|Stephenson Harwood & Lo has appointed Richard Grams as partner in its China Practice. Grams will initially join the firm in Hong Kong but will move to Guangzhou early 2007. He specialises in helping international and local clients with a wide range of corporate and commercial matters in both Hong Kong and Mainland China. Gram’s practice experience covers foreign direct investment projects including start-up businesses, reorganisations/acquisitions of existing business operations, private equity-funded acquisitions and overseas listings, as well as a broad range of ancillary work which routinely arise in China-related transactions such as business financing, distribution arrangements, technology transfers and employment matters.|
New regulation on the prohibition of sales of alcoholic beverages online
In line with evolving trends in technology, certain entrepreneurs and retailers have started using online channels to sell alcoholic beverages, which makes it difficult to ensure the sale of such beverages is in accordance with existing laws ...