The 12th annual China Law & Practice Awards 2018 held at The St Regis, Beijing on September 13 celebrated the achievements of the best legal minds in China, where the biggest deals were recognized, and the best law firms were named.
Aaron Cutler, Partner at Hogan Lovells, Washington, D.C. speaks to Jacelyn Johnson on the new CFIUS rulings and its potential impact on Chinese investments in the U.S. Lawyers and in-house counsels should potentially understand the stricter controls imposed as FIRRMA will significantly increase the number of transactions subject to CFIUS’ review.
Xun Yang, partner, and Jianqi Yang, associate, at Llinks Law Offices in Shanghai discuss the key developments of the newly minted E-commerce Law, which showcases China’s determination to protect intellectual property rights, consumer interest and personal data, and what this means for e-commerce platform operators and online merchants.
As more U.S. and Chinese companies enter into business relationships, contractual arbitration provisions are becoming more important. Susan Leader, Brett Manisco, and Kristen Chin of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld consider the differences between US and Chinese litigation in court and private arbitration.