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The taming of tech

The golden days of unfettered growth for China's homegrown tech companies could be coming to an end as regulators speed up data-oriented reforms. What are the legal pitfalls and the hefty consequences, and who will be most affected?

Star struck

Through rolling reforms including the stellar success of the Star Market, mainland capital markets are soaring skyward, even as the trend of US IPOs maintains momentum. So, what is the right listing location for your company?

Market SPACulation

Will Asia offer alternative forums for China’s current SPAC boom as the US loses its appetite?

Tight times

Chinese law firms reveal their fees in our exclusive billing rates survey, shedding light on how reduced corporate budgets have affected the cost of legal services

The A-List 2020

The A-List: Who are the elite lawyers being recognised by clients for China-related business?

Force for change

Irresistible forces of change are reforming the way dispute resolution is practised, but will this be enough to change the sector in China?

The great outflow?

As China's economy recovers, what are the trends with its outbound investment around the globe, and what are the hurdles ahead?

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

Surfing boards

What is the best listing venue for homecoming Chinese stocks?

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?

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The A-List 2020

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Rising Stars 2021

CBLJ presents a list of the country’s top up-and-coming legal talent

CORRESPONDENTS

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The three-year rule in plea of exemption from compensation

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Finding reorganisation investors through online bidding

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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

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Zhejiang in a nutshell

Breaking into Zhejiang’s hot legal market is a tough nut to crack for national law firms as the locals hold the advantage

Lawyering 2.0

Technology adoption among established law firms has for ages been a slow ascent, but things are different in China. Legal tech companies here are leading innovation and are taking a more direct and homegrown approach than their global peers

PRACTITIONERS' PERSPECTIVES

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Determining ‘pre-sale confusion’ in TM infringement

By Chen Jianmin, Gaowo Law Firm

Pros and cons for international asset managers in China

By Ge Yin, Han Kun Law Offices
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Cross-border data transfer compliance in investment and M&A

By Song Wei, Han Kun Law Offices