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July/August 2020

The long view

International General counsel shared their views with us on the changing role of in-house legal teams

Toil and trouble

China’s economy is recovering from the pandemic ahead of the rest of the world, but in-house counsel now face an increasingly tense international political theatre and an enormous uptick in regulatory and compliance-related work.

When the going gets tough

China’s legal services market is navigating a tumultuous period of change. Our annual survey looks at how firms are performing, and what strategies they have in place to see them through the storm

Forward motion

Despite the trials thrown up in 2020, China has never stopped moving forward with legal reforms. Frankie Wang explores areas that have confused some companies, and seeks clarity from the experts

Protection for shapes of commodities under Anti-Unfair Competition Law

By Geng Yunfeng, Sanyou Intellectual Property Agency

Bond trustee system: A new opportunity

By Pan Xiuping and Cui Shengnan, Longan Law Firm

Impact of Foreign Investment Law on M&A in China

By Catherine Shen, Commerce & Finance Law Offices

Structure, procedure and dilemmas of the PPP+REITs model

By Zhang Miao and Pei Zhoujian, Hylands Law Firm

Tax remuneration from WeChat articles

By Tao Shan and Yu Rong, Hylands Law Firm

Impact of EU state aid rules on Chinese investors

By Wang Jihong and Zhao Huiqi, Zhong Lun Law Firm

The notion of justice

Comparative analysis of labour dispatching and outsourcing

By Wu Kun and Jin Jing, Tian Tai Law Firm

Pharmaceutical quality responsibilities under the MAH system

By Zhong Yueping, Merits & Tree Law Offices

Remedies for minority shareholders in liquidations

By Xu Bangwei and Lin Xiaolu, Jingtian & Gongcheng

Compliance with customs taxation on royalties essential

By Carl Li, AllBright Law Offices

New rules for adjudication of trade secret cases

By Wang Yaxi and Wu Yue, Yuanhe Partners

Strategy for settlement negotiation in IP infringement cases

By Frank Liu and Adam Zhu, Tiantai Law Firm

Focus on arbitral mutual assistance arrangement for mainland, HK courts

By Zhang Dan and Zhu Hongyu, AnJie Law Firm

The Civil Code and title of property: A banker’s perspective

By Yang Guang and Xu Xiaoxuan, Lantai Partners

Document No.29 and the validity of cross-border guarantees

By Zhang Guanglei and Cui Jiaqi, Jingtian & Gongcheng

Defect warranty obligations in financial leasing ABS

By Sun Shiqi and Chen Shu, Jingtian & Gongcheng

Risk in copying template of interbank fiduciary agreements

By Hua Tao and Deng Wei, Dentons

Exploring legal systems facing foreign investors in China

By Ni Xudong, East & Concord Partners

Dividends, risks and compliance with customs reforms

By Jia Xiaoning and Ning Jing, AllBright Law Offices

Ensuring arbitration clause validity in signed company contracts

The following arbitration case illustrates this problem, and this article aims to provide its solution

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China Business Law Awards 2022

China Business Law Journal reveals the law firms that have excelled in the past year

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What does it take to be a top lawyer?

We asked some of our elite A-list lawyers to provide us with keywords that others might use to rise to the top of their game

In-house Counsel Awards revealed

After months of intensive market surveys and research, China Business Law Journal's editorial team unveils our In-house Counsel Award winners

CORRESPONDENTS

Protecting ‘new forms’ of labourers in Guangdong, Shaw Zhao, Mia Wang

Protecting the rights of ‘new form’ labourers in Guangdong

By Shaw Zhao and Mia Wang, Jingtian & Gongcheng
Different court approaches to bankruptcy claim objections, Wang Zhenxiang

Different court approaches to bankruptcy claim objections

By Wang Zhenxiang, Jingtian & Gongcheng
Observations on the arbitrability of anti-monopoly disputes, Ryan Fang, Simon Shi

Observations on the arbitrability of anti-monopoly disputes

By Ryan Fang and Simon Shi, Jingtian & Gongcheng

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Steering the ESG shift

Within the epicentre

Within the epicentre

PRACTITIONERS' PERSPECTIVES

Shifting tide of audit compliance for US listings, Willow Wei

Shifting tide of audit compliance for US listings

By Willow Wei, Dentons China
How to plan mass staffing adjustments, Shao Bo

How to plan mass staffing adjustments

By Shao Bo, Labours
New directions in handling of securities misrepresentations, He Chunyan, Deng Xiaoming

New directions in handling of securities misrepresentations

By He Chunyan and Deng Xiaoming, Han Kun Law Office

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