The only thing Luke and Cassandra have in common is that they both work for the Government - he as a Director of Communications for the New Spectrum Party, she significantly lower down in the ranks. Serious and ambitious, he wants to change the world. She just wants to have fun.
Cassandra, whose fondness for sexy shoes is exceeded only by her fondness for sexy men, is a woman who knows where she's going, and she certainly isn't going after Luke. But as Cassandra learns more about his mysterious past, her fascination with her new boss grow. She falls hopelessly in lust and vows that she will have him. Luke, however, is not hers for the taking, but knowing what she does about his private life, something has to give.
?Designed with the foreign investor in mind, this guide presents region and city-specific intelligence available through few other English sources. Its pages overview the region from a business standpoint, examine the economy of the region's provinces and prominent cities
in depth, and introduce the basics of establishing a business in the region.
With detailed economic indicators and primary research largely from Chinese government and news sources, this guide is an accessible and engaging compilation of the practical information you need for doing business in the region. This is part of a five book business guide series: the Yangtze River Delta, Beijing and Northeast China, South China and the Greater Pearl River Delta, Central China and West China.
The India Briefing Guide to Doing Business in India introduces one of the fastest growing economies in the world. The guide provides a thorough overview of India's key demographics and business opportunities and infrastructure by region. Also included is information on FDI trends, business establishment procedures, economic zones and labor and tax considerations, analysis of Indian business etiquette and culture, and details of procedural, operational and tax differences between India and its economic and geographical neighbor, China. India Briefing's guides are leaders in their field, providing practical business insights to foreign investors in India.
My father would not have wasted time reading -- a trait I have inherited from him.' The unmistakeable voice of Deborah Devonshire, the youngest of the Mitford sisters, rings out of this second volume of her occasional writings. As broad and eclectic as her long and eventful life, the pieces range from a ringside view of John F. Kennedy's inauguration and funeral, a valedictory for her local post office, the 1938 London season, Christmas at Chatsworth and the hazards of shopping for clothes when your eyesight is failing. Affectionate, shrewd and uproariously funny, her no-nonsense, bang-on-the-nail observations are as good as any antidepressant.
This brand new guide book is a comprehensive overview of establishing joint ventures in China. It details all applicable decision making processes such as assessing your potential partner, choosing the relevant JV structure, conducting legal and financial due diligence. The guide contains complete JV contract and articles of association as well as an overview of JV law, details negotiation issues, land use rights, IP Protection and technology transfer, in addition to tips on staff hiring and HR. It also describes the tax and audit responsibilities in addition to buying out a JV partner and liquidations. It is a concise, detailed yet pragmatic guide of use to anyone considering or owning a JV in China.
Do you want to manufacture or trade in China? If you are looking at investing in a China manufacturing or service operation in China, then this book is for you. This Guide is a practical overview for the international businessman to understand the rules, regulations and management issues regarding establishing wholly foreign owned enterprises in China. We will help you to understand the implications of what can initially appear be a complicated and contradictory subject. This book tells you the basics of what you need to know, and point you at the structures you should use as well as some of the pitfalls. This book is the second in our new series of books on doing business in China, which will progressively cover such topics as setting up joint ventures, tax, IP and many other vital issues for foreign investors in this exciting market.
This Guide is a detailed overview of all aspects of IPR and protection in China. Produced in association with AWS, the Austrian Federal Bank's specialist IPR unit based in Shanghai, this is an essential work for any businessman trading with or conducting business in China. From covering protocol for dealing with Trade Fairs, to the application processes for trademarks, patents, copyright and licensing, as well as dealing with infringements and enforcement,this guide is a practical reference for any businessman with concerned with their IPR in China.
This guide takes a detailed look at all aspects of purchasing part or all of a business in China. Written specifically for businesses to understand all the nuances of China M&A, it details the complete regulatory processes involved as well as the differences that arise when handling M&A between private Chinese companies, Chinese State-Owned Enterprises, and Chinese Listed Corporations. It also deals with the acquisition of bankrupt assets and auction procedures. China Briefing's guides are leaders in their field, provide practical and pragmatic legal and tax information for foreign investors in the PRC and are of specific interest to all businessmen, lawyers, accountants, advisors and academics working in this field.
This guide is a practical overview for the international businessman to understand the rules, regulations and management issues regarding taxes in China. It is written very much from practical experience. We will help you to understand the implications of what can initially appear be a complicated and contradictory subject. This book tells you the basics of what you need to know, and point you at the structures you should use to enable your China business to be both in compliance and as tax efficient as possible.
Do you want to do business in China? If you are already in this vast country and want to know more, or if you have never tried your hand at this fascinating market, then this book is for you. This Guide is a practical overview for the international businessman to understand the rules, regulations and management issues regarding establishing Representative Offices in China. We will help you to understand the implications of what can initially appear be a complicated and contradictory subject. This book tells you the basics of what you need to know, and point you at the structures you should use as well as some of the pitfalls. This book is the first in a new series of books on doing business in China, which will progressively cover such topics as setting up wholly foreign-owned enterprises, setting up joint ventures, tax, IP and many other vital issues for foreign investors in this exciting market.
This Guide is a detailed overview of all aspects of transfer pricing in China. Produced in association with Transfer Pricing Associates, a specialist global transfer pricing firm, this is an essential work for any businessman trading with or conducting business in China. The book deals with all aspects of transfer pricing from a practical perspective, from designing and implementing a transfer pricing system, to managing China compliance and preparing for an audit.
Chinese law places significant obligations on employers to remain legally compliant in all labor matters. In this guide, we address the major issues in managing employment relationships in China.Including:Recruiting ProfessionalsHiring StaffHandling PayrollManaging the Employment RelationshipTerminating the Employment RelationshipOrganizing VisasWithin these topics, we address labor contracts, company rulebooks, salary packages, social insurance contributions, special circumstances for employees (extended sickness or pregnancy), termination and severance pay, and visas for foreign staff and Chinese staff being sent to work abroad.?
Due to the rapidly changing nature of the labor market and the laws that govern it in China, it can be very difficult for foreign investors and managers to understand how to manage human resources on the mainland. Specifically designed to cover the most important issues relating to managing a Chinese workforce, this guide details the HR issues that both local managers in China and investors looking to establish a presence on the mainland should know.China Briefing's guides are leaders in their field, providing practical and pragmatic legal and tax information to foreign investors in the People's Republic of China. They will interest all business people, lawyers, accountants and academics working in the field.