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Agents ad litem

By Andrew Godwin
The term “agent ad litem” refers to an agent who represents the interests of a party in litigation or legal proceedings.

Constant calibration

Top corporate legal minds explain how they are assessing and adjusting their annual development strategies in these uncertain times

Dispute resolution risks for overseas investment

By Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (SHIAC)

Filing under new cybersecurity review measures

By Cai Kemeng and Kevin Duan, Han Kun Law Offices

DAOism: a new kind of faith

By Andrew Godwin
The idea for a decentralised autonomous organisation, where the rules are baked into its code with no management structure or board of directors, has emerged with the rise of blockchain technology. Andrew Godwin examines its legal status and the future that it may shape from the contemporary discussions

Mexico ‒ a vanishing independent electricity market?

By Wang Jihong and Zhao Huiqi, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Why Chinese entrepreneurs reject family trusts – Part I

By Zhang Ting and Hou Xiaoling, DOCVIT Law Firm

Pandemic-era asset management – challenges and opportunities

By Long Haitao and Li Kailun, Merits & Tree Law Offices

Bank liability for ineffective assistance in judicial enforcement

By Yao Xiaomin and Lin Lin, Lantai Partners

Prioritising ethics: IPO regulation trends in AI industry

By Huang Hui, East & Concord Partners

Analysis of equity-debt structures of quasi-REITs

By Mathew Ching and Chen Jiahui, Jingtian & Gongcheng

Employer compliance governance in workplace sexual harassment

By Tracy Liu and Larry Lian, Jingtian & Gongcheng

Strategic focus in intellectual property disputes

By Frank Liu, Shanghai Pacific Legal

Compliance reform by trust companies under tightened regulation

By Wu Huijin and Meng Shiyu, AllBright Law Offices

Subcontractor bankrupt: can constructor sue contract issuer?

By Cheng Ruomiao and Wang Anyi, Leaqual Law Firm

Risks of IP infringement during 2022 Winter Olympics

By Zhang Yubo, Tiantai Law Firm

Common IP issues in healthcare civil disputes

By Chen Guo and Wu Xiaoxue, Jingtian & Gongcheng

Interim arbitration measures between mainland China and Macau

By Zhang Guanglei and Cai Xiaoxia, Jingtian & Gongcheng

Audit committee overhaul under new listco rules

By Wang Yuanyuan, Grandway Law Offices

Rising Stars 2022

80 young elite lawyers for China market

Analysing overseas trials for China’s covid-19 vaccines

By April Zhao and Benjamin Bai, ZSK Attorneys-at-Law

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Deals of the year 2021

We look back at the most significant transactions and disputes of last year.

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The A-List 2021

We reveal our 200 elite lawyers from PRC and foreign law firms

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Gender in justice

Women lawyers across Asia share their personal stories of success, strategy and struggle for a more inclusive legal profession

CORRESPONDENTS

Regulatory approval of soaring digital therapeutics

Analysis of regulatory policy for approval of digital therapeutics

By Jane Zhang and Dai Jingyu, Jingtian & Gongcheng
国内设计院上市常见法律问题

Common legal issues in listing domestic design institutes

By Yuan Yueyun, Grandway Law Offices
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Rights to benefit from equity under debt-to-equity schemes

By Matthew Ching and Zhang Dong, Jingtian & Gongcheng

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When worlds collide

By Edward Chin

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Data competition compliance in online platform economy

Data competition compliance in online platform economy

By Li Yu, Jincheng Tongda & Neal
Protecting corporate business data under IP legal norms

Protecting corporate business data under IP legal norms

By Ethan Zhang and Nea Liang, Joint-Win Partners
Vertical restraint: the 'grey rhino' in anti-monopoly compliance

Vertical restraint: the ‘grey rhino’ in anti-monopoly compliance

By Angus Xie and Guo Xiao, Han Kun Law Offices

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