News & Insights


April 26, 2018

China reduces VAT rates and thresholds in phase-one of tax overhaul

China’s Ministry of Finance and the State Administration of Taxation on April 4 announced a 1 percent reduction in the top two VAT rates and an increase in the threshold for determining a general VAT taxpayer.

March 29, 2018

Companies to begin paying China’s new environmental protection tax in April

This article was written by David Liu, a partner of FuJae Partners, and first published on MNE Tax, Multinational Tax & Transfer Pricing News. Businesses that directly discharge pollutants into the environment will begin paying China’s tough new environmental protection tax on April 1. This new tax law, and the Administrative Measures for Pollutant Discharge …

February 26, 2018

China’s new tax treaty beneficial ownership rules strengthen anti-abuse provisions, expand safe harbors

China’s State Administration of Taxation (SAT) on February 6 published key guidance interpreting the term “beneficial owner” in the tax treaty context.

January 15, 2018

China introduces Circular 88, offering new dividend withholding tax exemption to encourage foreign investment

To counter the recent slowdown of foreign direct investment in China and the decision of some multinationals to move their manufacturing operations to South Eastern Asia countries, the Chinese government has been pushing for greater investment incentives to attract and keep foreign direct investment in China.

November 30, 2017

FuJae Partners Recognized by The Legal 500

FuJae Partners is recognized by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific as one of the leading PRC Firms in China Tax Practice. In addition, David Liu of the firm is listed in the elite “Leading lawyers” list of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018’s guide to outstanding lawyers in Asia Pacific in the category of China …

November 15, 2016

FuJae Partners Recognized by Professional Media

FuJae Partners is recognized by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific as Band 2 Law Firm in Tax PRC Firms category This reflects market’s confidence in the firm’s strong tax practice led by senior partner David DF Liu.David DF Liu, a corporate/M&A lawyer and a tax specialist, is also ranked by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific …

October 21, 2016

FuJae Partners Recognized by Professional Media

FuJae Partners is recognized by Asialaw Profiles in the Guide to Asia-Pacific’s Leading Domestic Law Firms 2017, as a local China based firm recommended for Taxation.  This reflects market’s confidence in the firm’s strong tax practice led by senior partner David DF Liu. Richard Yao, a corporate/M&A specialist and the head of corporate/M&A practice of …

June 16, 2016

Breakthroughs in Chinese IP Court

We have recently won 5 trademark administrative cases (3 refusal reviews and 2 opposition reviews) in Beijing Intellectual Property Court, successfully reversing the decisions of the TRAB (Trademark Review and Adjudication Board) and protecting our client’s trademarks. In the 3 refusal review cases, the court confirmed the effect of a consent letter for trademark co-existence …

May 17, 2016

YONSEI AND YILI PACT SIGNED

Yonsei University signs a strategic cooperation pact with Yili Group, a diary product market leader in China.  The deal will involve a joint effort to promote premium quality milk made by Yonsei in China, with a transaction value of approximately 350 million United States dollars over the next ten years. Yonsei University was advised by …