijing
Prof. Wang Guigun, Dean, Law School of City University of Hong Kong
Prof. Zhang Yuqing, Former Director, Department of Treaty and Law, Ministry of Commerce, Beijing
Zang Yuejiao, Judge and Member, WTO Appealate Body, Geneva