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Market Access, Company Establishments and Business Operations in China

China remains one of the world’s fastest growing economies and rapidly developing B2C and B2B markets. Many overseas companies have realized the growth potential and wish to sell their products or services on the Chinese market. 

 

But selling in China is not a simple matter and requires real market insights and cooperating with people on the ground who can offer expert advice, support and guide you in the right direction.

About Us

China-direct.biz is a professional business advisory & service firm in Shanghai that offers practical business and legal advice, support and services to international investors and mostly Scandinavian companies with their market access, company establishments and business operations in China. 

  • When supporting companies in China, we understand that the key to our clients’ success is not alone to understand our own business. It is to understand yours.

  • Working with us means entering into a partnership in which we will not only give you advice but also give you our opinion.

  • We have a strong network of specialist within Legal, Accounting, Trading, HR, Market Research, E-commerce, Social Media and IT that we access for additional expert support.

 
 

Our Team

Doing business in China is all about people, the people that work for you and with you. Our team team has a strong business and legal background combined with more than 20 years of experience in assisting foreign-invested enterprises in China. Everything we do is based on practical solutions to daily operational issues.

Noam David Stern Founding Partner
  • Noam David Stern

Noam David Stern,

Founding Partner

Daisy Du, Partner
  • Daisy Du

Daisy Du, Partner

Peter Ølbye, Partner Denmark
  • Peter Oelbye

Peter Ølbye,
Partner Denmark

  • From Copenhagen, Denmark but lived in China since 2005. 

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  • 14 years of experience advising and servicing Scandinavian companies in China with their market access, company set-ups and daily business operations.

  • Master of Law (LLM) from Durham University, UK, PRC Bar Certificate and business degree from New Zealand.​​

  • Solid legal expertise and experience supporting overseas companies with their operations in China.

  • ​From Copenhagen, Denmark but previously lived in China.

 

  • 18 years of experience advising and assisting  Scandinavian companies with their market access and business activities in China.

Ellie Zhang, Partner
  • Ellie Zhang

Ellie Zhang, Partner

  • Master of Law (LLM) from Nanjing University, China, PRC Bar Certificate and PRC License to practice law.

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  • Strong legal expertise and experience working for and supporting foreign-invested companies in China.

Ian Cheng, Partner
  • Ian Cheng

Ian Cheng, Partner

  • Master of Law (LLM) from Nanjing University, China, PRC Bar Certificate and PRC License to practice law.

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  • Strong legal expertise and experience working for and supporting foreign-invested companies in China.

 

Our Services

Our business advisory & services are based on international business understanding and practices. We offer practical and well-proven solutions to everyday challenges  based on many years of real business experience in China.

BUSINESS SERVICES

  • Market Appraisal: Expert advice on market entry, company set-up and start-up of operations.

  • Go-to-Market Research: Analyse market opportunities, regulatory requirements and other critical success factors when doing business in China.

  • Project Management: Support on the ground during pre-investment, company set-up, start-up, interim period or specific business project.

LEGAL SERVICES

  • HK Limited: Manage company registration process such as name registration, registered address, certificate of incorporation, business registration certificate and company seals.
     

  • WFOE / JV Set-up: Manage company set-up such as investment advice, legal contracts, Chinese company name, lease agreement (including virtual office address), business license, company stamps, bank accounts, VAT taxpayer registration and trading license.

  • IPR Protection (Patent, Trademark and Copyright): Conduct research, evaluate, give advice, file applications, handle registrations and manage infringement cases.

  • Contract Reviewing & Drafting: Check, revise and draft contracts such as supplier /  distribution / agent / employment / JV / shareholder / share transfer / non-disclosure / leasing agreements in English and Chinese.

  • Contract Negotiations: Provide business and legal advice and support before and during talks in China to secure best legal and commercial terms & conditions.

  • Labour Dispute Settlement: Act as intermediary in negotiating and settling employment issues and terminations.

  • Employment: Prepare Labor Contract and Employee Handbook templates according to Chinese Law and practice including inserted comments with tips and advice. 

  • Company Background Checks: Conduct background checks on existing or potential cooperation partners such as suppliers, customers and distributors in China.

 

  • Legal Translation: Get official documents and transcripts translated from English to Chinese.

 

SALES & MARKETING SERVICES

  • Partner Search: Search for, identify and nominate potential importers, distributors, agents or suppliers.

  • Trading: Facilitate import-export of goods including payments, customs clearance, warehousing and logistics.

  • Copy-writing: Create original text in Chinese & English for marketing purposes including Chinese company (brand) names.

ACCOUNTING SERVICES

 

  • Accounting & Reporting: Carry out daily bookkeeping, prepare and file financial reports, handle tax filings and payments and coordinate annual audit. 

 

  • Payroll: Calculate and pay salary, social insurance, housing fund, individual income tax

 

Track Record

We have great expertise and experience from working with companies in the wind power, maritime, automotive, construction, design and F&B industries and from our own work in Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Retail, Corporate Services and Commercial Real Estate .

 

Selected References: Bīng BàngBloomingville, Boxon, Children's Development SystemsDCBF, DOG Copenhagen, EF Consult, Erhvervshus HovedstadenErhvervshus MidtjyllandGran Living, House Doctor, NAE GroupPTL Group, Rosan Bosch StudioVIA University College, WOCA, Yaxell Europe, ZITONØlbrygging 

 
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Nordics Management Consulting (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
诺堤柯思企业管理咨询(上海)有限公司
233 Zhenning Lu, 200050 Shanghai, China
上海市镇宁路233号200050
Mobile: +86 136 1169 1358

Email: noam@china-direct.biz

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Skype Name: nodastern

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