Bilingual Contracts (ABL)

Realistic Clauses in the Bilingual Contract

Realistic clauses help you to get support from Chinese courts

By AsiaBridge Law / January 28, 2021

  Learn how realistic clauses helps you to get support from the Chinese court.  When your Chinese attorney drafts a bilingual contract for sourcing products in China, it is important to include how to address the imperative terms in the agreement when there’s a breach of contract happening. Here’s an example situation of how the…

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Hallmarks to Secure a Good Bilingual Contract in China

Hallmarks to Secure a Good Bilingual Contract in China

By AsiaBridge Law / January 15, 2021

There’s really no excuse for not having a bilingual contract in China and these are the hallmarks of a good contract. Preparing a quality bilingual contract is likely to increase confidence in the process as you are protecting your rights and needs. It is most certainly a way of ensuring both parties understand and agree…

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China Supplier Contracts & Negotiations: PO vs Contract vs NDA - Part 1

China Supplier Contracts & Negotiations: PO vs Contract vs NDA – Part 1

By AsiaBridge Law / September 25, 2020

Are you researching how to set up a China Supplier Contracts?  Looking for strategies for the negotiations? In this article, I’d like to share some of the best practices and common pitfalls I have learned while spending 20 years living in Asia around dealing with China supplier contracts. You probably are clear on the concept…

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Trying to decide if you want to use a Lawyer from China or one from home? Click here to read 3 mistakes businesses make when not using a Chinese Lawyer...

Important Business Decisions: Using a Lawyer from China vs Hometown Lawyer

By Mike / September 11, 2020

  Are you considering whether or not to use a Lawyer From China or one from home? A good Chinese lawyer with experience negotiating contracts with suppliers would know what terms to put into the contract to protect the buyer and not give the supplier a chance to send defects. But most lawyers outside of China…

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Using China Bilingual Contracts to protect your interests - an effective & affordable tool to enforce quality, price & lead time. Top 10 lessons for Supplier Contracts- learned the hard way during 20 years in China

Using bilingual contracts to protect your interests in China

By AsiaBridge Law / August 12, 2020

Using China bilingual contracts to protect your interests-even during a trade war! An effective & affordable tool to enforce quality, price & lead time. Top 10 lessons for Supplier Contracts- learned the hard way during 20 years in China Introduction: In an earlier blog post “Trade War Strategies: Preventing your suppliers from violating your patents” we…

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Parts 5 & 6: Can you make money importing PPE? How to ensure the products make it from the port to your inland destination point?

PPE Parts 5 & 6: Can you make money importing PPE? How to ensure the products make it from the nearest port to the final destination?

By AsiaBridge Law / July 5, 2020

PPE Parts 5 & 6: Can you make money importing PPE? How to ensure the products make it from the port to your inland destination point? Insider’s Guide: How to buy PPE from China during Covid-19 pandemic. Introduction to our series on buying PPE from China during the Covid-19 pandemic. A growing number of buyers…

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Dangers of not being formal with your China supplier contracts when sourcing during the Covid-19 pandemic

Dangers of not being formal with your China supplier contracts

By AsiaBridge Law / April 16, 2020

Dangers of not being formal with your China supplier contracts when sourcing during the Covid-19 I received an interesting question from a reader of my blog.  I hope my answer will encourage you to be formal with your China supplier contracts. Question: Answer: I’d encourage you to be formal with your China supplier contracts I…

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Penalty Clauses: Do they work when sourcing from China?

By Mike / July 10, 2017

Need more info on Penalty Clauses while sourcing from China? Click here to do your due diligence on using penalty clauses while sourcing from China. Need more info on Penalty Clauses while sourcing from China? Read more to do your due diligence on using penalty clauses while sourcing from China. In today’s blog: we’ll answer…

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How To NOT Get Knocked Off When Sourcing From China

By Mike / April 7, 2017

  Do you want to learn How To NOT Get Knocked Off When Sourcing From China? If you are asking these kinds of questions, this article is for you! I got a great idea, but I worry that it will get knocked off by the factory? I’m not sure if I should file the patent…

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Be Smart, not Sorry, when Drawing up Contracts

By Mike / July 7, 2013

China Business Law: Behind the scenes with an English Speaking Chinese Lawyer This morning, I spoke with a client. He said he needs a simple supply contract to use for his sourcing business in China. I sent him a checklist, so that he can let me know what he expects the contract to specify. He…

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Are Bilingual Contracts Necessary?

By Mike / March 25, 2013

Bilingual Chinese Lawyer Answers: “Are Bilingual Contracts Necessary?” After our presentation regarding the importance of bilingual contracts at the Hong Kong sourcing fair hosted by Global Sources, some clients wrote me asking more about bilingual contracts. A few clients wanted to know, “Do you really think Bilingual contracts are necessary?” I understand clients’ concerns. We’re…

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