|Barlow Lyde & Gilbert LLP has appointed Brinton Scott to lead the firm’s Shanghai office and drive the future development of its China practice. Joining from US law firm Fredrikson & Byron, Scott has worked in China for the past 12 years and is expected to play a key role in BLG’s growth and strategy in China. Scott brings to the firm in-depth experience in advising Fortune 500 and large private MNCs on foreign direct investment, M&As, reorganisations, joint ventures, employment, intellectual property and technology and licensing across an array of sectors. Earlier in his career he practised with Herbert Smith.|
New regulation on the prohibition of sales of alcoholic beverages online
In line with evolving trends in technology, certain entrepreneurs and retailers have started using online channels to sell alcoholic beverages, which makes it difficult to ensure the sale of such beverages is in accordance with existing laws ...