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Day: November 25, 2020

Regulation and Compliance in Industrial Property in Mexico

Contributed by: Erika del Sol Rodríguez Razo Partner LawBiz Consulting Group, Mexico Member firm of Allinial Global On 1 July 2020, the new Federal Law for the Protection of Industrial Property was published in Mexico, enacted on 5 November 2020. The new law empowers the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI) to apply measures, resolutions, and sanctions through higher fines for intellectual property infringement. The penalties could even cause the bankruptcy of companies. Besides, the IMPI may collect resulting tax credits through the administrative enforcement procedure, in terms of the Federal Tax Code, and condemn payment of damages caused in the administrative declaration

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CW’s Representatives in Colombia

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] asiaBconsulting is a consulting firm specialized in supporting companies, governments, institutions, and organizations interested in exploring, initiating, and consolidating commercial, educational, cultural, and investment relationships in Asia and Latin American countries. With more than thirteen years of experience in developing projects in India, Singapore, South Korea, mainland China, and Hong Kong. asiaBconsulting is our representative agent in Latin America since 2005. Based in the city of Bogota – Colombia, the firm has a specialized team of professionals. David Barriga, CEO He is a specialist

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What makes Colombian coffee most popular in the world? 

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Known to produce soft, well-balanced coffee beans, Colombia is the country of which annual coffee production (11.5 million sacks) ranks third globally, after Brazil and Vietnam. At the end of 2019, the value of harvesting coffee in Colombia reached 7.2 trillion pesos (US$2.2 billion), 15.8% more than the 6.2 trillion pesos (US$1.9 billion) of 2018, resources that directly boost the economy of the country’s more than 600 coffee municipalities. By 2020, the production of Colombian coffee is estimated to reach 14 million sacks. Colombia also produces the highest amount of Arabic

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Sino-German Business Updates – November 2020

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Siemens Healthineers Unveils Range of Cutting-edge Tech at CIIE The third China International Import Expo (CIIE) was held from 5 to 10 November 2020. It was an ideal platform for enterprises to network in China and seize new opportunities. At CIIE, German medical technology company, Siemens Healthineers, unveiled a range of cutting-edge technologies, innovative products, and total solutions, including a fever-clinic solution and an interventional surgery robot called Corindus, which made its China debut. [envira-gallery id=”17471″] German Automaker Daimler Underlines China‘s Role and Importance From 11

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A Visit to CBBC Shanghai Office

On 10 November 2020, our Business Advisor, Therese Feng together with our Shanghai colleagues, Kathy Wang and Marant Caballero paid a visit to China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) Shanghai Office and had a fruitful meeting with Mr. Weifeng Ma (Director of East China) and Mr. Nicolas Zhai (Director of China Member Programmes and Events) of CBBC. During the meeting, both parties exchanged ideas and planned how to cooperate in the future, hoping to build a good long-term relationship.  

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Corporate Secretarial

Funding Support For Startups in Hong Kong

As an international financial center, Hong Kong has not only experienced the typical business, but also a booming startup scene in recent years. In the 2019 Global Startup Ecosystem Report, Hong Kong is rated as a new entrant in the world’s top 25 startup hubs, listed as the third most innovative location in South East Asia, East Asia, and Oceania in the Global Innovation Index 2019. Furthermore, according to lnvestHK’s 2019 startup survey: Hong Kong has a significant increase over

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China Updates

China Updates – November 2020

Offshore economic and business activities are being encouraged by the People’s Bank of China in Shanghai.  The Shanghai Head Office of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) and the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce released a circular encouraging the advancement of development for offshore economic and business opportunities on the 16th of October (Shang Hai Yin Fa No. 180 [2020]). The€¯Commission€¯will regularly send a list of qualifying companies that are engaged in offshore activities and assign designated commercial banks in Shanghai to give guidance and

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