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Reviving a heartland

The once booming industrial and manufacturing hub of northeast China has been weathered by economic decline, but government revitalization plans are creating new opportunities for businesses. How should law firms prepare to tap the region’s full potential? Miao Sha reports

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

Are you being watched?

Governments adopting trace-and-track apps to prevent the spread of this coronavirus have raised questions about the ‘right balance’ between crisis response and privacy considerations

Beyond the ‘mega’ era

What does the future hold for China’s asset management industry?

A wealth of advice

Acclaimed financial lawyer David Liu shares his career stories

Surfing boards

What is the best listing venue for homecoming Chinese stocks?

The homecoming

A wave of Chinese stocks is poised to exit the US and seek capital back in Shanghai or Hong Kong, following recent fraud allegations of Nasdaq-listed Luckin Coffee and intensifying political tensions

Over the peak?

Businesses restarting after the worst of the pandemic face supply-related legal headaches. How should in-house counsel manage these and other risks?

New challenges of medical sourcing in China

What are the risks for global buyers sourcing medical equipment in China?

The point of return

If legal tools of bankruptcy are properly applied, there are chances for companies to survive and start again

Firm response

Law firms and companies take the lead in fulfilling social responsibilities during China’s COVID-19 crisis

Interview with Jiang Wenlu, general manager, legal department of Sinochem International

Jiang Wenlu, general manager, legal department of Sinochem International shared his insight with us on team management

Interview with Max Zhang, assistant general counsel of Becton Dickinson Medical Devices China

Max Zhang, assistant general counsel of Becton Dickinson Medical Devices China shared his insight with us on team management

Interview with Tonell Liu, legal director of Suning Sports

Tonell Liu, legal director of Suning Sports shares his insight with us on team management

Wisdom in management

Six GCs from different industries shared their insights with us on team management, and gave their take on the impact of the pandemic on their work

Tipping Point

Intellectual property protection faces new challenges as the world readjusts to a post-pandemic reality and its associated trade tensions

Home and safe?

Are companies facing higher cybersecurity risks with most employees working from home?

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China Business Law Awards 2020

We launched the “Golden League” award this year to reflect the market situation, and to encourage the firms on the list, and their peers, to improve their overall quality and level of service

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Rising stars: China’s young elite lawyers 2020

After extensive editorial research, China Business Law Journal has compiled a list of China's young elite lawyers. Charlie Wu reports

China Deals of the Year 2020

Deals of the year 2019

CBLJ selects outstanding China-related deals and cases in 2019

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hen Minquan Gu Lingni Jingtian & Gongcheng employment contract

Misconceptions with changing employment contracts by consultation

By Shen Minquan and Gu Lingni, Jingtian & Gongcheng
Dong Xiao Zhao Huili AnJie Law Firm International arbitration

Witness selection, preparation in international arbitration

By Dong Xiao and Zhao Huili, AnJie Law Firm
Zhang Guanglei Chen Cheng Jingtian & Gongcheng New York Convention

Applying New York Convention’s ‘public policy’ clause in China

By Zhang Guanglei and Chen Cheng, Jingtian & Gongcheng

FEATURES

Reviving a heartland

Reviving a heartland

The once booming industrial and manufacturing hub of northeast China has been weathered by economic decline, but government revitalization plans are creating new opportunities for businesses. How should law firms prepare to tap the region’s full potential? Miao Sha reports

International GCs on legal team evolutions | China Business Law Journal

The long view

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

In-house counsel coping strategies for a tough year

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.

PRACTITIONERS' PERSPECTIVES

Pan Xiuping Cui Shengnan Longan Law Firm debt financing instruments

Bond trustee system: A new opportunity

By Pan Xiuping and Cui Shengnan, Longan Law Firm
Catherine Shen Commerce & Finance Law Offices Foreign Investment Law

Impact of Foreign Investment Law on M&A in China

By Catherine Shen, Commerce & Finance Law Offices
Zhang Miao Pei Zhoujian Hylands Law Firm PPP REITs

Structure, procedure and dilemmas of the PPP+REITs model

By Zhang Miao and Pei Zhoujian, Hylands Law Firm

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Video evidence

What are the rules governing the giving of evidence by video link in civil proceedings