Corporate Law

HJM’s Business & Corporate Group assists our clients with their business issues in the Asia Pacific region with our teams based in China and Singapore and offers a full range of business-related legal services to companies:

  • Incorporation of companies
  • Corporate structuring and governance
  • Financing arrangements
  • Drafting of articles of association, shareholders’ agreements and ongoing corporate documentation
  • Capital increases and decreases, issuance of securities
  • Change of business scope, appointment and dismissal of directors/legal representative and supervisors
  • Legal advice to managers on corporate, tax and criminal law aspects
  • Legal setup of distribution networks

Our track record:

  • Advising an elevator company on setting up a wholly owned foreign enterprise (known as a “WOFE”)
  • Advising a Lebanese company manufacturing electronic parts on setting up a WOFE
  • Advising a Canadian mechanical company on setting up a representative office
  • Advising an American company on setting up its ethanol joint-venture
  • Advising a Canadian wood products company on setting up its WOFE
  • Advising a Canadian trading company on setting up a joint-venture with two Chinese partners in Beijing, China
  • Advising a Singapore company on setting up a trading WOFE in Shenzhen, China