China recently established a Trademarks office in Shanghai as a platform for local companies to safeguard their brands against foreign imitation; China International Import Expo, gathering 2,800 enterprises from 130 regions to set up a dispute tribunal within venue; and the SPC is on track with the government's campaign to eradicate gangsters and organized crimes.
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development announced that China has topped the global foreign direct investment list in H1; CPC stresses on the implementation of advancing law-based governance in all areas; and NPC will revise and draft new laws in a session to be held between October 22 to 26.
Institutional investors are encouraged to participate in corporate governance, business premises may be inspected for cybersecurity purposes and Beijing Municipality prohibits construction of new residential housing
China lowers import tariffs on MFN taxable items; Hainan province launches a blockchain research center in collaboration with the University College Oxford; and the State Council raises export tax rebate rate to stimulate trade.
China released a White Paper defending its position in the U.S.-China trade friction, which aimed to clarify facts on the bilateral economic and trade relations; Draft Atomic Energy Law aims to strengthen and promote Chinese nuclear firms in the international market.
Contracting parties will need to recover used items, company law revision offers a broader scope for corporate share buybacks and investment of private capital in the nuclear fuel cycle industry is encouraged
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.
The Supreme People’s Court just issued new judicial interpretation guidelines incorporating core socialist values; New laws regulating medical disputes prevention and treatment; and China seeks to improve the authenticity of its statistical data to support better policy-making.