Traps For The Unwary In Disputes Involving China

Law360, New York (June 27, 2012, 1:11 PM EDT) -- “Primum non nocere” or "first, do no harm” is a fundamental precept of the medical profession. Though not often cited by lawyers, this principle should also guide us when we assist clients in legal disputes and internal investigations involving companies doing business in the People’s Republic of China.

 

Western lawyers new to handling matters involving China soon learn that the legal instincts developed in their home countries cannot always be relied upon when handling the sensitive and contentious matters encountered in China. In fact, those...
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