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.
Jeanette Chan, Managing Partner – China Practice, and David Lee, Counsel at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP speaks to China Law & Practice about the key regulations, foreign investment trends and personal data issues governing cloud computing in China.
The Supreme People’s Court last month released a five-year plan to incorporate the country’s socialist core values in handling judicial interpretation. Susan Finder, who has been observing the SPC for the last 25 years and who was recently appointed as one of the 32 members of the international expert committee of the China International Commercial Court (CICC), shares with China Law and Practice the SPC's approach as to how these socialist values will be incorporated into judicial interpretations. Her remarks are her own and should not be attributed either to the SPC or the CICC.
Shamita Etienne-Cummings, partner at White & Case in Washington, D.C., and Bijal Vakil, partner at the firm in Silicon Valley, discuss the trends and significance of technology patents covering blockchain, fintech and autonomous vehicles spheres in the U.S. and China.
Innovation lies in the heart of China’s efforts in developing its dispute resolution mechanisms as it strives to stay at the top of the game in international disputes, especially with One-Belt-One-Road Initiatives looming with endless possibilities of potential differences.