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January 8, 2016
China passed a new law, effective 1 January 2016, which encourages families to have two children and removed the right to extended leaves for those who get married or have children late.
January 8, 2016
China removes "profit" restriction and allows Sino-foreign cooperation in educational institutions effective 1 June 2016.
December 17, 2015
In the last issue, we discussed group transactions, i.e. multiple companies jointly purchasing or selling products. Group transactions are quite attractive to small and medium-sized companies ...
November 18, 2015
Trevor Faure promised to help fellow Billion Dollar General Counsel with the problems that pile up on a Monday morning. And in three Workshops across Greater China – Hong Kong ...
November 16, 2015
Group transaction in this article refers to group purchase or group sales where multiple businesses jointly buy or sell products. Participants in a group transaction ...
October 22, 2015
Effective 1 October 2015, government authorities will no longer issue organization code certificate or tax registration certificate but consolidate their functions into new version of business license.
October 22, 2015
The newly revised Law on Promoting the Transformation of Scientific and Technological Achievements of PRC respects any reward agreement and provides default reward standards in the event of no prior mutually agreed reward standards.
October 13, 2015
October 9, 2015
In the previous article, we discussed patent pooling and related issues, such as competitive or unnecessary patents in the pool, exchanging sensitive information, and restricting a patentee’s ...
October 8, 2015
The Chinese government revised existing rules to attract more foreign investments in real estate.
September 1, 2015
As the Qualcomm case has come to light and the Provisions of the State Administration for Industry and Commerce on Prohibiting the Abuse of Intellectual Property Rights to Preclude ...
August 17, 2015
The recent draft Implementation Rule reveals Chinese labor authorities’ efforts to clarify vagueness in the implementation of the Labor Contract Law for the past years.
August 17, 2015
The draft Cyber Security Law aims to strengthen supervision over cyber security. The proposed measures will influence not only network operators directly but also users and all public sectors.
July 21, 2015
In the previous issue, we compared illegal per se and the rule of reason, and pointed out that cases where illegal per se applies turn out to be favourable to the enforcement agencies and the plaintiff in ...
July 18, 2015
The Shanghai Public Security Bureau released the Implementation Rules on Series of Immigration Policies of Shanghai Sci-tech Innovation Center. The article describes the standards for foreigners to be identified as “overseas talents”, the conditions to apply for permanent residence and other related topics.