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Information on company setup, commercial and corporate law as well as tax law.

Published by: SpringerGabler-Verlag, 391 pages
ISBN: 978-3-658-26591-5

Michael Lorenz | Lidong Pan

The German and Chinese Labour and Tax Law

Chinese and Japanese
2nd edition, September 2019

Content: This book summarizes the German and Chinese labour and tax laws in German, English, Chinese and Japanese language. The identical structure of the multilingual book enables an easier communication with colleagues in the respective countries. The book focuses on the secondment of employees between the Germany and China. Apart from labour law, related topics like social security and tax laws are also discussed.

Keywords: German Labour Law, Chinese Labour Law, Social Security, Tax Law, Secondment Contracts

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This book is also available as eBook.

Published by: SpringerGabler-Verlag, 388 pages
ISBN: 978-3-658-25385-1

Michael Lorenz

Investment in Thailand

Legal and Tax Guide for Practitioners
11th completely revised edition, September 2019

Content: After the Asian crisis, Thailand was able to position itself as an economic hub in Southeast Asia. Today, Thailand has become an attractive investment location which is promoting foreign investments with tax and other incentives– and therefore creating perfect conditions for interested Europeans. Michael Lorenz vividly explains major Thai regulations and thereby provides an initial guideline on essential legal, tax and economical questions for entrepreneurs, organizations, investors, lawyers or interested laymen.
The 11th edition has been completely revised and has been updated to match the latest regulations as of 2019, especially regarding tax laws.

Keywords: Foreign business in Thailand, business in Thailand, real estate in Thailand, Thai culture, Thai economy, Thai law

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This book is also available as eBook.

Published by: SpringerGabler-Verlag, 243 pages
ISBN: 978-3-658-04991-1

Michael Lorenz

Investment in Hong Kong

Legal and Tax Guide for Practitioners
5th completely revised edition, August 2014

Content: Since 1997, Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China. Due to the autonomous, legal system which is independent from the on in the rest of the PR China, the high legal security following from that and its strategic position, the metropolis is one of the world’s most favoured investment locations. Hong Kong is especially attractive for small and medium-sized companies since an establishment is possible within few days and without much effort. Michael Lorenz explains all major regulations in Hong Kong to provide an initial guideline on essential legal, tax and economical questions for entrepreneurs, organisations, investors, lawyers or interested laymen. The 5th edition has been completely revised and has been updated to match the latest regulations of early summer 2014.

Furthermore, the book contains essential information relevant to western investors. It also describes important intercultural conditions of business life. Numerous examples show their practical importance.

Keywords: Foreign investment, Hong Kong, investment location, court ruling, tax conditions, industrial location

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This book is also available as eBook.

Published by: SpringerGabler-Verlag, 169 pages
ISBN: 978-3-658-05058-0

Michael Lorenz

Investment in der Volksrepublik China

Legal and Tax Guide for Practitioners
2nd completely revised edition, August 2014

Content: In the last years, China has developed from the entire world’s “workbench” to one of the leading economic nations and eventually most important markets worldwide. Nevertheless, the language and culture is still hard to understand for many Europeans. Often companies fail because of their lack of knowledge regarding essential and avoidable mistakes. However, with little preparation, investments can be set up on a solid ground from the beginning on. Michael Lorenz provides an easy to understand introduction to the People’s Republic of China’s legal and tax system and points out the specifics and barriers which an investment in China entails. The second edition has been revised thoroughly. A chapter to the new brand law, which came into force in May, 2014, has been added. Furthermore, the book contains an overview about the most important economic regions as well as many practical tips and recommendations for the life in the People’s Republic of China.

Keywords: Chinese economy, Double Taxation Agreement DTA, representative Office, business foundation in China, business locations, WFOE

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This book is also available as eBook.

Published by Shaker Verlag, Aachen 2012, 265 pages,
ISBN: 978-3-8440-1110-4

Michael Lorenz

Vietnam – Investing in Vietnam

A Practical Guide to Investments in Vietnam
3rd edition, June 2012, language: English

Content: This book covers useful and interesting information on investment in Vietnam. Since its accession to the WTO in 2007, Vietnam became an even more interesting place for foreign investors. In order to fulfill the WTO’s and investors’ expectations, the Vietnamese government passed numerous laws to enhance investment. This book is meant for all investors seeking for first hand information on the economic and legal framework in Vietnam.

Keywords: Business Law, tax, Vietnam, company set-up, investment, labour law, visa, representative office, limited company, joint venture, personal income tax, corporate tax, intellectual property, transfer pricing, arbitration, double tax treaties, Asia

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This book is also available on Mini-CD as eBook for Kindle and iPad with search function at a price of 25 EUR. Should you wish to order a CD or should you require further information please contact our Bangkok office.

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