Topic: China Regulations

How the Shanghai FTZ Makes It Easier for Foreign Companies to Invest in China

“Foreign investors in the Shanghai FTZ will be given full national treatment and have equal market access with domestic investors.” (Davis Wright Tremaine) In late September, Chinese officials unveiled the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) to loosen restrictions and red tape for foreign companies and, according to some, to test the waters for a broader… Read more »

Doing Business in China: Need-to-Know from JD Supra

From online privacy, to revised labor laws, to health care considerations, and more … here’s a roundup of recent legal advisories covering a broad range of issues on doing business in the People’s Republic of China. For your reference: Privacy in China: New Rule to Protect Personal Information (Dechert LLP): “The Standing Committee of the… Read more »

2012 in Review – The Most Popular Corporate Law Report Posts of the Year

What’s on your mind? Four themes in particular, if we go by what you’ve read over the past year: Legal issues related to doing business internationally Dodd-Frank regulations and other financial reforms Intellectual property Health care, including in particular HIPAA regulations and health care reform As popular as those issues were, however, there are many… Read more »

Doing Business in China: A JD Supra Legal Reader

A cautionary tale kicks off this latest edition of Doing Business in China: Sixing Liu, a Chinese national with U.S. residency, was arrested and charged with export control violations when returning from a trip to China one year ago. From law firm Miller Canfield: “Liu allegedly took export-controlled technical data on military technology (Controlled Data)… Read more »

Doing Business in China: A JD Supra Legal Reader

For your convenience, here’s a roundup of recent legal commentary and analysis on a broad range of issues facing companies doing business in and with China: Life Sciences Health Industry China Briefing – June 2012 (Reed Smith): “China’s new patent regulations allowing the government to force drug companies to grant compulsory licenses for generic versions… Read more »

Doing Business in China: a JD Supra Legal Reader

For your convenience, recent legal advisories on a broad range of corporate issues related to doing business in and with China: China’s Anti-Monopoly Law Makes it Easier to Sue in Cases of Anti-Competitive Conduct (McDermott Will & Emery) “Recently, the Supreme People’s Court of China issued final rules to build a working framework for civil… Read more »

Most Popular Corporate Law Posts – Mar 2012

What’s on your mind? Human trafficking, the mortgage foreclosure settlement, investor visas to the US, and HIPAA compliance and violations, among other things. For your reference, here’s a look at the most-read Corporate Law Report posts over the past month: 1.California Transparency in Supply Chains Act Takes Effect January 1, 2012  “The California Transparency in… Read more »

China Business Law: Recent Updates & Commentary

For your reference, a roundup of recent China-related business updates and legal commentary, including analysis of the Ministry of Commerce’s security review system for foreign M&A of domestic companies and other foreign direct investment into China developments: On Foreign Direct Investment into China… China Implements a Security Review System for Certain Mergers and Acquisitions of… Read more »

Doing Business in China: M&A Security Review, Competitive Influence, Counterfeits, Info Protection, and More

For your reference, a roundup of recent China-related business updates and legal commentary, including analysis of two important sets of rules issued earlier this month by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce. From lawyers and law firms on JD Supra: Provisions on the Implementation of the Security Review System for Mergers and Acquisitions of Domestic Enterprises… Read more »

Doing Business in China: A Legal Reading List – Sept 2011

For your reference, a roundup of recent China-focused business updates from lawyers and law firms on JD Supra: Conducting Clinical Trials in China Requires Compliance at Home and Abroad (Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.): “China has been home to more than 1,800 clinical trials of pharmaceuticals intended for U.S. use. With its large and growing English-speaking population,… Read more »

Doing Business in China: A Legal Reading List

China Business Updates: here’s a roundup of recent commentary and analysis on doing business in the world’s second largest economy, as written by leading lawyers and law firms on JD Supra» Intellectual Property Trademark Protection Strategies In China (McDermott Will & Emery): “Companies doing business in China frequently ask: ‘How do we develop an effective… Read more »

Business Regulations in China: What You Need to Know

If you do business in China, staying current with its regulations and business environment is paramount. For your reference, here’s a reading list of commentary and analysis by lawyers and law firms on JD Supra on recent events. China Clarifies and Expands Reporting Obligations of Foreign Enterprises on Indirect Equity Transfers (Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton… Read more »