Shanghai

Value-added, innovative solutions for investors in Asia and for Chinese businesses with a presence in Europe and Latin America

Garrigues

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3205 West Gate Mall 1038 Nanjing Xi Lu
Shanghai 200041 (China)

+86 21 5228 1122

+86 21 6272 6125

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Garrigues has been advising its clients on their operations in China since 1992. In 2005 we became the first Spanish law firm to obtain a permit from the Chinese Ministry of Justice to set up an office in Shanghai.

Our professionals provide integral advisory services relating to investments in China, covering all aspects. Chinese clients who invest in any of the territories in which Garrigues operates also enjoy comprehensive legal advice, thanks to the firm’s international office network and legal expertise.

Garrigues’ commitment to Latin America makes it ideally positioned to advise Latin American businesses that invest in China. Our multidisciplinary Chinese and Spanish team also assists Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOE) and private businesses with investments in Europe and in Latin America.

Our extensive experience in the Chinese legal market enables us to meet client needs, offering ongoing advisory services of the highest quality and delivering real added value and innovative technical solutions.

Our services

Automotive; Audiovisual; Banking and finances; International Trade; Distribution; Energies and Renewables; Industry and Logistics; Transport and logistics; Tourism.

Publications

  • China: Dealing with the future tax administration on enjoying treaty benefit for preferential tax rate on dividends

    Under China's tax laws, non-resident companies generally face a 10% tax on China-sourced dividends, but avoidance of Double Taxation Treaties with countries like Spain or France can reduce this to 5% if specific conditions are met. These…

  • China: Completing tax related obligations for 2023 regarding related-party transactions and contemporaneous documentation

    Pursuant to Announcement of the State Administration of Taxation [2016] No.42, companies might have tax related obligations under certain circumstances for the matters in relation to: (i) reporting the business transactions with related parties…

  • China opens 2023 individual income tax filing for residents

    China’s State Administration of Taxation announces the 2023 individual income tax filing period for residents, detailing circumstances that a taxpayer is obliged to report, with options for self-filing, employer-assisted, or trustee handling.

  • Highlights of 2023 Revision to Company Law of China

    On December 29, 2023, marking the 30th anniversary of the enactment of the Company Law, China released the Company Law of the People’s Republic of China (2023 Revision), introducing adjustments to various aspects, including shareholder…