China’s Cross-Border Cosmetics Market: New CSAR Law

Thomas Price

Ratified at the start of this year, China’s new law governing cosmetics products, including cross-border cosmetics, will come into effect at the beginning of 2021. The Cosmetic Supervision and Administration Regulation (CSAR) will replace the current Cosmetic Hygiene Supervision law. In this article we take a look at some of the features of the new law, and …

Chinese Cross-Border eCommerce: Legal Expert Interview

Thomas Price

Although 2020 has obviously been difficult for much of the world, Chinese cross-border eCommerce is one of the areas that has managed to perform well. Cross-border eCommerce (CBEC) in the country has experienced growth, even as most industries in China and the world shrunk in response to the global crisis. According to customs data from …

eCommerce in Malaysia: How to Begin

Thomas Price

This guest blog on how to begin eCommerce in Malaysia is provided by our legal partner in Malaysia, Jeff Leong Poon & Wong. Minor formatting changes and image additions have been made by TMO Group. Step 1: Register your Business  To enter the Malaysian e-commerce market, you should first establish a corporate vehicle for your …

The Philippines’ Legal Landscape for Retail eCommerce: Expert Interview

Thomas Price

In recent years, the Philippines has become increasingly attractive to foreign brands looking for a Southeast Asian market entry opportunity. But with any emerging market, there remain questions as to exactly how companies can enter. Especially when these countries were previously quite restricted when it came to foreign entry and ownership. So we talked to …

Direct Selling in China: Multi-Level Marketing, But Not As You Know It

Thomas Price

This article was published in the lead up to our China Health & Food Supplements Industry Report, available for free right now. After an initial boom in the ’90s came to a screeching halt as scandals rocked the upstart industry and the government stepped in to protect the population from unfair practices, direct selling returned …