EMPLAWYERS partner Roland Falder has published a trilingual handbook on German und Chinese labour and employment laws together with his co-author Michael Lorenz, international tax expert and owner of a law firm based in Bangkok and Hong Kong. Roland Falder has a longstanding experience with international secondments to and from China and is a frequency speaker on Chinese employment law topics.

The handbook contains a description of the principles of German and Chinese labour, social security and tax laws in German, English and Chinese. It further includes templates and excerpts from relevant legal materials (such as the Sino German Double Taxation Treaty).

The book will be useful for foreign HR experts dealing with China and makes communication between HR departments and consultants in China and abroad easier. Even experts only interested in German or Chinese employment law will be able to benefit from the handbook.

The book is available in stationary German and Chinese bookstores and with many online dealers (such as