Focus on China
FRENCH INVESTORS IN CHINA
As the world's largest domestic market undergoing liberalization, China is a land of opportunity for many foreign investors. However, its socio-cultural specificities, its complex administration and its evolving legal system require an in-depth knowledge of the market and a thorough understanding of the country.
Working closely with our partners in China, our team, composed of French and Chinese lawyers based in France, advises investors, private companies, international groups and public bodies with projects to set up operations and expand throughout China. We are recognized for the assistance we provide in the retail, luxury, energy and infrastructure sectors.
A team close to its clients
Able to work in Mandarin, English and French, and with a thorough knowledge of China, the China team makes every effort to provide its clients with effective, practical and relevant advice in order to resolve all the difficulties they may face.
The China team meets the needs of French and foreign investors and stands out for its expertise in regulations, market practice and knowledge of the market. We are in contact with government agencies and administrations to defend your investment projects and to obtain the necessary approvals. Our teams are also listed by financial institutions in France and China and do not hesitate to draw on their knowledge of the local ecosystem to carry out each project successfully.
Providing more than just legal advice
From carrying out audits and feasibility studies to enhance the value of know-how and assets to introducing marketing procedures or changing business models or legal instruments, we offer you at each stage of your project:
- A socio-cultural and economic approach to the market
- Assistance in all types of procedures, including administrative ones
- Cross-functional and sector-based advice
- Customized, sustainable and safe solutions
Our main areas of expertise:
Company law - Tax law - Commercial law - Contract law & Negotiation - Intellectual property - Labor law - Secondment and expatriation - Real estate and property law - Import-export.
CHINESE INVESTORS IN FRANCE
Aware that "when China awakes, the whole world will tremble", Fidal was one of the first French law firms to offer Chinese entrepreneurs adapted services that combine sound legal knowledge with practical business sense.
A network of lawyers in France and abroad
With its extensive presence and 1450 lawyers, Fidal is able to work closely with its Chinese clients throughout France, Europe and French-speaking Africa regarding all types of legal issues, from the most general to the most specialized. This local service makes it possible to meet the needs of clients all the more effectively, because Fidal has a sophisticated understanding of administrative and jurisdictional processes. The firm has established close links with public authorities, locally and nationally, as well as with renowned law firms, abroad.
In close collaboration with the firm's other international offices, particularly in Africa and Europe, the team, composed of French and Chinese lawyers based in France, assists Chinese companies in their investments and in their projects to set up and expand their businesses abroad.
Able to work in Mandarin, English and French, and with a thorough knowledge of China, the China team makes every effort to provide its clients with effective and practical advice enabling them to resolve all the difficulties they may face.
The China team meets the needs of Chinese investors and provides:
- the most innovative and best adapted solutions to any requirement and/or difficulty;
- assistance and support in all types of procedures;
- practical legal advice that take into account specificities and cultural context.
This dynamic team publishes numerous articles, regularly attends conferences in France and abroad, and publishes newsletters on legislative and regulatory developments so that Chinese investors are kept informed of key developments and their possible impact on their business.