Category: Politics

Study: Understanding the US-China Trade Relationship

Today, trade with China supports roughly 2.6 million US jobs

/ January 20, 2017

Video: China’s Debt a Global Concern

Ruchir Sharma, the head of emerging markets and chief global strategist at Morgan Stanley, explains why he's worried that China's debt crisis will be a major global concern in 2017. Sharma delivered his predictions for the coming year at an...

/ January 18, 2017

Don’t Treat Compliance Like Your Mother

How China's new normal is requiring compliance to move deeper into company strategy and operations

/ January 16, 2017

Breaking Ground: Chinese Investment in US Real Estate

Chinese direct investment in US real estate,negligible until 2010, has grown dramatically and visibly. In 2015, China ranked third in US commercial real estate acquisition volume, trailing only Canada and Singapore, and tied with Norway.

/ January 11, 2017

Guide to China’s Insurtech Regulations

With interest and investment in insurtech on the rise, this guide provides insights around the complex insurtech regulatory landscape and innovation trends, particularly in big data, that are likely to directly affect and disrupt insurers.

/ January 6, 2017

New Horizons: Investing in China’s Civilian Airport Industry

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) recently issued guideline encouraging private investment into China’s civilian airports. Along with reducing the number of state-owned and state-holding airports, private investors now have full access to the construction and operation of civilian...

/ December 23, 2016

OpEd: What’s left to talk about?

In affirming in November that he will end US participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade accord, as well as its European variant, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), Trump has put down a marker: free trade is...

/ December 21, 2016

FDI in Green Buildings in China – a Solution for its Affordable Housing Problems?

In July, China’s State Council released data showing that the country is aiming to construct 3,500 new urban areas by 2030, with a collective capacity of 3.4 billion residents – roughly half of the world’s population. Although criticized as unrealistic,...

/ December 19, 2016

The Complexity of Transfer Pricing for Intercompany Services

Most Multinational Corporations (MNCs) charge intercompany service fees for services provided to other entities within the same company or business. In China,tax authorities regularly encounter inconsistencies in transfer pricing for intercompany services due to lack of access to necessary information...

/ December 14, 2016

Case Study: Exploring China’s New Capital Gain Tax Calculation

Hong Kong and China entered into a Double Taxation Arrangement (DTA) in 2006. The treaty’s purpose is to avoid double taxation, reduce tax evasion, improve ties between both jurisdictions by reinforcing their respective tax laws, encourage competition, and promote investment....

/ December 12, 2016