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The Deskbook is the culmination of over 15 years of work of one of the most respected China hands living and working in Beijing, China. The book is an indispensable guide for lawyers and business people active in China, and has become a must-have publication for the library of any China hand.

Read what the experts have to say about the Deskbook:

The China Law Deskbook is the definitive guide on China's law and practice for American companies operating in China. A must-have resource for industry players in China. ”

Mark Duval, President,
American Chamber of Commerce in the People's Republic of China

The Deskbook is a helpful tool for all European companies in dealing with the complexities of China's legal and regulatory system as they seek to capture the commercial opportunities of the complex market. As a long-time hands on actor in the legal field, and as former Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce China, Zimmerman has had the unique opportunity to witness China's ongoing legal reform from various angles, and it shows: the Deskbook is pithy, up to date, practical and about to become a classic.

Joerg Wuttke, President,
European Union Chamber of Commerce in China

Zimmerman's China Law Deskbook has become the standard and to-go reference material on the complex and continually evolving subject of China law. Well laid out, easy to navigate and meticulous in its detail and understanding of the multiple factors influencing the development of China law and practice, it is an essential piece of any corporate counsel's armoury in providing assistance in navigating what continues to be a challenging, yet fascinating subject of primary commercial interest. Do not leave this book behind when structuring China investments. ”

Chris Devonshire Ellis, Publisher, China Briefing Magazine

If you want English language help in finding and understanding Chinese law, The China Law Deskbook is by far your best choice. It is well-written, easy to use and, most importantly, an immensely practical resource for anyone seeking to figure out Chinese law. ”

Dan Harris, Esq., Publisher, China Law Blog
For the American Bar Association's
press release of June 30, 2014 concerning the 4th Edition

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China Law Deskbook
A Legal Guide to Foreign-Invested Enterprises
Author: James M. Zimmerman
ISBN: 978-1-62722-515-1
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